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Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

(Pictured above, hair down in 140 loose twists) Unfortunately women of color with natural long hair especially women with type 4a-c hair have been stigmatized as the official “bearers of weaves” (I am not a natural head against women who wear weaves because it can really assist during a transitional period, reaching personal length goals(…)

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

Remember in the 70′s when majority of women were rockin an afro? I was talking with a good friend of mine who is a natural, and she wondered if natural hair was just a trend right now, something that was gonna be around for a short time and then disappear like it did in the(…)

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

Someone asked me how I react when negativity is directed towards my hair and style and I simply say Martin Luther King said it best “Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.” People make fun of what they don’t understand, fear or something they want to attain but do not think it is possible(…)

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(…)

THE NATURAL HAIR MOVEMENT:ARE YOU REDAY TO JOIN?

THE NATURAL HAIR MOVEMENT:ARE YOU REDAY TO JOIN?

An image I recreated from J. Howard Miller’s “Rosie the Riveter” figure with the famous slogan ”We Can Do It!” which was part of a government “campaign” to motivate women to take on male dominated jobs during World War II. I recreated this image not to compare natural hair to the hardships of that period but to(…)