Tracee Ellis Ross Takes Natural Hair Uptown

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  Bellas! Have you seen the March cover of Uptown Magazine? Tracee Ellis Ross looks GORGEOUS. Regal. Self possessed in her beauty. I got my first glimpse at the Uptown Magazine 20th Anniversary of Boomerang party – the room was festooned with Tracee’s blown up cover shots. And Tracee was there herself, kickin it and […]

Your Best Winter Haircare Tips – Creme of Nature Giveaway Winners!

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Another up and down, topsy turvy weather week in Chicago! This weekend, literally, it was snowing sideways. And today the sun is shining and the sky is blue. Go figure! Finally I’m settled down enough to go through all of your amazing entries for the Creme of Nature Argan oil giveaway. You guys are the […]

Winter Hair Care and a Crème of Nature Argan Oil Giveaway!

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Last week there were piles of filthy snow all over the place. This week the skies are bleak and the streets are shiny and wet because of the rain. Chicago’s weather doesn’t quite know what to do with itself, and neither does my hair.   Look at that cold Chicago wind just whipping it back […]

When It Comes to Products, What Kind of Natural Are You?

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As your friendly round the way beauty and natural hair blogger, I get sent ALL KINDS of products to review. Some of them are totally the kind of stuff I’d buy myself, made with ingredients I know my hair will respond to favorably. Others…not so much. But I do my best to at least try […]

I’ll Be In NYC During Fashion Week with Curls Unleashed!

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Bellas, I can hardly keep up with myself this month. Last weekend I was in Atlanta for the truly wonderful Fro Fashion Week event at the Hotel Melia downtown. And this weekend, I’ll be in New York during all the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week madness, for two awesome natural hair related events! And you know I’ll […]

Sanaa Lathan on Natural Hair, Hollywood, and Being the New Face of Pantene

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Sanaa Lathan is no ingenue. As the star of such films as Love and Basketball, The Wood, The Best Man, Brown Sugar, Out of Time and most recently, Stephen Soderbergh’s Contagion — she began her acting career at Yale, performing in Shakespearean plays while attending the Yale School of Drama. Sanaa has been in top […]

Hot Holiday Hair Tips from Ursula Stephen!

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If you’re familiar with celebrity hairstylists, then the name Ursula Stephen probably rings a bell! Ursula has blessed MANY celebrities with her magical hands, but she’s most famous as the woman responsible for Rihanna’s most notable hair colors and cuts. Edgy bob? That was Ursula. Stoplight red hair? Yup. Ursula. Now Ursula is working with […]