By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Kevin Dantes Innovation in beauty and hair became a recurring trend at the United States’ largest professional trade and multicultural beauty show Feb. 8 through 10. Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show — known as the “Black Hairstylists Fashion Week” — featured everything from magnetic lashes and new barbering precision […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Kevin Dantes Hair jewelry — especially beads — has served as a loyal BFF to African, Caribbean and American black hairstyles for centuries. Symbolizing social status to now independent statements, some of the most memorable beaded hairdos happened during the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s. From America to the United […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Kevin Dantes Folks have been forced to put some much-needed R-E-S-P-E-C-T on locs lately. What was once considered a handicap to landing creative employment opportunities has now secured its place in pop culture and with the general public. Although locs are still battling racial discrimination against some companies in […]
Advantages of basking in last-minute warm weather as autumn approaches Images by Suhyoon Cho | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine Won’t we come up with some excuses to stay in the house when it’s hot ladies? Let’s keep it real: “It’s too hot outside” and “I can’t let this hair sweat out, girl” are […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Suhyoon Cho |Word art by Kurt Guard | Originally published for BBH Experiencing lengthy locs side effects of excessive yanking, snagging, itching or root unraveling lately? Contemplating the big chop or untangling your entire mop because they’re just too dog gone aggravating? Been there. Thought that. But before you give up […]
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