Nothing But Natural Beauty at the Essence Music Festival!

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I went to New Orleans with two missions in mind. #1 – to thoroughly soak up and enjoy the splendor of my first ever Essence Music Festival! And #2 – to capture the many stunning natural hairstyles I was bound to encounter during three amazing days of culture and music! Together with Chuck Olu-Alabi (AKA […]

Natural Hair Photo Diary – Kenya McGuire Johnson

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First Natural Hair Diary was over at Essence.com and then I brought the series over to Afrobella.com to save it. And then…I did what I always do, which is get overwhelmed and drop the ball. Which is a shame because I love the feedback I get from featuring your Natural Hair Diaries. These posts may […]

Quick, Easy Head Scarf Tutorial!

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At my event in Toronto, I had the pleasure of meeting many lovely naturalistas and many of the bellas who attended were entrepreneurs, bloggers and generally interested in fashion and beauty. One of the ladies who I met was the lovely Thomasina Greaves, creator of teeshirt line Love Me As I Am. In addition to […]

Inspiration for Natural Hair Brides

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If you look around online, you’ll find inspirational photos of natural haired brides on the best natural hair sites. Curly Nikki and Black Girl With Long Hair both offer regular photo features of natural bridal hairstyles, for ideal example. But every so often you’ll hear about a bride who isn’t down with natural hair at […]

The Wise Words of Vidal Sassoon

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When I announced to my friends that I was on the line with legendary hairdressing icon Vidal Sassoon, the reaction was hilarious. On both Twitter and Facebook, friends were telling me they didn’t realize Vidal Sassoon was a real person. When I told my husband he quipped, “that’s like you telling me you interviewed Neutrogena […]

Curly Nikki’s Winter Hair Routine

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It’s not official in the calendar yet, but ask anyone who lives up north and they’ll tell you – IT IS WINTER. Here in Chicago it’s cold, blustery, snowy and windy and did I already say cold?? I forgot. Cause it’s so COLD in the C! I’m still new to the winter thing, so I […]

Hot Holiday Hairstyles for Natural Hair!

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In case you didn’t know, my friend Felicia Leatherwood is a genius with natural hair! Anyone who’s been to one of her Loving Your Hair With Natural Care Workshops can testify! If you are seeking tips for natural hair, you need to be a member of her Facebook page and follow her on Twitter – […]