HAIR: Natural Journey
The Natural Hair Expo in Connecticut held it’s 1st bi-annual event that showcased natural hair, beauty and wellness companies and products to over 300 women at the Residence Inn Marriott in downtown Connecticut. Guest hosts and fellow curl friends, Connecticut Curlies and Boston Naturals, helped make the curly hair affair a day to remember. Take a look at a few of our favorite hairstyles.
Heat is probably one of the most controversial topics within the natural hair community. Should we use heat or completely avoid it?
When Monique Hurd’s professor told her her twist-out hairstyle was inappropriate, she conducted herself in a professional manner and let the incident serve as a teachable moment. She chose to educate her predominantly Caucasian school about her natural hair. Now she’s a registered nurse living in Bronx, New York who couldn’t be happier with her natural curls.
One of my favorite DIY hair masques includes two of your favorite thanksgiving foods: avocado and pumpkin.
When Michelle decided to stop relaxing her hair, she took it a step further and started a natural hair care line for women just like herself.
Creating twists was the first hair style I learned as a young dusty-footed girl in Mississippi. Twists and braids are used to create many natural hairstyles, and knowing how to do both will make setting your hair in a style a breeze. But even when we think we’ve mastered the technique they still look crazy. Here are four possible reasons…
Dr. Nia Malika Pole started her natural hair journey eight years ago when she became very ill. Taking care of her relaxed hair wasn’t a priority. One day she walked into a stylist's booth in Atlanta and the stylist cut off her damaged, permed hair. It was the most freeing and scary thing she had ever done.
Jane Carter, CEO of Jane Carter Solutions, explains questions to ask your stylist before deciding to be natural.
Over the past couple of years, ombré hair color has been a top trend with women of all ethnic backgrounds. Bright "crayola box" colors have been extremely popular but for the fall and winter-go for warm golds and browns. But, which look is great for you?