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Dynamic Diva: Taraji.P Henson

At first glance, Taraji P. Henson is a Hollywood elite, dripping in red carpet charm and black girl magic. But what many don’t know, is that this real life diva is a fighter and go-getter who never let failure stop her from going after…

What Does Natural Hair Mean to Me?

Love the Curls You’re With: My Natural Hair Story Have you ever heard the phrase natural hair ain’t for everybody? Well, if you’re like me, that might’ve made you feel some type of way. The same way you might feel if you get a little…

Hollywood Sweetheart Desiree Ross

Hollywood has been taken over by a series of gorgeous young ladies with bright futures ahead of them. We’ve taken some time to profile one of these leading ladies -Desiree Ross from Greenleaf. Actress Desiree Ross’ offscreen personality…

The Oh-So- Lovely Lovie Simone

The cast of Oprah’s new hit TV show Greenleaf is teeming with delectable family drama, intrigue and romance. Not to mention the sea of fresh faces quickly making their way into our list of fav celebs. One of these fresh faces is truly…

How to do Crochet Braids

Doing Crochet Braids without the Hassle You might be dying to get some Rapunzel braids for your glow up this summer. But you’re not willing to sit for ten hours in a chair having someone pull and twist your hair. Well the journey to…

What are Indian Hair Extensions?

Indian Hair Extensions - What you need to know A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. So, if you’re into weaves, it makes sense to invest in good quality hair extensions that not only carry the style you want, but also last a long time.…

What are Eurasian Hair Extensions?

If you’re ready to rock a new look and you’re considering hair extensions (we’ve already covered hair extensions - Brazilian, Malaysian, Peruvian, Indian) here’s the lowdown on Eurasian hair a new addition to the hair extension line…

What Is A Blowout For Black Hair

The Secret behind the Brazilian Blowout For Black Hair?   Have you ever wondered how some women can get their hair to look so shiny and smooth and flow so perfectly with every movement? We’re going to share their secret now. The…

What Is Texturized Hair?

Why Women Are Choosing To Texturize You’ve always worn your hair natural, so making any kind of change will take some courage. Your stylist suggested a hair texturizer or relaxer, and now you have questions. Chemicals are chemicals, right?…

Hair Stories

Ruth Mitchell

Natural Hair Don’t Care The first thing you need to know about Ruth Mitchell is that she really believes in the beauty of natural hair. So much so that she has dedicated time to teaching women how to care for their own hair through…

Portia Clark

Portia Clark - TV Personality Portia Clark is a mother, writer, and wife. She is a clever radio personality for CBC, the oldest broadcasting network in the nation, and a household name. Portia aptly divides her attention between her passion…

Jen Holmes

Jen Holmes - On Natural Hair and Standing Out Hers is a story that many women can relate to, but few have had the courage to step out of. Jen has a confident voice, contagious laugh and a distinctive head of hair thanks to her Jamaican…

Sintra Lewis

Put together. Stylist. Fit. Beautiful. Those are some of the words I would use to describe Sintra Lewis. For fourteen years, Sintra was a dedicated track and field athlete. Then one day she decided she was over the tomboy look. She started…

Krystle Dos Santos

#BHSHerStory, with Krystle Dos Santos - Krystle's Branded Fro The air feels electric as Krystle Dos Santos winds down from the second-last song in her set. It's only 10.30 on a Sunday morning and a horde of blues-lovers have gathered in…

Asha McLeod

Asha is an award winning hair stylist whose style work has graced the pages of Vogue, Essence, Passion, Modern Salon, American Salon, and Shop Talk. Asha's story of how she opened her salon, Jazma Salon, is start studded and filled with obstacles. Check…

Lily Lynch

Lily connects with her roots - through her roots. A quick glance at Lily's shining blue-green eyes, fair skin and light freckles does not tip you off about the shades of her history. But if you let your eyes wander to the delicate dirty…

Salon Profiles

Jazma Salon Profile

Interview with Jazma Salon owner, Asha MacLeod Why did you open your salon? Read the #HerStory of why Asha MacLeod opened her award-winning salon here What keeps you motivated? Kids. Kids who are passionate about hair. When I teach young…

Amorphous Salon Profile

Interview with Amorphous Salon owner, Buster Berkely Why did you open your salon? I was in transit between New York and Toronto. I was styling hair in Brooklyn & Manhattan. I wanted to displace some of my creativity, inspire others,…

inHAIRitance Salon Profile

Interview with inHAIRitance Salon owner, Abisara Machold Why did you open your salon? I started inHAIRitance 2 years ago because I saw a great need. I moved to Montreal, Canada 4 years ago from Berlin, Germany. I was used to not finding…

Hair Talk

What Does Natural Hair Mean to Me?

Love the Curls You’re With: My Natural Hair Story Have you ever heard the phrase natural hair ain’t for everybody? Well, if you’re like me, that might’ve made you feel some type of way. The same way you might feel if you get a little…

How to do Crochet Braids

Doing Crochet Braids without the Hassle You might be dying to get some Rapunzel braids for your glow up this summer. But you’re not willing to sit for ten hours in a chair having someone pull and twist your hair. Well the journey to…

What are Indian Hair Extensions?

Indian Hair Extensions - What you need to know A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. So, if you’re into weaves, it makes sense to invest in good quality hair extensions that not only carry the style you want, but also last a long time.…

What are Eurasian Hair Extensions?

If you’re ready to rock a new look and you’re considering hair extensions (we’ve already covered hair extensions - Brazilian, Malaysian, Peruvian, Indian) here’s the lowdown on Eurasian hair a new addition to the hair extension line…

What Is A Blowout For Black Hair

The Secret behind the Brazilian Blowout For Black Hair?   Have you ever wondered how some women can get their hair to look so shiny and smooth and flow so perfectly with every movement? We’re going to share their secret now. The…

What Is Texturized Hair?

