locs

A Chat With @Nevlynnn: On Self-Care & Emotionally Enduring “The Big Chop”

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Black women have a strained relationship with our hair and with good reason. In a White supremacist society, all beauty is measured against Whiteness and that truism is no better demonstrated by society’s obsession with straight hair. For far too long, Black women were told...

Federal Appeals Court Rules It’s Okay For Companies To Ban Employees From Wearing Locs

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While Marc Jacobs is arguing down black women over his right to parade around white women with dreadlocks on his runway, a federal appeals court has ruled it’s perfectly okay for companies to ban their employees from wearing locs. A 3-0 decision Thursday by the 11th U.S. Circuit...

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...