Archive of ‘Hair’ category

Debunking Natural Hair Myths

Natural hair has become the great divide in the black community. From high profile media personalities like Wendy Williams claiming natural hair is not sexy, to folks who wear relaxers saying that women with natural hair look unkempt it takes great confidence to be happily nappy. I for one have tightly coiled natural hair that […]

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Women Crush Wednesday- Lupita Nyong’o And Her Natural Hair

I have been obsessed with Lupita Nyong’o since I first spied the gorgeous actress slaying red carpets for her role in 12 Years A Slave. Though Nyong’o did not win for her portrayal of Patsey in 12 Years, her choice of a vibrant red Ralph Lauren gown for the Golden Globes cemented her as winner […]

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“Good” Hair

I have always had hair that presented a distinct challenge for my mother. You see she grew up in an era where the hot comb ruled and when I came along with my decidedly tough to manage tresses a relaxer became a part of my routine somewhere around the age of 9. I don’t hold […]

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The Highs and Lows of a Naturalista

It’s 8:45 AM on September 26th and – I am currently sitting here with tears in my eyes… not because of another sad love song, or anything quite that mushy- rather it’s because I am what our aunties and grandmothers have referred to as “tender-headed” and I am struggling to comb through two week old […]

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Angela Simmons to Partner With Indique Hair

Angela Simmons famously rocked her 30 inch pure wavy Indique hair in a recent PETA ad and this week she revealed on twitter that she was developing a collection with the premium indian hair brand. I am a HUGE fan of Indique and once I discovered a few years ago during a Fashion’s Night Out […]

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Go Shorty

Go Shorty…. Short hair it seems is making a strong come-back. We used to have Halle as our short hair icon, and before her, fashionista’s everywhere were taking pictures of the girl-next door beauty Toni Braxton asking for a version of her cut. Now it seems everyone from Janet Jackson to Keri Hilson are de-weaving […]

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Have You Seen Solange’s New ‘do??

. I realize that photos of Solange Knowles new weavalicious ‘fro have been circulating since earlier this week, however I could not resist posting “Solo” with her new ‘do. Her hair, just like her personal style is slightly irreverent, edgy with tons of attitude. Once again, Solange gets a BRAVO for her ability to color […]

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Bless These Tresses

Many of the GF’s readers know that I was in a serious conundrum over what to do with my hair for the summer. Upcoming vacations, combined with serious cardio workouts were leaving me feeling not so fly in the hair department.I sent out an SOS and one of the responses I received was from African […]

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