Zodidi Jewel Gaseb conducted a TEDx Talk in Windhoek, Namibia. Watch what this lady has to say about the impacts of Western beauty ideals on women through her personal journey of wearing her hair natural. Continue reading
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When The World Hates Your Poofy Hair
This video about natural hair has us feeling great today. Take a look at the BuzzFeed original video. Continue reading
Everyday is Fro-day with FroGirlGinny
The natural hair movement is not only happening in America, but in the UK and many other parts of the world as well. More women are taking pride in their curls and embracing a part of themselves that was once shunned by societies standards. We had a chance to catch up with beautiful the beautiful … Continue reading
Dear Beyonce, We Cannot Unite.
We Cannot Unite. Before I begin, let it be known that I am not part of the “BeyHive” [it’s ridiculous that this needs to be stated to make a point about Beyonce.] However, I feel it necessary to co-sign on the issue and disagree with the disgruntled women of color and their concerns towards the … Continue reading
Natural hair lines: Has hair typing created a new standard of beauty among naturalistas?
Going natural is a liberating experience, but some have realized that being natural comes with its own standards of beauty that may isolate naturals with certain hair types. Let’s explore the invisible lines drawn from hair typing/stereotyping. For many growing up like me, hair has always had a standard of beauty. Young girls were considered … Continue reading