Halo Effect: Grow & Protect Your Edges and Nape
Jan30

Halo Effect: Grow & Protect Your Edges and Nape

The edges and nape of a woman’s hair can be the most troublesome.  They are often much shorter than the overall length of the person’s hair.   Let’s say you’ve developed a regimen that seems to be working beautifully, your hair is growing nice and strong, thick and healthy, and you’ve been able to retain length.    But when you comb your hair up into a ponytail, the hair in the back never quite reaches the holder and falls down or...

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Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson
Jan21

Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson

We all know Beverly Johnson as the first woman of color to grace the cover of Vogue magazine.   We also know her as one of the world’s first African American super models.  What we don’t know is that there is so much more to Beverly Johnson than being a model or even a beautiful woman.   Beverly Johnson is not only a fashion icon but also a successful business woman who now has her own hair extension line as well a new...

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Salute to Black Women Making History
Jan18

Salute to Black Women Making History

As the nation celebrates National Women’s History month in March, we celebrate black women with fierce style making history today. The National Women’s History Project was founded in 1980. It is an educational non-profit organization with the mission of recognition and celebration of women and their historic achievements. Their goal is to provide information and educational materials to promote awareness of the many...

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Does Teaching Your Son To Have Swag Affect His Future?
Jan18

Does Teaching Your Son To Have Swag Affect His Future?

While scanning through my Facebook statuses recently, I noticed a reoccurring theme from many of the African American parents with sons.   They want their son to look “cool”.   So much so that they purposely dress them in expensive name brand clothing that these children will undoubtedly grow out of within months. We display pictures of our sons posing in poses that they either learned from watching an adult or were purposely...

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Tips For Progressing Your Child Into Natural Hair
Jan18

Tips For Progressing Your Child Into Natural Hair

Natural hair has become very popular among African Americans.  For the mothers who are considering moving their children over into the natural hair arena, they should consider the following hair styling tips listed in the sections below.   Following these will ensure that your child has a smooth and hopefully painless transition to natural hair. Brushing/Massaging Brushing/massaging natural hair, daily, is vital to hair growth because...

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