Angela Fité launches Kinkistry to celebrate curly hair

Angela Fité is an entrepreneur who is changing the weave industry. She makes no apologies for her rebellious kinky curly hair and wants other women to do the same. Fité created her online hair boutique, Kinkistry, to provide women with high-quality hair extensions at an affordable price. Fité shared with us what sets Kinkistry apart from other hair companies. What was […]

‘Unnatural’ hair causes Black girl to be expelled from Catholic school

While the worldwide Catholic Church is rocked to its core with yet another monstrous-sized sex and pedophile scandal, this time in Pennsylvania, the Black community is incensed after seeing a viral video of a Catholic school girl sobbing while being expelled from school for having what school officials referred as “unnatural” braids. Officials at Christ […]

Tiana Bell dropped out of school to follow her dreams

Unlike most 23-year-olds, Tiana Bell has found her calling in life. The Detroit native found her passion in the hair industry when she was only 18 years old. When Bell realized she not only could see herself as a salon owner and lead stylist she decided to end her goals of becoming a doctor and […]

Celebrity stylist Shaquille Butler dishes on his SBS weave and product line

Shaquille Butler, celebrity hairstylist, business owner and image consultant, sat down to share some insider secrets about what’s making celebrities and stylists order his weave and hair products. Through the power of social media, Butler was able to turn his passion into profit and build the Sensations By Shaq brand. Four years later, with a […]

Skull of 3,300 year-old Egyptian woman found with hair extensions

What a discovery! A team of archaeologists working at a dig in Amarna, Egypt recently analyzed 100 skulls recovered from a cemetery where they discovered a variety of remains exhibiting elaborate hairstyles including hair extensions and red henna hair dye. “The remains were found near Amarna — a city built as the new capital of […]

Lisha Lee Cosmetics and Hollywood Sensation hair line

Meet one of the South’s hardest working belles: Lisha Lee. Growing her business out of Raleigh, North Carolina, she has her hair in just about everything—literally.  Founded in 2011, Hollywood Sensation is a hair extension line that offers a variety of extensions, Virgin Indian, Malaysian and Brazilian hair, marketed on her site, Facebook and Instagram pages. […]

Limelight Extensions Beauty Bar opens in Detroit

The grand opening for Limelight Extensions Beauty Bar was a hit! The elegant and upscale beauty bar owned by mother and daughter Malesa and Miranda Plater offers the most luxurious hair extensions and premium service in all of Detroit. The ambiance of the beauty bar was very glamorous and high class, decked with chandeliers and […]

Extend Collections offers black women the best in hair extensions

Extend Hair Collections was born out of a desire to solve the problem many women continually face, searching for superior quality hair extensions that blend perfectly, don’t shed or tangle. Two sisters, Darmesha Watkins and Lani Henderson, decided it was time to take a new approach to the beauty industry. They have created the ultimate […]

Ultimate Beauty Supply opening soon in metro Atlanta (photos)

Ultimate Beauty Supply will be opening soon in Alpharetta, Ga., and it’s pretty fancy! We got a sneak peek of what consumers can get in this 3000-square-foot beauty supply store. You can get all the latest hair colors, hair extensions from top lines, the latest nail polish colors, top of the line beauty products, jewelry, […]

Top 5 Hair Extension Dos and Dont’s With Celebrity Stylist Kaye Flewellen

Name: Kaye Flewellen Occupation: Hairstylist, salon owner, educator Salon and company name: Flewellen’s Hair Salon; adjunct professor at NavarroCollege of Cosmetology; and educator, Design Essentials Years in the business: 23  What big names have you worked with? Cece and Bebe Winans, Solange Knowles and Mr. Farouk of the CHI salon and styling equipment. What sets […]

Weave 101: What You Should Know Before You Purchase

Looking to add a little length to your mane this fall? We’ve got you covered with our expert’s top selections for extensions by both the pack and the ounce. Let’s start with the basics so the next time you visit the hair store or order online, the overwhelming selection of colors, textures, and lengths won’t […]

Opening Day at the Mid-Summer 2011 Bronner Bros. Hair Show

Each year The Bronner Bros. International Hair Show has so much to offer each winter and summer, from the vendors to expert styling demonstrations, to even the hair models, there’s much to experience. The summer show kicked off on Saturday. Many celebrities  including Lisa Raye, R&B Singer Ray Lavender, and celebrity hair stylist Derek J, […]

Hair Extensions Last If You Treat Them Right

Summer can have some of us feeling lost and frustrated about what to do with our hair during these hot summer days. Hair extensions can serve as a temporary way to keep your hair protected from the heat as well as a fun approach to trying out a new style or color. For those who […]