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Authentic African hairstyling in a modern world

Natural African hair has always been fascinating. The beautiful hairstyles of locks, braids and cornrows we see everywhere today are amazing. Just when you thought, you have seen it all you get another dazzling piece of creative hair art coming. The styling possibilities are endless and make you wonder about the roots. It makes you …

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International African Arts Festival

Natural Hair at the 44th International African Arts Festival

It was the first summer festival I accidently found when they were still on Fulton Street right in front of Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn. I will never forget it because that is where I saw India Arie live. Performing with her guitar on a small stage with happy people all around clapping …

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Authentic African hairstyling in a modern world

Natural African hair has always been fascinating. The beautiful hairstyles of locks, braids and cornrows we see everywhere today are amazing. Just when you thought, you have seen it all you get another dazzling piece of creative hair art coming. The styling possibilities are endless and make you wonder about the roots. It makes you …

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African Fashion Week 2014

African Fashion Week’s 5th Anniversary; Vision and Versatility beyond Design

What started as a vision to bring African design to fashion capitals around the world was celebrated on the catwalk of New York Fashion Week this year. African Fashion Week 2014 started with a full day of business and entrepreneurial classes at the UN Foundation building followed by a style, pop up shop and presentation …

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Headpieces created with African hair in mind.

Like you, this handcrafted piece is one of a kind. Beauloni has a special way of combining gemstones and metals creating elegant and sophisticated accessories for all types of natural hair.  This exclusive set of wedding jewelry consists of a headpiece that doubles as a necklace, and earrings that can double up as hair jewelry.

headpiece for African american hair

Headpieces created with African hair in mind.

Like you, this handcrafted piece is one of a kind. Beauloni has a special way of combining gemstones and metals creating elegant and sophisticated accessories for all types of natural hair.  This exclusive set of wedding jewelry consists of a headpiece that doubles as a necklace, and earrings that can double up as hair jewelry.

African Braiding Shop in Harlem New York

African Hair Braiders

African hair braiding African braiders entered the market some 20 years ago at a time when the demand for hair braiding among African Americans began growing. This was to the advantage of the customer. As the immigrant braiders started to compete for a customer’s business, prices went down while styling options increased.