Her hair care company brought her prosperity—and left an indelible mark on black entrepreneurship.
Our Favorite Deal: Conair personal care products including hair dryers and curling irons will be buy one, get one free during the sale (see page 2 for details).
Meechy Monroe, born Tameka Moore, who rose to renown on YouTube for tutorials showcasing how to care for and style natural black hair, has died of brain cancer at age 32 in Westmont, Ill. Unfulfilled at her day job in marketing, Monroe...Show More Summary
The Washington Post summarized the latest "inclusion" and "diversity" controversy in the fashion world: "Shea Moisture reaches out to white women in hair products ad. Black women protest." Many took to social media to blast the company. Show More Summary
Natural hair brand Shea Moisture began releasing a series of advertisements in the past two weeks that excluded its primary consumer base, and black women were not having it. SheaMoisture is CANCELLED pic.twitter.com/T4Dru1JgAq — NANA...Show More Summary
For the naturals Shea Moisture Blasted For Hair Hate Video Featuring White Women A popular natural hair care brand is getting the BUSINESS on social media for an inclusive ad that seemingly excluded black women. Shea Moisture which has been
Per my snapchat, it took one more long chat with Sassoon’s Creative Director Elaine Mitchell to commit to going natural. Like before, we sat down and had a discussion about black hair care and how I should embrace the curls.. View Post
The beauty booking program connects black and Hispanic women with salons that know how to care for textured hair.
I have spent plenty of shopping trips browsing the “ethnic hair care” aisle. Women of color know all too well the constant hunt for the perfect product. As our hair-care knowledge, needs and routines (not to mention the seasons) change, we restock our product drawers accordingly. From having a relaxer, to now being natural, products […]
Not only do Black women buy more cosmetics and hair care products than other ethnic groups, but those products are also more toxic.
Please help spread the word! A 13-year-old girl, JAHAIRA OZUNA, has gone missing from an Uptown health care facility on the 4700 block of Clarendon. She is 13 years old, 4'4" tall, and weighs 110 lbs. She is Latina, with black hair,Show More Summary
In Chris Rock’s 2009 documentary film, Good Hair, the poet Maya Angelou describes a black woman’s hair as her glory. “You share that glory with your family,” Angelou says, “and they get to see you braiding it, and they get to see you...Show More Summary
Target has an insane amount of beauty and grooming products. And thanks to Black Friday, they’re all 25% off when you use the code BEAUTY. Skin care products, hair care, men’s grooming, and more are marked down from brands like Everyday Jack, Soap & Glory, e.l.f., Harry’s, and more. Read more...
Two innovations promise to deliver the hairstylist of your dreams.
From The Atlantic: A few houses down, a middle-aged black woman with carefully penciled-in eyebrows and curly, graying hair answered the door. She looked at the Clinton flier and frowned. “I’m sorry, I’m voting for Trump,” she said, handing the [...]
As part of her ambassador duties for a hair care label, Ms. Fernandez will be attending events at the ongoing New York Fashion Week. The actor jetted out of NY on Wednesday evening wearing a sporty Miuniku dress with black sneakers and a fun Fendi Monster shoulder bag. Like her travel style? Fendi Demi Jour […]
What are your plans this Labor Day weekend? Barbeque? The beach? How about the Naturally Isis Braid On, Economic Liberty March and Rally in Dallas? The annual event that celebrates natural hairstyles is spearheaded by Isis Brantley, a hairstylist and natural-hair advocate. She’ll be at this year’s march and rally ... More »
Are lower levels of physical activity among African-American teens related to hair care? A new study has centralized itself around this very question.
Cheryl Dorsey faced a mirror in a Pasadena hair salon, at the beginning of an appointment that would eat up the whole morning and part of the afternoon. Her stylist, Ursula Simpson, carefully braided Dorsey’s locks before weaving in a spectacular lion’s mane of silver curls. These things take time....
Image Credit: Madam C.J. Walker Beauty/ Sundial "Black women are familiar with each others' hair care needs. We are embracing our natural beauty again." A'Lelia Bundles declared as we discussed her great-great grandmother and first black self-made millionaire Madame C.J. Show More Summary