101 Independent Black Owned Businesses to Support for Blackout Friday

101 Black Owned Natural Hair, Beauty and

Things weren’t supposed to go this way, not according to my editorial calendar. This was supposed to be a buildup to Thanksgiving week. I was working on fun, lighthearted posts about recipes and Black Friday deals. Yay! Shopping! And now, none of that seems right anymore. Not after Ferguson. On Monday November 24th, in an […]

A Little Patience. Chescaleigh on Natural Hair Issues, Critics and More

ChescaleighPatience

One of the most frequently asked questions, frequently addressed topics, and hot button issues in the natural hair community, is the issue of hair growth. It’s the fuel for blog posts and epic message board threads, and sparks flurries of product purchases for special hair challenges. It’s something I get asked about ALL the time, […]

The Beauty Box Phenomenon

birchbox

In my younger days I hoarded every teeny test tube of perfume I could. I swiped miniature cream samples from my mom’s dresser. And if there was a sample in a magazine — as they include so often in the UK, it seems — I’d be the first one to gank it. I’ve always loved […]

New Hair Products You Need To Know About ASAP!

Cantu Natural hair

Maybe you’re stuck in a product rut. Maybe you’ve got some go-to favorites but are looking for something new and amazing for the summer. Maybe you’re now transitioning and are looking forward to trying out new hair products and figuring out what your hair’s needs are. Either way, here I am to enable all you […]