My Top 10 Favorite You Tube Hair Vloggers

I’ll share a secret with you – I went about three years without cable television.  Yep…three whole years!  But I’ve always had the internet so during that time You Tube became a regular source of entertainment and I’ve developed quite a fondness for watching certain people.  There are lots of times I do a search and watch someone based on a need, but there are several women whose videos I watch consistently for various reasons.  And...

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Trend to Try:  Top Knot Hair Bun
Oct12

Trend to Try: Top Knot Hair Bun

No longer a look reserved for librarians, the top knot can be incredibly chic and feminine.  It is a very popular look among celebrities – LaLa Anthony, Ashanti, and Kim Kardashian have all been seen wearing various versions of the top knot bun among many other celebs.  Red carpet, date night, work, or even the gym – this bun is so versatile it works for any occasion.  I used to only feel comfortable wearing low or...

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Do people still lie about being natural?
Oct11

Do people still lie about being natural?

I remember when I was younger, people got texturizers or curl relaxers and claimed it was their natural texture.  Soul Glo juice dripping down the side of their face, they would look you dead in the eye and say “My hair is just curly like this…I didn’t use S-curl!” I would stare blank faced at them, too stunned to even give good side-eye!  I really thought we’ve come out of the age of curly...

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Hair versus Health, A Black Woman’s Struggle!
Oct10

Hair versus Health, A Black Woman’s Struggle!

It is no secret that there is a long standing struggle with Black women between maintaining great looking hair and exercising regularly.  In the June/July issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair Magazine, I was shocked to read the following advice from the “experts”: “When you’ve had your hair freshly styled, let that style set in for a week,” offers stylist nadine branch.  “Get your money’s...

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Celebrity Hair Crush:  Kimberly Elise
Oct04

Celebrity Hair Crush: Kimberly Elise

Kimberly is no stranger to the natural hair community and has been very vocal about how much she loves her natural curls, frequently wearing her fro publicly to red carpet events.  Even though her profession requires versatility I love when actresses embrace their real hair and flaunt it whenever the opportunity presents itself.  It is even more encouraging when they take the time to share their thoughts on their natural hair, their...

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