SisterLocks
May10

SisterLocks

Sisterlocks is a trademarked technique developed by Dr. JoAnne Cornwell.  She developed the technique after her interest in natural hair was piqued. Dr. Cornwell wanted a way to have small stylable locs much unlike traditional locs.  It took her 2 years experimenting on her own hair to come up with the Sisterlocks technique.  While starting a business was never in her vision, the response she received from wearing her own creations...

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Bantu Knots or Zulu Knots
May03

Bantu Knots or Zulu Knots

Bantu Knots are also referred to as Zulu Knots or “duuduubs”.   This style originated in Africa and has been worn by women of African descent for ages!  Bantu Knots are a protective style that can be worn on any texture hair.  These cute knots can help elongate your curl pattern or add curl and wave to straight hair when worn as a Bantu Knot Out.  In the last few years, Bantu Knots have become more popular in North America...

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Natural Hair Updo – Hairstyle of the Week
Apr25

Natural Hair Updo – Hairstyle of the Week

 This week’s Hairstyle of the Week features Teyonah Parris rocking a spin on the normal bun hairstyle.  Teyonah wore a high bun/knot natural hair updo to the Mad Men Season 6 Premiere.  The bun/knot is a classic hairstyle that can be worn on any texture of hair including kinky, coily natural hair.  It is versatile enough to take you from the boardroom to a cocktail dinner; from everyday to super glam.  This easy to create style...

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Hairstyle of the Week – Celeb Lupita Nyong’o
Apr19

Hairstyle of the Week – Celeb Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o has stepped on the scene and defied the conventional definition of beauty in Hollywood! Here she is at the MTV Red Carpet with another stunning hair ensemble.  Extensions have been added to Lupita’s  fade to change up her look.  Her stylist does a fantastic job of not being limited by the length of her hair. Credit:...

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Army Hairstyle Ban Racially Biased?
Apr16

Army Hairstyle Ban Racially Biased?

Recent changes to Army regulation 670-1 female grooming standards have cause quite a stir.  Basically the army hairstyle ban targets styling options that are predominantly worn by women of colour with natural hair.  Many feel that the rules are racially biased and upon analysis it is not hard to envision why they feel that way.  Within the 57 page training manual of sorts it states that “Twists – defined as twisting two...

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How To: Style your Micro TWA
Jan18

How To: Style your Micro TWA

How To: Style Your Micro TWA with Soft Sheen Carson, Curls Unleashed, As I...

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