Hair Styles

HAIR INSPIRATION: Blast From The Past

HAIR INSPIRATION: Blast From The Past

My hair inspiration hits very close to well… home. The fly photo above is of my beautiful, amazing mother at 18 years old on her graduation day. This woman really influenced my style which was not to be afraid to try anything! Truth be told it took me years to completely master this advice but(…)

My hair inspiration

My hair inspiration

I wasn’t extensive in my bio about my past because that would be quite a long and dysfunctional story. But I want to touch on a part of my life where I struggled with my identity and I hated my hair. Although I was born in Toronto, Canada I grew up in Brooklyn. It was(…)

Style: Lizzy and Darlene Okpo

Style: Lizzy and Darlene Okpo

After checking out one of my favorite sites “Style Like U” I knew instantly I had to share this with all of you. Meet Lizzy and Darlene, sisters originally from Nigeria. They are the founders and designers of their William Okpo label (the line is named after their father) currently sold at Opening Ceremony (sigh,(…)

STYLE: UBB Fashion Forward Fashionistas on a Budget

STYLE: UBB Fashion Forward Fashionistas on a Budget

Finding a style all your own does not mean you have to spend the big bucks. Here at Urban Bush Babes we want to encourage people to be proud of their unique style and to appreciate the difference in others but those differences will not leave you strapped of the dead presidents. Join us for our(…)

Quazi’s HIGHLIGHTS OF BEAUTY

Quazi’s HIGHLIGHTS OF BEAUTY

Quazi King is an amazing Brooklyn based Photographer.  His work speaks for itself and exudes spell binding distinct beauty from every subject. To come to know Quazi is to know the meaning of greatness.  His photos will be featured regularly. Checkout his site at http://www.quazimottoonwax.com

Introducing TK Wonder the MC Phenomenon

Introducing TK Wonder the MC Phenomenon

(Photos by: Paul de Roos) No need to put on your glasses or think you are seeing double…well then again actually you are! I would like to introduce my identical twin sister (pictured here with a braidout) the talented, brilliant, amazing and beautiful MC (rapper) TK Wonder (ahhhh how can I say this without sounding egotistical(…)

CIPRIANA: Featured Hair & Style Icon Interview From Black Girl Long Hair

CIPRIANA: Featured Hair & Style Icon Interview From Black Girl Long Hair

Creator/Editor, Leila Noelliste of Black Girl Long Hair is a uplifting and inspiring site “dedicated to the ever-growing community of black, Latina and multi-racial women who choose to wear their hair naturally — with minimal or no use of chemicals, heat, weave or extensions.” Cipriana was featured in their Hair & Style Icon series. We would like to thank(…)

BOB MARLEY: TODAYS INSPIRATION

BOB MARLEY: TODAYS INSPIRATION

Many, many things influence my sense of style, including my Jamaican ancestry, and Bob Marley was definitely a style icon to me. I am loving the Fair lsle Sweaters and was pleased to find this pic of Bob wearing one.

URBAN BUSH BABE: CHERY

URBAN BUSH BABE: CHERY

1.Tell us your name and where you are from. My name is Manie, pronounced Mah-Knee but I prefer to be called Chery. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. 2. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your line of work? I’m a student, singer/songwriter, writer,  etc… I do several(…)