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Afroista Tells Us What It's Like Being A Textured Hair Model
"I love looking around the room and seeing so many afro-textured women of various textures and colors."
Naturals Who Made History: Alvin Ailey
Alvin Ailey was truly a Jack of all Trades, invested deeply in a passion for dance and poetry--and performing with both Maya Angelou and Judith Jamison.
Ken Burkeen's Secrets For Building a Successful Beauty Brand
"For me, strategies are less about what I’m going to do and more about what I’m not going to do."
Want to Win This Beauty Pageant? Be An Entrepreneur With Natural Hair
Two best friends created Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Pageant to highlight the beauty of natural hair while awarding go-getters with a game plan.
Huetiful Salon Has An Official Home In Texas
A new natural hair salon is open for business in Dallas.
My Life Offline: Chime Edwards
"I think the next step has already begun for many vloggers--breaking out beyond the digital world."
My Life Offline: MsVaughnTV
"I think all vloggers who get to experience online popularity should at least be considering what's next."
Shark Tank Has Its First Curly Hair Entrepreneur
Meet Alanna York, the salon owner who sold her curly hair creme for $60,000 on Shark Tank.
Naturals Who Made History: Sonia Sanchez
When I think of the boldness of the Black Arts Movement, poetic scholar Sonia Sanchez comes to mind.
Hair Crush of the Week: Merian, Type 3b
Merian was a naturally curly girl who desperately wanted a minimalist styling product that was safe and effective, and reliable. So she made one herself.
Renee of Uncle Funky's Daughter, In Her Own Words
Exclusive: Renee Morris, president of Uncle Funky's Daughter, speaks publicly about the brand acquisition for the first time.
Meet N'Kenge, the Natural Taking Over Broadway
We caught up with N'Kenge, the singer who is in Motown: The Musical.
We Created A Series Of Children's Books For Little Black Girls
"A good book should just be a good book, regardless of what the characters look like."
"I Use My Corporate & Cosmetology Backgrounds To Push The Natural Community Forward"
How corporate America and cosmetology school helped Bella Kinks founder Julian Addo leverage her role in the world of natural hair.
CURLS Founder Mahisha Advises Newbies To "Start Small, Understand Your Competitors"
CURLS founder Mahisha Dellinger isn't nervous about the new brands stealing her thunder. "We are competitors, but we are Black women and men who are proud."
9 Times Our Fave Celebs Embraced Their Natural Hair This Month
October's motto in the celebrity world has clearly been "I embrace my inner and natural beauty, but I also love versatility--and you should, too."
"Straightening My Hair was a Literal Rejection of Myself"
Meet Maya Smart, Texas-based author, bibliophile, and our naturally curly hair crush: "Success is built incrementally, stringing together many days of good habits."
14 Natural Hair Events Happening In October
Mark your calendar!
"I Started Succeeding Once I Started Living the True Curly Lifestyle"
Artistic director for Redken and Deva Curl products Isabella Vázquez sheds light on what it takes to make it big in the curly hair industry.
Finally, A DIY Subscription Box for TRUE Naturals
"CurlMix is meant to provide you with enough product to determine if you like the DIY recipe. We make it possible for you to try unique recipes every month without the risk."
This Entrepreneur Wants Naturals to Continue Their Journey
Nikki Duckworth is the owner of Dear Naturalista, a line of statement tees and accessories just for naturals. "You should be able to wear your hair, naturally."
Naturals Who Made History: Shirley Chisholm
African American pioneer Shirley Chisholm was known for hiring an all women’s campaign staff; more than half of her staff were African Americans.
Cindy at Hairmonious in L.A.: Curly Salon Review
"Thank you hair gods for finally bringing a curly hair specialist to the Hollywood area! I don't drive--now I have my own curly guru only a 5-minute bus ride away."
Curly Hair Specialist in Philadelphia is "Addicted to Hair"
"We all have the desire to change something about our physical appearance. As a stylist, my job is to help curlies embrace their differences. I applaud them for that."
Hair Crush of the Week: Winnie From St. Louis
"A man, a relationship or job does not determine your destiny. You hold the power."
Would You Let Rachel Dolezal Do Your Hair? (She's Open for Business)
According to an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair, Rachel Dolezal is supporting her family with 3 hair braid and weave appointments per week.
New Zealand Wants Locals to Maintain "Personal Appearance", Installs Flat Irons In Public Restrooms
Montreal is embracing natural and loc'd hair... New Zealand, not so much. Here's what you missed.