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Ever since 2016, America hasn’t been able to get Russia off the brain. There’s the alleged election hack, the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, and now the Democratic lawsuit claiming conspiracy between Russia, Trump, and WikiLeaks. But what if we’ve been thinking, tweeting, and talking about it wrong the whole time? That’s what Lily Capozzalo and Smith Freeman say. Freeman and Capozzalo first met at Reed College, where they quickly became best friends. But since graduation, their paths have diverged: Freeman, 25, is a software developer in...
We can't get enough of social-media superstar Amber Wagner. “Bitch, if you ain’t having a good day, sit there and ask yourself why. Is your shit that bad that you can’t have you a good day, bitch?” Thus begins one of Amber Wagner’s motivational Instagram videos, which have gained her over a million followers under the moniker Just Livin Baby (@jstlbby). In her L.A.-shot posts, Wagner wears two-toned lipstick, lengthy acrylic nails, brightly-colored wigs, and giant statement sunglasses, but her signature accessory is a lollipop....
Here's why you need to be in Harlem, NYC, this week: to give back to the community and receive a free BUST magazine issue, obviously! The “Women’s Drive: NYC Tour, an initiative dedicated to providing basic hygiene products to women in need throughout New York City, kicked off this past Sunday and we are more than excited! The drive was created by Essence Beaute (@EssenceBeaute), a start-up digital content brand that aims to support, empower, and provide equal media representation for all women. EB was founded by...
Hair dye is by no means a new invention. In fact, since early recorded history, people, particularly women, have been transforming their locks. Just not in a way we—or anyone with even an ounce of sanity—would guess! Rome: DIY Bleach and Horror In early Rome, it was common for ladies to attempt to color graying hair with a root touch-up, because apparently women aging has never been okay. Anyway, for this gray be gone, a concoction of boiled walnut shells, ashes and/or earthworms, would be ground...
Frida Kahlo’s Family Keeps “Frida Barbie” Off Mexico’s Shelves A Mexican court ruled last Friday that the family of deceased artist Frida Kahlo owned the sole rights to Frida’s image, and that they could prohibit the sale of Mattel’s Frida Barbie in Mexico. The family had previously expressed their anger at the way Mattel had rendered Kahlo's image, criticizing the doll’s light skin, thin body, and the absence of Frida’s famous unibrow. They now hope to bring their suit to the United States. Read the full...