afro

White YouTuber Shows Women How To Get ‘Afro’ Hair

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First, let me state, it’s your hair, growing out of your scalp – do what you want with it. But don’t go around co-opting the natural hair movement and calling your hairstyle an ‘afro’ when clearly it’s not. Such is the case for YouTuber EskimoGirl....

Solange’s ‘Bridal Afro’ Reignites Beauty Standards Debate

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Solange Knowles has always embraced her own brand of style and beauty. So it was no surprise when her wedding attire and hairstyle effortlessly went against the norm. Most agree that she looked stunning, and her caped pantsuit ensemble will undoubtedly inspire brides for years...

Aevin Dugas Holds Guinness World Record For Largest Afro

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With a cloud of natural hair that stands four feet tall, Aevin Dugas holds the Guinness World Records title of the world’s largest afro, inspiring women around the globe to ditch relaxers for good. The 38-year-old New Orleans native traded in her straight tresses for...

Politics, Soul and Love: The History of the Afro

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My afro, Harriet the ‘Fro, turns two this month. She’s named after Harriet Tubman and embodies the freedom Harriet attained for the hundreds of thousands she led to independence. The natural hair craze has been equally as freeing for the legions of black women embracing...