Celebrating the Publication of my very 1st Natural hair book, Kroeshaar, Wat je Moet Weten en Meer. Today, March 9, marks the 20th anniversary of the very first book about natural hair in the Netherlands entitled: ‘Kroeshaar, wat je moet weten en meer’. Natural hair was still quite controversial back then. Discussing natural hair issues felt […]
With love for our history and endless stories to tell , we are pleased that you are celebrating Black History Month with us! Starting with Bad Hair Uprooted, the Untold History of Black Follicles, I like to present to you my photo book. Illustrated with pictures of amazing natural hairstyles and locs, it is a coffee table […]
Have you tried our amazing, deep cleaning Organic Shampoo Bombs for locs? If not, what are you waiting for?
Protective Styles – Where It All Began Braids are beautiful. They mean many things to many people. They can make a statement while serving a purpose such as protective styling. I first started getting braids (having human or synthetic hair braided into my own hair) as a protective style when I became pregnant with my […]
Recently I had the pleasure to interview Jade Mapp, a model who will be participating in the What Naural’s Love Hair Show that will be taking place August 17 in Brooklyn, NY. We discussed natural hair, locs and some of the high’s and lows that can come with both. To be honest, we could have […]
Black people are the only human beings on planet earth who need to go to court to obtain the right to wear their god-given tresses natural. Locs, Afros, Cornrows, all perfectly natural styles for black hair as it grows out of follicles, are stigmatized to the point that they are declared unacceptable. Not only in the […]
For women with natural hair, finding the perfect drying method can be a struggle. Even if every step of the washing process is carefully calibrated—from the temperature of the water to the sulfate-free conditioner—improper drying can wreak havoc on curl pattern. The solution? Microfiber towels. They’re a simple, effective way to ensure your curls dry right.
Three years after my natural hair book debut in Amsterdam, RTL Nieuws, a national news TV station from the Netherlands, approached me to talk about my purpose while visiting Suriname to do a Natural Hair Day.
Some of you may not know that before there was Going-Natural.com, there was Kroeshaar.com. Just like Going-Natural it was a social web and networking site. The goal was and still is to connect with readers as well as to spread the beauty of natural hair to change the stereotypical perception of our hairstyles.
The second you see these necklaces, you’ll be in awe, just like I was! The designs, the colors, the shapes. All made from the tiniest beads miticously laced together to make the one who it is designed for, feel super special.
An interview with Gillian Scott, the New York City based Clinical Psychologist, who directed Back to Natural, that opened huge on an international stage and is now playing in New York.
Locs vs Dreads : Hello there, I have been wearing my hair in natural styles for many, many years. I am 72 now. One reference to the style of wearing LOCS always feels insulting. My hair is not DREADful, so why do WE continue to call it so? DREAD LOCS was originally referring to black […]
Overall the Roc A Natural Expo is a great concept because more than just natural hair, it has wellness and health incorporated.The space was beautiful. One of the best locations I have seen were a natural hair expo was hosted. A nice spacious building with high ceilings and lots of light nearly everywhere. That was […]
One of the hallmarks of the natural hair movement is that it is also a DIY movement. Instead of exclusively relying on salons, Black women have become interested in taking charge of their own hair. Natural hair events fill a void in providing information, a sense of community and fun for the naturalistas who want […]
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 […]
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 […]