When it comes to being natural, most people don’t know what deep conditioning is or have it’s benefits. Deep conditioning your hair is an important step to keep your hair healthy. It should be done at least once a week and is typically left on for a maximum 30 minutes and minimum 20. Making time […]
This past Sunday, Zozubini Tunzi of South Africa was crowned Miss Universe 2019. The world shook with many emotions following her win. Since there hasn’t been a black Miss Universe since 2011, having Tunzi win was major for all the little girls in the world who aspire to walk her footsteps. Throughout the competition, Tunzi […]
A few days ago we all received the news that Gabrielle Union was let go from the hit TV show, America’s Got Talent because she called out the problematic behavior of staff and co-workers behind the scenes. Prior to leaving the station, she was told that the hairstyles she wore were “too black.” Union rightfully […]
Young founder wins P&G’s My Black Is Beautiful partnership and $225,000 in funding to fuel the fire Detroit, MI – Today Healthy Roots Dolls released the new Zoé, a life-like 18” doll with hair that is uniquely designed to reinforce positive self-perceptions among young girls. The new Zoé has new realistic physical features and curly hair […]
In 2014, I shared a story on Facebook about my experience struggling to love my natural hair. It sparked a discussion about the fact that so few of my peers and I had black dolls that looked like us growing up.
Even though it still feels like winter in most places, Spring has officially arrived.
Aside from the influx of allergies and floral patterns, spring is the season of natural hair. Naturalistas everywhere can finally take down their long term protective styles, and let their locks free.
It’s no secret that Black Panther is a must see film. There a dozens of reasons for this: the all star cast, the epic story line, and the on point styling.
In 1963, after centuries of eurocentric hairstyles dominating the public eye and perception of beauty, Cicely Tyson made a bold decision to walk into a Harlem barber shop and ask the barber to cut her hair so short that nothing but her natural curls were left…
We’ve entered an era of the woke Black girl, where black girls everywhere are encouraged by the women who came before them and the societal cool factor of consciousness to take action to change their circumstances.