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Beauty culturalist Phylencia “PT” Taylor will release her debut business book Evolving Beauty – The Business of Beauty in a New Age. The book was inspired by her passion for the the billion-dollar beauty industry. Immersed in an industry that continues to grow year after year, Taylor is a former corporate beauty executive. Today, she’s chief…

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Lisa Price, the creator of Carol’s Daughter has much to celebrate! On Oct.20, an announcement was made that Price, who started the American multicultural beauty brand in 1993, had signed a definitive agreement with L’Oreal USA to acquire Carol’s Daughter. Following the announcement, Price gushed about the deal. “I have worked hard for the past…

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Babies are known for their soft skin and sweet smelling hair. But lets’ be honest, as children grow and the outside elements start to be more of a factor, the “new baby” smell can start to fade. Here are five parent-tested and trusted products made to ensure babies maintain the soft and beautiful hair and…

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The last few years, the natural hair discussion in the brown girl community seems to be a never-ending one. Not long ago, Sesame Street’s head writer and puppeteer Joey Mazzarino noticed his young daughter, Segi, was struggling with loving her mane. Mazzarino and his wife adopted their daughter from Ethiopia when she was a baby. Both parents are…

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Spring has sprung and what better way to show your individuality than to add a bit of color to your gorgeous locks, and not just any color by the way. During the warmer months most tend to lighten with blonde, browns, auburn and copper hues but lately we are seeing ladies with bright blues, pinks,…

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We love big hair, big hair that will make the person behind you at the movie theater upset that you sat in front of them kind of big hair. Going natural sounds good but it is not always an easy process to go through, check out a few natural hair looks in the gallery. –joi…

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Naturally busy women — this post is for you. Managing your daily can be harder than cement. Free up some of your time by not doing your hair. Yes, you read that right. Protective styling is in and it’s about more than wearing braids and buns. It’s about keeping your hair healthy, away from heat,…

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Carol’s Daughter creator comments on bankruptcy filing Despite backing from several celebrities, including Jada Pinkett-Smith and Mary J. Blige, popular hair care line Carol’s Daughter has reportedly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Now, Carol’s Daughter creator Lisa Price and one of her investors and faces of the beauty brand Jada Pinkett Smith, are speaking out…

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Carol’s Daughter bankruptcy filing A popular haircare line has apparently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal reports that CD Stores LLC, formerly known as Carol’s Daughter Stores LLC, filed for Chapter 11 this week in New York. Carol’s Daughters Holdings LLC, the parent company of CD Stores, did not file for bankruptcy and…

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With more than 40 years between them providing beauty care to women of color, Lisa Price, Carol’s Daughter founder, and Robin Groover, owner of Groove Therapy Healthy Hair Care and the co-founder of Atlanta-based Too Groovy hair salon, have teamed up for a breakthrough venture — Mirror: the Hair Salon at Carol’s Daughter, a salon…

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Working to help underprivileged youth and foster care children, Ne-Yo’s The Compound Foundation teamed up with The Boys and Girls Club to bring the 6th annual Compound Foundation Giving Tour. Toys, clothing, electronics and bicycles where provided to five hundred local children ages 3-18, courtesy of Coca Cola, Creative Recreation, Ubisoft, Toys for Tots, and…

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Make it a point to get to the annual Harlem Book Fair 2012, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The HBF offers book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135th Street. Don’t miss the teen book talk with author…

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Throughout the years, the hair that we have all grown up with has taken a beating from chemical relaxers and corporate professionals who don’t and won’t appreciate the beauty of natural black hair. Yet and still, black women have increasingly made the monumental transformation to embrace their beautiful curls.  Just as we see more women…

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