5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

by LaParis Hawkins

In 2009, I made the big chop and started growing my dreadlocks from a very short afro. I knew absolutely nothing about natural hair... Read More

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

Braids Go Against This Charter School’s Dress Code

by Brittany Fennell

Black students at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, Mass. have been facing punishment for wearing braids, according to reports. Read More

[Detangling our Roots] The History of Baby Hairs

[Detangling our Roots] The History of Baby Hairs

by Princess Gabbara

Nearly every Black and Latina woman knows the drill when it comes to styling her baby hairs. Pulling out a jar of gel or... Read More

SheaMoisture commercial

Updated: Social Media Not Happy With SheaMoisture Commercial

by Teryn Payne

Earlier this week,  hair care brand SheaMoisture launched its “Break Free from Hair Hate” campaign and some social media folk are NOT happy with their... Read More

Rising Illustrator and Cartoonist Turns Black Hair into Pop Art

Rising Illustrator and Cartoonist Turns Black Hair into Pop Art

by Teryn Payne

Have you ever wondered where creatives get their inspiration from? For 23-year-old Shannon Wright, the idea to start a Black hair illustration series came... Read More

Ten Hair Products To Help Your Blowout Last Longer

Ten Hair Products To Help Your Blowout Last Longer

by Joane Amay

Nothing can ruin the elation of getting a shiny, bouncy blowout quicker than realizing you don’t know how to maintain that magical salon-smoothness on... Read More

Michelle Obama Sports Her Au Naturale Tresses

Michelle Obama Sports Her Au Naturale Tresses

by Teryn Payne

Our beloved former First Lady, Michelle Obama along with our Former President Barack Obama, have been giving us the ultimate carefree vibes lately. In fact, recently... Read More

Rep. Maxine Waters, and Bill O'Reilly

Bill O’Reilly Apologizes to Maxine Waters for ‘James Brown Wig’ Comment

by Shantell E. Jamison

If you’re smart, you won’t tune into Fox News for anything of substance. And while most of us aren’t surprised or fazed by anything that comes... Read More

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STYLE EXCLUSIVE: Meet Demi Grace, the First Model With Locs to Star in a Pantene Campaign

by Teryn Payne

After 15 years of research, Pantene has launched it's Gold Series collection that celebrates the diversity of Black hair along with a powerful commercial highlighting women from African-American all ages and backgrounds. Read More

The History of the Afro

The History of the Afro

by Princess Gabbara

A little over a year ago, Beyoncé declared to the world: “I like my baby hair with baby hair and Afros.” As far as... Read More