Natural Celebrities

Blue Ivy’s Hair Sparks Absurd Change.org 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 Change.org 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

Tameka “Tiny” Harris Gets a Deva Cut to Remove Heat Damaged Natural Hair

Singer, songwriter, reality star, and wife of rapper T.I., Tameka “Tiny” Harris is known for rocking bright weaves and blonde extensions. But for the past few weeks, she’s been weaveless and rocking her curls! She definitely had some heat damage (from keeping the front of her hair straight to blend with the weaves, no doubt),... Continue Reading

Rihanna Rocks Bantu Knots at the iHeart Music Awards

Rihanna cleaned up at this year’s I Heart Music Awards rocking a green lip, bantu knots and a sheer gothic lace-inspired dress. Some gossip blogs such as Perez Hilton have been downright snarky about the popular natural hair look, comparing it to Uzo Aduba’s character, “Crazy Eyes,” on the hit series Orange is the New Black. Don’t... Continue Reading

Tia Mowry Rocks Her Fro on Mexican Anniversary +Tamera Rocks Shorter TWA + Jordin Sparks Wows in a Bikini

Tia Mowry-Hardict celebrated her six year wedding anniversary with hubby, Cory in Mexico over the weekend. She donned her TWA all weekend long with cute bohemian fits to match the warm weather.   On the other side of the continent, her sister, Tamera made a bold statement this past weekend at a Kiehl’s Earth Day... Continue Reading

Lupita Nyong’o Covers Marie Claire + Taraji Henson Steps Out Sans Weave + Beyonce Rocks Curly Locks on Vacation

Lupita stuns in the May issue of Marie Claire magazine. She’s definitely a force to be reckoned with when it comes to stealing a scene, be it in film or fashion. Lupita premiered her cover at the Marie Claire Fresh Faces event in Hollywood a couple of days ago with a perfectly coiffed curly do that... Continue Reading

Tia & Tamera’s Curly Family Selfie + Kelis Debuts Grey Hair + Lauryn Hill Rocks TWA in Concert

Our favorite curly-haired twin duo, Tia and Tamera were out and about with kids in tow this week. Tia uploaded the above photo to her facebook page with the following caption : this is what happens when four people take a selfie…. #family#cousins#love Also, it’s the 20th anniversary of Sister, Sister! We’re still reminiscing over that... Continue Reading

Kelly Rowland: I’m Rocking This Bob Because of Color Damage

Say it ain’t so Kelly!! You might have noticed the sexy songstress is rocking a hot bob lately. Well, it wasn’t entirely by choice. In an interview with People Magazine Kelly shared that the bob is the result of color damage. Check it out; I wanted to experiment and color my own hair. That was... Continue Reading

Janelle Monae Rocks a Sexy Dress (!) And Sleek Bun + Brandy Instagrams Fro Pics

We rarely ever see Janelle Monae like this! The stunning songstress stepped out in a white hot outfit and slicked back hair as she partied with the Wondaland Arts Society this past week. Get em’ Janelle! And Brandy is rocking a fro wig from the Heat Free Hair Movement. We’ve written about the Heat Free... Continue Reading

16 of Our Favorite Natural Hair Essence Magazine Covers

Essence just debuted its May issue, which focuses on natural hair and has 3 separate covers featuring Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Solange. We loved it so much that we decided to go back in time and find other Essence covers featuring some of our favorite naturals. Check it out… Fallin with Alicia Keys’ intricate braids... Continue Reading

Willow Smith Rocks Waist-Length Faux Locs

The youngest member of the Smith family and now super cool trendy teen, Willow was spotted around Los Angeles serving psychedelic bohomian realness. Willow has ditched her colorful wigs and is now rocking what appears to be faux-locs. We love the look! Would any of you try waist-length faux locs? Continue Reading

Beyonce ‘Does Something’ With Blue Ivy’s Hair…. Puts It In A Cute Top Knot

For moooonths, people have been criticizing Beyonce for keeping her baby’s hair “unkempt” and “uncombed”. We have always felt Blue Ivy’s little fros were coily and cute! Well, all the complainers can quiet down because Beyonce has ‘done something’ with her baby’s hair. The Carter family was spotted in Barcelona as Beyonce begins the final... Continue Reading