Tracee Ellis Ross offers hair tips with Optimum Amla Legend hair products

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In a small gathering in one New York’s swankiest hotels, Tracee Ellis Ross and hair sculptor/celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sat down to talk to some lovely ladies (and a few gentlemen) about Optimum Amla Legend hair products. The complete hair care and styling line infuses Amla Indian oils that are said to increase blood circulation… Read more »

Bronner Bros 2013: Top Natural Hairstyles of 2013

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    The world renowned Bronner Bros. Hair Show hit Atlanta this past weekend, and of course we were on hand to see everything go down.  Now usually when most people attend Bronner Bros., which brings people from all sectors of the beauty industry, many people are attracted to the shock factors of the event…. Read more »

Get Her Hair: Kerry Washington at 44th Image Awards

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    This past weekend, Kerry Washington looked absolutely amazing at the 44th Annual Image awards, as she rocked her Oscar De La Renta dress, Kerry kept the dramatics to a minimum thanks to celebrity hair stylist Marcus Francis, using products from Carol’s Daughter. Check out what he had to say about Kerry Washington’s look: “Kerry’s Oscar de… Read more »

African Pride’s Black History Month Giveaway #FreeToBeMe

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In celebration of Black History Month, African Pride would like to present the [#FreeToBeMe Giveaway].  For the entire month of February, our readers will have a chance to win a full set of the African Pride Olive Miracle or Shea Butter Miracle Collection!   African Pride Hair Care’s nationally charged “My Pride. My Way” campaign… Read more »

6 Natural Hair Myths

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    Product junkies, this goes out to you! Forget what you heard in the world of coils, kinks, curls, and silky coifs! We’re busting natural hair myths. The internet is riddled with common questions on the frequency of shampooing, heat damage, tips for hair growth, and to relax or not to relax, that is… Read more »

Black Women Need the Natural Hair Movement to Succeed

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  This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Show, and I met a lot of great women!  Among the thousands of women (and men) who were in attendance, there were so many variations of hair styles, types, and of course hair history.

7 Awesome Advantages of Short Natural Hair

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  Although long hair has been the beauty standard since the beginning of time, a lot of our natural hair sistas are now sporting a short do’.  Whether it’s because you’ve undergone the ‘big chop‘ or because you just needed a change, there are a few surprising advantages to having short hair.   1. Stronger Ends New… Read more »

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

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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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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 »

Design Essentials Spring Makeover of Kinky Peaches Blogger, Monique Boea

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  Blogger Monique Boea of KinkyPeaches.com was treated to an exclusive Design Essentials® makeover to create a sweet spring style that eliminated her hair challenges and give her styling tips to take her into summer. Monique’s a proud naturalista who has embraced her coily-curly hair pattern since doing the Big Chop one morning with her husband’s shaver in… Read more »

Hair Care Fact and Fiction: the Truth Behind Healthy Hair

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Since we were young women, we have been told a lot of secrets to being beautiful. Although some have deemed true (like drinking water helps preserve clear skin), many have been wise tales (like putting mayonnaise on your breasts make them grow). Anyway, here are a few Hair Care facts that will put those silly… Read more »

Sanaa Lathan on Hair, Makeup and New Pantene Deal

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In an exclusive one on one interview Actress Sanaa Lathan shares her favorite cosmetic brands,hair care regimens and products. She also discusses her deal she just inked with Pantene. Glamazon Andrea: What are some of your favorite things that you like to wear on a daily basis as far as makeup goes? Sanaa: Usually in… Read more »

Black Hair Care: 4 Easy At-Home Relaxers

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Natural hair is carving out a niche of it’s own, but we can’t forget about our relaxed sistas out there either. For the times when you can’t always make it to the salon, we’ve provided you with four at home relaxers you can use yourself that will keep your hair healthy, shiny, manageable and straight… Read more »