My Daughter’s Natural Hair Journey – A Stylists Perspective

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Natural Hair Care is so much more meaningful to me than just being a professional hairstylist. It is a revolutionary, spiritual experience that has connected me on every level to the core of who I am as a Black woman. I believe that our natural hair journey is important as well.  For me, Ethnic hairstyles traditionally … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids – Part 1: Style Options

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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.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

3 Fashionable Protective Styles for Teens With #NaturalHair

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Happy New Year!  Are you and your teenage daughter looking for cute long lasting protective hairstyles to rock throughout the year?. Here are 3 favorites for my teenage clients: (Note:  All three of these protective styles have additional hair added. Marley/Havana Twist. The difference between these two popular hairstyles are the ends of the hair. Marley Twist … Read more

Chic Boutique Tour – Atlanta

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If you have never been on a Chic Boutique Tour you have no idea what you are missing!  I had the pleasure of attending one and boy did I have a blast!  The Chic Boutique Tour is a day long bus tour of the trendiest boutiques in Atlanta.  Starting in the morning at Bouchic Boutique … Read more

Dark Girls Documentary on OWN

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Dark Girls is a poignant documentary that investigates what it means to not only be Black in America, but what it means to be a Black person with dark skin.  It was aired on OWN this week.  It was a 2 hour documentary and i thought that it was not only well done but that … Read more

The 1st Annual Beauty Empowerment Panel at Spelman College

I had the pleasure of attending the 1st Annual Beauty Empowerment Panel at Spelman this week.  The event was outstanding.  Presented by Design Essentials Natural, the topic was Black Hair in the Media.  On the panel were a bevvy of natural hair advocates including professional stylists, a radio personality, popular bloggers, you tubers and beauty … Read more

DPL Products – An African American Owned & Operated Hair Care Line

I met with Bill Wilborn, VP of Sales & Marketing at DPL Products today. Bill is the son of Dr. Wesley S. Wilborn, the creator of these products and a pioneer who launched the first mainstream skin and hair product line, formulated by a dermatologist to people of African descent. We met to discuss the … Read more

HairStory – Days of My Napps

As many of you Natural girls know the road to NappiHappiness ain’t easy. If you were like me, you’ve had relaxers in your hair for many years and dont even know what the natural pattern is. After my big chop I was pleasantly surprised to find a head full of small coils. While growing my … Read more