All in Review
2018 has been a year of many ups and downs for the beauty industry. As the year draws to a close, it’s important to take a moment to highlight the great strides beauty brands have taken to be more inclusive of women of color. Highlighted below are some of these milestones.
We Are Onyx is a WOC owned company that “care[s] about curl definition, clear healthy skin and non-ashy makeup just as much as you do.” In their $25/mo subscription boxes, subscribers receive full-sized products that are all natural, black owned, and skin tone friendly! So without further ado, here’s my review of the Onyx Box!
Reminiscent of Aaliyah’s street but sweet persona, the collection features moody shades alongside saccharine peachy nudes in glossy burgundy packaging.
AI trained via deep learning takes in millions and millions of images, words, videos, etc. in order to teach itself. However, if the data itself is biased, the algorithm will replicate that same bias. Which can be frustrating.
The need for inclusion and diversity is important now more than ever. Representation of art from all parts of the world is an important and necessary step towards inclusion. While the Google Arts and Culture app is just a small piece of the puzzle, the recognition of prejudice in any way is a positive start.
This spring, NUDEST was featured in Jessica Cruel’s article, “Nude Is No Longer One Shade Fits All” in Glamour Magazine.