Year: 2013

  • Top 10 Natural Hair Bloggers and Vloggers of 2013

    Top 10 Natural Hair Bloggers and Vloggers of 2013

    Ummm is that MY NAME on a list of top 10 bloggers/vloggers!¬†Wow talk about flattered ūüôā Since beginning my natural hair research via blogs and vlogs in 2008, I have definitely come to one of these ladies for styles, tips, and much more. Heck, I watch Mae of Natural Chica and Whitney of Naptural85 so […]

  • STYLEspiration: Street Style

    STYLEspiration: Street Style

    Comfort.Layering.Stylish.       Compliments of¬†http://blackfashion.tumblr.com/

  • The Cassie Brown Project part 2

    To view part 1, click here! Why I joined the movement. I decided to join the [natural hair] movement because I feel there is a need for more transparency around the issues we face as brown women and girls. There is a lot of talking AT black women, telling us what we should do to […]

  • Bun-tastic

    Bun-tastic

    This is probably no big deal to most of you but I have a THICK head of hair. I never thought I’d be able to bun without first blow drying my hair. Even when washing my hair and sectioning it off to condition, a solitary ponytail is not an option. It takes too much manpower […]

  • HAIRspiration: Bedtime Basics and Detangling Tips

    HAIRspiration: Bedtime Basics and Detangling Tips

    Thanks to the stylists at Urbanbella for sharing these tidbits!

  • Holiday Hair From My Favorite Bloggers and Vloggers

    Holiday Hair From My Favorite Bloggers and Vloggers

    From simple puffs and buns to curly tendrils, holiday hair can be easily spruced up to take you from your day at work to your night at the party! Mae of Natural Chica   Whitney of Naptural 85   ¬†Jessica of Mahogany Curls   Toni, India, and Carmen of My Natural Sistas¬†   Dominique of […]

  • STYLEspiration: Leather

    STYLEspiration: Leather

      ‘Tis the season to be cute even amidst the blistering, cold winds!   http://www.fatinthecity.com/2013/08/how-to-wear-leather-in-the-summer/           http://carnal-design.wix.com/carnaldesign/apps/blog/the-betty-skirt-an-eco-friendly-option     Mary Mary   http://blackfashion.tumblr.com/post/66730087418/dk-29-nyc-www-dani-dk-com-photographed-by       http://www.addicted2etsy.com/2013/08/black-leather.html

  • A F R O T O

    A F R O T O

    King Artistry presents ¬† “A F R O T O”¬† Winter Issue 1 of 2 ¬† Afroto was created to show and embrace the NATURAL beauty of a Woman or Man. I came from a fashion and fine arts angle to give it a more artistic and sophisticated feel. ¬† I love telling stories and […]

  • Designers you may not know, but should…

    Designers you may not know, but should…

    Kimberly Goldson, Maxwell Osborne, Tracey Reese – via Huffington Post The number of successful designers of color is just as bad as the¬†deplorable representation of black models on the runway. While the lack of diversity within the fashion industry¬†remains a pressing issue, we want to take a moment to celebrate the folks who have or […]

  • Style Diaries: Tiffanie McCall

    Style Diaries: Tiffanie McCall

      Hello my name is Tiffanie McCall and I am 23 years old. I am an aspiring vocal recording artist. [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT09M7laWzk’] I have been natural (this time) since January 2, 2013 which is when¬† I did my most recent big chop!! My hair was first relaxed at the age of 7 because my mother […]

  • The Cassie Brown Project Tees

    The Cassie Brown Project Tees

    The t-shirt idea was inspired by a real life experience and conversation that I had with a girlfriend. I was totally venting about a whack dating experience. After all of my venting, I realized that I had many reasons to be angry. However, in this instance I decided that I would not be angry by […]

  • Fly & Fierce Thrifting

    Fly & Fierce Thrifting

    Fly & Fierce, a NYC online boutique specializing in women‚Äôs apparel and accessories, announced the launch of its website,¬†www.flyandfierce.com. The website offers women a fashionable boutique experience online, coupled with a user-friendly layout and sleek design. For super savvy cost-conscious women on the go, Fly & Fierce is accessible from any mobile device or on […]

  • Dear bald spot…

    Dear bald spot…

    …you’re not welcomed here!!! These photos were taken during November 2012 and talk about pure devastation!! Yes, this was in a spot that I could easily cover up…BUT a bald spot!?!? No woman wants to deal with that. I feared the worst. I thought maybe it would remain this way forever or even worse, spread […]

  • HAIRspiration: More color

    HAIRspiration: More color

    I love the¬†boldness¬†of many women who are¬†fierce¬†enough to rock a¬†bright¬†hue¬†on their¬†tresses! [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EYVA1BhTO8′]

  • Positivity breeds positivity

    Positivity breeds positivity

    I liked this message from Andrea Lewis as part of her “Self-Love Saturdays” series. [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHqHnXF_4Jo’] It reminded me of a time where I was in a bitter mood on a regular basis. I was in college, going through a lot emotionally and did not show a lot of positivity. It took my mom to […]

  • Style Diaries: Swank Stylista

    Style Diaries: Swank Stylista

    Meet Raven from Los Angeles… I started my natural hair journey in the summer of 2010. My last perm was for my birthday that year. ¬†I transitioned for maybe a month and a half, then decided to Big Chop. I haven’t looked back since.   Currently I mostly wear a wash n’ go and for […]

  • HAIRspiration: COLOR

    HAIRspiration: COLOR

    I love the boldness of many women who are fierce enough to rock a bright hue on their tresses! [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgEEo0BqLUk’] ^^Loves me some My Natural Sistas!          

  • Faarrow

    Faarrow

    [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt0XYvesin0′] I came across these funky Somalian sisters on Instagram. Their style is so fun and playful and to see that they have talent makes me like them even more. Follow these fly girls on Instagram¬†and YouTube!

  • The key to happiness

    The key to happiness

    Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. “When we appreciate all that we have in life, our egos step out of the way, inviting even greater abundance into our lives. Practicing gratitude for our lives as human beings ‚Äď for the air we breathe, […]

  • Black Actress: Andrea Lewis

    Black Actress: Andrea Lewis

    After viewing yet another Issa Rae production that I thoroughly enjoyed, I just had to reach out to the creator. Andrea Lewis raised over $20,000 to create Black Actress, the most recent web series to grace the YouTube channel of Issa Rae. Her co-producer, Brian Walker, was the first person to speak to Issa about […]