Grading System For Natural Hair Types, Are They Annoying You Too?

Grading System For Natural Hair Types, Are They Annoying You Too?

Ok, Ok, I guess I have no choice but to ride with the pack on this. It seems that natural hair ...
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Hypermarkets, Beauty Supply Stores and Lace Wigs

Hypermarkets, Beauty Supply Stores and Lace Wigs

If you are anything like me you have a love hate relationship with large supermarkets otherwise called hypermarkets. Walmart or ...
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Top 10 Controversial Hair Stories Of 2017

Top 10 Controversial Hair Stories Of 2017

It’s that time of year when we like to take stock of all that has happened in the last 12 ...
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Hard Core Naturals, Where Does It Stop?

Hard Core Naturals, Where Does It Stop?

Do you really keep to the word or the spirit of being natural? My hair is natural. By that, I ...
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No Afro Zone Warning

Relaxing Your Hair Is Just A Hairstyle Not A Sell Out

And wearing your hair natural is not a political statement When did how a black woman chooses to wear her ...
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Is The J.Crew Struggle Bun Controversy Much Ado About Nothing?

Is The J.Crew Struggle Bun Controversy Much Ado About Nothing?

This past week we saw outrage in Twitter land when J. Crew showed a black model in one of their ...
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They Say Natural Hair Is a Trend That is Ending...

They Say Natural Hair Is a Trend That is Ending…

Contents: Say What? Why All The Talk About The Movement Ending? What’s Their Evidence? What’s The Fuss About? We Made ...
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What Makes A Hairstyle Ghetto?

What Makes A Hairstyle Ghetto?

I’ve seen it countless times; people bashing hairstyles they would not wear, hairstyles regarded as outlandish. Just check social media ...
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This Video Of A White Woman Getting Locs Was The Worse Thing I Have Seen All Week

This Video Of A White Woman Getting Locs Was The Worse Thing I Have Seen All Week

Watch this!: Now that I have pretty much assaulted your eyes with something that cannot be unseen can we talk ...
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Professional Or Not? - Flight Attendant Says She Was Discriminated Against Based On Her Hairstyle

Professional Or Not? – Flight Attendant Says She Was Discriminated Against Based On Her Hairstyle

A flight attendant reported that the airline she worked for discriminated against her due to her hairstyle. She shared with ...
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London News Paper Rips Solange's Image To Sell A Story And Social Media Isn't Having It

London News Paper Rips Solange’s Image To Sell A Story And Social Media Isn’t Having It

Before I get into the usual crying about appropriation I am reminded of that song Solange did on her amazing ...
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WWYD? - Woman's Ex Husband's New Girlfriend Cuts Her Daughter's Hair

WWYD? – Woman’s Ex Husband’s New Girlfriend Cuts Her Daughter’s Hair

Picture this: your ex-husband comes to pick up your daughter around 12 pm for a day of bonding. You figure ...
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Beauty Vlogger Exposes Wig Company For Using Her Picture To Sell Their Wigs

Beauty Vlogger Exposes Wig Company For Using Her Picture To Sell Their Wigs

This story is so sad and hilarious at the same time I do not even know where to start. Beauty ...
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After Seeing My Daughter's Afro Puff My Daughter's Day Care Immediately Wanted To Discuss Hair Policy

After Seeing My Daughter’s Afro Puff My Daughter’s Day Care Immediately Wanted To Discuss Hair Policy

My 3-year-old daughter is my whole entire world, and then some! My mother put relaxers on my hair starting at ...
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U.S Court Of Appeals Rules That Dismissing Someone From Work For Dreadlocks Is NOT Discrimination

U.S Court Of Appeals Rules That Dismissing Someone From Work For Dreadlocks Is NOT Discrimination

If you find yourself a little bit confused about why we get upset when Marc Jacobs appropriates a black hairstyle ...
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My Natural CoWorker Called Me A Sell Out For Not Wearing My Natural Hair To Work

My Natural CoWorker Called Me A Sell Out For Not Wearing My Natural Hair To Work

Starting a new job can have it’s own struggles. There is getting to know the culture of your workplace, learning ...
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White Women Are Using Fire To Get Rid Of Their Split Ends

White Women Are Using Fire To Get Rid Of Their Split Ends

As women, we are already a bit terrified of the thought of having to cut because of our for fear ...
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How To Respectfully Tell A Fellow Natural Her Hair Is A Mess

How To Respectfully Tell A Fellow Natural Her Hair Is A Mess

It’s no secret, the topic of hair in the black community is a touchy one. We live in a time ...
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Chimamanda

Nigerian-American Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says President Obama Would Have Lost If Michelle Obama Was Natural

I am not sure if you saw the interview posted a few days ago where Nigerian-American author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ...
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“No Dreadlocks, Cornrolls, Twists, Braids” - Kentucky School Bans Natural Hair

“No Dreadlocks, Cornrolls, Twists, Braids” – Kentucky School Bans Natural Hair

Here we go again. Yet another ban against natural hair. “I can’t believe this is happening in 2016”, a phrase ...
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The Constant Chatter Around Black Women And Their Hair And Why I Stopped Caring

The Constant Chatter Around Black Women And Their Hair And Why I Stopped Caring

We (black girls) never seem to win. It’s not like this wasn’t apparent to me before but on that particular Friday when ...
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Hair Bullies: How To Deal With Them When You Create Hair Content

Hair Bullies: How To Deal With Them When You Create Hair Content

Social media has blown up since the rise of social network giants such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter ...
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edges

Ditch the Edge Control and Relax Your Edges or Nah?

As a natural, edge control is mandatory. Rough edges have the power to discredit an entire bomb twist out. So ...
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Is Knowing Your Hair Type Really Necessary?

Is Knowing Your Hair Type Really Necessary?

3C/4A. At the start of my natural journey, that’s what someone said my hair type was. Hmm. Intrigued I ran ...
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To Her Its “Just Hair”, To Me Its An Earned Trophy Of Patient Persistence - Why #BlackHairMatters

To Her Its “Just Hair”, To Me Its An Earned Trophy Of Patient Persistence – Why #BlackHairMatters

“Why? It’s just hair. It’ll grow back.” These words were uttered by a white coworker who looked incredulously at me ...
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@teralyn.price Service Member

Do You Change Up Your Natural Hair For An Interview?

@teralyn.price Hair in the workplace is a topic that is brought up regularly within the natural community. It all comes ...
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My Niece Wants a Relaxer Is It Irresponsible Of Me To Support Her Despite My Sisters Views?

My Niece Wants a Relaxer Is It Irresponsible Of Me To Support Her Despite My Sisters Views?

Being an aunt is probably one of the best roles that I have. I love my niece, Olive. She’s definitely ...
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White girls and weave

White Girls Get Weave For The First Time And It’s A Big Deal “Apparently”

Have you guys seen the video of white girls getting a weave for the first time? A lot of the ...
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Woman working

My Boss Sent An Email Letting Us Know Voluminous Natural Hair Was Inappropriate

As a natural black woman, for as long as I can remember I’ve had to be two people. I mean, ...
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