Lauren Simpson describes how hair became an investment and the monetary strain it caused. She calls it Accounting for Salons. Watching this video, I re-experience the time and the pain when I was a teenager, going to the salon with my mother. Now, that I think about it, these hairstylists had no clue what to do with black hair, besides [...]Read more ›
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Tomela Wright a.k.a Mela is from the D.C./Maryland area and is on her way to take over the hair industry. Her styles are classy yet exotic and she seems to have OCD if a strand is out-of-place. How long have you been in the hair industry? I began in the industry as a teenager, that has been over 10 years ago. [...]Read more ›
I’m not a fan of greases. I have nightmares about my mother slathering my scalp with B&B’s heavy green grease when I was a child. It left my forehead shiny and my hair a lint brush. No bueno. Today, I lean heavily on oils of varying viscosities and my trusty shea butter. The reason for this dramatic deviation from the [...]Read more ›
I lived a good portion of my life trying to please everyone since I was little girl. I often would change so many things about myself to be more pleasing to those around me because… I just wanted to be accepted. My hair had become one of these things I’d change. I kept it straight around family members who just [...]Read more ›
Discover Brittany Basden, our newest elite contributor and creator of Kyss My Hair and Ms. Brittany Bass. This student and hair & beauty blogger from Bahamas believes, “If it makes you feel good, wear it!” She encourages women to wear their hair anyway they desire and dress in clothing that prompts the phrase, “I like the way I look”. Learn [...]Read more ›
Nay of My Curly Mane must have gotten it right from birth, as she’s been natural all her life. With the help of her Jamaican mom forbidding the creamy crack, her hair story, however, is just fascinating. Learn more about her hair journey. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Nay. I was born in [...]Read more ›