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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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 ›
As women, from time to time we all want a different look from our hair. We change it from day to day or from week to week with the use of heating tools. Rather it’s a curling iron, flat iron, hot comb, blow dryer or another heating tool, we love to show off a new look or maybe you flat [...]Read more ›
Kerry Washington is one of the most underrated African-American actresses in the Entertainment industry. She is the star or co-star of very big movies like Saved the Last Dance, Ray with Jamie Foxx, and now she is the star of the TV show Scandal. Besides for her talent, and her near perfect facial features, she is one of my favorite [...]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 ›
Let’s face it; most of America is not in the financial class of having extra money to buy expensive hair products. I’m talking about the products that promise to promote healthy hair growth, or to stop breakage, or even to grow hair six inches in three months. African-American women alone spend more money on hair care products than any other [...]Read more ›