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Sanneta Myrie To Be The First Woman To Compete In The Miss World Pageant With Locs

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We’ve seen natural hair on the red carpet, on the runway, and on the big and small screen, and now we’re about to see it on the pageant stage. Sanneta Myrie, the 24-year-old beauty — and medical doctor — who was crowned Miss Jamaica in...

The Marine Corps Finally Allows Locs And Twists

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Delayed as this victory may be, Black women have reason to rejoice now that the Marine Corps has officially given the OK to locs and twists. We’re certain you remember the backlash that ensued earlier this year when the Army handed down new hair guidelines which...

Taliah Waajid’s ‘Starting Locs Part 1’ How-To #WNHS

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Check out Taliah Waajid’s 'Starting Locs Part 1' video! Taliah Waajid's Black Earth Natural Haircare products are great for starting and maintaining locs and styling natural hair.

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...

I Am Not My Hair? Depends…

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Unless you’re wearing a hat, hair is one of the first things people notice about you, especially if you are a woman. The style you choose sometimes leads people to assume certain things about you and treat you accordingly. XoJane writer Johanna DeBiase wrote about her...

Employer Wants Woman To Cut Off Dreadlocks

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24-year-old Ashley Davis has patiently grown her locs for more than 10 years and says they are a part of her culture and identity. Unfortunately her employer, Tower Loan in St. Peters, Missouri says they’re no longer acceptable. “My worst nightmare is I wake up...