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WWN™ Reflections: Redefining Beauty in Today’s ‘Photo-Shopped’ World!

When it comes down to it, no amount of make-up and exercise can mask an ugly character. Perhaps it’s time for us to revisit/redefine our notions of beauty.

Jennifer Livingston, a news anchor with CBS WKBT, stood up for herself and by extension, for all women who have been ridiculed, maligned, hurt, bullied because they did not fit into stereotypical images of beauty.

On behalf of all of us at WWN, I salute her courage and confidence. Enough of the unhealthy stereotypes about beauty, by the media, fashion industry and society in general. To Jennifer, we give a well-deserved salute: You go girl!!

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Updated Version -A Letter to All Women of African Descent: 10 Reasons Why Hydroquinone is Bad For Your Skin!

This piece was originally posted on January 3, 2013. Due to popular demand and based on the increasing cases of women (and men), whose skin have been damaged by the skin bleaching agent ‘Hydroquinone’, we decided to repost it again.

It is rare to attend an event these days without seeing first hand the damages that the hydroquinone bleaching agent causes (and continue to cause).

The clues are pretty easy to spot: very dark knuckles, knees, elbows, ankles and toes, unsightly varicose parchment of veins, different shades of skin tone, dark burn-like marks on faces, especially along the cheekbones and around the contours of the eyes…

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Random Musings: Highlights of International Women’s Day, The Joy of Finding a Perfect Bra (Warcoal) et al

Have you ever attended an event and a few days later, you suddenly realize that it was such a special experience and it needs to be captured with a blog post?

Well, about a week ago, I attended an international Women’s Day event, and I was blessed to exchange sacred energy and share space with some phenomenal women in York Region/GTA. It was a remarkable night of inspiring stories, sisterhood, celebrations and empowerment. Most of all, we had an awesome time socializing and we all had a whole lot of fun!

(Important to mention here that some of the topics we discussed were so damn hot that we literally set the place on fire! Like, seriously, candle to paper fire 🙂 That’s how much fun we had).

 

International Women's Day Lunch Angel Freedman Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido

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