Natural Celebrities

Willow Smith Shows Off Her Growing Locs During a Mother-Daughter Vacay in Hawaii

A few months back Willow Smith shared that she wanted locs to embrace her natural self. Since then she’s started her locs and they are looking beautiful! During a recent mother-daughter trip to Hawaii, Jada rocked her semi-free-form loc look while enjoying some quality time with her mother. Jada took to her Facebook page to... Continue Reading

10 Times FKA Twigs Brought Baby Hair to the Next Level

The practice of smoothing and/or gelling down soft, wispy hairs at the forehead, ears and nape is a common practice in black beauty culture, but alternative R&B singer and dancer FKA Twigs takes it to another level by creating intricate and beautiful designs that many celebrities are now copying. In an interview last year, the... Continue Reading

Erykah Badu’s Daughter Mars is Fro’ed Out

Erykah Badu was spotted at LAX yesterday with her two daughters, Puma and Mars. The beautiful youngest child of new-soul singer Erykah Badu was ‘fro’ed out and bowed out’ and we are loving it. The whole get up. Adorbs! Continue Reading

Crazy Genius: Lupita N’yongo Posts Video Spritzing her Natural Hair With a Clothes Iron

We’ll add this one to our list of natural hair hacks! Lupita Nyong’o needed to spritz her fro, but lacking the necessary tools she turned to the spray function on her clothes iron! She posted the funny video with the caption; My #tbt is a Hair tip from the infinitely talented @vernonfrancois: when you go... Continue Reading

18 Pictures That Show Why Teyonah Parris is The Number One Natural Celeb in the Game

It’s no secret, we love Teyonah Parris. When she came on the scene we were refreshed at how unapologetic she was about her beautiful tresses. No hiding them under an endless parade of weaves, no posting a rare natural selfie here or there — it was all curls all the time. Her latest hair creation,... Continue Reading

Orange is the New Black Star Uzo Aduba Posts Awesome Throwback Track Photo

Last Thursday, Orange is the New Black star, Uzo Aduba took to Twitter with an awesome #throwbackthursday photo. #tbt #ProudtoBU pic.twitter.com/pZTVqwwR1g — Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) July 9, 2015 Aduba tweeted out a photo of herself in her college track uniform and cropped locs. Clearly, she represents hard for her alma mater with the hashtag #ProudtoBU. Not... Continue Reading

Keke Palmer Explains Why Her Hair is Half Natural, Half Relaxed

Keke Palmer has always been vocal about the fact that her hair is natural. The gorgeous actress has taken to Instagram on more than one occasion to show off her adorable fro. Recently she talked to Essence about her hair, and spoke somewhat regretfully about her need to relax the back of her hair to... Continue Reading

‘If You’re Darker than a Paper Bag You’re Not Sexy’ Viola Davis Calls Out Colorism in Hollywood

How to Get Away With Murder star, Viola Davis recently did an interview with The Wrap following her standout role on the Shonda Rhimes series. In the interview, Davis touched on many themes regarding beauty, standards of feminity and her experience as a black actress in Hollywood. On the inspiration behind the infamous wig scene:... Continue Reading

Teen Who Designed Stunning Afrocentric Prom Dress Styles Star for BET Awards

  Remember Kyemah McEntyre? she won Prom Queen as well as the hearts of the internet with her fierce self-designed African-inspired prom gown. Well all the internet recognition paid off as she scored a super sweet gig right out of high school. McEntyre was commissioned to design Power actress, Naturi Naughton’s gown for the BET Awards which... Continue Reading

[Pics] Singer Jhene Aiko Recreates 3 Infamous TuPac Images With Box Braids

Singer Jhene Aiko recently debuted images from a editorial recreating some of Tupac’s legendary looks in honor of his birthday. In an interview with MTV the singer explains her love for Tupac and why she chose to honor the talented soul with a tribute spread. “I feel like I have to give his legacy some type... Continue Reading

[Pics] Amandla Stenberg Turns Her Grey Box Braids Into a Bob

…Well more of a lob (long bob). The Hunger Games actress got creative with her back length grey box braids by cutting and unbraiding them for a bob braid out. Cute! WOMEN IN FILM A photo posted by amandla (@amandlastenberg) on Jun 16, 2015 at 8:21pm PDT What do you think of the look ladies? Continue Reading

[Pics] Viola Davis’ Daughter Genesis is a Natural Beauty

Viola Davis is a natural icon, from her Oscars TWA to her natural scenes in How to Get Away with Murder, and it seems the talented actress is passing the legacy on to her beautiful daughter, Genesis. The pair was spotted in Los Angeles, walking to a taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live and Genesis looked... Continue Reading

Blac Chyna is Rocking Ghana Braids and We Love It

We recently posted about Ghana braids, an intricate take on cornrows that’s sure to be one of the summer’s hottest trends. Video model and Lashed Bar owner Blac Chyna is rocking a set, and we have to say they look beautiful. They do look tight, and if you plan on getting the style be sure... Continue Reading

Jill Scott’s Natural TWA is Back!

Yes, Jilly from Philly recently tweeted a selfie to none other than Erykah Badu, showing off her perfectly cropped coif. @fatbellybella it’s @missjillscott when all else fails… Let cho fro do what it wan tu pic.twitter.com/BnFTHGFKxi — ?Jill Scott? (@missjillscott) May 27, 2015 We know Jill has rocked everything from braids, fros and she even... Continue Reading

Actress Teyonah Parris Had Her Natural Hair Fondled and Called “Stimulating” By an Old Man

Discussion of whether it’s acceptable to touch a black woman’s hair is ongoing in the natural community, but touching a black woman’s hair after she has made it clear that she is NOT comfortable is always crossing a line. Actress (and our eternal hair crush) Teyonah Parris detailed on Twitter an experience she recently had... Continue Reading