The very 1st What Naturals Love Hair & Fashion Show took place on August 17 at Tama Fest in Bedstuy Brooklyn, New York. Five natural hairstylists and 18 models graced the stage at the 9th annual Tama Summer Fest officially opening WhatNaturalsLove.com, the marketplace for natural hair, Black beauty and Diaspora fashion.
Natural Hair Show
At the 15th anniversary of Going-Natural.com, I would like to give homage to the natural hair stylists and salons who rooted the natural hair movement. To those who kept Black follicles alive, healthy and stylish, long before natural hair became the movement it is today.
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) ~ Silky […]
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 […]
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 […]
At Goeaba, Maroon village in Suriname As the year is coming to a close and the list of supporters for my mini crowdfunding is growing, I like to sincerly thank every one who donated while looking back on quite an eventful year. Like every year, there were downs but I am happy to look back […]
Meet Marlynella Conception, the founder of Kuralicious, the first Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest on the island of Curaçao. Like many young girls, Marlynella’s five-year-old daughter would constantly see women and girls wearing long weaves and wished her hair looked the same. Marlynella made it a priority to tell her daughter that her hair […]
After an international tour Mireille Liong, MS.c, founder of Going-Natural.com, will be the keynote speaker at Kuralicious, the first Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest on Curaçao. The fact that her little 5 year old daughter mainly sees girls with fake hair and extensions as examples, motivated Marlynella Conception, the woman behind this event, to […]
Mireille Liong MSc, Founder of Going-Natural.com After an international tour Mireille Liong, MS.c, founder of Going-Natural.com, will be the keynote speaker at Kuralicious, the first Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest on Curaçao. The fact that her little 5 year old daughter mainly sees girls with fake hair and extensions as examples, motivated Marlynella Conception, […]
15 years ago I started kroeshaar.com (the Dutch version of going-natural.com/) just before I was about to debut with ‘Kroeshaar, wat je moet weten en meer’, the very first book about natural hair in Dutch. Natural hair was way more controversial back then. I think it was even considered a taboo so I didn’t really […]
On the 4th of July, Going-Natural.com had the honor of opening the brand new stage of the African Arts Festival with a Hair Show. Five of New York top salons were selected show the world their natural hairstyles; bridal and styles for the fall. The Woven Wool, Locks of Nu, Cowrie Shell Center, Naturally Beautiful […]
The Evolution of Natural hair. This was the tittle of the first Natural Hair Show I saw at the International African Arts Festival.