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Natural Hair’s Love Letter to Black Women

Dear Black Women, I want to start off by thanking for you finally embracing me the way you always should have. I had my time in the spotlight decades ago, and ...

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When Protective Styling Goes Wrong: Explaining Common Issues

There are many benefits to protective styling for naturals. Although the definition varies from person to person the key to a protective style is protecting the hair from over-manipulation, chemical ...

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L'Oreal USA Acquires Carol’s Daughter

After companies affiliated with Carol’s Daughter filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April, Lisa Price and the Carol's Daughter brand is entering into a fresh new chapter and joining ...

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Six Rules for Going Natural

Natural hair is the new black. Once unthinkable for all but the kookiest members of our community, in the last decade, embracing curls, coils and kinks has become, well natural ...

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Top 10 Products For The Ultimate Slip In Natural Hair

Slip or slipperiness of a product (usually a conditioner or leave-in) is crucial to Naturals. We need products that will yield massive amounts of slip so the tangles and knots ...

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Hair Color Inspiration: Blonde Locs

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Locs look gorgeous on just about everyone — It doesn’t matter what color or loc style you decide to rock — they always look great.  But, just like with every hairstyle sometimes you want to switch it up and do something different — and for...

Better As a Blonde? 10 Celebs We Prefer With Dark Hair

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Black girls with blonde hair is hardly a new phenomenon but it recently hit our radar again when our beloved Jill Scott posed for Essence Magazine in a platinum blonde wig. Jilly from Philly is a stunning woman no matter her hair color but quite...

Black Girl, Blonde Wig: How I Found My Beyoncé Blonde

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Well, no one can touch Queen Bey's color, but I'm nipping at her Jimmy Choo heels.

Black Women Who Stay Blonde

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Not everyone can pull off blonde hair. From honey-tinged to golden butter to platinum, which is the color Nicki Minaj just started rocking (yay or nay, Clutchettes?), there’s a rainbow of hues in the blonde family. Whether you are considering going blonde for a season...

Black and Blonde: How To Get The Color Right

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From Etta James to Beyoncé, black blonde bombshells have always had an undeniable allure. Contemporary artists have given blonde dye a run including Keke Palmer, Ciara and Keyshia Cole to name a few. When done right, the look radiates confidence and sex appeal. But it...