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Ledisi with a Locs Updo

Ledisi Joins Design Essentials: Showcasing Locs in the Beauty Industry

I couldn’t be more excited for her AND the natural hair community! Ledisi, a Grammy-nominated R&B songstress, known for her gorgeous locs, has just been named the first Brand Ambassador for the Design Essentials...
Woman with big chop - Why is natural hair considered masculine

Is Natural Hair Masculine?

“You’re going to look like a man!” This is one of the most common phrases you’ll hear when you declare that you’re going natural. I can relate to this reaction because many of my...
Lupita Nyong'o discussion of African Hair Braiding

Inspiration from Lupita Nyong’o

“What I love about my hair texture is you can do all sorts of interesting angular shapes with it. Braiding just tells a story….” – Lupita Nyong’o Just listening to Lupita Nyong’o talk about hair...
L.A. Hair Clip of Woman with Bad Weave

Is YouTube Making a Stylist’s Job Unnecessary?

Woman Ruins Hair Learning from YouTube Recently I was catching up on the latest episodes of L.A. Hair featuring Celebrity Stylist Kim Kimble and one interesting clip made me put my DVR to good...
Man with Dreadlocks in a Business Suit

“You Can’t Make It In Corporate America With Locs”…Supposedly.

It hurts me that in this day and age we, as a people, cannot embrace our own culture. I recently discovered the article in Black Enterprise entitled “Hampton University School of Business Bans Dreadlocks“….and I did...