No, beauty stores aren't intentionally segregating shoppers. And no, white women and black women aren't being forced to remain apart while shopping for hair products. But a new commercial has raised concern about what could be considered modern-day segregation and its implications. In the SheaMoisture commercial seen below, black hair care products are often labeled "ethnic" … [Read more...]
[Video] A Super Cute Natural Hair Style for Girls that You Can Do at Home in Just 25 Minutes
As busy mom's we sometimes struggle with getting our own hair complete with a cute style, and adding a daughter to the mix - add more style challenges. We want our daughters hair to be healthy, cute and appropriate. Here's the step-by-step tutorial from our a friends at NATURALICIOUS1, with a super cute and quick hair style you can create at home for your daughter in just 25 … [Read more...]
Kid Natural Hair Transitions: What’s the Best Transition Plan for my Child?
What plan is the best for parents when they are choosing a natural hair lifestyle for their child? There are 3 different ways a natural can transition. Short term (0-1 months) Mid-term (2-11 months) Long term (1 yr. or more) Not all mothers are willing or ready to chop off their child's hair if they opt for a short or mid-term transition, so what is a mom to do? … [Read more...]
Who Is Tired Of Natural Hair Jokes that are Directed at Kids?
It's so tiring to hear grown people attack children and young people on social networks regarding their hair and wearing it the way it grows out of their head. Yes, I am talking about the recent BET incident where one of the hosts of 106 and Park makes unnecessary and what I consider to be mean comments about a baby's hair. Yes, that baby just happened to be the child of … [Read more...]
Spread the Word: A Young Girl Inspires Others to Go Natural for A Day
At age 3, Sanah Jivani was diagnosed with a hair loss condition called Alopecia. After years of wearing wigs and being bullied for her appearance, she has decided to take matters into her own hands through a day she's declared as "Natural Day." Within her "Natural Day" information packet, Jivani describes her life as a 12-year-old, losing her hair and not feeling beautiful … [Read more...]