Toya Wright Shows off Her Natural Black Hair

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toya wright natural hair

      In the age of nearly floor length weaves and intricate lace front wigs, a number of extension wearers are thought to use false hair to replace their barely -there tresses. Not so, says Toya Wright, the ex-wife of Lil Wayne turned reality TV star, and several other avid weave wearers. Wright, 28,… Read more »

Black and Natural Hair: 5 Tips For Longer Hair

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naturla hair longer

  Everyone wants longer natural hair.  Take a look at a few reasons you might be holding yourself back from your natural hair goal.   1. You ignore breakage. Chances are, your hair natural hair isn’t longer is that you have split ends which are breaking off your hair at the same rate as it is growing…. Read more »

Dark Knight Rises Inspired Makeup Looks

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Aaliyah Dark Knight Rises Inspired Makeup

With the release of The Dark Knight Rises, a part of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, Batman takes on a foe unlike any he has ever faced. This film is action packed and the wardrobe and makeup can be described in one word, dark. With the gothic and grimy Gotham as the setting, it is… Read more »

Alicia Keys Debuts A New Short Do!

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alicia keys short hair

Alicia Keys just revealed her new natural ‘do via Instagram saying, Look what I done did!!;-))) its an #aknewday in EVERY way!!!!  )))   Alicia Keys look so cute with her asymmetrical cut which is definitely something new for us. When Keys first hit the scene back in 2001 with her hit ‘Fallin”, long cornrow braids were her apart of… Read more »

Considering the Big Chop? 4 Tips for Black Hair Going Natural

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Tips for the big chop

When you’re making the decision to return your hair to its natural state you have two primary options: transitioning or cutting. The latter, known in the natural hair community as ‘the Big Chop’, is the fastest way to achieving 100% natural hair.  Though it may not always suit everyone, going through with the Big Chop can be… Read more »

Black Hair: 5 Great Hair Care Sets from Carol’s Daughter

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top sets from Carol's Daughter

Carol’s Daughter prides itself on it’s extensive collection of hair products, but what makes them stand out from the competition are these wonderful box sets!  Whether you’re going through the transitioning phase or just need something for daily styling and maintenance, there’s a kit for you! Take a look at the 5 most popular hair care… Read more »

Black Hair Means Business: 9 Female African American Entrepreneurs in the Black Hair Care Business

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female african americans

The Black hair care business has come a long way in the past decade with African American Entrepreneurship on the rise.  With African American women spending trillions each year on hair care, who better to supply the community and reap the benefits than the consumers themselves?  Take a look at 9 successful Black hair care businesses owned… Read more »

The Lace Wig Bible: How To Style, Care & Maintain Lace Wigs Without Sacrificing Your Natural Hair

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Lace Wig Bible

“The Lace Wig Bible” includes over 200 full color step-by -step instructional images and 172 color pages designed to help women become knowledgeable, experienced and empowered when wearing and caring for lace wigs. Initially, lace wigs were used for photo shoots, movies, and theatre, because of their undetectability when seamlessly applied properly. Today, many women… Read more »

Natural Hair Spotlight: Marsha Ambrosius

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Natural Hair Spotlight- Marsha Ambrosius

  Marsha Ambrosius is no stranger to us because of her beautiful music, but while you were listening, have you ever watched her hair?  Since her days in Floetry, Marsha has sported her natural texture, and oftentimes, she switches up her natural style when out at various events.  Take a few notes.  If you are having… Read more »

Beauty on a Budget: 20 Must-Have Beauty Products Under $10

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Make-up Must-haves

  These days it’s not only trendy to snag a a deal on your must-have beauty products, its a necessity.  With everything else increasing in price, it’s nice to know that you can find your daily necessities for under $10 dollars.  Check out our favorite must-have beauty products that won’t break your wallet.    … Read more »

Get Ombre Nails with American Apparel’s New Sheer Nail Polish

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ombre nails

      If you’re anything like us, then you, too, lust over gorgeous gradient nails. And no matter how many DIYs you read or watch, it’s never easy to recreate them. That’s why we were so excited to find American Apparel‘s brand new limited-edition sheer nail polish collection—six uber cool shades inspired by California beaches…. Read more »

Top 3 Summer Hairstyles for Black Women from The Beauty Shop

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Top Summer Hairstyles

  Name: Ana Thomas Occupation: Hairstylist (freelance and in salon), Salon Owner Salon: The Beauty Shop Years in the business: Seven Tell us about your grand opening. The grand opening event is scheduled for June 30. Our goal is to introduce our services and staff to the Dallas area, and connect with like-minded businesswomen in the metroplex. We… Read more »