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It gets better, but not before it gets worse.

It gets better, but not before it gets worse.

There are a few things that I would like to admit about natural hair that are unpleasant, interesting, and important to know. Hang on. Here I go.   When you first go natural, you will inevitably have an ugly stage (waits for gasps). Yup.  A really, really, ugly, frustrating stage where you don’t understand WHY […]

Cause the Booty Don't Lie!

Cause the Booty Don’t Lie!

Janelle Monae AND Erykah Badu on the same track? How did we get so lucky????

My sister and I have been fans of Janelle Monae since she was still an indie artist, and we’ve loved Erykah Badu since FOREVER. Not only is she an amazing artist, but a lovely personality as we learned when she allowed us to interview her in 2011. Fans of both are in for a real treat; these two super naturals have teamed up on an awesome new track! Afros and lyrical wisdom are EVERYWHERE in this video, you literately HAVE to check it out below.

 

4 Ways Your Kinks Will Help You Survive This Summer!

4 Ways Your Kinks Will Help You Survive This Summer!

Kinks and curls are gorgeous, but did you know that they were also useful in hot weather?? (Say what??) Yup! As if you didn’t love your natural hair enough here’s four more reasons why your hair is awesome in the summertime.           Kinky/curly hair protects the wearer from UV rays.  Straight […]

The Naturalista Hair Show

The Naturalista Hair Show, founded by Angela Walker of N Natural Hair Studio is a showcase and celebration of the coming age of the modern naturalista. We’re standing on the backs of the women who came before us and looking out at a promising future. A future filled with leading healthier and happier lives from rocking natural hair to exercising and eating right. This expo teaches women of color how to care for their natural hair and live healthy lives while embracing the right to remain fabulous. For more information, click here.

8 Reasons Why 'Better Than Good Hair' Better Be on Your Shelf

8 Reasons Why ‘Better Than Good Hair’ Better Be on Your Shelf

Whatever you’re looking for, you can find online. Thumbnail sized octopus? Yup! Suggestions for a leaning tower of pickles? You got it! You can find literally anything! And that can be terrifying! At times the search for certain natural hair care tips can leave you drowning in a sea of good, bad and downright ugly […]

Keyshia Isn't The Only One Throwing Blows

Keyshia Isn’t The Only One Throwing Blows

So it’s official! Keyshia Cole doesn’t like Michelle Williams. She thinks Ms. Williams just f***s things up in general. And those are her words not mine. “I think I was frightened to blink for a sec. Then Michell sung and woke my ass up from my daze! She always fuckN the groove up.” Whether she […]

Have We Reached the Dream?

Have We Reached the Dream?

Before we got our first black president (well, second if you count Oprah), before Michael Jackson, there was just a little guy named Mike (yes Mike. Look it up). Just a preacher’s kid from Atlanta, he recognized common discrepancies that others had begun to live with and decided to do something about it. Years later, although […]

Curly Nikki Takes Tokyo!

Curly Nikki Takes Tokyo!

Konichiwa from Tokyo! I’ve received many emails over the years from natural haired soldiers (soldiers figuratively, and literally) stationed in random places, but the ones I received from Okinawa and Tokyo were coming fast and furious over the past 8 months. It piqued my curiosity. I learned they have quite the community over there (they […]

Huetiful Joins Forces with Celeb Stylist Felicia Leatherwood

Huetiful Joins Forces with Celeb Stylist Felicia Leatherwood

FELICIA LEATHERWOOD will be the Huetiful Salon’s first POP-UP Celebrity Stylist and Educator. Come out to visit her on Saturday, January 19th, from 9AM – 7PM and watch her provide Huetiful nanoSMOOTHING Treatments. Limited appointments including free consultations are also available with Felicia. For more information and to book the Huetiful nanoSMOOTHING Treatment at:www.huetifulsalon.com  

Christina Milian is Outta the Box!

Christina Milian is Outta the Box!

The long, thick and gorgeous braids that Janet Jackson rocked in the movie “Poetic Justice,” which we all wanted back in 1993, are definitely just as stylish and coveted today. Case in point, singer Christina Milian has adopted the bold and beautiful look and debuted her new ‘do on Tuesday via Twitter with the hashtag […]