Professor, vlogger, blogger, model, natural hair and health and fitness guru are only a few of the many words used to describe Dr. Nina Ellis-Hervey, who is better know as BeautifulBrwnBabyDol, a top 5 natural hair care vlogger of YouTube, as named by the Huffington Post. This vibrant 28-year old visionary seeks to help rid the world of its lack of motivation, confidence, self-esteem and direction through her videos and blog focused on self-improvement, goal setting and achievement in all areas of life. She also has a strong focus on health as she has lost and maintained a 100-pound weight loss. Aside from being a young professor and psychologist at Stephen F. Austin State University outside of Houston Texas,
Ebony Clark, ANNM 2011, has been natural for nearly ten years.She holds a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from The University of Alabama. Being natural for the second time, she has made a commitment to remain natural and inspire others to do the same.
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
Teesha Borum is the Owner/Founder of Reciprocitee Natural Body Products, LLC. Reciprocitee offers all natural handmade products for Hair, Body & Face. She is also the winner of America’s Next Natural Model 2010.
Karen Chambers is the Creative Director of IMAN Cosmetics, where she oversees communications, product development and creative services for the internationally recognized cosmetics and skincare line. Ms. Chambers is an alumna of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication. She is also a member of CEW (Cosmetics Executive Women) and was named one of the beauty industry’s leading women by Upscale Magazine. Her product launches have earned IMAN Cosmetics a coveted OPRAH Magazine “O” Award and an ESSENCE Magazine Award for Product of the Year.
LeAnne Dolce is the Founder and Publisher of Naptural Roots Magazine. The first natural hair care and lifestyle magazine dedicated entirely to the celebration and education of natural lifestyle! Having been natural for over 15 years, LeAnne is dedicated to showing the world that being natural is more than just hair; it is a lifestyle. LeAnne is also the owner of Jordan’s Treasures, a natural lifestyle product company and Napturally You Media. LeAnne holds a B.S. in Technical Communication, an M.S. in Technical Commnication, and her PMP professional certification.
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.
Style or fashion inspires her. Latrenia is a talented and professional fashion photographer. Making beautiful photographs comes natural for her. Simple, classy and beautiful…
Yardley is the creator of The Coil Review www.TheCoilReview.com. It is a well -respected web magazine catered to women with an interest in natural hair; from those with a glimpse of intrigue to the most die-hard enthusiasts.
After finally taking the plunge and going natural, I felt lost and took awhile to find my way when it came to loving my hair.
A face and name synonymous with international fashion campaigns and catwalk shows, Rachel Radharani Henna Ritfeld is the embodiment of diversity — professionally and personally. Seasoned model, sparkling screen presence in hit shows like MTV’s Hip-Hop Candy and numerous music videos (including 50 Cent and Justin Timberlake’s “Ayo Technology”)
Patricia Gaines, otherwise known on Nappturality.com as “Deecoily” and the founder of Nappturality.com.
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.