Black Hair: Protective Hairstyles for Summer Flyness

Styling natural hair can be both FAB and DRAB! When it comes to the dog days of summer, some even argue it’s impossible to find a style that protects, holds and looks flawless – all at once – not to mention reduces breakage! Fortunately for naturalistas, the sudden upswing in acceptance of our kinky, curly,…

Why Aoki Imports Is Your Best Source For Hair Bundles

Aoika Imports is something to talk about! There was a time when I wouldn’t dare wear a weave, because the word on the curb was if you wore a weave then you must not have any hair on your head. Contrary to popular opinion this could not be further from the truth. In fact, many…

Michelle Obama’s Hairstylist: 6 Tips For Presidential Hair

Michelle Obama: First Lady, style icon and the epitome of a strong, black woman. While many wonder what she will do next, or what she’ll have on next, others ask who’s responsible for her flawless hairstyles. Johnny Wright, the First Lady’s exclusive hairstylist, and artistic style director for SoftSheen-Carson, is the First Lady’s go-to guy…

Alicia Keys Embraces #NoMakeup: “I Hope To God It’s A Revolution”

A beautifully freckle-faced, au naturale Alicia Keys photo is breaking the Internet, but for the 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and activist, the latest photos symbolize a breaking of her own walls of insecurity and the many masks she’s worn. Keys recently penned a deeply personal letter reflecting on her evolution from being hidden in plain sight,…

Gabrielle Union: “I Was Never Looked Upon As Being Pretty”

Gabrielle Union is gorgeous. I think most people would agree, including her husband, NBA star and soon to be hall-of-famer Dwayne Wade. The Being Mary Jane star has been in plenty of films like Bad Boys II, Deliver Us From Eva and Think Like a Man, just to name a few. It seems Hollywood has…

Women Daring to Redefine Beauty

What do Ashley Graham, Precious Lee, and Nicola Griffin have in common? They are all banning together to redefine the standards of beauty in the modeling industry. For many years, designers were known for using models that only wore sizes 2 to 4, and anyone over those sizes could be assured that if they were…