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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"
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
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
If my hair and clothing offend you: sorry but I'm not sorry.
You've Got to STOP Asking Curly Girls This
No, you may not touch my 'fro.
How to Open Your Heart + Keep Your Mind
Resist the urge to mute your voice; its volume is both meaningful and impactful. You weren't created to play it safe.
What It’s Like to Have Curly Hair in India
"Wash hair, oil it, comb it, braid it – this is the most prevalent hair care routine in India."
7 Latina Icons That Paved The Way For Feminists Like Me
Latin women are intellectuals, artists, scholars, activists. For me, they have paved the way and inspire.
This Life Coach Wants To Put An End To Natural Beauty's "Skewed" Image
Najami Lezama created a virtual roadmap to help you build your natural hair child's self-confidence, among other helpful tools.
Stylists: Here Are 4 Deal-Breakers For Losing Your Curly Client
As curly clients, we have these requests for any stylist trying to gain our trust and business.
This Afro Latina Entrepeneur Is Making Major Moves
"My goals for this program are to encourage the collaborative efforts of Black female entrepreneurs and inspire people of color to no longer have a 'minority' mentality."
3 Statements About Dreadlocks That Can Be Offensive
Cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation--where do we draw the line?
"I Cut Off My Dreadlocks Once I Understood Their History"
Writer and musician Annah Anti-Pallindrome speaks about her experience as a white woman in America with dreadlocks--and the decision to chop them off.
What to Say When Someone Calls Your Hair Unprofessional
They have a problem, honey, not you.
Next Time Someone Insults Your Curly Hair, Do THIS
Because hair discrimination is not OK.
What "Becky With The Good Hair" ACTUALLY Means
On the surface, it appears to be a harmless phrase to a catchy song...
What It's Like Living In Korea With Type 4 Natural Hair
Meet Adriana, a naturalista living in Korea. "When my back was turned I would feel hands grazing my hair."
Let's Discuss: Have You Experienced Natural Hair Discrimination at Work?
How do you respond when another Black female colleague tells you that "some hairstyles are just not appropriate for the workplace"?
New Research Confirms Why Black Women Are At Greater Risk For Pattern Baldness
Researchers from Johns Hopkins recently published findings from a review of 19 studies that concluded there being a strong association between how black women style their hair and hair loss.
Even When it Comes to Hair, My Mother is Always Right
I missed out on interlocks, micro braids, and my most desired style, Poetic Justic braids.
3 Hair Lessons I Learned From My Mother
“Grease ya’ scalp, gyal!”, Mom would tell me in her thick, Jamaican accent.
8 Hair Stories To Repost NOW
We get our life with Beyonce's Lemonade and remember Prince's Purple Rain legacy.
The 2 Main Reasons Why I'm Proud To Be A Latina Curly Girl
Much of what the average Latinx individual considers attractive is based on European influence. For me, having curly hair is a personal statement of rebellion.
This Spring, We're Celebrating Afros
The Afro Bloomin trend has put a seasonal spin on a style that is timeless, showing naturals that their hair is a form of nature's artwork.
What the Natural Hair Movement Looks Like in Portugal
"All my friends growing up had straight silky hair and off course I wanted the same"
What I Thought Of The New Madam CJ Walker Collection
I can’t count how many times I profiled Madam CJ Walker for Black History Month project. She’s sort of my imaginary ancestor and I was excited to support.
Obia Naturals: The Philosophy Behind The Brand
Obia Ewah used her chemistry and biology background to form a hair care line that focused on the science of hair.