Seeking A Natural Hair Salon? There’s An App For That!

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I love technology! As recently as maybe 7 years ago, if you were looking for a natural hair salon in your neck of the woods, you’d have to resort to word of mouth or ye olde Yellow Pages, followed by a whole bunch of interrogative phone calls. Then came the advent of natural hair forums […]

Um…Steve Harvey’s Got Hair Advice?

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I’ve been known to chuckle at a Steve Harvey joke from time to time. His delivery amuses me. His opinions…not so much. In fact, it doesn’t really surprise me when Steve Harvey – or any other comedian, really – says something ignorant. It isn’t the comedian’s job to be wise, it isn’t the comedian’s job […]

Weave for a Toddler?

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Originally posted at BVHairTalk.com. As an adult, you’re within your rights to get just about any kind of hairstyle you want. Braid it up, loc it up, relax it, get a weave. Whatever makes you happy, go for it. But what about when you’re a kid? I’ve asked the question before, and I must ask […]

The World’s Longest Locs

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Originally posted at BVHairTalk.com. They measure 19 feet, 6 inches long. When dry, they weigh four pounds. When wet, at least ten pounds. Asha Mandela has the longest dreadlocks in the world – making her an official Guinness World Record holder. For Asha, it’s more than just a hairstyle. It is a way of life, […]

Ask Afrobella — Teenage Love and Natural Hair

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Can I just say – I love the natural hair community!! Online and in real life, all over the world — when women with natural hair see each other, we smile. We compliment each other. We show love. And that positive energy we generate is a self esteem booster for ourselves, and for younger generations […]

Henna For Natural Hair

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The temperatures are sizzling, and so are the popular colors for natural hair! Red hair is back with a vengeance, and you’re more likely to see women with russet, scarlet, or wine-colored streaks in their hair this season. But what about women with natural hair, or for those of us who may be concerned about […]

Felicia Leatherwood Loves Natural Hair (Part 2)

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After the Loving Your Hair With Natural Care Workshop, I felt invigorated and renewed. I felt even more determined to solve my own natural hair issues. Felicia had great advice about finding the right hairdresser, and I knew I still needed the right one. My hair was strong but I could tell that the ends […]