Post by Candace Dantes | Photography by Kevin Dantes These social distancing days are rough. But your hair styling routine at home doesn’t have to follow suit. It’s so easy to just throw hair into a high bun or ponytail and call it a day on the couch. Not a good idea on a daily […]
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 | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine The black cowboy and cowgirl have made a hardline comeback in pop culture. And it’s about darn time. Contrary to popular belief, the black cowhand has been the backbone to the American West — the inspiration for Western shows, films and characters that […]
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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