Natural Celebrities

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

Blue Ivy’s Fab Ballerina Bun + Tia Mowry’s Boldly Beautiful Box Braids + Lala Anthony’s Chic Corn Rows

  Little Miss Blue Ivy was out and about shopping in Beverly Hills with her fabulous parents, Beyonce and Jay-Z this past Tuesday. The toddler donned an adorable ballerina bun that was “on pointe” (ballet pun). We also spotted darling ballet flats! Could Blue follow in the footsteps of ballet icon, Misty Copeland? Love her facial... Continue Reading

Teyonah Parris Stuns At Elle’s Women In Hollywood Celebration

Teyonah Parris, who is currently starring as Coco Conners in Dear White People, looked stunning at Elle’s Women in Hollywood Celebration, rocking natural hair extensions and a gorgeous front twist. What do you think of this look? [Photo Source: Zimbio] Continue Reading

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