ESSENCE magazine releases three covers for it’s beauty issue

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Solange cover of Essence 2014

Curlfriends everywhere rejoice! ESSENCE has put Solange, Erykah Badu and Ledisi on it’s cover to celebrate May 2014’s beauty issue. Each of these natural beauties are photographed with hair statements has bold as their personalities. The daring divas are part of a featured profile  “On Learning To Love Your Natural Beauty.” Check out the covers below. Erykah Badu does expresses herself in… Read more »

Angela Simmons gets braided up in Nigeria

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During a recent trip to Lagos, Nigeria to host the Music Meets Runway event, fashionista Angela Simmons showed stepped out in a variety of braided looks from a braided bun to a super cute side swept look. During her short stint in Nigeria, Simmons soaked up some local culture with a close knit group of… Read more »

Solange Knowles top 5 hair moments of 2013

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It’s no secret that we’re pretty much obsessed with all things Solange Knowles. The 27-year-old musician and style star has really come into her own over the last few year’s and we can’t help but notice. From rocking a variety of natural hairstyles to chic and fun personal style, this chick is the whole package…. Read more »

6 Spring 2013 Hair Trends from the Runway

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    Runway hair usually gets a make under for us ladies who can’t wear big, bird-filled buffonts and messy braids to work, but this year, there isn’t too much fixing to do!  Whether you’re a beautiful naturalista who’s looking for an up-to-season style, or a weave wearer looking for some simple ideas, we comprised… Read more »

Bronner Bros 2013: Top Natural Hairstyles of 2013

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Bronner Bros 2013 - best natural hairstyles

    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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Kerry Washington

    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 »

Hottest Hairstyles for Natural Black Hair

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Hottest Hairstyles for Naturalistas

Natural hair is taking over the hair world by storm. What was once considered a beauty faux pas is now the hottest trend in ethnic hair. We can finally throw aside our pressing combs and relaxers in exchange for a hair pick and it feels so good. Now that we have gotten rid of our… Read more »

Celebrity Hair: Ciara

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Ciara Celebrity Instagram

    Ciara is known for her soft and sultry voice and amazing dance moves, but off of the stage, Ciara’s fashion style and beauty style have inspired young women and fashion designers alike to take notice. You won’t find too many salty margaritas or bible verses on Ciara’s Twitter/Instagram, but regardless if she’s makeup… Read more »

The Curl Presents: The Pompadour

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  The pompadour is a timeless, quick hairstyle that can easily be transitioned from the workplace to a night out on the town.  In Carol’s Daughter’s Transitioning Movement episode of “The Curl”, you’ll receive an easy guide to achieve the style, while some of your favorite natural hair bloggers, including Fran of Hey Fran Hey, Cipriana of Urban Bush… Read more »

Protective Styles: Natural hair’s best friends

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Protective Natural Hair Styles

Who knew we were rocking protective hair styles when we were just trying to be cute.  These days, as we grow older and start to maintain our beautiful natural hair ourselves, it’s important that we don’t overload our hair on products, heat, or over-styling. Take a look at some of our favorite protective hairstyles!  

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 »

Beautiful Textures presents the Ultimate curlBOX

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The Ultimate Curlbox

Have you always wanted a curBOX? Well here’s your chance! Beautiful Textures Hair Care joins forces with curlBOX, the leading subscription-based hair product sample provider, to launch the “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX”. Beautiful Textures Hair Care has created a product line designed specifically for women with curly, kinky-coily, wavy or multi-textured hair and aims to… Read more »

7 Must-Haves for Perfect Hair

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  Achieving perfect hair on a day-to-day basis just got easier. Listed below are the 7 key tools to creating your perfect sleek and healthy hairstyles. These are secrets even the celebrities want to know!