Dark and Lovely's #ThatsMyCurl video series is both hilarious and relatable.
We love styling our 4C hair, but sometimes, it can be hard to find the products that will properly relieve the scalp. It can be thicker to the root, and maybe a little drier, so it’s important to find products that will properly cleanse and soothe our scalp while moisturizing the locks. Here are nine oils, serums and all natural products that promise to heal your tresses from root to tip.
While our ponytails have never failed us on a bad hair day, the reliable do could use a fashionable upgrade. Let’s be real: it can get a little boring sometimes. Fortunately, you can elevate the look in seconds by adding a few chic accessories. Hair embellishments are trending and there are plenty of not so basic ties and holders that will effortlessly boost your updo. To spice things up for the holiday season and beyond, wrap your strands around these stylish options.
Curly girls everywhere are creating more efficient and productive techniques for growing their tresses (and taking the hair care industry to new levels), but the buck isn’t stopping with DIY methods and YouTube vlogs. The ever-growing natural hair movement has created a new generation of naturalistas that believe black girl hair care should be just as mobile, personalized and rewarding as any other beauty regimen. Hair care connoisseurs are answering back with the help of smart phone technology, and creating divisive applications for the palm of your hand that track and maintain a healthy hair journey. Scientific hair analysis and customized products regimens are just some benefits of the downloads. The ground-breaking apps also serve as interactive forums in the natural hair community for fellow natural girls to chat or gather hair inspiration for that next new style! Bookmark these downloadable hair care apps as your new must-haves and get a leg up on achieving your next set of #hairgoals.
The politics of black hair in white spaces have sparked dialogue everywhere from the workplace to Hollywood. While we’re currently fighting the battle of locs being accepted in the corporate world, Hollywood is slowly but surely embracing the kinks, coils and wide spectrum of textures that come on the heads of black stars. It was once expected that a woman should either relax, straighten or weave her natural hair for the stage or screen, but these days, you’re more apt to find the likes of Tracee Ellis Ross or Lupita Nyong'o sporting their natural tresses. Along with those two leading ladies, we’ve compiled a list of 10 other celebrities who have embraced their natural hair both on and off duty.
Jaheim, Yung Joc and August Alsina are just a few of the celebrities rocking press-and-curls and other styles usually worn by women.
Undisputable fact: there's nothing more fun that a box of hair dye. We love perusing Instagram for color inspiration and as of late, gray is the shade every beauty girl is coveting. No matter the style, it appears silver locks are the standout look no one can deny...including us! Although we love seeing celebrities and other high profile beauties don gray tresses, what really takes our breath away are beautiful black woman slaying with the real thing. Here's proof that natural gray hair is far from outdated.
Despite the unseasonably warmer temps this week, Old Man Winter is still en route. While we love turtleneck sweaters as much as anyone else, one fact remains—cooler temps can do a number on your skin and hair. Oftentimes, natural and protective styles are attributed with the summer months, but your delicate strands need even more care during the winter season. From varying temps indoors (and outdoors) to rough wool hats, there are a number of culprits to blame for hair breakage. To help you out, we’ve rounded up 25 fierce hair ideas for you to try this season and beyond.
It may sound shallow to some, but keeping up with my beauty regimen and stylish dressing was important to me.
Their steals and deals for our favorite brands never seem to disappoint. And now, T.J.Maxx is poised to takeover the beauty game. Last week, the department store giant announced that it will be selling beauty products online and we are beyond ecstatic. From hair to makeup to skincare, they’ve got you covered with some top-notch prestige brands. We searched the site high and low and found products that actually work for us brown girls. From coconut oil in a glass bottle to decorated flat irons, you’ll definitely become a Maxxinista after seeing these beauty picks.
A head wrap is the hair accessory that keeps on giving. Be it solid colored or covered in a bold print, there are endless ways to style it. This is easier said than done, depending on your skill level. So we've teamed up with Paola Mathe, founder of Fanm Djanm, to show you how to slay five ways in record time. Press play, take notes and strike a fierce pose. It's time to step up your fall fashion game!
If you like to skip the suds and get down to business with a product that will condition your hair on-the-go, reach for a leave in conditioner. They’re an effortless way to provide your hair with healthy nutrients that support growth and protect it from damage. Like most hair products, leave-in conditioners aren’t created equal. Whether you’re a naturalista, wash and go curly girl or relaxed maven, there’s a formula for every type of hair struggle you're bound to face. And with winter on the horizon, you should be ready to fight seasonal dryness and breakage. Our favorites are top rated, crazy afforable and guaranteed to bring your locks back to life.
Justine wins hairstyle of the year with perfect purple finger waves.
Karrueche is proof that this season is all about a head-turning hairstyle.