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Edwina Dixon and the rest of the BASIC Hair Care team took their message and their great product to the internationally known Bronner Bros. Hair Show, to help educate consumers and hairstylists about black hair care. The hair care educator, who found BASIC while looking for a solution to help maintain her daughter’s long natural hair,…

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BASIC Hair Care (BASIC) announces its official introduction to the hair care community at the historic Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 17-18.  Streamlined to deliver only what’s needed to get results, BASIC is a line of naturally derived professional and retail products complete with simplified smoothing and conditioning treatments, cleansers,  conditioners …

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Celebrity hairstylist Pekela Riley’s passion for textured hair and excellent service continues to elevate her brand and success in the hair industry. Riley has styled many of Hollywood’s finest, including Gabrielle Union, Nia Long, Chrisette Michele, Selita Ebanks, and more. Not only is she a stylist to the stars, but she is also a successful…

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Former labor secretary Tom Perez has been elected chair of the Democratic National Committee. He makes history as the first Latino leader of the Democratic party. In a Twitter post, former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders congratulated him saying, “I congratulate Tom Perez on his election as chairman of the Democratic National Committee and look…

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There are many elements of Charlotte D’Alessio’s life that read like a teenager’s fairy tale. Instagram didn’t exist when I was in high school, but I imagine I’d be pretty fascinated by the beautiful, leggy 17-year-old with more than 174,000 followers and a Wilhelmina Models contract, too. For the legions of aspiring Cool Teens™, D’Alessio,…

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So you’re ready to give your tresses a fresh revival? Talking Pretty got the exclusive scoop from celebrity hair stylist and master colorist at Jim Wayne Salon, Debi Dumas, who recently worked with actress Tamala Jones, on a few basics to giving your strands some life with a little color. –mckenzie harris How can women…

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Women aren’t the only ones who occasionally covet a new style. Men can be just as crazy over fashion and staying up to date. Although it’s easy to just throw on a simple summer day outfit consisting of a crisp white tee, cargo shorts and sneakers, sometimes, men need a little assistance and reassurance with…

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“Going Natural” is a style that is trending everywhere. I have finally been sucked into the movement and have been embracing my natural roots … literally. To keep it real, transitioning from 15 plus years of relaxed hair to newly natural tresses has not been an easy task. I took the easy and probably least…

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This year’s theme “The Trilogy,” where three platforms will combine to offer access to top level educators, trendsetting artists and inspiring leaders in the multi-cultural beauty industry. Approximately 30,000 licensed professionals and students are expected to attend the three-day convention, which takes place February 20-22, 2016. In addition to trend presentations, attendees can learn from…

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The trend of women cutting their relaxed hair off and going natural is a trend that men of any color should adopt, especially when what’s left of their hair is hanging on by a thread. Some of the funniest and most successful men in entertainment refuse to put down the brush and pick up the…

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