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Black Girl Beauty Holiday Lookbook

While we’ll always love getting all dressed up for the holidays, it’s the beauty looks that we love the most. When you think holiday beauty, shades of red lipstick and the perfectly placed sparkle are the first things that come to mind. And the hair? The bigger the better in our opinion. If you’re looking for some holiday beauty inspiration to make your look complete this season we have just the ideas for you. Big Hair, Don’t Care [caption id="attachment_5259" align="alignnone" width="300"] photo via @naturalhairloves[/caption] This is the holiday beauty look for the girls who want their hair to be the center of attention. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve mastered the perfect twist or will rocking a protective style, the point of this look is to let your...

Flawless by Gabrielle Union

The 3 Flawless by Gabrielle Union Products You Need

If there is one thing that we can thank 2017 for, it was the year that all of our favorite black women came through with the beauty and fashion that we’ve been searching for. From Rihanna’s iconic Fenty Beauty launch, to Tracee Ellis Ross’ clothing line, to Gabrielle Union’s hair products, we were more than ready to spend our coins on everything black women brought to the table. We’ve talked about beauty (thanks Riri) for the fall and winter but let’s not forget about our hair. And with Gabrielle Union’s Flawless line, we know just the products you need to keep your curls and coils poppin during the coldest months of the year. Our Favorite Flawless by Gabrielle Union Products Moisturizing Shampoo - Every good hair routine starts...

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Follow These Natural Hair Vloggers for Every Hair Type

One thing we love so much about the natural hair community is the diversity. From curlies rocking their twa’s (teeny weeny afros), to naturalistas making the transition to natural hair, to ladies with curls and coils for days, there’s a natural out there who can help you on your journey. This representation isn’t always on the mainstream blogs and websites, but that’s where we come in to help. Regardless of where you are in your hair journey, here’s a list of natural hair bloggers you should watch! My Natural Sistas We love these three sisters Youtube channel! Each one has a different hair texture, prefers different hairstyles, and even goes through different phases like coloring and big chops. If you’re looking for versatility in your natural hair...

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3 Natural Hair Products You Need in Your Fall Stash

With September here and cooler weather on the way, fall will be here quicker than you know it. While we love the beauty trends and fall fashion season as much as the next girl, the colder seasons of the year can be particularly rough on our hair. Between the cold weather and fashion choices, if you’re not careful, your hair will suffer. So before we get too deep in the fall season, get your hair ready with these natural hair products. Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow, & Restore Treatment Masque - One of the best ways to rejuvenate your hair is with a good deep condition. Whether it’s just day to day styling, dealing with the weather changes, or just lack of moisture,...

Beauty Supplements

Want a Beauty Boost? Try these Three Beauty Supplements!

When it comes to giving your skin the ultimate boost, beauty supplements are the newest thing that everyone’s turning to when their daily skin care routines just aren’t cutting it. But when it comes to adding beauty supplements to your life, it can be tricky to know where to start. From beauty powders, to vitamins, to “superfoods” finding the right method of nutritional beauty takes time. But, if you’ve done research and are ready to give beauty supplements here’s three that you should start with first. The Beauty Chef Glow Inner Beauty Powder. This beauty powder can kind of be considered the start of the beauty supplement movement. When it hit the market, it was the beauty offering of its kind. This beauty powder is...

K. Michelle’s Big Chop

"I've been learning, learning to be in love with myself." ~K. Michelle. It's always dope to see celebrities step out of the norm and change up their look, but the last thing we expected was K. Michelle's bold new hair cut. She debuted her big chop and it is stunning! In preparation for her new album, The People I Used to Know, K. Michelle is revealing herself, her vulnerabilities, and the things--and people--she's encountered on this journey of life. Right in line with the transformation of her inner self, she decided to take the plunge and big chop, a popular way to go natural. "I cut it off, like I cut you off. U picked your side, and i'm picking mine. The tough decision hasn't cost me...

Miss USA 2017 – Her Crowning Look by CHI Haircare

When it comes to fabulous hair, it doesn't get much better than beauty pageants. And for the past two years, the Miss USA beauty queens just so happen to be black women which means we had the chance to see hairstyles that we could relate to. Yasss! Want to know how Miss USA 2017 achieved her flawless hair to hold her crown? We have all the details. With CHI as the official haircare sponsor for the 2017 Miss USA Pageant, Farouk Systems Global Artist Albert Luiz was responsible for creating Kára McCullough‘s crowning look. Highlighting and amplifying her natural hair texture, Albert shares his step by steps tips and the key CHI products used to achieve her winning look. Products used: CHI Deep Brilliance Shampoo & Conditioner ...

Naturally Temi

BGH Live! Talking Beauty with Miss USA 2016 & @NaturallyTemi

Every good talk show needs a beauty segment and it was no different for BGH Live! We chatted with Deshauna Barber about what it's really like being a pageant queen, what's next, and of course, her beauty secrets! We also got a quick natural hair demo from the natural hair guru Temitope Adesina to keep our crown on point, even when we're working out! Beauty and health go hand in hand so of course we were more than excited to chat it up with a pageant queen and a natural hair guru! Deshauna sat down and shared what life was like being Miss USA and a member of the army reserves. From having her life and schedule taken over by her manager to carving out time...

Naturally Temi

Fabulously Natural with @NaturallyTemi

You know those natural hair guru’s that you see and immediately think “HAIR GOALS”. Yea, that’s how we feel about Temitope Adesina. Natural hair enthusiast and vlogger from the DMW. Whether you’re thinking about transitioning to natural hair or you’ve been in the game for awhile,you can find @naturallytemi serving natural hair inspo for days. Just one look at @naturallytemi’s Instagram will have you ready to get your natural hair together. Her gorgeous kinks and curls are always on fleek from cute jeweled updo’s to fluffed out fro’s. And it’s not just looks that she’s serving either. Within her popular Instagram and growing YouTube channel, you can find her sharing tips and dropping knowledge on all things natural hair and beauty related so you too can...

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SUFFERING DRY SCALP, DRY HAIR OR BREAKAGE?

Dry scalp, dry hair and hair breakage can be very frustrating  as our hair is ‘our crown and glory’! Does your scalp look dry despite using lots of moisturizers, deep conditioners or hot oil treatments ? This might be why. Most commonly, your scalp may have dandruff or in medical terms, ‘seborrheic dermatis’. Your scalp may not be dry from lack of oil but actually flaking off from overgrowth of yeast with possible itching. The excess hair products can worsen yeast, especially if scalp is not washed regularly. Often, we fear that if we shampoo too much, our hair will get too dry but, scalp is skin that is connected to the back of your neck and face which we wash every day.  So, why do...