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For a woman with textured, kinky or curly hair, wash day can be a burden. Prepping hair, detangling, washing, deep conditioning, and styling are each time-consuming. Many women (including this writer) are looking for products to make hair maintenance a seamless process instead of one they dread weekly. Deva Curl is helping women love and embrace…

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Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay can certainly empathize with main character Meg Murray’s complicated relationship with her own hair. The Compton-born filmmaker has sported dreadlocks her entire career in Hollywood, graduating from publicist to critically-acclaimed filmmaker, and she has had to circumnavigate the political potholes that wearing natural hair can put a person in proximity to.…

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The Rucker sisters possess beauty, brains, Southern charm, and relentless drive. We first met the sisters on WE tv’s “Love Thy Sister” that premiered in January of 2015. Ione Rucker-Jamison, Ellen Rucker Sellers and Ruby Rucker-Cooper are part of a prominent family from South Carolina. Ione, who graduated from Spelman College and Ellen, who graduated from the University of…

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Reality TV star Toya Wright has decided to stunt with her natural hair in the latter stages of her pregnancy with the daughter she has named Reignbeaux, which should be ending any day now. The author and entrepreneur is having the child with boyfriend, Robert “Red” Rushing. In the video clip on Instagram, Wright intimates that…

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The Queen Bey made a surprise appearance to present the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award award to activist and NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. As she always does in her public appearances, Beyoncé killed the game with the look of a formidable femme fatale who was fit and flawless in a body-hugging minidress.  We recall Queen Bey doing…

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J. Crew is suffering from a severe backlash from urbanites over their decision to not style a Black model’s hair in one of their recent posts and, instead, left her curly hair unkempt. Needless to say, some Black women angry with J. Crew. While many were outraged, others said that if Black women want people to…

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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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Namaste CEO Shawn Tollerson is passionate about Black women and Black hair, and she, along with a dedicated team of hard working Black women created the No Stereotypes campaign to address the often maligned and politicized issue of Black Women’s hair. Tollerson says, “You’d think in this day and age we’d well beyond these negative…

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