Why Women Are Choosing To Texturize You’ve always worn your hair natural, so making any kind of change will take some courage. Your stylist suggested a hair texturizer or relaxer, and now you have questions. Chemicals are chemicals, right?…

How Does Hair Relaxer Work?

The tell-tale signs are there and your roots are hinting it’s time for a retouch. But after five years of using the same brand, you’re ready for a change. You like the versatility that relaxing your hair affords you. So, you definitely…

What Is Hair Relaxer?

Ready To Switch To Relaxed Hair? It’s 2018, the year of new beginnings! For one person, it might mean a new look. For another it may be a new hairstyle. For you, it’s something you never thought you would even consider, as in, seriously.…

Your all-you-need-guide on How to do Box Braids

It protects your ends. It grows your hair. It’s low maintenance. And will still make you look good. It’s not a bird, it’s not a plane and it’s not coconut oil but it is box braids. And they are here to lend a helping hand, especially…

How to do a French Braid on Black Hair

Many of us have pictures of hairstyles saved in our phones, our Instagram’s and on our Pinterest boards. And somewhere in that collection, there must be at least one French braid hairdo you have been meaning to do but you don’t have…

What is Weave Hair, and Will it look Nice on me?

Every-time time you think about a new look you experience the whole gamut of emotions. You are considering hair extensions, but you’re unsure about the terms. Is it hair weave or weave hair, or hair extension? This is your first time,…

What is the Greenhouse Effect

Achieving one of the newest growth trends in the black hair community might be simpler than you’d imagine. The Greenhouse Effect, named after the popular hydration environments for tropical plants, promises hair growth without the addition…

Celebrity Corner

Dynamic Diva: Taraji.P Henson

At first glance, Taraji P. Henson is a Hollywood elite, dripping in red carpet charm and black girl magic. But what many don’t know, is that this real life diva is a fighter and go-getter who never let failure stop her from going after…

Hollywood Sweetheart Desiree Ross

Hollywood has been taken over by a series of gorgeous young ladies with bright futures ahead of them. We’ve taken some time to profile one of these leading ladies -Desiree Ross from Greenleaf. Actress Desiree Ross’ offscreen personality…

The Oh-So- Lovely Lovie Simone

The cast of Oprah’s new hit TV show Greenleaf is teeming with delectable family drama, intrigue and romance. Not to mention the sea of fresh faces quickly making their way into our list of fav celebs. One of these fresh faces is truly…
Dewanda Wise actor She's Gotta Have it

Break-out Star DeWanda Wise Definitely Has It

  2017 was a big year for break-out star DeWanda Wise.  After appearing on the big screen for the first time in Shots Fired, Wise has gone on to star in popular shows such as Underground  and the Netflix drama She’s Gotta Have…

Golden Girl Jill Scott

  Jill Scott is a singer/songwriter, grammy award winning artist and serious hair goals icon. In 2000 she broke into the music game with her smooth, sultry voice with hits like A Long Walk and Honey Molasses. Her debut album Who…

Nicole Ari Parker is Our Favourite Style Chameleon

One of the things we love the most about Nicole Ari Parker is her ability to bring fresh, exciting styles to the table - without fail. Nicole isn’t afraid to change it up yet she always seems to slay with the same effortless charm. Talent…

5 Looks that Prove Kimberly Elise is Slaying the Natural Hair Game

Rocking chunky box braids since her first break out role in Set it Off (1996), this actress stands as an icon for kinky-haired girls everywhere. Not only does she bring us a variety of flawless, textured styles -she’s committed herself…

The Queen Still Rules

Queen Latifah has long been in the game as a Grammy award winning rapper, record producer and actress. Her debut album All Hail the Queen (1989) put her at the top of the list of female MC’s to this day. After countless successes on and…

Jada Pinkett Smith: Timeless Style

Time has flown by since we first saw Jada Pinkett Smith light up the stage on a Different World or lead the most iconic bank heist in all of movie history (personally speaking). No matter the decade we can still count on this diva to…
Kenya Moore long sleek hair - Black Hair Spot

Kenya, Moore than just a Pretty Face

Kenya Moore, known for her winning role as Miss USA 1993,  also has a hold on both the business and film industry. Moore has not only acted in, but also produced and helped write many films and tv shows. Ms. Moore has her own successful…

Pretty Porsha Williams

Porsha Williams like many of the other ladies on the Real Housewives of Atlanta, is known for her drama. In particular, Porsha’s divorce in 2013 seemed to attract a large amount of media attention and also fuelled some debates between herself…

Lisa Wu’s Looks

Although Lisa Wu is no longer a member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta cast, and because she was one of the original cast members, we thought it only fair to give her some spotlight. After leaving RHOA in 2009, Wu appeared in later seasons…

Cynthia Bailey - To Weave or Not to Weave?

  Model and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey has rocked many hairstyles over the years from short straight bobs, to a Scary Spice style curls, she’s seen it all. Many of these styles have been weaves although…

Regina Hall Shines Brighter Than Ever Before

The clouds in the sky have cleared for actress Regina Hall, 47 - allowing her to shine like the bright star that she is.  After years of playing supporting roles in a string of well known movies, Regina Hall has finally stepped out into the…

Tiffany Haddish: Break-Out Style Vixen

This past summer, funny-girl Tiffany Haddish lit up the big screen with her first major role in the movie Girls Trip. Since exploding on the scene, Tiffany has flaunted a variety of grown-and-sexy style choices featuring everything from…