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 book that […]
A tribute to all the natural hairstylists who kept Black follicles happy healthy and groundbreakingly stylish
One of the greatest things about the natural hair movement is the soar of women businesses. In an industry made by Black women yet owned by companies with no affinity for Black follicles, this is more than just promising.
Get the special edition of Going Natural, How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair and get a Free Roller Braid
To mark the 15th anniversary I am publishing a special edition of Going Natural, How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair. To celebrate this milestone I offer you a special edition of the book with a free gift! Check it out.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Brooklyn, New York — August 8, 2018 — On August 18, 2018 Locks of Nu Natural Hair Spa will celebrate 15 years of service with a free community celebration. This celebration not only marks a milestone anniversary but also celebrates the salon’s grand re-opening since its recent move into a larger space that mirrors the […]
Ebony Tynes; Dancer, Cosmetologist, Loctitian, about the Hair Show celebrating the 15th anniversary of Locks of Nu
Ebony Tynes, owner and founder of Locks of Nu Natural Hair and Spa, is absolutely not your average woman. Even if you have a bit of an idea of what it takes to run, manage and own a natural hair salon, it would still just only be a fraction of what this smart, talented, multi-tasking […]
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 hair worn “locked” and […]
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 […]
The annual Going Natural Hair show is coming up so we are looking for talented models, male and female, who can own the stage while rocking their beautiful natural crowns. If you feel like this is you, or you know someone, please contact us or pass it on.
Did you know that all the hairstyles in the Black Panther film are natural? Hairstylist Camille Friend the visionary behind the fabulous hairdos rocked in Wakanda was really firm about keeping it natural and I for one are thankful for that. More than thankful, I am inspired and that is why I call for the #BlackPantherharstylechallenge calling for everyone […]
@myckelle Yesterday I received a call from my youngest daughter screaming and crying on the phone, for me to come and get her from school.Apparently, some boys had taken a $5 BET about pulling her wig off in front of everyone. Lulu has a scalp condition that causes severe dryness and hair breakage and loss, and […]
This month marks my 6th month Sisterlocked and right before my installation in August, I had a moment of nostalgia and decided to document the last 10 years of my hair journey on my YouTube channel. I took a step back for the sole purpose of commending myself on how far I’ve come, in regards […]