Carmel Johanson

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How I learned to love my natural hair miles away from home in Nigeria

I held my breath as the barber took his large scissors to my hair to administer the “big chop”. It was the evening of December 20, 2013, and I was cutting my hair for the first time in my life. I closed my eyes as the strands of relaxed hair grazed my face and fell. It was hair that I had spent …

Hair

Quick And Easy Way To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have a taste for homemade chocolate chip cookies, but short on time? This video shows a quick and easy way to have your sweet tooth satisfied!

Every Banana Bread Recipe You Could Possibly Want

Ain't no quickbread like banana bread. 🍌<p>If there were ever a contest to determine the best baked good of all time, banana bread might just win: fluffy and comforting, sweet (but not too sweet), it fills your home with lovely aromas for hours after it emerges from the oven. Not to mention, it's the …

15 Dreamy Things You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.

Interior Design

9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

Cooking shouldn’t be rocket science -- but when you’re faced with complicated recipes, ingredient substitutions or party-sized portions, it can feel like memorization and math skills stand between you and your best meal yet.<p>We’ve partnered with Campbell’s to bring you calculatingly fun new cooking …

Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Cabbage and Bacon Recipe

Some people have fallback recipes. The ones that they pull out again and again when they can't think of something new to make. I've got a couple of those, but I also have fallback techniques—basic blueprints for constructing a dish that can be infinitely variable depending on the specific …

​6 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Vibrator

Sure, it's gotta buzz, but what else?<p>Shopping for sex toys can be a lot like online dating: awkward, overwhelming, and difficult to separate the high-quality ones from the duds. What’s the difference between battery-powered and plug-in? Does the voltage really matter? And for goodness sake, do you</i> …

Founder of lingerie line for black women crowned Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year

FASHION ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR: Ade Hassan<p>THE FOUNDER of a nude lingerie line for black women has been named fashion entrepreneur of the year at …

Women of Color

How We Discovered The Dark Side Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Wearable technologies like fitness trackers are becoming hugely popular, leading many to speculate about the potential for implantable technologies …

Father Hilariously Shares the Reasons Why His Son is Crying

“I wouldn't let him drink bath water.”<p>Greg Pembroke, a 32-year-old father of two boys under the age of 4, has seen his share of temper tantrums and decided to share his fatherhood experiences through a single topic blog called <i>Reasons My Son is Crying</i>. What began as simply posting pictures on …