With a few weeks left for the What Naturals Love Hair & Fashion Show on August 17 in Brooklyn, NY we are super exited to introduce our participants. Exited to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Going-Natural.com and to give homage to those who kept Black Follicles alive, healthy and stylish these salons will bring you […]
America’s Next Natural Model,
On November 3rd, I had the honor to moderate a panel at DBUFF, the Da Bounce Urban Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. DBUFF, celebrating its 5th anniversary, featured 35 movies from Black directors. One weekend long an audience could enjoy a wide variety of films from Hollywood to independent productions covering themes from racism […]
This is a perfect style for naturals, transitioners and even non-naturals. All you really need is a little patience and the right products so these tricks can help you to create these beatiful coils in your your hair. What you need: ~ Freshly washed untangled hair ~ Rattail comb (only to part) ~ Tangle Teezer (optional) […]
Besides family, love and health, happy hair is one more thing to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to show your gratitude with gifts that will only reciprocate love and make your hair flourish. Best of all, all of these gifts are shipped to your for free. Easy Foam Rollers Whether you rock […]
Ten years after I started America’s Next Natural Model, Great Britain has crowned Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers, a beautiful smart Black Woman with locs, Miss Universe.
Two upset models posted a clip after being dismissed for a casting at #MiamiSwimWeek. Now being rejected is certainly not odd in the modeling world. Rejection is a big part of becoming and even being a model so I guess they are at least used to it. However, it’s the way these beautiful Black models, 11 […]
Does a Silk Pillowcase make difference for Braids, Locs and 4C Naturals? This is the very question the contestants of America’s Next Natural Model were asked to answer for the first ever challenge of the online natural hair pageant. Silk pillowcases are said to keep strands moisturized at night. This doesn’t only prevent the strands drying […]
Are you a Black beauty who aspires a carreer in modeling but needs a push? Then America’s Next Natural Model might be the competition for you! Our online pageant is open to talented male and female models, age 16 and older who proudly wear their hair natural. Locs, naturals, long and short are welcome to apply. You’ll receive free products […]
The winners of #ANNM since 08 America’s Next Natural Model is an online pageant to promote natural hair and Black businesses. Since its start in 2008, the pageant has featured companies like Iman cosmetics, Jamaica Mango & Lime as well as upcoming fashion designers rewarding the winner with a photo and video shoot in Manhattan, New York. Chassity Bynum, winner of […]
In this anniversary year of the very first natural hair beauty pageant online that I started a decade ago, I am elated to announce that America’s Next Natural Model goes Suriname! Yes, you read it right but there is more. With WhatNaturalsLove.com, the new marketplace just ready everything is coming together so incredibly well because […]
While I was thinkful for you filling out the survey for the new Going Natural Mall and working on the new America’s Next Natural Model site, I found out that Going Natural How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair ranks Nr. 1 on Amazon! So wonderful things I like to share with you and […]
Are you a Black beauty who aspires a carreer in modeling? Well then why don’t you use your skills to become America’s Next Natural Model Season 6 and win a photo shoot in Paris! Yes, it’s that simple. If you are a confident Black model who loves her natural hair, we want you to apply. […]
Going-Natural.com teams up with Boucle d’Ebene, the first organization that started a natural hair show in Paris, France a decade ago. With the common goal to promote the beauty of natural hair as well as to create awareness of Black women’s hair issues, Boucles d’Ebene offers the winner of America’s Next Natural Model season 6 a […]
Besides $1,000 check from Going-Natural.com, Going Natural Hair Care Products, A Sula NYC Gift Basket, an Iman Cosmetics Make over and Iman Cosmetics products, Chassity, the winner of America’s Next Natural Model also got to fly to New York to shoot with Fashion Designer/Photographer Adrian Alicea in Manhattan.
As an advocate for natural hair, who takes pictures to promote natural hairstyling, I became an early fan of America’s Next Top Model. Not only was the show fun to watch, the shoots, the feedback and especially Tyra’s tips were always incredibly useful.
Who will be crowned Miss Nappturality 2011? A lady with locs, or a beauty with a Fro-hawk?