Hair can be an expression of one’s personality, an exclamation mark on a living, breathing canvas. Our sense of self can be connected to our hair. For many women, especially Black Women it is representative of “something” different. Something bigger, deeper, and more personal. Read More “Why You Can’t Touch My Hair Video”
Recently an Instagram star Lori Faith hair came out on a live stream. She dyed her hair then went on to relax it shortly after.While combing her hair through it started to fall out. Read More “Coloring hair goes wrong in a Live video on Instagram”
Natural hair expos are the drivers behind the natural hair movement, connecting businesses, stylists and aficionados. But who are these women, what moves them and how do they do it? In a new series we feature the fabulous women behind the these hair expos. This week: Meet Dorcas Meyers the woman behind the Roc-A-Natural Hair Expo happening this weekend in New York for the 5th consecutive year.
The 2016 Natural Hair Show was epic and this year will be even more so. We have a bevy of beautiful models who will be showing show off hairstyles done by some of the most creative natural hair stylists in the business. Check out this year’s models and hairstylists who will be creating magic on the runway of the Going Natural Hair Show 2017 themed: Black Follicles Matter.
Are you a natural hair blogger, vlogger or instagrammer but never participated in a natural hair show? Well you should and this is your chance! Going-Natural.com, online for over a decade got her own hair show teaming up with the International African Arts Festival visited by thousands every year. The theme this year is Black Follilces Matter and we like to feature bloggers, vloggers, youtubers and instagrammers who are helping pushing natural hair change.
What is in it for you?
Not only do you get a once in a life time experience to walk the runway on the 4th of July in front of a colorful audience looking for styles and cheering you on, you also get:
1) A fabulous hair style worth at least $100 by one of the professional natural hairstylists taking part.
2) You will be on the catwalk showing off amazing Diaspora designers .
3) Exposure! Not only will there be hundreds of people cheering you on and taking pictures to share on social media, the press is also invited and photographers and videographers will be there to record the event.
4) Credible credits: You will be credited as a model on going-natural.com with a link to your profile on facebook, instragram or youtube which we will share with our 50,000 plus followers on facebook.
5) Video with credit and exposure. The show will be recorded so not only will you also be featured in the video, you will be able to use it for your blog to share the experience with your own audience.
To read about last year’s show see Report: The Back to the Future of my Roots Natural Hair show. If you are interested, please contact us.
Date: July 4th
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Commedore Barry Park
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.
On September 15 last year, three women filled a court case against L’Orèal SoftSheenm alleging that the Optimum Amla no-mix no-lye Relaxer caused hair loss, burns, irritation and other problems. The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California is seeking class action status on behalf of all women who used the SoftSheen Alma hair relaxer.
After chemical straighteners, combing our hair causes the most damage to our hair. So if you’re going natural and maybe even more important, once you are natural, mastering how to untangle your hair is key.
On Sunday February 19, I had the opportunity to present my book Bad Hair Uprooted at Nicholas Brooklyn, a cozy Black owned store on Fulton street that sells natural health, wellness and artsy products, supporting many small businesses in the community.
A picture speaks louder than a thousand words. So please take a look back at 2016 with highlights of Going-Natural.com’s 14th year online, celebrating Natural Hairstyles, Black Hair Shows & Events and tell us what you think.
Natural Hair Care & Styling Videos by Natural Hair whisperer, Master Barber, and Damaged Hair specialist Adenike. You can contact her for a consultation. Just click on the form: Natural Hair Consultation Form
Next year I have another opportunity to do an exhibition and I am elated! This time, I am aiming to go even more in-depth picturing the long time elephant in the room: Hair Loss!
Hair’itage, by Niccole Gaines is one of those plays I had the privilege of seeing and wanted e-ve-ry Black woman to see. The playwright who is maturely loced herself clearly never lost touch with our roots. All of our textures and hair choices are represented very well in a thoughtful, relatable and yet hilarious way.
If she’s not styling natural hair or managing Sabine’s Hallway, her beautiful Salon located on Nostrand ave in Brooklyn, NY, you can catch Sabine Bellevue supporting a charity, organizing Loc Appreciation Day, working on her annual Natural Aristocratic Tea event or running, training for another marathon.