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"Mama's Got Hair Like Yours": Gabrielle Union Shares Adorable Matching Photos With Kaavia

"Mama's Got Hair Like Yours": Gabrielle Union Shares Adorable Matching Photos With Kaavia

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gabrielle Union-Wade (@gabunion) on Apr 5, 2020 at 11:17am PDT Bearing a close resemblance to your mother certainly isn't a bad thing when she happens to
How Salon Shutdowns Are Disrupting Black Women's Haircare

How Salon Shutdowns Are Disrupting Black Women's Haircare

On March 23, just after Ontario, Canada declared non-essential businesses would be closed in an attempt to slow the spread of covid-19, a 20-year-old student named Racquell Fogah tweeted her dismay:
Celebrities Are Embracing Their Natural Hair—and You Should, Too

Celebrities Are Embracing Their Natural Hair—and You Should, Too

Listen, we’re all itching to go back to our old reality and ditch the coronavirus craziness, so if you’re losing your mind, you’re not alone. For many of us, heading to the salon and tackling our
Gabrielle Union showed that her “natural locks appreciate the lock down” in a new Instagram video

Gabrielle Union showed that her “natural locks appreciate the lock down” in a new Instagram video

As more and more of us embrace life without visits to the salon and remain in quarantine due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many of us are missing our hairstylists extra hard. But Gabrielle
Gabrielle Union Showed Off Her Natural Curls, and She Really Is All That

Gabrielle Union Showed Off Her Natural Curls, and She Really Is All That

UPDATE: Gabrielle Union is no stranger to showing off her natural beauty on social media, but her latest curly hair selfie on April 5 came while self-isolating and with a special teaser: "When your
Want to Learn How to Install Your Own Passion Twists? These 3 Tutorials Make It Easy

Want to Learn How to Install Your Own Passion Twists? These 3 Tutorials Make It Easy

Now that we've officially been social distancing for a few weeks now, it's safe to say that it's going to be a while before many of us are able to make hair appointments again. If you have natural
How to Make a Hair Mask Using Ingredients From Your Fridge

How to Make a Hair Mask Using Ingredients From Your Fridge

If your hair could use a little TLC, consider making Priyanka Chopra Jonas’s healthy hair mask using a few kitchen-ready staples.
Wigging Out: How Ari Lennox, Snoop and an Unsolicited Opinion Became an Affirmative Moment

Wigging Out: How Ari Lennox, Snoop and an Unsolicited Opinion Became an Affirmative Moment

Folks, we have a lot of time on our hands these days—OK, too much—which means a lot us are spending way too much time on the interwebs, weighing in on shit that has zero to do with our own personal
14 Photos That Show Why Passion Twists Should Be Your Next Post-Social-Distancing Style

14 Photos That Show Why Passion Twists Should Be Your Next Post-Social-Distancing Style

Spending more time inside is good for a multitude of reasons. For example, not having any plans for the next few weeks might mean that you can give yourself a lot more time to focus on your self-care
Need to Learn How to Cornrow Your Own Hair? Check Out These 5 Easy Tutorials

Need to Learn How to Cornrow Your Own Hair? Check Out These 5 Easy Tutorials

Sometimes I wish people knew how hard it is to be someone who's not blessed with the ability to braid or cornrow. It's disheartening, really, although it's something I can usually deal with since,
Want to Master Box Braids at Home? These 4 Tutorials Are Here to Help

Want to Master Box Braids at Home? These 4 Tutorials Are Here to Help

Protective style season will be here before we know it, and there's no look in the spring and summer months that's more fitting for the season than box braids. Convenient and easy to maintain, box
7 Hair-Growth Products That Can Keep Your Edges Looking Nice and Healthy

7 Hair-Growth Products That Can Keep Your Edges Looking Nice and Healthy

I love a protective style just as much as the next person. Varieties like box braids, twists, and weaves are convenient, easy to take care of, and allow me to take a few weeks off from manipulating
Need a New Protective Style to Wear This Spring? Try Havana Twists

Need a New Protective Style to Wear This Spring? Try Havana Twists

Have you added Havana twists to your list of spring hair inspiration yet? Because if you haven't already, you probably should. If you're unfamiliar with the protective style, Havana twists are similar
Here's How You Should Care For Your Hair If It's 2 Different Textures

Here's How You Should Care For Your Hair If It's 2 Different Textures

Having textured hair is a journey all on its own, but it's a completely different ball game if you're a person whose hair is multitextured. What is that, exactly? Multitextured hair is just hair that
9 Olive Oil-Infused Products That'll Keep Your Hair Moisturized For Days

9 Olive Oil-Infused Products That'll Keep Your Hair Moisturized For Days

The olive oil sitting in your pantry has a lot of different benefits, and they're not all related to making your pasta taste good. In the same way that you'd use olive oil to cook some of your
7 Hair Products That'll Give You the Best Wash and Go of Your Life

7 Hair Products That'll Give You the Best Wash and Go of Your Life

No one said perfecting a wash and go was easy, but boy, is it a satisfying feeling once you do. The thing about wash and gos is that, while they're one of the most popular styling methods in the
Yarn Is the Box Braid Accessory You Didn't Know You Needed, and We Have the Pics to Prove It

Yarn Is the Box Braid Accessory You Didn't Know You Needed, and We Have the Pics to Prove It

I'll admit that anytime I'm on the lookout for a cool hair accessory, yarn has never been the first thing that comes to mind - but a few looks at yarn braid hairstyles on social media may have caused
7 Natural Hairstyles You Can Easily Re-Create at Home

7 Natural Hairstyles You Can Easily Re-Create at Home

When planning this tutorial for natural hairstyles, we knew we had to recruit the hair mavens at Mane Addicts to help us find the master in natural styling - and they delivered. Celebrity hairstylist
Here's Proof That Marley Twists Are the Perfect Protective Style For Summer

Here's Proof That Marley Twists Are the Perfect Protective Style For Summer

As Summer inches closer, it's time to think about new hairstyles. The warmer months of the year are the perfect time to experiment with different styles, whether they be cuts, colors, or protective
Curious About Madam CJ Walker’s Hair Products After Watching the Show? We Tried Them Out

Curious About Madam CJ Walker’s Hair Products After Watching the Show? We Tried Them Out

Madam CJ Walker was a pioneer who created groundbreaking haircare products long before we became devotees of other popular brands that specifically cater to textured hair. The legendary businesswoman