Hair Styles

Urban Bush Babe: Chime Edwards

Urban Bush Babe: Chime Edwards

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Chime Edwards and I’m from a small, quaint town called West Point, MS. 2. How long have you been natural? I have been natural for 3 years and 3 months. I big chopped in February 2009! Time has flown! 3. What do you(…)

My Shoot from the Coiffure Project

My Shoot from the Coiffure Project

It all started with an email I received from photographer Glenford Nunez who has this beautiful and amazing project called The Coiffure Project. Next I found myself giving Carl (my fiance) the sad puppy face to drive me to his studio in Baltimore. Carl lives in DC so it’s not too far, but we do(…)

My Braid Out

My Braid Out

I must confess that this braid out was accidental, I have never really done a braid out in my life! I had the hair stylist from Khamit Kinks put my hair in two french braids after I got my hair cut because I had swim class that same evening. The stylist applied a small amount(…)

Flawless Mistake

Flawless Mistake

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Jade of Flawless Mistake makes contradiction ever so fashionably chic. Mixing current classic pieces with staple vintage accessories this blogger knows a thing or two about merging the high and low end. Jade’s best accessory is of course her flawlessly coiffed bun which(…)

Solange Opens Up About Her Natural Hair Journey

Solange Opens Up About Her Natural Hair Journey

Via Essence. Solange Knowles is under the hot lights on set, but her demeanor is cool while hairstylist Chuck Amos coifs her strands into French rolls. Knowles’s now famously impulsive act, chopping off her tresses in 2009, has transformed her into a natural hair icon. But that was never her intention. “I honestly was just(…)

Curl Daze

Curl Daze

Click Read More/Comment or featured picture for additional pictures. With over 200 natural women in attendance at Stash Lounge in NY on May 17th for Curl Daze, a natural hair celebration, this meetup colored outside lines and felt more like an indoor block party then the normalcy of some natural hair meetups. Cordially invited by(…)

Halo

Halo

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. The earthly version of Heaven’s Halo…the FRO! Photos via f-u-c-k-i-n-g–n-a-t-u-r-a-l tumblr, blkgirlsrock tumblr, fuckyeahcurlscurlscurl tumblr and everybodydiesss.blogspot.  

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

Photographer: J Quazi King Introduce yourself! N: My name is Nikisha. I’ve been living in Brooklyn since age 3, but I was born in Toronto, Canada. I’m a teacher and co-founder of the online publication UrbanBushBabes.  Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: I got tired of conforming to fit in. I(…)

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Topshop pulls in one of my favorite style inspired crushes, the beautiful Fashion Editor of Wonderland Magazine, Julia Sarr-Jamois. In what couldn’t be more than a perfect match, Julia collaborated with Topshop and styled a fashion story titled, “Come as You Are” for their Spring/Summer 2012 magazine. This British retailer took a moment to sit(…)