Maiysha Kai

Maiysha Kai is Managing Editor of The Glow Up and your average Grammy-nominated goddess next door. Minneapolis born, Chicago bred, New York built. Nuance is her superpower. [The Wriit-created profile was established to offer the proper attribution & credit for the featured Writer. The profile was created by Wriit and does not reflect the Writer’s association with the publication, and may be updated (claimed) by the Writer upon request.]

10 stories by Maiysha Kai

BLACK EXCELLENCE It’s Official: Michelle Obama Is the Most Admired Woman in the World—and Keeps Paying It Forward | The Root

Confirming what most of us already know, a new poll places Michelle Obama atop its list of the most...

Jul 19 · >

Big Beauty Tuesday: How to Turn Lemons Into (Pink) Lemonade | The Glow Up | The Root

Fun fact: I hate pink lipstick. Like, even during that phase in childhood when, for the sake of peer...

Jun 29 · >

Styled in Sound: Solange Composed and Conducted a New Work to Bid Kenzo’s Longtime Designers Farewell | The Glow Up | The Root

How do you end an era of fashion? If you’re longtime Kenzo designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, you...

Jun 29 · >
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Don’t Call It a Comeback: With an Ethically-Based New Label, Designer Tracy Reese Honors Her Detroit Roots | The Glow Up | The Root

She was the first black female designer to be recognized by the ever-exclusive fashion industry, and two decades after...

Jun 29 · >

Finally! According to the Obama Women, It Is Now Officially Sundress and Sneaker Season | The Glow Up | The Root

All those weeks of feeling like it was taking forever to heat up finally make sense; we were waiting...

Jun 29 · >

Reunited? Meghan Markle Expected to Attend Wimbledon to Support Serena Williams | The Glow Up | The Root

What would we do without our besties? In my case, I’m not sure I would’ve gotten through the first...

Jun 29 · >

Like a Mother: Poet Staceyann Chin Chronicles Her Queer and Challenging Path to Parenthood in Motherstruck! | The Glow Up | The Root

The first time I heard Staceyann Chin perform, it was (at the risk of dating myself) during the early...

Jun 29 · >

It’s All Love: Sorry, Met Gala, the Love Ball Is the Invite We Really Want to Score | The Glow Up | The Root

The category is: LOVE. There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone...

Jun 29 · >

Lizzo Is Looking ‘Good as Hell’ in Her 1st Cosmetics Campaign for Urban Decay | The Glow Up | The Root

Fun fact: It took Naomi “Living Legged Legend” Campbell over three decades of modeling to score her first cosmetics campaign—which...

Jun 29 · >