NY Mag Calls Natural Hair Website a “Dumb” Investment, Can A Black Woman Live?

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Maybe, for a Caucasian male with short, straight hair, a natural hair website geared toward women with kinky/curly hair may sound like a “dumb” investment. However, for NaturallyCurly.com‘s 2 million unique monthly viewers this site is a lifesaver. Kevin Roose, writer for the New York magazine, recently mentioned NaturallyCurly.com in his rant about Silicon Valley’s… Read more »

DIY Spa: Honey Brown Sugar Scalp Massage

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Your scalp is healthiest when it’s clean, AND a little stimulation goes a long way.  Studies have shown that scalp massage can increase the production of certain chemicals in the body, including endorphins and serotonin [source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine]. These chemicals can help put you in a better mood, reduce your stress,… Read more »

Oprah Shows Off Her Natural Hair

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  Oprah Winfrey is on the cover of O magazine showing off her natural hair! She was known for years to have a head full of healthy hair that was thought to be achieved with a relaxer. Apparently this isn’t the case because on her August cover of O she is showing off her natural… Read more »

Is Natural Black Hair Care Redundant? Why Are Black Women So Negative?

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Natural Hair Beauties

As I peruse beauty websites daily, it seems that more and more people are embracing the natural hair conversation.  Whether it’s because your best friend just did the “Big Chop“, or  you ‘liked’ the Facebook picture of the white father finding frustration in his daughters plaits, or simply because your favorite celebrity  finally unveiled what they are working with,… Read more »

We Love Gabby Douglas! Hair Haters Go Away!

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Gabby Douglas

  What is the purpose of talking about a beautiful 16 year old olympian in a manner that only promotes negativity?  Why is a young African American woman who is more than a solid representation of an intelligent, hardworking black child the butt of black jokes?  How could women who are glorified because of their… Read more »

Back off Gabby Douglas’ Hair!

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The moment that Gabby Douglas won her gold medals was the moment that African American women should be the proudest of our young talented sister.  Why is it that in a time when a young women has surpassed goals and ambitions of many to come before her, we are too busy worrying about her hair?… Read more »

FroMe2u Accessory Brand Launches Fall 2012 Collection

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FroMe2u Fall 2012

The FroMe2u accessory brand, based in Atlanta, has launched their Fall 2012 collection of customized earrings and pins fit for those interested in a bold, statement-making style. FroMe2u has designed customized accessories for Nicki Minaj, Amber Rose, Kandi, Necole Bitchie, Tiny, Lisa Raye, Trina & more! The FroMe2u brand also allows the customer to be… Read more »

Pretty Girl of the Week: Nadia Beeman

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Name: Nadia Beeman Age:23 School/major: Temple University, Sociology Occupation: Nordstrom stylist Where are you from? Mpls How do you describe your style? Wearing whatever I want to wear that day and making it work. How did you chose this outfit? I feel comfortable in it. What plays a major role in choosing your looks? My… Read more »

La La Anthony: Hair Timeline

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La La Hair Styles

TV/Radio Personality La La Anthony is always in the limelight doing red carpets and interviews. If you are thinking of ways to switch the hair up ladies, she is an awesome person to model after. She chooses hair styles that aren’t too difficult to obtain yet they appear to be drastic. With a quick trip… Read more »

Lil Mama Talks Natural Hair Backlash? Are All Black Women Haters?

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In an interview with LoveBrownSugar.com, Lil Mama discussed her disappointment in some comments that she received after she posted her natural hair photo.  Surprisingly a lot of these comments were coming from other black women.  in the interview Lil Mama said, “I posted the picture [of my hair] and they were like, ‘Oh my God, you look like a shocked slave.’ I… Read more »

Toya Wright Shows off Her Natural Black Hair

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      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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  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 »

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 »

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 »

Natural Hair Spotlight: Esperanza Spalding

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Natural Hair Spotlight : Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding is a beautiful person inside and out. From the moment I laid eyes on her I was intrigued by her style, the way she carried herself, and her music is a breath of fresh air.  Esperanza Spalding is a great role model for younger women coming up in a society that doesn’t make… Read more »

Natural Hair ‘Sorority’? How Far is Too Far?

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Yes. You read it correctly, a Natural Hair Sorority specifically for Black women. When I read an article about its start up, I shrugged it off (not in a mean way) thinking it would disappear like every other fad. Well, not only are they still going strong, they now have over 10,000 Pi Nappa Kappa Members…. Read more »