10% Off Unrefined Raw and Whipped Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter

Shea butter — almost all naturals use it. Its softening and sealing qualities for hair and skin are well known, so we decided to make it easy for you to get! BGLH’s online store — BGLH Marketplace — is carrying unrefined shea butter. You can buy it raw, whipped-unscented or whipped-scented (with vanilla, lavender, peppermint,... Continue Reading

5 Ways To Make Money in the Natural Hair Industry

by Ijeoma of Klassy Kinks Research has recently shown that big hair and beauty brands are losing money due to drops in relaxer sales. It’s clear that naturals are spending their money elsewhere. If you’re so inclined, here are some ways to responsibly cash in on the natural hair movement: 1. Sell Your Own Products... Continue Reading

5 Things That Keep Most Women from Going Natural

by Daily of Daily Curlz Sitting down and having a conversation with a curly girl under cover aka anyone with relaxed hair or any sort of treatment to hide her hair texture, is quite remarkable. It is funny to me how many women refer to my natural hair as beautiful, pretty, amazing and all that... Continue Reading

3 Bold Natural Hair Trends for Spring 2014

Content Provided by Klassy Kinks Crayola Color Your Curls Lots of people (myself included) go lighter with their hair color during the spring & summer with brown, auburn, copper, and blond hues. The more bold and fearless naturals are using all kinds of colors we haven’t seen since Kindergarten art class in their hair. Think pastel... Continue Reading

[Sponsored] Hit YouTube Series ‘Hello Cupid’ is Back! Season 2 Trailer Inside

With the exception of commercials or small supporting roles, natural haired beauties are a rare sight on television. BLACK&SEXY TV (an independent online entertainment network) is changing this with an array of award-winning YouTube series featuring gorgeous, confident women who rock their curls proudly. Their hit series HELLO CUPID, stars Ashley Blaine Featherson and Hayley... Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Under $100

Valentine’s Day is this week and here at BGLH, we have a few things on our wish list that we wouldn’t mind getting from “BAE.” Rinny Hand Painted Silk Kimono   I’ve always wanted a nice silk robe to wear around the house that makes me feel as sexy as Lady Eloise in Boomerang. Under $100... Continue Reading

Introducing Baby and Blog: A Site Celebrating Black Mommyhood

Hello ladies, Most of you know me as a natural hair blogger, but 8 months ago I also became a new mom! The experience has been life-altering (to say the least!), but I’ve been bummed to find that there are very few active, online spaces for mothers of color. So I decided to create one.... Continue Reading

Welcome to the NEW BGLH!

In a few short months, BGLH will celebrate its 5 year anniversary! And it’s crazy to me that what started as a hobby has turned into this hub of inspiration and beauty. We’ve had hundreds of discussions on hair, beauty and culture, featured hundreds of natural women and, in the process, outgrown the title of... Continue Reading