Jade from Canada // 3C/4A Natural Hair

What is your name and where are you from? J: My name is Jade Janelle. I was born in Jamaica, but currently live in Mississauga, Canada (just outside of Toronto) Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! J: I did the big chop just about 7 years ago. I resorted... Continue Reading

20 Natural Brides Who Slayed Our Lives

Via MyColoures.com Unfortunately, there are a few ignorant folks who still believe that natural hair cannot be styled to look glamorous enough for special occasions. Clearly those fools are wrong. Black hair in all of its glory can look sleek and fab. Source: Instagram.com/bridesandbabies Source: Instagram.com/the_suns_harvest Source: Instagram.com/elite_visions Source: Instagram.com/chocolatebridesandgrooms Source: Instagram.com/creolelioness Source: Instagram.com/grimcdee Source:... Continue Reading

How I Keep My Ends from Tangling, Knotting and Breaking (4C Hair)

You see, while some naturals make major hair care mistakes and then learn, my experience was quite different.  I went into my natural journey prepared with all the tools (e.g., information from hair care forums, fotki albums, and veteran naturals) I needed to retain length.  I retained that length and ultimately hit my goal.  Then I... Continue Reading

No, Having Natural Hair DOESN’T Mean You Can Frolic In the Rain

It’s springtime, and you know what that means – rain! I’ve seen many naturalistas claim that they love being natural because they don’t worry about getting their hair wet, but let me tell you, I am NOT one of them. While I don’t mind a light sprinkling on my locks, anything more than that often... Continue Reading

Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Rocks Cornrows to the 2015 Met Gala and Looks Absolutely Stunning

The talented Supermodel, Jourdan Dunn looked ever so stunning on the Met Gala red carpet rocking Burberry with cornrows fit for a goddess (contrary to the belief of the team over at Lauren Conrad’s blog that cornrows are a ‘jail hairstyle.’) Dunn’s cornrows were gathered into a low elegant ponytail for the evening. Getting braided... Continue Reading

Lauren Conrad’s Blog Equates Cornrow Protective Styling With Jail Time

In a post on former Hills star Lauren Conrad’s blog The Beauty Department, a seemingly innocent post about keeping hair healthy while swimming in the pool/ocean on vacation took a wrong turn and kept on going down the wrong street when she equated cornrows with jail time. Stylist Kristin Ess used deep conditioner-slathered cornrows as... Continue Reading

“Django Unchained” Actress Ordered to Apologize to Police Officers She Falsely Accused of Racism

You may recall the huge mess that was made last September by “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts. Watts and her boyfriend, Brian Lucas were reportedly engaging in lewd acts outside of CBS Studios in Studio City, CA in the plain sight of onlookers who asked them to stop before calling the police. The couple denied... Continue Reading

15 Photos That Prove Bob Box Braids Are the Hottest New Protective Style Trend

Box braids have been around for a while and are definitely not going anywhere anytime soon. While the trend has shifted from micros to jumbos to classic poetic justice to all the way down to your butt a la Solange versions, the newest braid trend is definitely the bob. The shorter style works as a... Continue Reading

8 Natural UK Vloggers to Follow on YouTube

For the last several weeks, we have featured Caribbean, Nigerian, Ghanaian, and Afro-latina naturals on YouTube. We are switching things up this week and focusing on geography. This next round of features consists of vloggers who are based in the United Kingdom. 1. Curly Proverbz Farida of Curly Proverbz is a natural based in the UK.... Continue Reading

Beyonce Signs Natural YouTube Sensations + Lauryn Hill and 7 y-o Daughter Perform ‘That Thing’

Beyonce, through her management company Parkwood Entertainment, has signed the talented sisters and Youtube sensations, Chloe and Halle Bailey. Check out their crazy good cover of Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home” …and of course their very popular cover of Beyonce “Pretty Hurts”. It’s racked over 8 million views! The contracts have the young girls... Continue Reading

5 Gorgeous Styles That Require Adding Just One or Two Pieces of Hair

Do you feel like going big, bold and voluminous with your hair. Well try these very simple but gorgeous styles that require just adding one or two pieces of Kanekalon hair. Check it out… 1. Boho Chic French Braids Bianca Alexa shows us how to add hair to exaggerate length on french braids, giving them... Continue Reading

Buzzfeed Compiles List of Top UK Beauty Vloggers… And Readers are Upset Because It’s All Black

On April 21 Buzzfeed writer Bim Adewunmi compiled a list of top UK beauty bloggers in an article entitled 14 UK YouTubers Who Will Transform Your Fashion And Make-Up Game. The listed featured both up-and-coming and more established beauty vloggers, with channel subscriptions ranging from a few thousand to half a million. The featured vloggers... Continue Reading

Kim Kardashian Refers to Daughter North West’s Hair as a “Crazy Afro” and People are Upset… Should They Be?

Kim Kardashian is one of the most photographed woman in the world… so it was only a matter of time before her daughter’s appearance became a topic of discussion and debate. But some people are casting a skeptical eye at Kim after she herself referenced her daughter’s hair in what some feel is a derogatory... Continue Reading

2 Ways to Take Down Faux Locs Quickly and Without Breakage

Faux locs are not only beautiful, but they’re a great way to protect your natural hair, while still sporting a natural look. The installation of faux locs can take up to 8 hours, but did you know that it’s taking some people hours just to take those bad boys down? It’s true. I’ve heard a... Continue Reading

Cintia from Baltimore // 3A/3B Natural Hair

What is your name and where are you from? C: Hello my name is Cintia & I am from Baltimore Maryland Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! C: In 2008 I  made the best decision ever to return natural and start my journey. I decided to return natural because... Continue Reading