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Afro Girl Talks » Body Image http://afrogirltalks.com Bolder Than Ever Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:01:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution? http://afrogirltalks.com/doves-love-your-curls-campaign-a-problem-or-hope-for-a-solution/ http://afrogirltalks.com/doves-love-your-curls-campaign-a-problem-or-hope-for-a-solution/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:19:07 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2950 Featured image from Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Opening Scene I’ve been mulling over Dove’s new “Love Your Curls” campaign for the past few weeks and I have to admit:... Read more »

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It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want http://afrogirltalks.com/its-my-face-and-i-can-do-what-i-want-to/ http://afrogirltalks.com/its-my-face-and-i-can-do-what-i-want-to/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:26:59 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2885 I spend a LOT of time on YouTube, and amidst the music videos, CollegeHumor clips, and Vine compilations, my absolute favorite videos to watch are makeup tutorials. I adore the... Read more »

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You Aren’t What You Eat http://afrogirltalks.com/you-arent-what-you-eat/ http://afrogirltalks.com/you-arent-what-you-eat/#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:38:34 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2537 A couple months ago, I marched into my mother’s room holding a large head of lettuce. I raised it above my head and declared, “I AM GOING TO BE HEALTHY.”... Read more »

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Weigh Your Words Instead http://afrogirltalks.com/weigh-your-words-instead/ http://afrogirltalks.com/weigh-your-words-instead/#comments Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:58:34 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2361 As soon as my grandmother comes home, my mother reports to her exactly what I had for lunch and breakfast. I am in the opposite side of the house, but... Read more »

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Bald and Beautiful http://afrogirltalks.com/bald-and-beautiful/ http://afrogirltalks.com/bald-and-beautiful/#comments Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:18:48 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1480 Feat Image via stéfan bourson. While I’m not completely bald, I’m close. The difference in cutting off even just a few inches of hair can be staggering, however. I’d like... Read more »

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Are you wearing your beauty today? http://afrogirltalks.com/are-you-wearing-your-beauty-today/ http://afrogirltalks.com/are-you-wearing-your-beauty-today/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:48:43 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1375   Twitter is, by far, my favorite social media site. I use it more than Facebook and Instagram combined. Twitter can have its moments where I question if it is... Read more »

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It’s Your Body and You Can Do What You Want To http://afrogirltalks.com/its-your-body-and-you-can-do-what-you-want-to/ http://afrogirltalks.com/its-your-body-and-you-can-do-what-you-want-to/#comments Sat, 09 Nov 2013 23:11:50 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=413 My exploration of body hair began this past summer. Although I wish I could say that it was a choice made under the persuasion of my new-found feminism, I cannot.... Read more »

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The Box of Big Girls http://afrogirltalks.com/the-box-of-big-girls/ http://afrogirltalks.com/the-box-of-big-girls/#comments Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:54:08 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=340 I often ask myself what defines fashion. Who sets the trends? Who determines what people can and can’t wear? Who has the authority to say what looks good and what... Read more »

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The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment http://afrogirltalks.com/104/ http://afrogirltalks.com/104/#comments Mon, 07 Oct 2013 03:35:50 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=104 Somewhere between the realms of extreme booty shaking and intense empowerment conferences, a very thin line exists. This barrier encourages women to ask the question: What is “exploitation” and what... Read more »

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