Nationality: American Ethnicity: Mix heritage/African descent. She stands at 5’9 Ft tall with hazel eyes. Ms. Harper is fluent in English and French. Some of her famous beauty assets are her dark chocolate skin, facial bone structure and hair to name a few. -Photographer DAVID BOOKER This beauty is signed to 5 modeling agencies, ELITE Miami/S. […]Read More
Posts tagged dark skin
Model: MARIA BORGES
Nationality: (Luanda) Angolan Ethnicity: Angola, African Ms. Borges is 5’11Ft Tall. She speaks Portuguese & English. Ms. Borges is an Angolan fashion model. She was named Forbes Africa Magazine’s top model of 2013. She is a Riccardo Tisci favorite and calls him her “godfather“. Maria Borges made history on 10 November 2015 by being the first black model to ever walk in the Victoria’s Secret fashion […]Read More
Model: Mayowa Nicholas
Nationality: Nigerian Ethnicity: Nigerian, West African She stands at 5’11Ft tall. Ms. Nicholas is well known in the fashion industry for her sultry runway walk, great legs with her poise, pillowy lips and perfect runway physique charming casting directors, designers and fashion denizens alike. At the age of 16, Mayowa Nicholas won Elite Model Look […]Read More
Scientists explains why women of color ages 10 to 20 years slower
Do YOU have the younger gene? Scientists identify genetic recipe that knocks years off our age – and you’re twice as likely to have it if you are black. Harvard scientists led a study involving almost one million people with private genetic database 23andMe and found one in ten white and a fifth of black […]Read More
Model: Natasha Ndlovu
Nationality: Unknown currently based in London, England. Ethnicity: Zimbabwe, African. Ms. Ndlovu is fluent in 5 languages which are English, Ndebele, Spanish, French, and Russian. She was born in Zimbabwe & raised in South Africa, studied in Paris, France and received her BA in Visual Arts from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. stormmanagement.com/vision/natasha-ndlovu Bisous Natasha has […]Read More
Fashion, Beauty & All Things Pretty Model: Khadija Nicholas
We will add more fashion, beauty and decor inspirations for our female audiences. We realized that there is great interest for this after posting science beauty subjects and inspirational women of color that unfortunately no one seems to be reporting. For example we have 3 black female astronauts that went into space and about 5 women […]Read More
Model: Alicia Burke
Nationality: Jamaican Ethnicity: African descent. Ms. Burke stands at 5’9 1/2 Ft tall. She won the Pulse Models’s Caribbean Model Search. The 22-year-old New Yorker stole the show during fashion week. She was chosen to walk for designers Stella McCartney, Emporio Armani and Tommy Hilfiger to name a few. They are cover stars, editorial subjects, brand […]Read More
Nubian’s right to return to their ancestral homeland?
Some Nubians self-identify as Africans, Afro-Arabs, Nubian-Egyptians, or simply Nubians Nubians are descendants of the ancient African civilization of Kush, which was situated between what is now southern Egypt and northern Sudan, known for its famed “Black Pharaohs” and pyramids. Nubians in Egypt today are still influenced by the changes of the initial Arab invasions, […]Read More
Model: Chanel Ayan
Nationality: Unknown Ethnicity: African She is 5’10 ft tall. Currently work & resides in Dubai. Fashion weeks may be dominated by Paris, London, New York and Milan, but Dubai’s Fashion Forward is about to change all of that. – model turned photographer: Mirjama Zigic Khairallah Dubai’s bold & beautiful light up Tribeca celebration – Emirates […]Read More
Model: Herieth Paul
Nationality: Canadian Ethnicity: (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania) African. Mrs. Paul won CAFA Model Of The Year Award & is new global brand ambassador for Maybelline cosmetics. She is 5’11 Ft tall fashion model who has walked for Diane von Fürstenberg, Lacoste, Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Armani, Cavalli and 3.1 Phillip Lim. She moved to Ottawa, Canada […]Read More
Model: Margarida Francisco
Nationality: Angolan Ethnicity: African She stands at 5’9 ft tall. Ms. Francisco was a National Finalist for ELITE MODEL LOOK ANGOLA 2011. Eve, is that you? This woman is gorgeous and we would like to see more of her. She is a Glamour model as well, if the opportunity is given. The colorful make-up looks great with her […]Read More
Model: Laureen Viala
Nationality: French Ethnicity: Mauritius, African. Ms. Viala speaks English and French. She is 5’11 ft tall and was a finalist at Elite Model Look France 2011. Beautiful make-up the brownish coral/peachy color looks great with her skin tone. Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. –mueden Population: 1.296 million (2013) […]Read More
Bone Fragment of a 10,000 year old Middle Eastern DNA
Scientists from Europe, the United States and Iran who examined the DNA of 9,000 to 10,000-year-old bone fragments discovered in a cave near Eslamabad, 600 kilometers (370 miles) southwest of the Iranian capital of Tehran, found they belonged to a man with black hair, brown eyes and dark skin? Click map to view larger image […]Read More
Theorizing Ancient Solar Flare or Sola Rays that possibly scorched our Skin & Hair?
