Via: Black Girl with Long Hair The Lorain Horizon Science Academy in Ohio is facing heat from the natural hair community after a copy of a letter to parents that included a ban on afro puffs and ‘small twisted braids’ was posted online. The letter details changes to the dress code for the(…)
Click on Read More + Comment to see more photos. Here is some inspiration for the ladies who want to do the big chop but might be scared to take that step, or maybe you’ve already done the big chop. Look at all these beautiful women!!!
Last week we announced our collaboration with the ‘International Hair & Beauty Show’ (IHS) taking place at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ on Sunday, May 19th from 10am-7pm, and Monday 20th from 10am-6pm. One of the largest multicultural trade shows in the country, you will see the latest techniques in hairstyling, coloring methods and makeup application right on(…)
Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. Featured photo by Chuck Johns. Writer/Actress/Radio-Presenter, Erickka Sy Savane shares with us her personal journey of struggle, in what others deemed her beautiful tresses as, “Bad” hair. Giving power to a label, Erickka realizes the struggle ended with herself. “Bad Hair” by: Erickka Sy Savane (…)
Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. In this two part series, Singer/Songwriter/Lyricist, TK Wonder shares her hair regimen, favorite products, personal experiences traveling as a natural hair woman (including airports), plus we discuss the differences of our hair, despite being twins.
Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Hanna Thedros and my journey on earth started in a small town in Sweden called Uppsala. Shortly after my birth, my parents, who are from Eritrea (East Africa), decided to move south and Gothenburg became my hometown. Later in life, I moved to(…)
Even the basics of handling natural hair is lost in translation if a stylist is unfamiliar with the natural world and as simple or silly as this sounds, the basics of natural hair is just that…basics! For example, I went to a very well-known salon in New York 7 years ago and let’s just say(…)
Featured photos: Glenford Nunez Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Raphael and I am from Washington, DC. How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for about 3 years now. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your(…)
Click Read More + Comment for additional photos. Tell us your name and where you are from My name is Samantha Pollack. I was born in Suriname, Paramaribo. At age of 12, I moved to the Netherlands. I grew up in Suriname with the idea that the Netherlands was a paradise and perfect. After the extent that I grew up, I found more of my own to love. No doubt possible that my development here was by(…)
Traction alopecia is a configuration of alopecia; loss of hair gradually from an external pulling source on the roots of our strands. Resulting in two forms, permanent or temporary, traction alopecia regardless of the state can be devastating to the overall condition of our hair. With all this said I am not just droning well(…)