Devri Velázquez

The Angelica Doll: Truer Representation For Little Curly Girls
The Angelica Doll: Truer Representation For Little Curly Girls
"We surveyed young girls and asked them to describe their perfect doll. All of the young girls unknowingly described their mother from head to toe."
The Natural Hair Movement Helped Me Love Myself (And My Community)
The Natural Hair Movement Helped Me Love Myself (And My Community)
My natural hair is proof of my ability to withstand many trials and testaments: recognition of strength, acceptance of self, movement towards growth.
This Woman Was Fired For Refusing To Alter Her Natural Hair
This Woman Was Fired For Refusing To Alter Her Natural Hair
"I'm not going to compromise my roots and edges because my employer wants me to."
This Curly Salon Exec Wants You To Stop Following "The Protocol"
This Curly Salon Exec Wants You To Stop Following "The Protocol"
One day God said to me, "I will give you the curly hair market". That was enough for me--from there I went in full force.
How to Fix Your Greasy Scalp Situation with Rosemary Oil
How to Fix Your Greasy Scalp Situation with Rosemary Oil
Have greasy hair? This rosemary oil infused rinse and leave-in can help to balance out its natural sebum production and restore a natural luster to dull hair.
Pomegranate, The Scalp & Skin Superfood
Pomegranate, The Scalp & Skin Superfood
Your scalp and skin will benefit so much from the tart juice and peel of this fruit.
Johnny Wright + Dark & Lovely: A True American Hair Story
Johnny Wright + Dark & Lovely: A True American Hair Story
"A model wearing their textured hair on the runway is not really thought of. We want to make sure that natural hair has its place this year."
Hair Crush Jewellianna On Where Her Confidence Comes From
Hair Crush Jewellianna On Where Her Confidence Comes From
"My hair has been called a disgusting mess, fake, too much, ridiculous, nappy...Now I just ignore negative comments."