natural hair in the media


Young Entrepreneur: Maya Penn

Fourteen-year-old Maya Penn is sitting on a 75k-a-year enterprise according to the July 2014 issue of Essence Magazine! Go’on girl!  [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6yWEXx4f6M’] At age 8, she was making her own headbands and others would ask where they could be purchased. This prompted her, AT AGE EIGHT, to start her own business. […]


Is naturally-styled hair unprofessional? 2

  “Dreadlocks are unprofessional,” says the dean of Hampton University’s School of Business. He feels that male students, in particular, cannot “look the part” nor can they “land corporate jobs” with dreadlocks. Though this comment was made in a Black Enterprise article in August 2012, and the ban at Hampton […]


Naturals in the media 1

I know I’m not the only one seeing it more and more! There are “natural haired” beauties all-up-n-through commercials and print advertisements! Maybe I’m only noticing it because I too wear my hair in it’s natural state. But then again, I really just think there is slowly but surely more […]