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In Paris we learned that Parisian style is generally understated and ‘sober’ and the Parisian idea of beauty is the typical “European ideal”–tall, blonde and thin. But Sarah, Carole and Sonia each have their own idea beauty. Browse the slide show for tidbits about Paris and the girls and watch their stories.
Meet the Girls & the City
Peace for Paris and Beyond
Coming back to Paris on Sunday made me feel like peace is some far off dream buried under ideologies, political agendas and hurt feelings.
Un-ruly Life: The Other South of France
This year when I reminisce about the summer, I’ll be thinking about the other South of France, the South West.
hair story: hafsoi (paris)
Paris native and natural beauty, Hafsoi fills us in on her styling and hair care routine...
Un-ruly Life: Sweet Things to Do in Paris
For those who like to enjoy a city's sweeter offerings, I present to you a tour of Paris's tastiest bakeries and chocalateries.
black women of france: anais mali
Undeterred by comments such as, “we already have Jourdan Dunn, one black girl is enough,” French born Anais Mali continues to break the mold of fashion’s standa...
black women of france: imany
Born Nadia Mladjao in France’s Comoros Islands, afro soul singer Imany first began her career as a model, signing with Ford Models Europe, before starting her s...
black women of france: rama yade
Serving in the French government from 2007 to 2010, Senegalese-born French politician and France’s current Radical Party Vice President, Rama Yade has become on...
natural hair everywhere: france
With the natural hair movement carving out a space in the US as something that's more than just a trend, we were curious about how it was doing in other parts o...
black hair in paris: bib box
As I've been learning about what Paris has to offer Black hair, I stumbled upon BIB box a monthly beauty subscription box for women of color.
black hair in paris: champagne & cheveux
It's been over a year since I moved to Paris and I'm finally starting to discover the Black hair products and Services that are available here! Check out what I...
Quit Your Job and Move to Paris, a Practical Guide for Following Your Dream
I think it's safe to say that not many people follow their dreams. It's safe to say that most do what's practical and comfortable, which is usually not what dre...
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