Natural Celebrities

Natural Celebrities Stun at the Black Girls Rock Awards

The 2015 Black Girls Rock ceremony held this past weekend in New Jersey brought out black excellence at its finest. Janelle Monae looked oh so regal with a high puff and Jill Scott brought back her fab fro. Willow Smith is now donning the locs she mentioned in her latest interview. That suit is a... Continue Reading

Empire’s Grace Gealey Discusses Her Big Chop: ‘I Would Hide Behind My Hair’

If you are a fan of Empire, you have definitely taken notice of Grace Gealey’s chic hair and style. The actress, who plays Anika Calhoun on the hit show, sat down with Essence to discuss her gorgeous pixie cut — which she was rocking long before Empire. Check it out: I used to have really... Continue Reading

[Photo] Erykah Badu’s Curly TWA

When it comes to hair, Erykah Badu is a chameleon, rocking everything from locs to straight weave. Recently the songstress took on another look — a curly TWA. Ms Badu shared the look on her Facebook page and we are loving it. A little Sunday beauty for you :) Continue Reading

Lies or Marketing? Can We Trust Natural Celebs When They Discuss Their Favorite Products?

DISCLAIMER: Before I begin this post, I want to make it very clear that I am not bashing Tracee Ellis Ross or any other company spokesperson, in any way, shape, or form. My intention is to call out the practice of masked advertising and sponsored promotion as an educated consumer. I recall the first time... Continue Reading

‘I Just Want to Have Dreads': Willow Smith Talks Embracing Her Natural Self

From being the youngest of the talent powerhouse Smith family to a hair-whipping it-girl, Willow Smith is carving out her own lane. The 14-year-old recently posed in Pucci and Saint Laurent for a spread in an upcoming issue of CR Fashion book and talked everything from style to her love of her natural hair. On her... Continue Reading

Throwback: Six Iconic 80’s Naturals

I thought we should take a throwback look at a few of the natural hairstyles that managed to emerge during the 80s; the decade where white women were embracing big hair and black women were either in full jherri curl mode or turning to no-lye relaxers. Shout out to these ladies for being hip with... Continue Reading

Actress Teyonah Parris: I Had to Learn to Love My Nappy Edges

Teyonah Parris is a certified hair idol and source of styling inspiration for many naturals. But recently the gorgeous actress, who stars in Mad Men and Survivor’s Remorse, took to Instagram to keep it all the way real about coming to terms with her tightly curled texture. She posted the photo above with the following... Continue Reading

Zendaya Coleman Insulted Over Faux Locs at The Oscars

Actress Zendaya Coleman stunned at the Oscars on Sunday, walking the red carpet in a white, floor-length gown and faux locs. Coleman unmistakably made her mark in the increasing trend of actresses rocking natural do’s on the red carpet and it was embraced with open arms by everyone except… E!’s Fashion Police co-host Giuilana Rancic.... Continue Reading

The 12 Best Natural Hair Looks on the Red Carpet This Awards Season

Now that the Grammys are over, avid award show watchers can go back to having Sunday evenings all to themselves, for deep conditioning, twisting or doing nothing at all to their natural hair. The awards ceremonies that took place this weekend, had some big winners for black female artists and we also saw more diversity... Continue Reading

Teyana Taylor Rocks Gray Faux Locs + Issa Rae Gets Pilot Order on HBO

The songstress debuted her new gray locs with a pouty lipped selfie on her Instagram account earlier this week. Looks cute! Also big news for one of our favorite funny ladies! Yes, our girl Issa Rae has officially got the go-ahead from HBO! The major network ordered a run of her pilot Insecure which she co-created/wrote... Continue Reading

Rihanna Rocks ‘Felicia Braids’ and Bantu Knots for I-D Magazine

Hi Felicia! Rihanna is on the cover of February’s I-D magazine rocking a fierce set of chunky braids or plaits (if you’re from the old school). While we’ve certainly seen an uptick in popularity for traditional box braids, these individual plaits usually aren’t given a second thought. Does anyone foresee this style catching on?  ... Continue Reading

Tia Mowry Rocks Her Natural Hair at a SAG Award Party

Back in 2012 we posted pics of Tia Mowry’s big chop and her take on the experience. I cried! I’m just going to be honest with you, I definitely cried. I really wasn’t expecting the shock value… A lot of people ask me, ‘What advice would you give to women who want to chop it... Continue Reading

Halle Berry Goes To Court To Keep Her Ex from Lightening and Straightening Their Daughter’s Natural Hair

I don’t usually keep up with the latest celebrity news. However, I was browsing the Internet recently and this particular story caught my attention. Actress and mother, Halle Berry and her ex, Gabriel Aubry have had several public disputes and disagreements about their 6-year-old daughter Nahla, who they share custody of, since their breakup in... Continue Reading

Tamera Mowry-Housley Shows Off Her Fro on ‘The Real’ + Traci Ellis Ross’ Bouncy Curls + Janelle Monae Wash N’ Go Hat Style

  Natural Hair on Fleek. Actress and host Tamera Mowry-Housley showed off her cute curls this week during a taped segment of her talk show The Real. The curls are out for tommorrow’s episode of #TheReal #curlyhair A photo posted by tameramowrytwo (@tameramowrytwo) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28pm PST   The hosts went on to... Continue Reading

Solange’s NOLA Wedding Essentially Breaks The Internet

Credit: Patriot Pics/SBMF/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES “I decided you are the him for me.”  Solange said it best herself on her 2008 hit, “I Decided”. The 28-year old talent took to the altar to marry her long-time boyfriend, music video director, Alan Ferguson in New Orleans, LA. The bride and groom rode up on cruiser bikes to set an... Continue Reading