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How Neem is Making a Comeback with All-Natural, Cruelty-Free Skincare Products

The following post is brought to you by JustNeem – a North Carolina-based company, inspired by nature and ancient Indian roots to infuse science with the medicinal secrets of the Neem tree. JustNeem has funded...

Momma, What is your Superpower? A Mother’s Day Special in Partnership with ‘Ladki Power’

The following photoshoot is done in partnership with Brown Girl's apparel line — Ladki Power — produced by Rootsgear Clothing and designed by Badal Patel. Make a purchase here using MD15...

Making Fresh Rotis at Home is no Longer a Tedious Task — Thanks to Rotimatic

Our New York City Brown Girl team organized a mini Friendsgiving dinner to give the much-raved about Rotimatic machine a try, and here's what they had to say.

‘A New York Minute’: Brown Girls Get Real About Their Roots with Anita Dongre...

Brown Girl Magazine honors our collective experiences with an exclusive editorial in collaboration with Grassroot by Anita Dongre – which is the epitome of our South Asian-American hyphenated identities.

#DoDeshEkJaan: Dear Mom and Dad, We Love our Neighbors and so Should You

On this Pakistan and India Independence Day, we wanted to pay homage to our brothers and sisters in both countries by collaborating on a photo series that would showcase the unity between the countries, its people, culture, food, clothing and language.

An Exclusive One-on-One With Aparna Avasarala, the Mastermind Behind Denimrush

Make Denimrush your next go-to shop for a personalized denim jacket, it's a must-have in everyone's closet!

11 South Asian Women Break Through the Fashion Barrier by Baring Their Insecurities on...

"As I looked around the room on the day of our photo shoot, I saw beauty in so many different shapes, sizes, and colors. It wasn’t about trying to conform to unrealistic beauty standards created by photoshop or layers of makeup. It was about appreciating beauty in every form. It was about wearing clothing that enhances our natural beauty and reminds us to love ourselves the way we are. And most importantly, it was about loving and appreciating the beauty within ourselves, even when sometimes society tells us we are not enough."

Dubai Diaries: This one Will Have you on the Next Flight to the UAE!

My Dubai trip was a literal dream — never have I been so quickly enamored by the vibe of a city before.

Make a Killer Style Statement the Next Time You’re in Cuba

It doesn't matter if you go to Cuba for the salsa, the cars, or the beaches, remember to strut down the island in style!

14 Things you Need to do the Next Time You’re in Los Angeles

With so much to offer, Los Angeles is a city that has something for everyone. So, take in the ocean breeze and make the best of your trip!

This Desi Rendition of ‘Dirty Dancing’ is a Must-Watch for Every Bollywood Aficionado

DD: The Shaadi aims to adapt one of Hollywood’s favorite movies into a desi-inspired short film.

Jetsetting To 25 and Why Puerto Plata Was the Perfect Way To Do It

We went to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, and while we were there for a short amount of time, it was definitely a trip none of us will ever forget.

6 Mumbai Street Foods You Need in Your Life

Here’s a list of six of my favorite Mumbai street foods for every Brown Girl!

GIPHY Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month With Every Asian-Centric GIF you Ever Wanted

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPIH) Month, our friends at GIPHY (big shout out to Priya Shah, their South Asian editor) decided to take advantage of the power of a GIF by honoring minorities who aren’t always represented in mainstream media.

My Style: A Coveted Form of Inspiration

I strongly feel that style has multiple meanings and functionalities. It’s not a definition, but a reflection of me that evolves constantly, and weathers as I mature and continue to identify with myself.

Edgy, Bold, and Confident: My Fashion and Personal Brand

Growing up as an Indian-American, I had to forge my own identity, one that combined the rich culture, values and traditions of my roots with the free-spirit and ambition of the country I call home. In doing so, I also forged a distinct personal style, and fashion, that strongly reflects the beautiful clash of cultures that composes my hyphenated identity: East Meets West.

Dhotis, Jasmine, and Bling: South Indian Fashion Staples

Dhotis (mundu) are a huge staple of South Indian attire. For a long time, dhotis were predominately worn by men but it has finally become a part of female fashion as well.

Style Diaries: A Fine Balance Between the Indian and the New Yorker

My fashion has certainly evolved over the years. In college, ripped jeans and cute little tops were my go to options. But that quickly changed when I began my 9 to 5 corporate job and my wardrobe transitioned from "college girl" to business casual; my walk-in closet was now lined with button up blouses, knee-length pencil skirts, and several navy blue and khaki slacks.

How to Exude Culture, Feminism, and a Unique Sense of Style

I consider my style to be feminine with a mix of tomboy-meets-street. Expressing my artistry, and balancing it out with a neutral semi-femme style, is how I best describe my fashion.
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The Brown Girl Template: How to Make the ‘Perfect Brown Girl’

There's this thing that all South Asian children grow up with—this deep sense of what they're "supposed" to be or expected to be. This, I contend, is compounded for a girl child. I'm going to go ahead and call this The Brown Girl Template.

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