My Hair Story
Oct21

My Hair Story

“Duro duro, malo malo”, the hairdresser complained. Male patron asks (in Spanish), “How do you  do hair that is so hard and so bad?” Hairdresser begins to respond, but I interject.  “Excuse me. I understand Spanish. Can you please stop talking about me?” That, my friends, is my hair story. Or at least the beginning…   Growing up, my particular hair type was not celebrated in the black...

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How to Make the Most of A Hair Show
Oct19

How to Make the Most of A Hair Show

Hair shows and events are popping up around the country.  From major cities to small towns, naturals are gathering to share tips, purchase goodies, and attend workshops.  With so many options at these events, it can get overwhelming. So here are few tips as you navigate  your next hair show… Socialize and Network See someone with beautiful hair? Compliment them.  Want to know how they achieved the style? Ask them. Build your...

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Textured Beauty: Chrissy
Oct17

Textured Beauty: Chrissy

Name: Chrissy Tell us about yourself: 23yrs old live in Sacramento, Ca. Just Married in mid July. I’m a wardrobe stylist. I love my job! Transforming a person’s image is of how they see themselves and how the world sees them is such a fulfilling experience. I love to shop! I do a lot of volunteer work at hospitals and homeless shelters. Love church! I sing in a gospel group called Duane Johnson and Born Again. I love...

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The Color Me Bad Fashion Show

The Color Me Bad Fashion Show is where cutting edge fashion and natural hair converge. Six designers, one stage… superb fashion  Hosted by Kimmie, backup dancer and choreographer for Beyonce, the event proved to be quite engaging.  Kimmie asked the audience, “Are you ready?”  The response?  “I was born ready!”  And ready they were. Each designer, presented a collection with the use of color and pattern in...

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Textured Beauty: Kristel
Oct10

Textured Beauty: Kristel

Name: Kristel What is your hair’s name? MyHair Tell us about yourself. I am a dance teacher. I work with non profit companies as well as the board of education teaching dance and step.  I am also a group leader for after school programs. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I’ve been natural for 7 months. Transitioned for 13. I went natural because I was bored with my straight hair.  I wanted variety....

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