“Is That Your Real Hair?”

The amount of time I get asked this question is ridiculous. It's as if a black girl can't have super defined curly hair. Society has made us think that all black hair is "nappy" or "unkempt". It's been branded and programmed into our minds to be shocked when someone has beautiful curly hair, as if... Continue Reading →

My hair is My Canvas

"My hair is my canvas" I remember the first time I decided to colour my hair. I was about to be a sophomore in high school, still discovering what worked best for my hair. I wanted to do something that would look natural but would still stand out. So like all young girls, I chose... Continue Reading →

Choose Your Natural Self

As black girls, we've been programmed to hate our hair. It's been engrained into our brains since we were little. While some parents left their children's hair in its natural state, others weren't as lucky. Perms were a part of black culture for a long time. But now more and more women are choosing to... Continue Reading →

Eco Styler Gel: Cancel or Keep?

In the last few weeks, the YouTube and Twitter communities were talking about how Eco Styler Gel has been causing health problems, and how its bad for the environment. I wasn't planning on discussing this on here but I feel like it needs to be addressed. First of all, *ahem, cough cough* Eco never claimed... Continue Reading →

Hey little Black Girl…

An Ode to "Hey Black Child by Countee Cullen"   Hey little black girl, Yes, I'm talking to you, the little girl over there in the corner with a beautiful crown of curls adorned on her head. Do you know that you’re a beautiful creation that exudes magic with every ringlet growing from your head? Hey... Continue Reading →

Don’t touch my hair!

There has been an amazing up rise in Black power, but especially "Black Girl Magic".  In light of this sudden black empowerment Solange Knowles released an album entitled "A Seat at the Table" where she sings about the controversies we as black people face mainly black women. Don't touch MY HAIR is a song that... Continue Reading →

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