Natural Celebrities

Mama Tina Knowles Shows Off a Headful of Thick, Long Natural Hair on Instagram

When Tina Knowles posted this photo in the Miami humidity, some might have assumed she was sporting a nice curly wig. Trying the natural hair cause this humidity in Miami is a Hot mess. Whatcha think ? A photo posted... Continue Reading

Zendaya Shows Off Her Auntie Skills Styling Her Niece’s Natural Hair

Actress-Singer, Zendaya Coleman or affectionately known as “Auntie Daya”, posted the following display of #blackgirlmagic and family time to her instagram account.   Auntie Daya duties, washing sheets, forcing them to talk to me about their life (cause I'm supposed... Continue Reading

Mo’Nique Gives a First Glimpse at Her Afro

Over the weekend, comedienne Mo’Nique took to Instagram to display her new look: a gorgeous undefined afro. Of course followers wanted to know if the fro was real. While Monique didn’t confirm if the new do was her own or... Continue Reading

Erykah Badu Tweets That Girls Should Lower Their Skirts to Avoid ‘Distracting’ Male Teachers

Last night, Erykah Badu began a series of tweets agreeing with an article that asserted that young girls should dress in ways that don’t “distract” their male teachers. The entire thread is incredibly long (it’s 12:30pm the next day and... Continue Reading

Lalah Hathaway: ‘My Record Label Talked Me Out of Locing My Hair’

In 1998, recording artist Lalah Hathaway made the decision to loc her hair. Hathaway had been considering locing for years. However, the opposition she faced from her record label presented a huge roadblock, she revealed: “I decided first in 1992... Continue Reading

Rihanna, Kelly Rowland and More Slay the “Black Girls Rock!” Red Carpet

Last night was the taping of the annual “Black Girls Rock!” awards show, which honors and empowers black women who are making waves.  The event was attended by numerous black female celebrities, including Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Shonda Rhimes,... Continue Reading

[Pics] There is an Entire Instagram Account Dedicated to a Barbie Designed After Singer Brandy Norwood!

Although singer Brandy Norwood already had a Barbie created after her in the 90s, superfan Tyren Redd was inspired to create another doll in the star’s likeness. The doll, which Redd has named ‘Barbie Brandy’, rocks Havana twists, Afro hair,... Continue Reading

Mara Brock Akil Recalls Being Swung On as a Teen by Girls Jealous of Her Curls

Goddess of black woman television Mara Brock Akil was recently featured in Michaela Angela Davis’ online series Hair Tales. The creator of hit shows Girlfriends , The Game and Being Mary Jane, reflected on her hair journey and what her hair means to... Continue Reading

[Pics] 15-Year-Old Willow Smith Stuns in Beautiful W Magazine Spread

A few days ago Willow Smith was announced as the new face of Chanel. And in a gorgeous spread for W Magazine’s April 2016 issue, we get a closer look at the 15-year-old who is making a name for herself... Continue Reading

Fans Upset ‘Empire’ Star Serayah McNeill Straightened Her Hair

According to an interview with the NY Daily News, typically curly Empire star Serayah McNeill had a run-in with a fan who didn’t really jive with her sleeker tresses: “She was so upset because my hair was straight,” she recalled of a... Continue Reading

9 Times Amber Riley Flossed Her Natural Hair Adorably on Instagram

You might know Amber Riley as a star of Glee, or the season 17 (and only black woman) winner of Dancing with the Stars or as Addaperle The Good Witch of the North in the record-breaking The Wiz Live! on... Continue Reading

[Pics] Tia Mowry Embraces Her Recent Weight Gain Despite Internet Hate

Tia Mowry is refusing to let Hollywood’s twisted perceptions of acceptable beauty change the way she sees herself. After debuting her new cooking show Tia Mowry at Home, the 36-year-old actress gained what she described as “10, 15 pounds”. She... Continue Reading

[Pics] Teyonah Parris’ Mom Looks Like She Could Be Her Sister

Last month, we showcased some amazing photos of black mothers and daughters who look like sisters.  Well, our favorite celebrity natural, Teyonah Parris, recently posted a picture of herself and her mother on Instagram, and they look like sisters!  We would... Continue Reading

[Pic] Rapper Da Brat Shows Off New Glam Look and Curly Do

The first platinum-selling female rapper turned Empire actress and radio host, Da Brat debuted a new curly look this week on her Instagram account. This is a departure from Da Brat’s normal style of braids and plaits. What do you think of her... Continue Reading

[Video] Amandla Stenberg Affirms Her Bisexuality During Teen Vogue SnapChat Takeover

17-year-old starlet Amandla Stenberg has been making waves for carefree black girls everywhere from her profound and poignant video on cultural appropriation last year to her continued activism and visibility in the social justice sphere. Recently, she covered the February... Continue Reading