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Melanin Magic

Melanin Magic is anything and everything we discover, uncover and revisit as women with skin of color.

As a happy consequence of writing about these, we also revisit the things that unite us as melanin women. Keen? Curious? Excellent, here you’ll find articles that paint a picture of unique human experiences that unite as as women…and as humans connected by conversations and shared discoveries. We curate and create articles about everything from friendship and family, to community and giving back. Let’s unpack the very essence of health in body, mind and heart!

Melanin Trailblazers – Welcome, Autumn

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September is the late afternoon of the year. There’s a little less light, a little less heat, and there’s the first signs that it’s time to move towards hibernation mode. There’s enough…

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4 Amazing Ways Giving Back Promotes Healing

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The world needs healing. Can you feel it? The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis and social unrest that rippled around the world this year have affected all of us. The…

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Melanin Trailblazers – Confection by Confluence

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Do you know, it’s not entirely clear to me how to feel shocked about women in pants suits. Perhaps I’m too young. Perhaps I’ve seen too many perfume ads with Halle Berry…

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Laughing in the Face of Anxiety

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We’re living in anxious times. If you’re not feeling it, you’re either a Zen master or have been living in a cave since the start of 2020 — or both. When the…

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5 Ways Reading Makes You Happier and More Successful

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I have a confession: I’ve become a compulsive non-fiction reader. Like many freelancers and entrepreneurs, personal and business development literature has dominated my reading list in recent years. I’ve waded through books…

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The Most Powerful Antidote to Shame and 4 Ways to Heighten Empathy

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How many times a day do you have a negative thought about yourself? If you’re anything like me, probably too many to count.   Sometimes, they play on a loop like a…

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Welcome to our Let’s Talk Melanin Community

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When it comes to melanin skin, there are more misinformation campaigns than most of us care to count. It could be a lack of deep understanding, a bit of apathy, or even…

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Why build a Melanin Inner Circle?

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This is Where We Stand. When it comes to melanin skin, there are more misinformation campaigns than most of us care to count. It could be a lack of deep understanding, a…

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