Beyonce and Blue Ivy were at last night’s MTV VMA awards. The Queen Bey hit the red carpet with an entourage of 30 which not only included daughter, Blue Ivy but also mothers of Trayvon Martin, Micheal Brown, Eric Garner and Oscar Grant. According to The Root, The “Formation” singer was surrounded by not only […]
Archives for August 2016
10 Looks of Beyoncé and Blue Ivy’s Braids on VMA Red Carpet
Is Grease REALLY Bad for Natural Hair?
It’s safe to say we all grew up using grease. Whether Dax, Royal Crown or Blue Magic, your mom slathered that stuff onto your scalp and pigtails after every wash. Now that you’ve gone back to wearing your natural texture, it’s suddenly the worst thing you could put on your hair. But is it really bad for your natural hair or is it all a bunch of fluff?
Beauty Expert That Makes Today Show Fail Gets Schooled and Issues Apology
The Today Show aired “60-Second Summer Hairstyles” segment on Aug. 3rd. Deepica Mutyala is the beauty expert who “styled” model, Malyia McNaughton’s textured hair into side ponytail thing. You can see the show segment and original video here. I believe we can all agree. We’re not exactly sure what to call the style. It’s been circulating the […]
4 Ways to Rock a Bun on Natural Hair
The bun is often the answer to “what to do with my hair” when you can’t make up your mind or are just short on time. It’s one of the easiest things you can do with your hair and is great for any occasion! Here are four simple ways to wear a bun on natural hair!
Amandla Sternberg: “Constant Battle Loving My Hair”
In an interview for the September issue of Glamour magazine, the 17-year-old actress opened up about her relationship with her hair and why learning to love her locks has been a “constant battle.” “I’ve gone through so many different hair stages,” Stenberg told the magazine before describing some of the various styles she’s rocked. “My first […]
Deep Conditioning: Are You OVER Doing It?
Early in my career as a hairstylist, my mother would always warn me of over-conditioning the hair. I learned quickly that when the hair is over conditioned, the moisture and protein levels are imbalanced, leading to an array of issues and possible irreversible damage. Read More about Moisture Protein Balance and Why It’s Important […]
I Gotta Get My Man’s Permission to Cut My Hair
Original Post I’ve always been pretty easygoing about my hair. I abhor anything that I perceive to be relatively high maintenance or restricting. I love the versatility of my hair, hence the reason I’ve been natural since 2007. I moved to New York City many moons ago to be closer to my then-boyfriend, and at the […]
I was the one with nappy hair… The Power of Letting Go
I was the one with bad hair. I was the one with nappy hair. The one that the fam would make jokes about. You can’t get a comb through that. You better not go natural. What are you going to do with it? The only thing you can do is wear dreadlocks. What are you […]
3 Things You Need to Know to Create an Carefree Hair Routine for Your Daughter
You don’t have to dread wash day. These 3 things will help you create a carefree hair routine for your daughter.
How to Make Your Own Hair Product
Do you like to make your own hair and beauty products?
Here’s a full list of guides, books, and place you can buy fresh ingredients and supplies.