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 Braids are a creative cornerstone to black hair culture worldwide. Has been for millenniums. Still is today. Styles that stay trending: individual plaits, cornrows, fishtail, box and goddess braids. Now into the start of a new decade, U.S. professional hair braider Ceirra Rouse says the knotless braids are headlining city streets to […]
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 […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Bridal images by LaSundra Davis | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine Have you been paying attention to Hollywood lately? Well if you haven’t, a new posse of leading ladies are taking over the Old and New West on the small screen. And guess what? They’re all black and […]
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