Archive | April, 2012

“Pick yo afro daddy, bc it’s flat on one side!”

27 Apr

I “googled” afro and….

af·ro/ˈafrō/  Noun: A thick hairstyle with very tight curls that sticks out all around the head, like the natural hair of some black people.

Nowadays, afros come in all shapes, sizes and textures. Right on!
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!
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RAPUNZEL…Let down your hair!

25 Apr

Curls are lovely but some days a girl just wants her hair (cue James Bond music) straight….bone, straight!

“Hairspiration”: Rihanna

25 Apr

When Rihanna first stepped on the scene I don’t think anyone was checking for that “Pon de replay” hair.

Then the hip rolling Barbadian switched it up and boy o boy did we love it. Kelis may have brought all the boys to the yard but Rihanna sent all the ladies to the salon. When Rihanna cut her hair into that black bob, she started something. And her style and hair have been something to watch ever since.

 

 

 

Hairwear

22 Apr

Ever had a bad hair day? Or just wanted to make a hair statement? Scarves, headbands, & hats all make great “hairwear.”

First Lady Michelle Obama Wears Natural Hair in Photoshopped Image

22 Apr

Read more: http://www.essence.com/2012/03/22/michelle-obama-natural-hair-natural-chica-nikki-mae-photoshopped-image/#ixzz1skV8MKTi

Original photo:

Ombre’

20 Apr

Definition: The hair world borrowed the term ‘Ombre’ from the french word meaning shaded or shading. Ombre hair color is generally darker at the roots through the mid-shaft and then gradually gets lighter from the mid-shaft to the ends. It is usually achieved using a balayage technique and is ideal for clients looking for a low-maintenance style. -About.com

Video: DIY (Do It Yourself) Ombre

“YouTubing”: How to tie a chic turban with a scarf! (3 different ways)

20 Apr