Let’s be real. Most of are beauty junkies. Whether we’re going the all-natural, kitchen-made route, stalking shelves for the latest and greatest or some combination of the two, we’re all about finding that “just right” mix.
When it comes to the skincare game, clear skin and hydration are the ultimate goals. While most beauty mavens have adopted some type of masking technique in their regimens, sheet masking has become a hot new trend that has caused many people to pay their traditional wash off masks dust.
The story of Sandra Bland will be coming to HBO this fall.
Most naturalistas (or anyone with thick hair) know the struggles of finding the perfect hair holder to get our tresses in formation. They either break, get caught up in, or can’t even wrap around the fullness of all our kinky, curly and coily goodness. Even worse, they can actually snap and damage or break ends.
It’s been only a year since 20-year-old Jaylen Barron nabbed the role of Zoe on the Netflix’s Free Rein, but the accolades are already pouring in. Not only is she quickly becoming one of young Hollywood’s premiere rising stars to watch, but she is also a recent Emmy Award winner.
Kelly Rowland redefines flawlessness in her latest editorial spread for Vogue Australia August 2018. Fresh off her stint on The Voice Australia, the R&B superstar (she’s sold nearly 90 million records) serves edgy model vibes while styled to perfection in a mix of rocker chic looks from Michael Kors, Christopher Kane and Burberry styled by Petta Chua.
Sonequa Martin-Green has been natural hair goals since she first hit the scene on The Walking Dead . The actress has rocked ruled red carpets in everything from long Diana Ross-inspired curls to curly kinky bobs and braided updos. Even with her newly buzzed sides, she continues to serve up an ever rotating roster of chic hairstyles.
It’s upfronts week for Sonequa Martin-Green and she is giving us natural hair life with her latest ‘do. While prepping for season two of Star Trek: Discovery, the beauty showed off what might be her best buzzed look thus far on Wednesday at the 2018 CBS Upfront in NYC.
Longtime beauty staple African Pride just expanded its product offerings with a game-changing collection created specifically for naturalistas with coily, kinky textures. The new eight-piece Moisture Miracle collection combines the power of 10 ingredients, including seven which were sourced directly from Africa, to help keep tresses moisturized and manageable through the entire hair care and styling process.The all natural ingredients include Moroccan red clay, aloe vera, cacao powder, coconut milk, coconut water, honey and shea butter, along with flaxseed, baobab and coconut oils.
Kahran and Regis Bethencourt have made a thriving career out of taking pictures featuring black girls and the beauty of their curly afro crowns.
Now the founders of CreativeSoul Photography have reportedly landed a six-figure deal to create a book that showcases and celebrates the magic of black girls and their natural hair.
As an alternative to our natural kinks, naturalistas are known to get a good blowout and use an iron to achieve a straight look from time to time. While the versatility is great, the heat can cause you to lose your natural pattern over time. Eventually, you may even realize that your curl pattern is completely damaged or that your hair won’t curl at all.
Rihanna knows how to bring the magic and sister girl realness to everything she touches — and her makeup tutorials are no exception. The beauty teamed with Vogue for her cover shoot to create a makeup tutorial that embodies everything we’ve come to expect: fun, fierce and fabulousness.
Beauty influencer Shayla Mitchell, better known as Makeup Shayla, has just added a glittery glow-up to her already impressive portfolio. The beauty blogger teamed with ColourPop to launch a new capsule collection with seven must-haves for the perfect beauty beat.
Daniella Emillien aka Hair By Ivy‘s story is reminiscent of the saying, “A rose that grew from concrete.” Once struggling with homelessness and juggling motherhood, she put her passion to work by creating custom wigs and quickly climbed the ranks in the celebrity hair industry. She is now one of the hottest celeb hairstylists in the industry with such talent as RHOA‘s Marlo Hampton, Growing Up Hip Hop star Reginae Carter and LHHATL‘s Joseline Hernandez rocking her signature looks.
Fishtail braids have become the one of the most popular styles in the braid game. Rocked by celebs (like Skai Jackson and Justine Skye) and hair mavens alike, the style has become a major hit and we can see why. Whether you’re working with locs, box braids, weaves or natural tresses, the creative style can be displayed beautifully on your mane.
Monique Rodriguez has been making boss beauty moves since she launching haircare brand Mielle Organics in 2014. She’s gone from mixing up products in her garage to getting prime placement in retail giants nationwide, all while expanding her product lineup and garnering a loyal, cult following. Now, she is serving face on the latest cover of Hype Hair.
To say Janelle Monáe is a hair chameleon would be an understatement. After wowing us as queen of the updo with her infamous pompadour and Wonda braid, the singer and actress continues to switch it up, dishing out endless streams of textured hair slay.
'The idea that how you wear your hair somehow relates to your character, your intelligence, or your wokeness is bullshit.'
There were times when we believed that short hairstyles did not offer us much freedom and variety. Today we are impressed at how versatile short hairstyles can be, especially those stunning styles for African American women, whose hair is naturally thick and dense. Some girls simply start blooming with short hairstyles, while longer hair makes them ordinary. If you haven’t found your perfect short hairstyle yet or seek for new variations, if you do not know how to style your short hair for the coming party so that it looks chic, here is an abundant source of inspiration in pictures.