The Third Annual Natural Hair Industry Convention took place in Baltimore, Maryland. It was hosted by founders Susan Peterkin-Bishop and Angela Walker. It was an experience I will not forget.
The oldest civil rights organization in the country, The National Urban League (NUL), hosted a press conference, releasing the White Paper Report regarding the expansion of opportunities for people of color specifically, African Americans, in the energy sector.
Teenagers love wearing their hair in protective styles because it gives them the ability to get up and go. Wearing protective hairstyles also can free up a chunk of their time to do more important things like arriving at school on time or enjoying social events with friends.
Your daughter has been rocking her Crochet Braids for about 4 weeks and it is now time for them to be taken out. The technique for uninstalling Crochet Braids is easy, however, the process must be done carefully to prevent cutting or damaging your child’s natural hair.
Sometimes the best way to really honor your mother is to just put the right words together from your heart and say Thank You…
Dear Mama: A Letter To The Strong Woman Who Raised Us
I have never appreciated you more than I do at this moment. Through every stage of my life; you were there.
It isn’t a shock that most teenage girls when contemplating wearing their hair in a “protective hairstyle” such as Crochet Braids, think solely of the result which is having a cute hairstyle. Many teens are unaware of the importance of scalp/hair maintenance when wearing protective hairstyles.
You can’t go anywhere without seeing teenage girls wearing their hair styled in crochet braids. Crochet braiding is not a new technique, but it is one that is regaining popularity.
There is nothing more satisfying than witnessing a smile from a child who has just seen their new hairstyle in the mirror for the first time. Heart, diamond and star cornrow designs are blazing among children ages 9 and under. Children thrive on being trendsetters amongst their peers. With back to school starting for most … Read more
When it comes to natural hair we often leave the fellas out of it. But we all know that chemically enhanced curls and texture changing chemicals is a thing for boys and men just as it is for women. So when when we share our messages about natural hair we really need to include our … Read more
Visiting the barbershop can be an intimidating experience for a child. It can be especially challenging for a child diagnosed with a disability. My son AJ was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was 2-years-old. AJ struggles with sensory sensitivity which can be triggered by loud, repetitive noises, bold colors and patterns. The buzzing … Read more