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The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching; like seriously, it’s right around the corner! I know a lot of you may be stressing at the idea of what to get the curly girl in your life; sometimes there can be way too many hair products to choose! And once you do decide, how do you know that you’re getting the right one for their specific hair type or texture? Well, I’m here to help! (more…)

What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

Since black women of every texture and type started embracing their natural hair, we’ve been all about it; new styles, how to take care of, what works and what doesn’t. I love it!

We’ve also focused on what other people think of our hair. But what about our black men and their opinions and knowledge of natural hair? I asked around to find out just what they do (and don’t) know about our crowns. (more…)

5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

We all know how hectic the middle of the semester can be; the bulk of your assignments and projects are due, finals are coming up, and you’re feeling particularly lazy and just want a break. I hear you! College can be tough, especially in the middle of it all when you’re so close to the end. I’ve gone through countless semesters where I lost my “drive” towards the end.

You know how it goes; it’s cold outside, and your bed is feeling particularly warm that day. Or you have so many assignments that you can’t seem to keep up with what’s due for what specific class, so you just start turning things in and hoping for the best. I’m sure we’ve all been there. (more…)

That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair

That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair

More and more you see celebs like Tracy Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Oprah Winfrey, and Sanaa Lathan rocking their natural locks, curly or straight, and looking great while doing so! We’ve even gone as far as to see Sanaa Lathan chop off all of her hair and start rocking a full-on fade. It’s amazing to see so many black celebrities embracing and loving their natural hair, despite the celebrity critics and pressure to look the way everyone thinks they should look, with long, straight hair. (more…)

Black Women vs. Black Women: Comparison and Competition

Black Women vs. Black Women: Comparison and Competition

I had a very close-knit group of friends in middle school and throughout most of high school. We went everywhere and did everything together, if we could help it. We were popular and got a lot of attention. We felt more than important and no one could tell us otherwise. Time went by, and as everyone started sprouting into their own person and reaping the benefits of puberty, things changed. There was no more of the genuine innocence that covered our friendships, but new-found tension and jealousy, and it got worse every day it seemed. (more…)