Once upon a time, Black celebrities had to straighten their hair to even get noticed. But over the last several years, a slew of stars including Lupita Nyong’o, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding, Alicia Keys and Tracee Ellis Ross to name a few, have really pushed the natural hair movement to the forefront, by embracing the… Read more »
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In our day and age of social media, women from all walks and lifestyles can connect and inspire one another. This week, we’re breaking down our top natural hair Instagrammers, who over time, have provided us with some much needed hairspiration. Scroll below for all the goodies! @curlbox @mahoganycurls @styleonawhim @beautybylee @tarenguy @mckenzie_renae @charmsie @naturallykela… Read more »
In the world of coils, kinks, curls, and silky coifs, blogs are riddled with common questions on the frequency of shampooing, heat usage, tips for hair growth, and to relax or not to relax, that is the question. It’s no surprise, that our crispy ends aren’t the only ones stressing out. Thankfully, we’re here to… Read more »
We all struggle with bad hair days. Whether your hair is natural, pressed, permed or in a protective style, we all face the same hair woes: dryness, limp, lifeless locks and frizz. For many African American women, even in Hollywood, those rocking natural styles consider their locks, hair woes and all as both a blessing… Read more »
Sunday night, Bravo debuted a new show called Fashion Queens. The show is hosted by Bevy Smith, and featured Real Housewives of Atlanta hairstylists Miss Lawrence and Derek J. They spilled the tea on a lot of things but their natural hair talk sparked a little bit of mayhem on the net. Bevy Smith pulled up a picture of Solange Knowles performing at SXSW, and asked… Read more »
Kinky coils, curly ‘fros and fly Bantu knot outs have been ruling urban sidewalks, boardrooms and the red carpet since the natural hair phenomenon exploded back in 2005. Recently, celebrities like Solange, Elle Varner, Janelle Monae and others have been gracing the red carpet, magazine covers and ad campaigns with their natural tresses on display…. Read more »
The easy and chic hairdo, the bun is super in this year as celebrities off all lists sport the hot trend with their own twist! Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Ashanti and Ciara use the bun trend in their glam statements, rocking their sleek high buns on the red carpet, while those like Beyoncé and Gwen… Read more »
As much as we’re all geared up for Spring, our hair may still be feeling the Winter chill. One of the worst parts of winter is the damage that cold temperatures cause to your hair. Dry tresses create split ends and dandruff amongst other unwanted changes. The best way to fight this battle… Read more »
There’s no question what the hottest trend in hair is at the moment. That’s right, going natural! We have parted ways with our hot combs and no-lye relaxers and embraced our natural roots. No longer will we spend hours and hours in the hair salon having our hair fried, dyed, and laid to the side…. Read more »
Today was a great day for celebrity beauty in Instagram! It’s the battle of the lips with La La Anthony and Vanessa Bryant on the Red team and Rocsi Diaz on the pink team! Marsha Ambrosius not only shows us her beautiful big hair, which is a popular natural hair trend this season,… Read more »
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 »
Solange Knowles is the cover girl for The FADER‘s Spring style issue. At talking pretty we LOVE us some Solange :) I can’t wait to read this issue.
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 »
With winter in full force, there are essentials that should top every bathroom counter. The right products can keep your hair and skin moisturized to fight the blistery cold weather that the wintry months bring. It’s as easy as ABC. Do your body a favor with these three beauty secrets. A- Argan Oil This oil,… Read more »
The month of January makes us want to do something drastic and with New Year’s Resolutions comes new looks, and celebrities are no exception to the rule!
Are you a product junkie always looking for the new trend in hair care and beauty? Or are you still in search of the perfect mix for your tresses and skin? Angel Beauty Box has the fix for your dilemma. On Thursday night I attended the Angel Beauty Box Meet & Greet at Coze in… Read more »
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 »
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!
With wigs and weaves no longer being taboo for both the general public and the rich and famous, more and more celebs are being photographed without their coveted faux locks. For a number of them it’s a welcome change and one that fans have fully embraced. -danielle canada Check out a few celebs who… Read more »