Natural Celebrities

Blue Ivy Rocks Adorable Goddess Braid Bun

Can we get a tutorial for this style please? Blue Ivy was spotted jet setting with her parents out of a Paris airport this week rocking an adorable goddess braid crown bun! The two year old has rocked a plethora of styles this year and the petitioning peanut gallery has been quiet as all ever.... Continue Reading

Viola Davis Reveals Her Longtime Struggle with Alopecia

The Oscar nominated actress and star of the newly debuted Shonda Rhimes series, How to Get Away with Murder, Viola Davis revealed in a recent interview with Vulture that she has endured an ongoing battle with alopecia areata since the age of 28. “I woke up one day and it looked like I had a Mohawk. Big splash... Continue Reading

The Internet Comes for Tia Mowry… Because of Her Son’s Hairstyle?

There seems to be a trend online as of late. Folks have made it their personal mission to provide their unsolicited critiques when it comes to how celebrities should style their children’s hair. From the tactless petition to Beyonce regarding Blue Ivy’s coils to the more recent policing of the hair styles Tia Mowry chooses... Continue Reading

Janelle Monae’s Debuts Amazing Fro in Electric Lady Video + Ashanti & Monica Show Off Their Box Braids + “The Walking Dead’s” Danai Gurira at Comic Con

Our favorite android, Janelle Monae recently premiered her new music video for her second single, “Electric Lady.” In the video, Monae reintroduces us to that big, beautiful and bountiful fro of hers. The video also stars lovely talented ladies such as T-Boz, Estelle, Esperanza Spaulding, Monica, Kimbra and Fatima. Watch Monae break out the Nae-Nae and... Continue Reading

10 Celebrities Who Look Better With Natural Hair

by Ijeoma of KlassyKinks I’m a firm believer that natural hair IS for everybody. The hair that grows out of your scalp is meant for you! However, there are some people (myself included) whose natural hair looks so much better on them than straight hair. Sometimes those people happen to be famous, so here are... Continue Reading

Ciara Debuts New Look: Gorgeous Dreadlock Extensions

  No, that’s not Lisa Bonet. It’s the Queen of Crunk & B, new mom and soon to be Mrs. Future, Ciara. The R&B goddess uploaded a few photos of her radical new do to her instagram this weekend. We’re loving this look on you, Cici! What do you think about the look? Do you... Continue Reading

Blue Ivy’s Adorable Afro Puffs + Today Show Anchor Tamron Hall Shows Off Natural Curls On Air

Carter family jewels anyone? The Carters were spotted shopping at Ralph Lauren in the Hamptons this past Tuesday. Little Blue is rocking the cutest afro puffs and looking more and more like B every day. Bey later posted a photo of the toddler taking a nap. So cute! Today show anchor Tamron Hall debuted her... Continue Reading

Lupita Nyong’o Shows Off her Braiding Skills + Willow Rocks Blonde TWA Around NYC + Teyana Taylor’s Curly Ombre Bob

Lupita Nyong’o starred in a recent short for Vogue magazine entitled, Braids. In the clip, we watch her create amazing styles on 6 of her closest friends. We catch a glimpse of the Hollywood starlet’s skills as she effortlessly styles hair into bantu knots, goddess braids and cornrows. Nyong’o also shares the story of how she... Continue Reading

Rapper Lil Mama Rocks Afro Puffs + Blue Ivy’s Adorable High Bun + Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue + The Walking Dead’s Sonequa Martin-Green’s Red Carpet Updo

Little Miss Blue Ivy Carter was spotted around NYC with her father Jay-Z rocking a crown and donning a cute little bun. Despite the drama surrounding that utterly ridiculous petition about the hair of a 2-year-old, the Carters are doing just fine. Lets make a promise to keep the overt negativity and petty bullying to ourselves... Continue Reading

So THIS Is What Janelle Monae’s Full Twist Out Looks Like!

We’ve seen glimpses of it; when she straightened her hair for her Dance Apocalyptic video, when she had a “hair malfunction” at a 2010 concert. But never before had we seen the petite songstress rock her legendary curls out and about (and unstraightened)… until now! After an incredible performance at the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee,... Continue Reading

Blue Ivy’s Hair Sparks Absurd Petition + Nicole Ari Parker Talks Going Natural on ‘Wendy’ + Lupita Nyong’o’s Rocking Beach Body and Hair

After being spotted in New York, with her parents, an utterly ridiculous petition was launched to “comb Blue Ivy’s hair,” by someone, whom we suspect did not have anything better to do. At the time of posting, a little over 1200 signatures had been collected. Since when does the state of a child’s hair... Continue Reading

Jada and Willow Smith Rock Their Curls in Hawaii + OINTB Star Samira Wiley in Essence + Gabourey Sidibe’s Senegalese Twists

    The Smith family was spotted in Hawaii this week. Nothing like a dip in the Pacific Ocean to start off your summer. Also, Jada, if you’re reading, please pass along your ab routine!   Guess which breakout star is currently on this month’s magazine stands…   Yes, we’re coming back from a weekend... Continue Reading

Beyonce’s Knee-Length Box Braids

Beyonce really loves box braids! Who can blame her? They’re perfect for the summer season we’re heading into. This time she’s sporting a look where the hair is braided down to the scalp and parted to the side. Smart move, girl! No one likes looking down at a nice pair of shoes in the store... Continue Reading

Kimberly Elise Talks Natural Hair, Acting and Vh1’s “Hit The Floor”

She has portrayed complex characters who find their way through challenges in such films/shows as “Beloved,” “Diary of a Mad Black Woman,” “For Colored Girls,” “Girlfriends,” and “Hit the Floor.” We got a chance to speak with critically acclaimed actress Kimberly Elise about her natural hair, acting, and her show “Hit the Floor”. Let me... Continue Reading

Kenya Moore Rocks Goddess Braids in a Stunning Throwback Photo

In honor of throwback Thursday, legendary natural hair salon Khamit Kinks posted a photo to their Instagram account of Kenya Moore rocking one of their styles for an Essence magazine shoot. Moore was a model before taking home the Miss USA crown in 1993. The stunning photo was accompanied by the following caption #tbt Back... Continue Reading