Big Brother Hostess Stands Firm About Her Hair And Quits


by Anya of Iheartmyhair “As a black woman with curly hair, I’ve faced pressure to go straight. But it’s who I am, and my Trinidadian parents backed me”… I was 24 years old. I was working at a now-defunct TV ... Read More »

Natural Hair Discrimination in Army Has Been Reviewed. Check out the Changes!


Great news!!  According to an article I read on ArmyTimes there have been some policy changes made to recent change in the Army Regulations as it relates to Hair.  Didn’t know about the Army regulation changes?  Spend a few minutes ... Read More »

Natural Hair Beauties Ledisi, Solange and Erykah Badu, Take Over Essence Magazine Cover


This month, ESSENCE’s May 2014 issue gives readers not just one, but three exciting covers to choose from! See how natural beauties Ledisi, Solange and Erykah Badu each rock their own cover moment—while also sharing their personal definition of style ... Read More »

Are The New Army Changes (AR 670-1) Discriminatory to Women with Natural Hair?

Military Female Unauthorized Hairstyles

by Naturally Fit and Fabulous Thursday, March 19th, new army regulations as it relates to grooming and appearance were leaked online.  The leaked information included a PowerPoint, Army Regulation 670-1 leader training, with explicit details and pictures explaining the new polices.  Many of the ... Read More »

Black Hair: What are You Teaching Your Children?

Black Hair - What are You Teaching Your Children2

This letter was featured on VIBE. I have witnessed similar situations in my lifetime. I avoided being called nappy because my hair has ALWAYS been relaxed. I mention in my hair story that I was relaxed before the age of ... Read More »

New Photo Series Shows Corporate White Women in Braid, Twist and Curly Styles


by BlackGirlLongHair Seeking to spark a discussion on self expression and acceptability in corporate culture, photographer Endia Beal has launched a photo series called “Can I Touch It“. For the series, Beal selected white middle-aged women, sent them to a ... Read More »

New Report Finds a 26% Decline in Relaxer Sales Since 2008


by BlackGirlLongHair A new report by the research company Mintel finds that relaxers are declining in popularity as the natural hair industry grows; …Natural may be the new normal in Black haircare, as relaxers account for just 21% of Black ... Read More »

Actress Teyonah Parris Rocks a Fierce Pompadour Updo on the SAG Red Carpet!


by Black Girl With Long Hair Stylist Felicia Leatherwood is behind Teyonah’s goreous look!Felicia is no stranger to BGLH. Back in 2011 we featured a series of gorgeous bridal updos she created. Wow. Rarely do we see natural hair repped this well on the red carpet! ... Read More »

SheaMoisture Launches Mango & Carrot for Kids

SheaMoisture Mango & Carrot for Kids

Did you hear about this?? This is sooo exciting! As a die hard SheaMoisture fanatic I say “It’s about time!” I don’t know which stores these products will be in but as soon as the full list is out, I ... Read More »

Tracee Ellis Ross your Favorite CurlFriend


Don’t we all just love Tracee Ellis Ross? Tracee has been a part of our lives for years and she has inspired so many of with her poise, intelligence and her contagious laughter.  Many of us first met Tracee 12 ... Read More »

Lil’ Mama Talks Natural Hair, Haters & More


From Vibe This past weekend, LoveBrownSugar.com contributor Kisha caught up with female rapper & America’s Best Dance Crew judge Lil’ Mama backstage at the Global Fusion Festival in Philadelphia. She was rocking a brand new fro-hawk ‘do (which was quite ... Read More »

“Ms. Natural” by Brown Audio

Ms. Natural

What a cute song!! Some honorable mentions in the song “MeechyMonroe” “Ms. Vaughn” “Miss Jessies” “She Moisture” I wasn’t mentioned, but that’s okie, I am Ms. Natural, are you? Like It? Love It? or Leave It? Read More »

Natural Hair-Care Companies, Black-Business Owners, and the Retail Boom


Natural Hair is in the News More and More these days. Read this! By Tamika Sayles of the HuffingtonPost While flipping through your favorite magazine you may notice an increase in advertisement featuring African-American models and celebrities who’ve opted to ... Read More »

Poll: Common Mistakes Women With Natural Hair Make

5 Common Mistakes Women With Natural Hair Make

Natural Hair is all over the news these days! Check out what Vibe Vixen says are the 5 common mistakes of natural hair “Most women who transition from relaxed to natural hair haven’t dealt with their unaltered texture since childhood, ... Read More »

Businesses Booming From Natural Hair Trend

Businesses Boom from Natural Hair Trend

HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Whether you call it a trend or a new reality, the amount of African Americans turning toward a more natural look, for their hair, is on the rise. While there are those who choose to chemically ... Read More »