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The History of Headwraps: Then, There, and Now
The accessory has a rich history across the African diaspora and is a great option for a protective style.
10 Books That Will Change the Way You Think About Hair
It's not just hair, it's history.
Texture Tales: Rosie on the Power of Self-love and Embracing her Curls
"One day, I realized that I had to stop waiting for a role model who looked like me to magically appear. I decided to become my own role model instead."
Lulu, of Bomba Curls, Shares her Dominican Hair Secrets & How She is Redefining Beauty Standards
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we had the opportunity to sit down with Lulu and chat about all things culture, pajon, and embracing the liberation that comes with accepting yourself fully!
Do It For La Cultura: 10 Ways We Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Did you know that from September 15th to October 16th, American citizens celebrate Hispanic and Latinx culture for 30 days? Here's what we're doing to celebrate!
Texture Tales: Nisha on Creating Her Own Beauty Standards By Loving Her Curls
My Indian sisters, I know you've always been made to feel like you are not enough, your hair is not good enough. Don't idolize those unreal beauty standards. Go make your own! - @curlienish
Texture Tales: Maxine Celebrates Her Ancestry By Embracing Her Curls
"Loving my curls is how I push back against the glorification of European beauty standards in my own culture, and continue to de-colonize my perspective of the world around me."
My Trip to Europe Showed Me the Beauty of Natural Hair Around the World
I met some beautiful people during my visit to Amsterdam, Paris, and London, and I’m sharing some of the most popular styles that I loved!
A Crowning Victory for Natural Hairstyles
Here's everything to know about the Crown Act and how you can support to ban discrimination against natural hair.
Texture Tales: Reina on Changing the Narrative for Asian Women with Curly Hair
As a Korean girl with coarse curly hair, she shares her journey of learning to embrace her natural curls unapologetically.
This is Why We Care So Much About Fragrance In Our Beauty Products
This is why we care just as much about how our beauty product smells as we do its function.
An NYC Airbnb Experience Highlighting the Beauty and History of Natural Hair
Devri shares her experience and insights into her culturally enriching and insightful tour with Airbnb in Harlem, NYC.
The First Animated Film About Natural Hair You Must See: Hair Love
You have to be sure to see the short animated film called Hair Love, which tells an empowering story about natural hair!
Texture Tales: Axelle on How the Natural Hair Movement has Impacted Martinique
"Hair contributes to our femininity whether it's short, long, curly or straight. It's like an accessory that needs constant nurturing and love."
This Texas Natural Hair Festival Gives Naturalistas a Place to Celebrate Their Locs
Blossom and Sol Natural Hair Festival is taking over the curly world, find out more here.
5 Women Reminding Us The Future is Curly
In honor of Women's History Month let’s celebrate innovative women with curly hair of all ages, who are making history.
THIS is Why a Woman Cuts Her Hair Off During a Major Life Event
Cutting your hair can be letting go of what has felt safe and embracing change and the unknown.
How to Practice Self Care on Valentine's Day (While in a Relationship)
Here is my quick and simple guide to loving yourself, first and foremost, on Valentine's Day.
The Politics of Natural Hair: A Common Thread
Natural hairstyles share a story of identity that represents belonging in the face of separation.
What Your Hair Really Says About You, According to Scholars of the Body
It's not "just hair." How we style our hair says much about who we are, our historical context and what we value.
Why Are So Many Schools Discriminating Against Natural Hair?
From suspensions and bans on natural styles, we take a look at some examples of discrimination against natural hair in schools today.
20 Meme-Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas
For our 20th Anniversary we are bringing you 20 meme-inspired Halloween costumes that anyone can do.
The History of Bantu Knots
Bantu knots are a hairstyle with a history as interesting as those still rocking the style today.
20 Things You Didn’t Know About NaturallyCurly
Trivia time! How much do you know about NaturallyCurly? Hopefully, you know we've been around for 20 years, but we'll bet you'll find some tidbits in this article that are new to you!
10 Top UK Curly & Natural Hair Salons
As NaturallyCurly's resident UK contributor, I've searched high and low for the most trusted salons on the other side of the pond.
The Most Powerful Message Beyonce Shared in Her September Issue of Vogue
For a Vogue issue so historic, Beyoncé spreads a message of self love, empowerment and social change. Not to mention rocking her natural hair and looking flawless.
NaturallyCurly Turns 20!
NaturallyCurly Turns 20, and It's All Thanks to You.