With a passion for all things natural hair, art crafts and design, she shares bits and pieces of these love on her blogazine Afroniquely You. On the blogazine, she discusses the beauty of natural hair, tips and tricks to keep it healthy and fabulous.
wow what a great week, there are at least 5 shots that are campaign ready! well done ladies, you’ve all taken on the advice the judges have given you over the last few weeks! i’ve seen amazing growth from all of you!
this week i have so many fav’s i’m can not pick a clear winner so i have picked 3 joint favourites Timolin, Eboney and Nina, they work perfectly with the brand any of them could be used for a campaign well done ladies!
Natasha: I guess you were the first to upload your photos this time. Unfortunately it’s not good news. Your pictures don’t say model at all. Your shoot looks like it has been randomly done with a picture phone. Natasha, I am sorry to say, you are the 2nd one to leave the competition.
Munya: The head wrap in your 1st pictures looks amazing. Love the fabric, love the color combination. I would have loved if you had instructions on how to do this fancy wrap so I could try it myself. Having said that, I like your photos but it’s really just like. When I ask for a head wrap, I really like to see at least one tight close-up so I can almost feel the wrap and see the details. There is not really one shot that I would choose for a billboard to promote fancy fabric. You know what I mean? See Take the picture on the right.
Simeko Watkins-Hartley, owner and creative director of Meko, New York Natural Hair Care Spa & Boutique. She has been in the hair industry for over 16 years and has had the privilege of working as a salon manager, creative director and consultant for one of the top natural hair salons in the country.
Wow, the ladies absolutely brought their A-Game this week and clearly raised the level of the competition. This made my day! I was in awe when I saw the shoots but it made it so hard to choose just one best one for the newsletter this week. Even after reading the feedback of the other judges, I had to ask my husband and cousin to motivate their choice before I came to a decision. Read on and share your thoughts …
It takes a remarkable person to commit themselves to life-learning while teaching others what they’ve learned; that particular person is Toshia. She has always been an exceptional learner, fascinated with discovering and growing. However, it hasn’t always been so easy for the child-prodigy. She wrote her first full length novel, at the age of seven, where she won first place in a writing competition
First off, let me say, accessories are my favorite as they can make any look soar to the next level! I felt that you all took your accessories and displayed them well and made me want them all. Its sooo hard to choose a favorite!
Enthusiastic applause erupts as I stride into view. Following my entrance a host of gorgeous women of all races proceeds. Armed with our natural magnificence, we strike a pose in order to combat THE standard of beauty. This is MY dream gig. I want to produce a fashion show that celebrates international representations of beauty. To have both the young and old from Romania to Tanzania strut their stuff with their natural flavor would be a dream come true, thus allowing a greater appreciation of God’s creation rather than a one dimensional perversion of true beauty: To acknowledge splendor in all its forms, shattering the “standard” of beauty and embracing the diversity and brilliance of all in our global community.