Beauty & Fashion

A Madam C.J. Walker-Inspired Line is Coming to Sephora!

In the latest installment of #BestBlackHistoryMonthEver, word just dropped that major beauty retailer, Sephora, has collabed with haircare manufacturer, Sundial Brands, to roll out a new line named for Madam C.J. Walker, who created her own Black hair products more than 100 years ago, slaying the game and becoming the first Black woman self-made millionaire. […]

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Beauty & Fashion

Here’s What Happens When They Come for the Puff

Over the past few years, schools across the world have been coming for Black students over their natural hair. There was 7-year-old Tiana Parker, who was told her dreadlocks were “unnacceptable;” 12-year-old Vanessa VanDyke who was threatened with expulsion if she didn’t change her hair; a Toronto teen who was told that her hair was […]

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Beauty & Fashion

11 Struggles Only Naturalistas Understand

By Andréa Butler It’s been a minute since your strands had a meeting with the creamy crack. You’ve embraced your natural hair — curly, kinky, a little bit of everything — and you love flaunting its fabulousness every day at school. But on the real, though, sometimes your hair doesn’t wanna act right and you […]

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Beauty & Fashion

Dear Black Girl, Your Hair is Ugly…

That’s basically what the people who run the Deborah Brown Community School in Tulsa, OK said to 7-year-old Tiana Parker, when they sent her home from her school earlier this week because she chose to rock a natural hairstyle: dreadlocks. According to the school’s dress code, “hairstyles such as dreadlocks, afros, mohawks, and other faddish styles are […]

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5 Transitioning Myths — Debunked

Perhaps no topic has raged more lunch table wars than that of natural hair and what it takes (or doesn’t take) to ditch the creamy crack and embrace your true texture. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. Still, there are so many misconceptions that are spread about transitioning. Take a look at some of the […]

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