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Does Race Affect How We Talk About Our Natural Hair?
Does Race Affect How We Talk About Our Natural Hair?
The natural hair movement has progressed - does the conversation around it empower ALL women to embrace their natural hair texture?
Is Procter and Gamble Woke Now?
Is Procter and Gamble Woke Now?
This talk isn’t about birds or bees, but it IS important.
When Your Curl Envy Becomes Dangerous and Unhealthy
When Your Curl Envy Becomes Dangerous and Unhealthy
You know someone with a hair bias--now what? Are we doing enough to help those in our community overcome their curl envy, or are we contributing to it?
I Took a Hair Bias Test and This is What Happened
I Took a Hair Bias Test and This is What Happened
"Embracing the real texture of my hair seems to require something more--challenging the deeply embedded," says Alexis McGill Johnson of Perception Institute.
#BlackGirlMagic in the Fashion Industry: Where is the Inclusion?
#BlackGirlMagic in the Fashion Industry: Where is the Inclusion?
How do we practice inclusion in a society that only wants to utilize the "cool" parts of us, but never the whole?
How I Figured Out I Have Type 3c Hair (And How to Care For It)
How I Figured Out I Have Type 3c Hair (And How to Care For It)
Regardless of which stage you are at in your healthy hair journey, learning your texture type can make a huge difference in your hair care and maintenance routine.
What Would Happen If You Went a Week Without Hair Product?
What Would Happen If You Went a Week Without Hair Product?
Naked hair: does it benefit your natural texture?
Your Hair Isn't Straight and Frizzy--It's Naturally Wavy
Your Hair Isn't Straight and Frizzy--It's Naturally Wavy
When deciding your hair type, there are different factors, not just curl pattern.
Is Natural Hair Becoming Too Mainstream?
Is Natural Hair Becoming Too Mainstream?
If I see another "mini bun" tutorial--you mean, Bantu knots?
2016 Is The Year Of Letting Go (And It Starts With Your Hair)
2016 Is The Year Of Letting Go (And It Starts With Your Hair)
For many women, big chopping is about the personal journey. Mel Burgos chopped her curls for the 2nd time. "Ultimately I was transitioning as a person."
Curl Crush of the Week: Crystal (Style Dose)
Curl Crush of the Week: Crystal (Style Dose)
I don't texture type. It doesn't matter to me if a product is meant for a certain curl pattern, I am still going to try it for myself.
The Fashion Industry Didn't Influence This Model's Decision To Transition To Natural
The Fashion Industry Didn't Influence This Model's Decision To Transition To Natural
"With the condition of my hair deteriorating, [transitioning] was the right choice. It happened to be at a time when it's becoming accepted in the industry... "
The Natural Hair Movement Helped Me Love Myself (And My Community)
The Natural Hair Movement Helped Me Love Myself (And My Community)
My natural hair is proof of my ability to withstand many trials and testaments: recognition of strength, acceptance of self, movement towards growth.
8 Reasons Going to a Natural Hair Meetup in 2016 is A Good Idea
8 Reasons Going to a Natural Hair Meetup in 2016 is A Good Idea
It feels great to bond with those who can relate to your natural hair journey in person and not just online.
"I Have Curly AND Wavy Hair. Is That Possible?"
"I Have Curly AND Wavy Hair. Is That Possible?"
These community members aren't sure if it's possible to have multiple curl patterns.
5 Best Ingredients for Coarse Natural Hair
5 Best Ingredients for Coarse Natural Hair
These 5 ingredients and products will work for your coarse hair's worst problems.
Afroista Tells Us What It's Like Being A Textured Hair Model
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."
My Pre-Shampoo Natural Hair Routine
My Pre-Shampoo Natural Hair Routine
This is how I prepare my hair for washing with my own DIY mix of oils and a detangling brush.
Can All Hair Be Styled At The Same Salon?
Can All Hair Be Styled At The Same Salon?
As a child, my white mother took me to her salon for mommy-daughter bonding time. But we were met with "hold on, let me ask my manager" before they touched my hair.
The Real Reasons Why I Am A Proud Natural
The Real Reasons Why I Am A Proud Natural
After my hair caught on fire at a Christmas party, I took it as a sign from God that it was time for me to start to love and embrace my own Natural Hair texture.
"I'm Transitioning from Wavy to Curly Natural Hair"
"I'm Transitioning from Wavy to Curly Natural Hair"
This past year has forced me to learn to cope with my new "in-between" hair. Transitioning with wavy hair can be frustrating.
Hair Crush Of The Week: Char From Washington, D.C.
Hair Crush Of The Week: Char From Washington, D.C.
"My hair was so damaged from constantly putting heat and color in it that I decided to cut out the heat and become a curly girl. I'm so glad I did."
"If You Straighten Your Curls, You'll Lose Your Super Power"
"If You Straighten Your Curls, You'll Lose Your Super Power"
Maryland-based salon owner and stylist Wafaya recalls her first time reading The Curly Girl Handbook. "Finally, us curly women were understood."
Meet Carol Savannah, Creator of Popular Instagram @MixxxedChicks
Meet Carol Savannah, Creator of Popular Instagram @MixxxedChicks
She runs one of the most popular curly hair Instagram accounts, @MixxxedChicks. Meet Carol Savannah, who helps other curlies embrace their beauty everyday.
This Is Why Michelle Breyer Is The Ultimate #CurlBoss
This Is Why Michelle Breyer Is The Ultimate #CurlBoss
"I see the term 'ethnic hair care' disappearing and more focus on texture," TextureMedia's co-founder and president Michelle Breyer's take on the curly industry's future.
Do We Owe the Curly Hair Movement To North West? And 7 More Stories You Missed
Do We Owe the Curly Hair Movement To North West? And 7 More Stories You Missed
A principal gets a Lebron cut for his students, Lebron's barber swears he doesn't paint his hairline, and men don't think natural curls are attractive...
Un'ruly Explores What it Means to be "Pretty"
Un'ruly Explores What it Means to be "Pretty"
The documentary series Pretty produced by Un’Ruly explores different ideas of beauty across the globe.