COSMOPOLITAN BLACK HISTORY MONTH BEAUTY FEATURES

These Black Beauty-Content Creators Aren’t Waiting Around for TikTok’s Blessing to Dominate the App

Animation

Brinkley Garner, Déja Zhane, and Makayla Did are already stanning themselves. It’s up to TikTok to keep up. I edited TikTok footage of these creators and animated the design, made by Cosmopolitan's Creative Director (@abbysilverman), to simulate scrolling through feeds on social platforms. ​

 

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Rep. Ilhan Omar on Why She’s Fighting the Multibillion-Dollar Skin-Whitening Industry

Design & Animation

“We need to understand that using skin-whitening products can have lasting and damaging health effects.” This art that I conceptualized, designed, and animated shows how using skin-whitening products can have lasting and damaging health effects, specifically on women of color. I used imagery of liquid mercury since it is a common toxic chemical in these products.

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How to Treat Dark Spots: The Black Girl’s Guide to Hyperpigmentation

Animation

I animated this amazing illustration by Khadija Horton (@khadijahorton) for Cosmo's story on The Black Girl's Guide to Hyperpigmentation in order to celebrate women of color in beauty for Black History Month.

 

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