I’m just theorizing if it was a gradual process or unexpected and extreme that lead us looking the way we do today.- Sola The Sun’s Wrath: Worst Solar Storms in History A similar event could wreak significant havoc today. That’s because our modern technology, including satellites, radio transmissions and power grids, could be seriously hampered […]Read More
Descendants of the Sun
What Countries Does the Equator Run Through in Africa? In Africa, the equator runs along for almost 2500 miles, passing through 6 countries, and ironically the list does not include Equatorial Guinea. The six countries in Africa the equator does run through include: Gabon, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. […]Read More
Why are places near the equator hotter?
On earth, the equator receives more sunshine than do the poles. This is due to simple geometry of the earth’s curvature, a given amount of sunshine in a beam falling on the equator, which points directly at the sun, has a much more intense effect than the glancing rays spread over a much larger area […]Read More
The science of skin color
When ultraviolet sunlight hits our skin, it affects each of us differently. Depending on skin color, it’ll take only minutes of exposure to turn one person beetroot-pink, while another requires hours to experience the slightest change. Brazilin Model: Vanessa Fonseca What’s to account for that difference, and how did our skin come to take on […]Read More
Take your Vitamin D Supplement?
Women lose bone mass more rapidly than men? – spice4life Who’s most at risk for deficiency? People who have limited sun exposure or people who have dark skin in areas with weaker sunlight are also at risk since their skin exposure may not be adequate to make enough vitamin D. Breastfed infants are most at risk for […]Read More
Model & Ex-Beauty Queen: Rachael J. Williams
Nationality: British Ethnicity: (Jamaican, Caribbean) African descent. She was crowned Miss Black Britain in 2006 and went on to compete in the Miss England pageant. She is 5’10 ft tall. Quote: What hurt most was that no one expected me to win. School wasn’t much fun for me, I was bullied for most of my senior […]Read More
Colorism: Shades of Difference
Shades of Difference addresses the widespread but little studied phenomenon of colorism—the preference for lighter skin and the ranking of individual worth according to skin tone. Examining the social and cultural significance of skin color in a broad range of societies and historical periods, this insightful collection looks at how skin color affects people’s opportunities in Latin America, […]Read More
Europeans had dark skin, blue eyes 7,000 years ago, according to science.
According to researchers, this particular ancient man had a combination of African and European genes that led to dark skin and light eyes. Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes … Sunlight changes Many scientists have believed that lighter skin gradually arose in Europeans starting around 40,000 years ago, soon after people left […]Read More
Dark Skin May Have Evolved to Protect Against Skin Cancer
At one time, natural selection may have favored those who had the darkest variations in skin color to protect against ultraviolet radiation.PHOTOGRAPH ABOVE BY SARAH LEEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Greaves, who studies the role that disease plays in human evolution, believes his study adds credence to the idea that when earlier hominids shed their shaggy hair […]Read More
Melanins, the pigments that color our eyes, hair and skin. Renewable energy…MELANIN?
I thought I heard and read it all but his type of scientific information is shocking and quite amazing! I remember as a child my science teacher told us that, the purpose for the sun was to get vitamin D and also the sun helps to uplift your mood. I was taught that the extra melanin/pigment was due to exposure […]Read More