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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(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Katra Awad. I am a daughter to Egyptian and Hispanic parents. I was born in California and currently reside in Brooklyn.     How long have you been natural? I have been natural all my life. My hair is a reminder of my past,(…)

Harlem Fashion Row’s Blogger Brunch: How To Build Your Brand

Harlem Fashion Row’s Blogger Brunch: How To Build Your Brand

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. During New York’s Fashion week, I was invited to Harlem Fashion Row’s Blogger Brunch, held at Jean George; 5 star restaurant in Trump Hotel. Moderated by CEO of Harlem Fashion Row, Brandice Henderson, guests tuned in to invaluable insight on building your brand, from a panel that included, Claire Sulmers(…)

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

The moringa leaf is the next superfood and maybe the world’s most nutritious green. It contains more nutrients and natural remedies than your body knows what to do with. There is evidence that this plant has the potential to kill bacteria and parasites, fight diabetes, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation throughout the body. Check(…)

Huffington Post: Cipriana Shares Her Hands Off Solution To Clear Skin

Huffington Post: Cipriana Shares Her Hands Off Solution To Clear Skin

I had some requests to discuss my beauty tips for clear and healthy skin plus makeup essentials. Well your wish is my command! Checkout my regimen as I share what products I prefer for my skin and hair, what I do to enhance clear skin plus number one tip in keeping breakouts at bay with(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adey. I am an African born and raised in Ethiopia and now live in New York City.     How long have you been natural? I stopped relaxing my hair in 2001 (after reading Pamela Ferrell’s “Let’s Talk Hair”) and transitioned over a(…)

Urban Bush Babe GG

Urban Bush Babe GG

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos and interview.   Tell us your name and where you are from?   My name is GG Renee, but you can call me GG.  I live in Silver Spring, MD.     How long have you been natural?   It’s been four years. I got my last(…)