I could not let Black History Month go by without recognizing the Black women and men who made an impact on the future of our nation. As an African American woman and a double minority, I take it very seriously the paths that were paved by previous generations and my ancestors to make sure I have the rights and freedoms that I have today. Too often we get overwhelmed and involved in our own errands and personal problems, and we forget to appreciate the little things in life. So today I have put together a post that highlights 8 Fashion and Beauty Inventions created by African Americans.