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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Trend to Try: Braided Headband
Oct03

Trend to Try: Braided Headband

I absolutely LOVE this look!  In my opinion, the braided headband is not a trend because its always in style.  However, it does seem to be more popular lately. There are so many variations – you can create a cornrow or french braid against your scalp or make an unattached plait and pin it across the front.  Chili went old school and made two braids then connected them in the middle   Thick braids tend to look more regal and...

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Natural Hair Discussion: Is it easier if you start with short hair?
Oct02

Natural Hair Discussion: Is it easier if you start with short hair?

When I first began my healthy hair journey, my hair fell to about neck and chin length.  I refrained from relaxing for seven months due to a bad relaxer service (see my hair story for more details) because I was waiting to return to my trusted stylist.  However, the longer I stretched my relaxer – the more thought I gave to transitioning.  I decided against it for a few reasons, but about a year later revisited the idea of allowing my...

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Design Essentials at Spelman Market Friday
Oct01

Design Essentials at Spelman Market Friday

Recently,  Design Essentials®, helped the scholars of the Atlanta University Center head back to school in style with a special kickoff at Market Friday—  a student vendor fair on the campus of Spelman College. The Design Essentials® booth drew more than 600 beauties from Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University to receive free, full retail sizes of the Design Essentials® Natural Moisturizing Conditioner and free natural...

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Acceptable Ways to Wear a Scarf in Public
Sep25

Acceptable Ways to Wear a Scarf in Public

As I begin this post, I pray you are not the woman of whom I speak.  The one who wears bonnets in public.  The woman who rocks rollers outside the confines of her home.  Said chick who walks around with her hair wrapped with a grease stained scarf tied around her head.  PLEASE tell me that is not you.  If it happens to be, please understand that none of the aforementioned are never acceptable.  Not if it is late, not if you just had...

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