Latoya Interviews Jenell of Kinky Curly Coily Me!
Feb07

Latoya Interviews Jenell of Kinky Curly Coily Me!

It all started with a need for an outlet where she could share her experience and inspire others.   When Jenell went natural in 2010, she didn’t know many people who were going natural.  She tried sharing her new found knowledge with her husband — then fiance.   Although he was very supportive of her journey, he wasn’t too interested in learning about the incorporation of shea butter and extra virgin olive oil into a...

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Latoya Covers the New Hair Resolutions Natural Hair Event
Jan26

Latoya Covers the New Hair Resolutions Natural Hair Event

On Saturday, Jan. 19, over 100 women attended “New Hair Resolutions” at Studio 505 in Wilmington, Del.  Organized by Maisia Jackson of the blog, Four Natural Girls, the event included informative workshops, local hair and accessory vendors, and tons of giveaways. Transitioners, new naturals, and seasoned veterans showed up wearing locs, twistouts, puffs, and even straight styles. “I decided to have an event in hopes...

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BHM Interviews Natural Girls United Creator
Jan19

BHM Interviews Natural Girls United Creator

Natural Girls United dolls are popping up all over the web.   These dolls have textured hairstyles and darker hues to mirror our hair and texture.   Black Hair Media had the opportunity to catch up with the Natural Girls United designer, Karen Boyd. Tell us more about yourself and Natural Girls United. I am an artist and business women from California.   Growing up, I never really had a doll that looked like me or had hair like mine. ...

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Knowing When To Get A New “Natural” Hair Stylist
Jan13

Knowing When To Get A New “Natural” Hair Stylist

You’ve seen the horror stories on YouTube and on blogs. Heat damaged hair, botched haircuts, and a stream of tears.  When you sit in a stylist’s chair, you are vulnerable. You sit down, they drape you, you tell them your expectations and hope for the best.  But how do you prevent yourself from becoming one of the fallen? Here are some tell-tale signs that you need to step out of your natural hair stylist’s chair:  No...

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Product Review: Qhemet Biologics Deluxe “Try Me” Kit
Dec14

Product Review: Qhemet Biologics Deluxe “Try Me” Kit

I’m a firm believer that you should try, ask, and research before you buy.  Companies are realizing that consumers want to try products without an expensive commitment, so many are offering trial size products. Recently, Qhemet Biologics launched the Deluxe “Try Me” Kit so that naturals can sample many of the products from their line.  To provide a comprehensive product review, I incorporated the products into my...

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