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ELIZABETH ALMEIDA

ELIZABETH ALMEIDA

In this Curly Essence feature, watch Model, Elizabeth Almeida from Angola discuss all things hair, including everything from bullying in her youth, as the only girl of color in her class to finger detangling and her “love of cooking sweets, despite not knowing how to”.       Photos: José Ferreira    *click photos for larger(…)

Current Nighttime Routine

Current Nighttime Routine

Photos: Delphine Diaw Diallo   I think one the biggest realizations during this ongoing hair journey it is just that … an ongoing journey! I use to be so diligent in sticking with one regimen that worked, but later grasped I would never have grounded a regimen that I am even more content with today,(…)

The Same Yet Different: The Breakdown Of Our Hair

The Same Yet Different: The Breakdown Of Our Hair

Photos: Joey Rosado  For those of you who are not familiar with who I am, I just so happen to have a best friend who was born from the same egg as mine; my identical twin sister. As twins we get asked some very amusing questions, but a few questions that are consistently asked daily regarding(…)

Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Walking at just 8 and a half months old, these gifted sisters were meant to dance and have been ever since. Meet the beautiful Lindsay twins; Imani and Nia, who were recently accepted into The American Ballet Theatre’s “Young Dancer Summer Workshop” on half scholarship. The American Ballet Theatre or “ABT” is recognized as one of the world’s leading classical(…)

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

via: Hype Hair Magazine by: Allyson Leak Photo: Rog Walker   “Inspirational, smart and beautiful are just a few ways to describe Cipriana Quann. As co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Urban Bush Babes, she is promoting a natural and healthy lifestyle, one blog post at a time. We caught up with Quann to talk with her on all(…)

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

  Tell us your name and where you are from?   My birth name is Kelsey Elizabeth McJunkins, but I go by Kelsey Lu. I was born in Charlotte, NC but I like to say I personally “grew up” in Winston Salem, NC where I went to North Carolina School of the ARTS.    (…)

Exclusive Interview With Margot Bingham Of Boardwalk Empire

Exclusive Interview With Margot Bingham Of Boardwalk Empire

I caught up with Singer/Actress and star of Boardwalk Empire, Margot Bingham on the red carpet of HBO’s Girls season 3 premiere, held at the Lincoln Center in New York.   Set during the prohibition,  Bingham portrays character, ‘Daughter Maitland’, a young jazz/blues singer born to a prostitute in New Orleans. Suffering from Stockholm Syndrome, ‘Daughter Maitland’(…)

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.    (…)