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Cardi B’s Wig Game Is Getting Us Through The Summer

Just when we thought we’d seen true beauty in Cardi B’s natural hair, the rapper had to go and sell us on her wig game.

The Reina of Switching Things Up has often excited us with her collection of wigs. One day she’s rocking a blue bob the next she wearing red waist-length hair partly tied in a bow. But in the past few months of quarantine, she’s been flashing quite a few looks that have taken our breath away. Recently, the Dominica shared a new multi-toned pink pixie wig that had us so excited we decided to dig into her most exciting wig looks of the summer.

Check it out.

Her latest pink pixie cut wig.

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Dimelo shawtyyyy …Mix that Louis wit Fashionnova.

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The multi-dimensional fuchsia pink pixie is rooted in a rich magenta color at the hairline, and looks stunning in this slicked-back wavy style. While Cardi has been rocking longer looks as of late, this isn’t her first time taking a short hairstyle for a spin. At the 2018 Video Music Awards, which took place not long after she gave birth to her daughter Kulture, she walked the carpet with a short jet-black cut.

This flowy soft pink mermaid babe.

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How y’all doing on this beautiful Monday ?

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Cardi gave us major butterflies with this mermaid look. With pink heels and a bikini to match, we’ll forever beg for this curly wavy wig.

This bluedacious cut.

This short bob featuring Cardi’s favorite color: blue, is one of our top faves for its edgy take on a pretty classy look.

This soft pink Marylin look.

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Issa pretty day

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Cardi B proved a million times over how she can wrong both a classic and edgy look with this look that reminded us of one of our favorite candies and starlets. With classic Hollywood waves and a deep part, Cardi B looked ever the star.

And this multi-toned look in a similar color.

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Baby I got you

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Cardi B’s multi-color look took her old Hollywood glam to new heights with this look.

We just LOVE this bow-tied look.

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Late post 🎀

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The day we landed on this bowed up pink look, we swayed in our shoes. With a wig to match her nails, Cardi B looked like a gift.

Which means we also loved this double bun dripping red look.

In a post about her look Cardi B wrote “I don’t know, I just like my hair here and we agree. Her red hot hair tied up into side buns was a cute and sporty look.

And last but not least this curly Rapunzel look.

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I suck the shit out my stomach for this

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Cardi B sported

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Twitter’s AIs Prefer Ted Cruz With Boobs And White Skin Over Black

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Twitter’s AIs Prefer Ted Cruz With Boobs And White Skin Over Black

Ever notice how on some social platforms like Twitter or Instagram that you yourself are mysteriously unable to crop your display images on your own? That’s because Twitter prefers to let their algorithms make the decision. Over the weekend users on Twitter discovered the surprising dangers of letting algorithms crop your own images.

Education tech researcher Colin Madland drew attention to the issue while speaking out about how the video-calling program Zoom, often crops the head out of his black person coworker while on calls.

It didn’t take long for Madland and other users to discover that Twitter’s AIs use discriminatory equations to prioritize certain faces as well. In short, the social platform’s AIs prefer white faces over Black ones.

In response to the discoveries, a Twitter spokesperson acknowledged that the company was looking into the issue “Our team did test for bias before shipping the model and did not find evidence of racial or gender bias in our testing. But it’s clear from these examples that we’ve got more analysis to do. We’re looking into this and will continue to share what we learn and what actions we take,” they stated.

Of course, Madland’s discovery is nothing new. In 2019, test results from the National Institute of Standards and Technology revealed that some of the strongest algorithms online were much more likely to confuse the faces of Black women than those of white women, or Black or white men. “The NIST test challenged algorithms to verify that two photos showed the same face, similar to how a border agent would check passports,” Wired points out. “At sensitivity settings where Idemia’s algorithms falsely matched different white women’s faces at a rate of one in 10,000, it falsely matched black women’s faces about once in 1,000—10 times more frequently. A one in 10,000 false match rate is often used to evaluate facial recognition systems.”

Still, it didn’t take long for users on the platform to ask what other physical preferences Twitter has.

Turns out the AIs prefer Ted Cruz with large anime breasts over a normal-looking Ted Cruz.

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The user who tested the image of Cruz, found that Twitter’s algorithm on the back end selected what part of the picture it would showcase in the preview and ultimately chose both images of Cruz with a large anime chest.

It’s nothing new that Twitter has its massive problems.

For a platform that so controls and oversees so much of what we consume and how we now operate, it’s scary to know how Twitter chooses to display people with different skin tones. The round of jokes and Twitter experiments by users has only revived concerns on how “learning” computer algorithms fuel real-world biases like racism and sexism.

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Yalitza Aparicio Stars In Dior’s Women-Centric Film Series

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Yalitza Aparicio Stars In Dior’s Women-Centric Film Series

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In the two years that have passed since her debut as an actress in the 2018 Academy Award-winning film Roma, Yaltiza Aparicio has established herself as a Hollywood “get.” The Indigenous actress has appeared countless times on the cover of magazines, ones like Vogue México and Vanity Fair, and has been featured in ad campaigns for designers like Rodarte. So it’s no surprise that she has now been tapped to be part of Dior’s new campaign “Dior Stands with Women.”

As part of an effort to celebrate women across the film, beauty, and health industries Dior has launched its “Dior Stands with Women” campaign.

On Monday, the fashion brand announced it had launched a series of short films honoring women and their contributions to the industries and communities which they occupy. The campaign features actresses like Yaltiza Aparicio, model Paloma Elsesser, dancer Leyna Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Charlize Theron, Parris Goebel, and others.

In a statement about the campaign, Dior announced their intent in a post on Instagram. “Inspired by the exceptional women who have marked its history, Christian Dior Parfums unveils a series of short filmed portraits that give a chance to speak to extraordinary women,” it reads.

Speaking in the portrait series, Aparicio explains “For me, being a woman means being strong, always holding your head up because they tell you what they say, you must be sure of what you are capable of,” she went onto say that as “as an ambassador for UNESCO, my role is to represent indigenous communities with dignity. Give them a voice and visibility, which is something that we have lacked for a long time… Women have fought for many years for gender equality. It is not about being superior to men, it is about having the same opportunities, that in your work they give you a fair salary and not simply because you are a woman they pay you less or that they consider that you have fewer capacities simply because you are a woman.”

Speaking about their journeys, actresses Cara Delevinge and Charlize Theron touched on being unapologetic and part of male-dominated industries.

Check out Yalitza and the others in the Dior campaigns below.

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