Expanding The Shelf: How Black Brands Paved The Way For The Natural Hair Category in Retail and Online

We wouldn’t be here without them.

February 16, 2024

12 Natural Hair Brands to Support on Small Business Saturday

Get your coins ready for Saturday shopping.

February 16, 2024

Leaders in Curls: Joni Odum Shares The Evolution of Branding in a Modern World

As one of the first Black-owned brands carving out a lane for natural hair products, Joni has helped carry the torch lit by her father.

February 16, 2024

Meet the New Tool That Can Cut Your Styling Time in Half

It’s an all-in-one curl hydrator and styler.

February 16, 2024

Aisha Ceballos-Crump Talks Creating an Affordable Brand For the Latinx Audience With Botanika Beauty

The Latinx community has been overlooked in the haircare industry, but Botanika Beauty is changing that.

February 16, 2024

How Alopecia Lead to the Creation of Forbidden Oil by Bomba Curls

Lulu Cordero “tried every remedy under the sun” before creating this hair growth product.

February 16, 2024

Bask & Bloom is the Caribbean-Inspired Curl Brand You Need to Know 

Candera Thompson shares about the postpartum hair loss that lead to creating these nourishing products.

February 16, 2024

How Young King Hair Care is Bridging the Curly Industry Gap for Young Black and Brown Men

“I spent a good amount of time looking for natural hair products that weren’t female scented and designed, and those simply didn’t exist.”

February 16, 2024

Leaders in Curls: Latina Lifestyle Brand JZD Celebrates Cultura Everyday

JZD has emerged as a leading Queer Latina owned lifestyle brand – and now they’re at Target!

February 16, 2024

The Organi Brands Founder Kay Cola Talks Breaking The Mold With Vegan Products

After experiencing severe breakage Kay Cola took matters into her own hands.

February 16, 2024

Rizos Curls Founder Julissa Prado Talks Curls, Cultura, and Community

“The ideation process for us is simple – it’s whatever our community wants.”

February 16, 2024

Pink Roots Founder Mariel Mejia: From Growing Up with "Pelo Malo" to Celebrating Her Hair & Latinx Heritage

“To me, Latinx heritage month represents a celebration of who I am.”

February 16, 2024

Leaders in Curls: Ceremonia Founder Babba Rivera Celebrates The Richness of Latinx Culture

How Babba Rivera champions Latinx culture and community as an entrepreneur.

February 16, 2024

How Entrepreneur Gabby Goodwin is Growing Her Beauty Empire at Age 15

Her own salon, wash day products, lifestyle products, mentoring services, hair accessories – and Gabby’s not done yet.

February 16, 2024

Leaders in Curl: BREAD Beauty Supply Founder Maeva Heim Shares the Secret Behind Must-Have Products

BREAD has launched into the zeitgeist of high-end and coveted beauty products that are a staple for today’s customer.

February 16, 2024

Leaders in Curl: Mahisha Dellinger Reflects on 20 Years of as The Founder of Curls

How Mahisha Dellinger is carving out a future for naturalistas everywhere.

February 16, 2024

Leaders In Curl: You Can Get Your Black-Owned Planner at Target

We interview Jasmin Foster, founder of Be Rooted, on giving customers a safe space in journals, notebooks, and planners.

February 16, 2024

Leaders In Curl: How the Black Beauty Roster is Advancing Beauty Diversity in Hollywood

Black Beauty Roster is advocating for diversity on set, beginning in the hair and makeup trailer.

February 16, 2024

These Products Were Made to Fight Hair Loss from Weaves & Color Damage

Kaleidoscope Hair Products were designed to help people experiencing hair loss due to weaves and color damage.

February 16, 2024

Leaders In Curl: Sumana Jayanth founder of Damn Gina Talks The Magic of Silk Products

Damn Gina upgrades pillowcases, turbans, scrunchies, and most recently -bucket hats!

February 16, 2024