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Lupita Nyong'o's Hairstylist Wants to Change the Mainstream Perception of Natural Hair
Lupita Nyong'o's Hairstylist Wants to Change the Mainstream Perception of Natural Hair
Just five years ago, the perception of natural hair was much different. Vernon Francois wants to partake in the movement.
7 Natural Haired Models to Start Following, NOW
7 Natural Haired Models to Start Following, NOW
Consider this a PSA to fashion designers for future shows: we need more racial and texture diversity!
Is Natural Hair Discrimination a Form of Racial Discrimination? This Court Says It's Not
Is Natural Hair Discrimination a Form of Racial Discrimination? This Court Says It's Not
Chastity Jones's job offer was rescinded when she refused to cut her dreadlocks.
What I Realized After Reading Solange's Essay
What I Realized After Reading Solange's Essay
Solange reminded me that in life, you simply cannot succeed as a close-minded person.
5 Fall Deep Conditioners (When You Live In A Place With No Seasons)
5 Fall Deep Conditioners (When You Live In A Place With No Seasons)
Get into the Fall spirit with these five deep conditioners.
An Open Letter to the Pretoria School Girls
An Open Letter to the Pretoria School Girls
Clearly, this issue goes beyond hair.
How to Look Better in Photos -- No Professional Equipment Required
How to Look Better in Photos -- No Professional Equipment Required
All you need is a smartphone and some self-confidence.
Can The New Fashion Week Guidelines Solve The Runway's Diversity Problem?
Can The New Fashion Week Guidelines Solve The Runway's Diversity Problem?
Even as the audience has become more diverse, the runways have still most remained an endless sea of white women.
4 Truths I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger
4 Truths I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger
Bullies, move over--I am perfect just the way I am.
Afropunk 2016 Reminded Me That My Blackness Is Majestic
Afropunk 2016 Reminded Me That My Blackness Is Majestic
Wear whatever makes you feel at home--but leave your -isms at the door.
Top 6 Podcasts Starring Curlfriends
Top 6 Podcasts Starring Curlfriends
Connect with your curlfriends through your ear buds.
8 Times I Was Proud To Be A Black Naturally Curly Girl This Month
8 Times I Was Proud To Be A Black Naturally Curly Girl This Month
August 2016 has filled the naturally curly world with strength and resiliency.
Exclusive: Monique Rodriguez On Her New Line, Mielle Organics
Exclusive: Monique Rodriguez On Her New Line, Mielle Organics
Before Mielle Organics started selling out at every Sally's in the world, Monique was just a nurse with a passion.
I Returned To My (Curly) Brazilian Roots--Once I Moved To America
I Returned To My (Curly) Brazilian Roots--Once I Moved To America
Growing up in America was much different than it was in Brazil--especially with curly hair.
Natural Hair Is "Extreme, Distracting" According to a Louisiana High School's Dress Code
Natural Hair Is "Extreme, Distracting" According to a Louisiana High School's Dress Code
Have you heard about the outlandish dress code policy changes made by Butler High School educators?
I Stopped Worrying About Hair Growth - And Focus on This Instead
I Stopped Worrying About Hair Growth - And Focus on This Instead
I tried outrageous hair treatments and used any and every hair growth simulator - until this.
Why I Started Viewing My Curly Hair As A Gift, Not A Curse
Why I Started Viewing My Curly Hair As A Gift, Not A Curse
Weren't we all trying to fit in and at the age of 16?
Stop Comparing Yourself to the 'Most Liked' Girl in the Room - Be Your Own Beauty Standard
Stop Comparing Yourself to the 'Most Liked' Girl in the Room - Be Your Own Beauty Standard
Mainstream society can keep their It Girl. You are your own kind of beautiful.
Exclusive: The Natural Haired Bride Whose Wedding Went Viral
Exclusive: The Natural Haired Bride Whose Wedding Went Viral
Exclusive: I chatted with the natural-haired bride whose wedding pics went viral. "I asked all my bridesmaids to have their hair fro'd out."
How I Respond to Insults About My Hair (And Stay Happy Doing It)
How I Respond to Insults About My Hair (And Stay Happy Doing It)
"Some people think my big hair means it must be a bad hair day, but I just kill them with kindness and hit them with knowledge."
The "Most Influential Hairstylist In The World" Can't Stand Curly Hair
The "Most Influential Hairstylist In The World" Can't Stand Curly Hair
The New York Times calls her "the most influential hairstylist in the world" but recently, Jen Atkin had this to say about curly hair.
7 Reasons Your Next Makeover Should Be a Big Chop
7 Reasons Your Next Makeover Should Be a Big Chop
Are you playing with your self expression? Consider doing another big chop instead of a hair color change.
4 Thoughts Women With Natural Hair Have When Dating Someone New
4 Thoughts Women With Natural Hair Have When Dating Someone New
On a date, someone asked me why I didn't have 3a curls like another woman we knew. Consequently, I grew insecure.
An Open Letter to the Natural Who Was Told Her Hair Was "An Animal That Can't Be Tamed"
An Open Letter to the Natural Who Was Told Her Hair Was "An Animal That Can't Be Tamed"
The next time you feel like someone is texture managing your hair, tell them your hair is your crown, not an animal.
CurlFest 2016 Was Lit--Here's All The Proof You Need
CurlFest 2016 Was Lit--Here's All The Proof You Need
The heat didn't stop your fave curly-haired guru from flaunting her Instagram-worthy style at CurlFest. Sunday was a major win for the community--here's why.
A Stranger Insulted Me--This is How I Responded with Radical Self Love
A Stranger Insulted Me--This is How I Responded with Radical Self Love
If my hair and clothing offend you: sorry but I'm not sorry.
You've Got to STOP Asking Curly Girls This
You've Got to STOP Asking Curly Girls This
No, you may not touch my 'fro.