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Her channel focuses on natural hair, beauty, and fitness.
While dating and desirability be the main marker we use to define beauty, it's still incredibly telling that, according to OKCupid data, black women are the least desired in the dating world compared to white women and other women of color. It permeates pop culture, from movies to magazines, and trickles down into the real world.
As a young girl, I had examples of black beauty all around me, in my mother and my aunts, my sister, my friends. But I was always hyper-aware of the kinds of black women who were praised universally for their beauty -- women like Halle Berry and Beyonce, women with light features and button noses.
and hashtags like #flexinmycomplexion, the mainstream still doesn't seem to fully get it.
Recently, a Latina friend of mine was lamenting being the darkest amongst her three sisters.
For me, the struggle of black beauty is not accepting that it exists in this world.