Announcements and recaps of events in the natural hair community.

The Journey to African Locs: A Complex Conversation

An amazing panel of creatives within the loc community, speaking about “The Journey to African Locs”, the accessibility of products for locs in big box stores, discrimination of locs at natural hair events, and how we unconsciously spread an idealistic view of European beauty standards through our language.
Loc Appreciation Day 2016

Are You Ready For Loc Appreciation Day?!

Loc Appreciation Day is a community-driven international celebration to show the beauty of locs in the world of natural hair. 
Celebrate Kwanzaa With Me - CURLYNUGROWTH.com

Celebrate Kwanzaa With Me!

Come celebrate Kwanzaa with me live, learn about each principle, and win amazing products from black-owned businesses! #CNGKwanzaa
Reasons Why You SHould Attend Natural Hair Shows - CurlyNuGrowth.com

5 Reasons You Should Attend Natural Hair Shows

I remember when there were only 2-3 natural hair events per year— the World Natural Hair Show, Sisterlocks Explosion, and maybe you can count the Bronner Bros Show. Now, there are plenty of events surrounding natural hair— Natural Hair Expo, Afropunk, Loc Appreciation Day, International Natural Hair Meetup Day, and even a Natural Hair Industry Convention; but have you ever joined in the festivities? If not, let me be the first to tell you from...
NO RETWIST CHALLENGE Hosted by CurlyNuGrowth.com

No Retwist Challenge!

I challenge you to improve the health of your locs and gain appreciation for your natural beauty by leaving your locs alone for 8 weeks! Yes, EIGHT weeks. You can do it! We can do it. Even though I have never been able to reach the 8-week mark, of not retwisting my locs, I have a strong feeling that if we start together we can keep each other encouraged and make it! Just think about...