Natural Hair

North Carolina Reporter Removes Wig On-Air, Declares “Natural Hair Liberation Day”

Akilah Davis made the reveal live on Juneteenth to celebrate “the hair freedom she’s always wanted.” Read More


'Jaja’s African Hair Braiding' Is A Love Letter To Black Beauty And Immigrants 

In honor of the play’s debut, playwright, Jocelyn Bioh, speaks with ESSENCE about her career journey and bringing the play… Read More

Hair Products and Tools

Shop Essence Live: 5 Must-Have Products For A Healthy Scalp

By Jennifer Ford · Updated September 23, 2020 On this episode of Shop Essence Live, Shrerelle Sampson, the visionary behind… Read More