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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The 15th Annual Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show

This past weekend, naturals from across the country flew to Atlanta to experience the largest natural hair show… the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show.  The event was organized by one of the pioneers in the natural hair industry, Taliah Waajid.  The hair show and the Color Me Bad Fashion Show was sponsored by Jamaican, Mango  & Lime, and III Sisters of Nature.   If you have never attended a...

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My World Natural Hair Show Experience
Oct08

My World Natural Hair Show Experience

Last weekend I attended the 2012 World Natural Hair and Beauty Show in Atlanta, GA hosted by the lovely Ms. Taliah Wajiid. I along with Natural hair and fellow BHM blogger Latoya Watson spent a full day speaking with vendors, attendees, and hairstylists. Along with watching hair demos, product shopping, and attending the Color Me Bad fashion show, Latoya and I asked attendees “What’s Your Hair Story?”. Upon walking into the venue a...

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What is My Hair Type? The Andre Walker Typing System
Oct05

What is My Hair Type? The Andre Walker Typing System

The Andre Walker Typing System.  It is the hair typing system most referenced in the natural hair community. But is also quite confusing. Often naturals post pictures on the web asking others to tell them them their hair type. Sadly, you can also find people arguing over someone’s true hair type.  Here, we will simplify the Andre Walker system in an easy to follow guide.  This typing system is a great starting point for...

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