Natural Celebrities

You Are Lupita

by Candace of Kiss My Curls Lupita Nyong’o almost wasn’t. In the past few months, Lupita Nyong’o has taken the world by storm with her grace, beauty, talent and sincerity. She takes pictures with a soft smile and a calm serenity, all the while totally killing a self-selected couture number (the girl has impeccable taste,... Continue Reading

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Debuts Natural Hair and Newborn

Melissa Harris-Perry, host of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show recently tweeted a picture of her newborn daughter along with her loose natural hair. Harris-Perry is known for rocking her signature individual braids on her show and lauds that her maternity leave will allow her to relax…the natural way of course! We love her hair! What are your thoughts... Continue Reading

Lupita Nyong’o Takes Home an Oscar and Forever Rules the Red Carpet

The amazing Lupita Nyong’o has been on our minds since her heart-wrenching performance as Patsey in the critically acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave. We will be keeping tabs on this gorgeous Kenyan natural as she slays the red carpet and takes home multiple awards. We hope that you are as inspired by this incredible... Continue Reading

Naomi Campbell Rocks an Afro Wig on the Graham Norton Show

We’re used to seeing supermodel Naomi Campbell in a bone-straight weave, but for a recent taping of the Graham Norton show she switched things up with an afro wig, and we LOVE the look! Channeling 70s Pam Grier, Miss Campbell was serving all kinds of sexy! Check out the pics and let us know your... Continue Reading

10 Naturals We Loved in the 90s

It’s always great to take a trip down memory lane. We wanted to shed some light on the natural haired ladies of the 90s that kept us entertained.  Let’s face it. “In a 90s kind of world, we’re glad we’ve got our girls.” This is just a sample of the many women we saw rocking their... Continue Reading

Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Natural Hair on Instagram

Back in 2012, Nicki Minaj tweeted a photo of her straightened natural hair. Because her face was not shown in the photo, it sparked a lot of debate (that, weirdly, continues in our comment section to this day) about whether or not the hair was really hers. In March 2013 Minaj did it again, tweeting... Continue Reading

Beyonce’s Waist Length Box Braids

Beyonce took to Tumblr to show off her waist length box braids. What do you think of her look? Source: Beyonce’s Tumblr account Continue Reading

Top Model Bre Scullark: My Natural Hair is Not a Trend

by Bre Scullark Before it was trendy, before it became this “new phenomenon”, my natural hair was and still is, who I am. My natural hair is so much more than a break from chemically processed and damaged hair. It is so much more than a liberation from the monotony of long body wave weaves... Continue Reading

Sister, Sister! Tamera Mowry Does the Big Chop!

Co-Host of the new hit daytime, talk show, The Real and former co-star of the 90s hit sitcom, Sister, Sister Tamera Mowry-Housely has gone and big chopped! The actress tweeted a photo late Sunday evening of remnants of her hair on the salon floor. Tamera’s twin sister, Tia big chopped in late 2012.   Just for... Continue Reading

Blue Ivy’s Birthday Curls and Erykah Badu’s New Flat Top

Tuesday marked the 2nd birthday for Blue Ivy Carter. Photo: TMZ The cute toddler was spotted celebrating her birthday with her parents, Beyonce and Jay-Z in the infamous Jungle Island at the Miami Zoo.   Erykah “On and On” Badu recently debuted her new hairstyle a la House Party/Class Act on Twitter a couple of... Continue Reading

Model Jessica White Shows Off Her Curls on Instagram

Model Jessica White took to Instagram recently to show off her natural curls. The Maybelline spokesmodel posted the following photo with the caption; #nofiter last day home… Then back to my weave, makeup and heels! Ugh can’t wait lol She also posted a couple photos relaxing with family members while rocking her curls. Very cute. Continue Reading

Saturday Night Live Adds First Black Female Cast Member in 5 Years

Saturday Night Live has announced their newest cast member and it’s the talented Sasheer Zamata. Zamata is the first black female cast member since Maya Rudolph’s departure in 2007. She also is the 5th black female castmember in the history of Saturday Night Live which debuted in 1975. See some clips from Sasheer’s performances below.... Continue Reading

Tia Mowry’s Son Cree is a Natural Hair Idol in the Making

A few weeks back we did a post on Alicia Key’s son Egypt. Well, there’s another celebrity offspring whose hair is catching our attention — Tia Mowry’s son Cree! The actress has been posting pictures of his hair on her Instagram account and we are loving his curly brown fro. On Christmas she posted this... Continue Reading

Yaya Dacosta Shows off her Newborn Son and Post-Baby Puff on Instagram

One of our favorite natural celebs is a new mommy! Yaya Dacosta (now Yaya Alafia since her marriage last year) gave birth to son Sankara three months ago. She shared the above photo with the caption: Best three months of my life!!! Thank you for choosing us, little prince! #homebirth #blackfamily The adorable infant is... Continue Reading

Love and Hip Hop Star Yandy Smith Shows Off Her Fro on Instagram

We missed this when it happened back in September, but the fro is so impressive that we had to share. Love and Hip Hop New York star Yandy Smith showed off her natural hair on Instagram with the caption: Took my weave out and look… sheeeeesh. for details on taming the beast. Best products... Continue Reading