Natural Hair Styles

27 Black Women Who Are Slaying Sister Locs on Instagram

We are kicking off the month by showing some love to our lovely sister loc’ed ladies! We’ve rounded up 26 photos of gorgeous sister locs that are sure to give you inspiration if you’re on the same journey or considering... Continue Reading

6 Styles You Can Do With the New Snappee Hair Ties

Snappee hair ties are an innovative hair tie created by LA-based Keziah Okonkwo that doesn’t damage natural hair like traditional hair ties which are secured with glue. The ties come in many colors and snap to close, allowing you to use... Continue Reading

12 Of the Blackest Hairstyles from Beyonce’s Lemonade

For the past several years Beyonce has pretty much stuck to long blonde weave. But for her latest work, she and her background performers sported a variety of visually stunning black styles. From banded ponytails to chunky twists, here are... Continue Reading

11 Women Rocking Goddess Locs, Summer 2016’s Trending Style + How to Install Them

Anyone who’s followed my blog, or the natural hair community in the last few years knows that faux locs have been a big thing for a while. You can even buy the style prepackaged and crochet it in. If you loved... Continue Reading

21 Naturals Rocking Undefined Fros for Formal Occasions

Though natural hair has been making its way into formal environments, styles have generally been limited to stretched updos, defined curls, or braids.  While there is nothing wrong with any of these looks, some of us (me included) want the freedom... Continue Reading

Blac Chyna Rocks Bantu Knots on Her Natural Hair, Dej Loaf Rocks the Look for Her Birthday

Over the weekend singer Dej Loaf and model Blac Chyna wore two different versions of bantu knots. Chyna’s bantu knots, done with her own natural hair, were detailed with mini cornrows woven throughout the style. Bantu Knots 👑 A video... Continue Reading

22 Mega Puffs That Have Us Drooling

The puff is the go to natural hair style when you can’t find time to style your hair or when you completely jam up your roller set or twist out. For me, puffs come to my rescue on wash day... Continue Reading

30 Photos That Prove Bantu Knots are a Wearable Style

Though bantu knots have been around for a LONG time, more and more naturals are demonstrating that we inherently emanate regality in the style.  Bantu knots are more than just a means to an end; they are are more than just... Continue Reading

Not ‘Boxer Braids’: 20 Black Women Slaying the Chunky Cornrow/Goddess Braids Trend

Forget “boxer braids”, these brown beauties are killing the cornrow game! Take a look a 20 Instagrammers who are showing everyone else how to slay this style. Yes to that highlight and the blue lip. Glow. She better work with... Continue Reading

[Pics] Nairobi Salon Gives Natural Hair Makeovers to 30 Kenyan Women for Stunning Photo Series

For the past few years, the natural hair scene in Africa has been gaining steam, and Nairobi is one of several African cities with a very thriving natural hair community. That said, there are still thousands if not millions of... Continue Reading

[Pic] Omarion is Taking Protective Styling to the Next Level

Go’on get it then Omarion! Mr O, who normally wears his hair in a tapered undefined fro, took things to the next level with a full on cornrow protective style/man bun. Cornrows on men are nothing new in the black... Continue Reading

Braid Appreciation: 20 of the Most Intricate Braid Designs on Instagram

Braids have a long tradition within the African diaspora, serving as both creative expression and protection for textured strands. Today the style is replicated on celebrities and the runways of fashion week while giving little or no credit to its... Continue Reading

10 Unique Professional Styles for Short Natural Hair of All Textures

I’ve been there before, struggling to walk the line of looking professional while being true to my creative self after a big chop. If you’re a career women, here are 10 gorgeous short hairstyles that can work for you. Flat... Continue Reading

5 Easy and Work-Friendly Protective Styles

So, it is a new year, and you are working on a new you all the way down to your protective style.  You are in a rut and want something new (AND easy) for 2016.  Well, look no further.  Here... Continue Reading

12 Natural Tapered Cuts According to Face Shape

The tapered haircut is a big chopper’s dream.  The style is sleek, edgy, and instantly gives your face lift. There are, however, many variations to the infamous tapered cut. Deciding which style would most suit your face has a lot... Continue Reading