Author Archives: Nicole Akoukou Thompson

Hair Help: Tips For Dealing With Short Hair When You’ve Run Out Of Styles

Here a few things that will help you tame and add shine to your short mane, whether you’re natural or rocking a relaxer.

As If! 15 Things That Everyone Who Grew Up In The 90s Knows About

Ready for a walk down memory lane? If you were young during the ’90s, you probably fondly remember the following…

Turn Off The Lights: 15 Of Our Favorite Baby Makin’ Slow Jams

Accurately known as “baby makin’” music, the following songs are a few of our favorite panty dropping jams.

I’m Guilty: How Being TOO Social On Social Media Has Turned Many Of Us Into Faux Keyboard Gangsters

Have you found that social media brings out the worst in you sometimes?

15 Celebrities Who’ve Been Involved In Serious Car Accidents

Some walked away with a few injuries, some walked away unscathed, while others didn’t walk away at all.

Everyone’s Partying Without Me: Confessions Of An Anti-Social Butterfly

It’s complex and confusing for myself and others, being an anti-social introvert with the ambitions of a social butterfly. Blame it on anxiety issues.

The Quarter-Life Crisis And Why The Success Of Your Peers Doesn’t Make You A Failure

Stop worrying so much about what your friends are doing and make your own dreams come true.

Burn The Bodycon: The Struggle To Dress Your Age And Not Your Shoe Size

Growing up means a lot of things, with one of those things being that you have to dress like you’re a grown up.

What Do You Do When You Love Your Man, But Kinda Hate His Family?

You and your partner’s family may not like each other, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn to get along,

Black or Latina: Afro-Latinas Are Often Asked to Make a Choice in Hollywood

Zoe Saldana, Lauren Velez, Tatyana Ali, Melissa de Sousa and Gina Torres are the names of some of the most successful dark-toned Latinas making key appearances on the big and small screen. Women such as Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez and the aforementioned actresses have helped to update the image of what it means to be […]