Sad News for the NHC // Miss Jessie’s Co-Founder Dies

The Natural Hair Community has lost another great naturalista recently. Titi Branch, recognizable by her curly blonde hair and gorgeous smile, co-founder of Miss Jessie’s products was reportedly found dead December 4, 2014 due to an apparent suicide by asphyxiation; … Continue reading

Natural News // Monroe Sisters Sibling, Meechy Monroe, Battling Brain Tumor

If you have been disconnected from the natural hair community as I have for the past few months, you may not have known that the well-known Monroe Sisters, natural hair gurus and fashionistas, have been dealing with a tragic, life-threatening … Continue reading

Breaking Natural News // U.S. Army Revises Restrictions on Hairstyles to Be More Inclusive of Natural-Haired African-American Women

The U.S. Army released its latest policy on hairstyles for women in uniform today. Priorly, hairstyles were strictly limited to a handful of styles, the majority of which were noninclusive of African-American women with natural hair. The concern then was … Continue reading

Natural News // African-American Lawmakers Challenge New Army Regulations on Natural Hair

African-American lawmakers are urging the Army to reconsider their new regulations on hair styles, citing the rules as discriminatory toward soldiers with natural hair. Recently, the Army issued regulations against twists, afros, buns above a certain size, and locs while … Continue reading

Heartbreaking News // YouTube Natural Hair Guru Dies

Our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of the famous natural hair inspiration Domineque Banks, also known as Longhairdontcare2011. She passed away yesterday due to complications with lupus. Domineque had a bright spirit and was truly an inspiration … Continue reading

The 5 Hair Archetypes // Book Review + Giveaway (CLOSED)

As I stated in the pre-review, I am not one for reading books related to hair, natural or otherwise, but this one drew my interest for its generally informative content. I was fortunate enough to receive a copy from Sharifa … Continue reading

I’m a Minimalist Kitchenista, What Are You? // The 5 Hair Archetypes Pre-Review

I’ve been seeing some buzz around this book by YouTube guru and blogger Sharifa Barnett, aka MsKibibi. The book is titled The 5 Hair Archetypes and discusses the many myths and misinformation surrounding black hair care and growth, such as … Continue reading

Is the Neo Natural Hair Movement Over??

According to Black Media Scoop, it is! The article cites that salon stylists are reporting increased orders of relaxers and other products for chemically treated hair. Curiously enough, most natural women claim the creamy crack is whack. If anything, with … Continue reading

The Curly Girl Method: The Good, The Bad, The Confusing

I have followed the Curly Girl (CG) Method off and on for about a year and a half and I get questions about it all the time. Here are the pros and cons (based on my experience) and a few … Continue reading