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4:17 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019

Beauty

Preparing Faux locs with Marley hair

November 8, 2018

Faux Locs: The look of natural locs minus the time of growing them yourself By Leah Fletcher When Joanne Walker considered converting her hair style to dreadlocks, she thought about the commitment and the months of shaping and treating her hair to obtain the desired texture. It also meant a hairstyle that would remain for…

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Hullema Reddick: The Covered Colorist

May 24, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: by Will Mydell   By Kharisma McIlwaine Nothing says spring like blue skies, sunshine and the wide array of hues that decorate blooming flowers. Hair color specialist and Philadelphia native Hullema Reddick gives her clients these vivid spring colors year-round. Reddick fell in the love with the art of hair styling at the…

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What every Black woman should know about hair loss and fibroids

January 12, 2018

blacknews.com A recent study shows that black women with a relatively similar type of hair loss may also be at a high risk of developing fibroids. What are fibroids? Fibroids are fibrous growths that develop in or around the uterus. On average, about 80 to 90 percent of Black women and 70 percent of White…

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Five simple solutions for dark elbows, knees and knuckles

January 12, 2018

blacknews.com Black skin is beautiful, but many Black women don’t like to have unusually darker skin around the elbows, knees and even the underarms. This common problem among African Americans is called hyperpigmentation. Pigmentation means coloring. Your skin gets its color from a pigment called melanin. Increased melanin in the elbows and knees will make…

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Afrizar Marketplace: New online platform offering authentic African goods

January 5, 2018

blacknews.com Los Angeles, CA — In March of 2017, Afrizar.com launched its African marketplace. Merchants and artisans have been registering to the ecommerce platform since September, bringing an assortment of merchandise (over 200 separate products, so far) that would be found in the traditional African marketplace to customers around the world. Shoppers seeking African fashions…

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Duo goes viral with photos of black girls with natural hair

December 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: (CreativeSoul Photography)   By Shelia M. Poole The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/AP ATLANTA –The kinks. The waves. The twists. The blooming afro. Atlanta photography duo Kahran and Regis Bethencourt want to celebrate the versatility and beauty of natural hair. A year ago, the owners of CreativeSoul Photography launched the “AfroArt’’ series, which features African-American girls…

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Online game to players: Don’t touch Black people’s hair

December 22, 2017

associated press WASHINGTON — Art director Momo Pixel moved to Portland, Oregon in 2016, and confronted a challenge she had never experienced before: Strangers reaching out to grab or stroke her long braided hair, often without her permission. “I would be walking down the street visibly mad,” Pixel recalled. One day, she told her boss…

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Michael ‘Prince’ Jackson graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University

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Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

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