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Black-owned magazine publisher celebrates her second year of publishing — catering to the textured, natural, curly hair market

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Angela Turner, founder of CTCK Magazine A.Turner Publishing is a Las Vegas, Nevada based Black-owned publishing company founded by entrepreneur and native New Yorker, Angela Turner. The company publishes CTCK Magazine – a hair care magazine that caters exclusively to the hair care needs of the textured/curly hair community. How it began…

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How to get a new haircut you won’t regret—part 2

April 14, 2017

Learn how to manage your hairstylist for best results By Leah Fletcher The art of getting the haircut you desire continues this week. Communicating and connecting with your stylist to ensure the best results is a major factor in your expected outcome. If you follow the steps that conclude with Number 10, and the following…

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How to get a new haircut you won’t regret—Part 1

April 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  ( / By Leah Fletcher Doris Johnson left her beauty salon fuming. Her new haircut was too short and the auburn color she hoped for was a muddy brown. There are many others who have left their salon appointments disappointed for the same reasons. However, there are ways to ensure you get…

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African-American women consider new spring hairstyles and color trends

March 31, 2017

By Leah Fletcher After their locks have endured the harsh winter, many African-American women want to update their look with trendy new hairstyles and color during the warmer months of spring. Many are opting to breathe new life into their tresses by getting their ends trimmed, a new haircut or by trying out a new…

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What is good ‘synthetic’ hair?

March 24, 2017

BLACK PR WIRE CHELMSFORD, Mass.–Whether they bought it or grew it, no one wants to imagine their hair on fire. FRX Polymers developed a flame retardant that can be mixed into synthetic material so it would be less likely to burn if the unimaginable were to happen. They named the flame retardant Nofia. Nofia can…

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Black entrepreneur/ fashionista launches ‘Joyfulheads’ — a stylish line of versatile Afrocentric hair jewelry

March 10, 2017 Queens, NY — Meet Caren Dawkins. She is a MTA conductor and also the creator/founder of Joyfulheads ( – a versatile fashionable, unisex, multi-purpose line of Afrocentric hair jewelry. Reasonably priced at $7 to $13, her products embrace all stages of hair growth and are completely weatherproof for rainy and windy days. From clips…

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