Hair Styles

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

The ‘Play With It‘ Project is the missing conversation from Director, Vaughn Dabney that sheds light on the natural hair movement, experiences of the journey and why certain women either embrace or reject the notion of natural hair. Using photography and film as his media, Vaughn will attempt to debunk myths, uncover hidden desires, and bring forth truths about(…)

The Right To Wear An Afro

The Right To Wear An Afro

Via theguardian.com, Chicago based Writer & Journalism Lecturer, Deborah Douglas takes a moment to discuss Vanessa VanDyke; a 12 year old Violinist and Honor Student from Florida who was almost expelled over her right to wear a afro. Serving as Facilitator for The OpEd Project (dedicated to amplifying diverse voices of women, youth and other underrepresented groups) Douglas(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Khadijat Oseni aka KO and I’m from Brooklyn, NY.     How long have you been natural? I’ve been chemical-free for a few years now however I’ve only had an afro for about a little over a year and a half.    (…)

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

My hubby and I have been trying to persuade Jaden to get a haircut since the summer. He has had his fro since he was about 4yrs. old although I do trim a few inches off every couple of months, he refused to do something a little different. We explained to him it wouldn’t be(…)

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Tell us your name and where you are from?  My name is Jessica Marie Franklin, but some people might know me as Heygorjess! I’m from New Jersey.     How long have you been natural? 6 years, I did the BC going into my sophomore year of high school.     What do you do?(…)

Tips From The Trenches Fashion Week Hair Routines Revealed

Tips From The Trenches Fashion Week Hair Routines Revealed

Below I share how to create my go to hairstyle and staple products with ‘You Beauty’, during the busiest week in New York… New York fashion week. Founded by Dr. Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen in 2011, ‘You Beauty’ defies the standard approach of just exterior beauty but also focuses on health and self-esteem, creating(…)

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Photo: John Lander   Almost 2 and half wonderful years later of co-founding Urban Bush Babes with Nikisha, I have never really discussed my past and the reasoning behind my own journey of going natural. I thought I would open up a bit with all of you since it is a personal and important journey(…)

Today is My One Year Wedding Anniversary!

Today is My One Year Wedding Anniversary!

For my love Carl, Happy one year wedding anniversary to my remarkable husband. I really couldn’t have dreamt you up if I tried. God definitely out did Himself and sent me His best. I hope you know the best years of my life started with you, and that you actually make me look forward to(…)

Follow Me on my New Personal Instagram Account @NikishaBrunson

Follow Me on my New Personal Instagram Account @NikishaBrunson

Hey guys, I have some good news…I just created a personal instagram account. I am still very much apart of Urban Bush Babes but I do have an identity outside of it and wanted to create an instagram account that’s more personal to me. I will share more of my journey with God and where(…)