Natural Celebrities

This Photo of Oprah Getting Her Hair Braided on a Stoop is Everything

Raise your right hand if you can recall your childhood days of sitting between your Nana’s, Mommy’s, or Auntie’s legs while she greased your scalp, braided your hair, and laid your edges down good and proper.  Okay, put that hand... Continue Reading

Our Favorite Hair Chameleon Kelis is Pregnant!

She debuted her baby bump (and orange hair) at AfroPunk. While performing in 80+ degree weather she proclaimed, “I need a fan…I’m hot and pregnant!” Been there girl! Kelis, who is known for switching up her hair and constantly setting... Continue Reading

Thandie Newton’s Hair In Her New African Woman Magazine Spread is Everything

British and Zimbabwean actress Thandie Newton covered New African Woman magazine and her hair is absolutely gorgeous. Wearing colorful African prints in a bucolic setting the gorgeous 42-year-old actress wears a fro, a pulled back puff, locs and a high... Continue Reading

This Photo of a Young Lisa Bonet Doing Zoe Kravitz’s Hair is Precious

In between mama’s legs, getting your hair done. So precious. What childhood hair memories do you have with your mother? Continue Reading

Alicia Keys Releases Sensuous Photo as She Confesses That Her Tomboy Image Was a Facade

When Alicia Keys came on the scene back in 2001, she had the tomboy look down with minimal makeup, cornrows, hats and baggy clothing. And while those elements are not masculine in and of themselves, by Alicia’s own admission they... Continue Reading

This Throwback Photo Shoot of Viola Davis Channeling Marilyn Monroe is Everything

Back in 2009 Viola Davis had just received an Oscar nomination for Doubt. It would be two years before her award-winning performance in The Help and five years before How To Get Away With Murder solidified her as a mainstream... Continue Reading

This Throwback Photo of Jada and Willow Smith Meditating Will Warm Your Heart

Yes, our favorite #carefreeblackgirl mother-daughter duo have one of the cutest throwback photos. Jada and a toddler Willow appear to be taking in some peace in a most serene environment. The pair was recently spotted spending quality time on vacation... Continue Reading

#Unbothered: Amandla Stenberg Poses It Up With Girlfriends For Dazed Magazine

You already know how we feel about how the media came for Amandla Stenberg for leaving one tiny comment on Kylie Jenner’s Instagram cornrows. She was called a jackhole and labeled an angry, bitter black girl. Well, mama raised her... Continue Reading

Brandy: ‘I Would Loc My Hair If I Wasn’t an Actress’

We’ve enjoyed wtaching Brandy rock various natural styles, but who knew her love of locs was this deep! In an interview with Essence.com, the 36-year-old beauty spoke excitedly about the natural hair movement and her desire to loc; ESSENCE.com: I’ve... Continue Reading

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Continue Reading