Angela Simmons Shares Long Hair Secrets

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Ever since the era of social media, celebrities have shared photos of their hair sans weaves first through Twitter and now via Instagram.  Angela Simmons' hair share a few years ago quickly circulated the internet with women on blogs and hair boards alike in awe of how long and healthy her hair is.  Although there are plenty of women online with similar lengths of hair, those women are often documenting their journey to growing long hair so we … [Read more...]

Venus Williams Rocks Natural Hair at Australian Open 2015

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I have been fortunate to be surrounded by truly phenomenal, virtuous women in my family to look to as role models so I have never had much more than distant admiration for celebrities.  However, there are a few exceptions and the Williams sisters definitely break the rule!  I have admired their athleticism, humility, poise under pressure and entrepreneurial spirits for about 15 years.  It doesn't hurt that I also began playing tennis around … [Read more...]

Celebrity Hair Instagram Round-Up

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Back with a second edition of Celebrity Hair Instagram Round-Up!  I'm somewhat of a hair stalker on Instagram.  I will openly and honestly admit it. I mean...its exhilarating to be able to see their new 'dos as they leave the salon, before any official press photos are taken.  Call me crazy, but in case I'm not alone, here is the latest celebrity hair news I found interesting from Instagram! One thing for sure - we are definitely not the … [Read more...]

Celebrity Hair Stylist Gabrielle Corney Talks Hair!

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I am so excited about this very special interview with accomplished celebrity hairstylist Gabrielle Corney.  I have been a fan for a few years, beginning with my attempted recreation of one of my favorite styles from Gabrielle's longtime client R& B songstress, Olivia.  Gabrielle has such an amazing personality and was equally excited to speak with me and share her insights and a few tips with L4L readers, so let's jump into the … [Read more...]

Celebrity Hair Instagram Round-Up

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On the heels of today's post about celebrities revealing their natural hair beneath the wigs and weave we are accustomed to seeing them wear, two additional celebs shared photos of their natural tresses.  I've seen a bit of criticism from negative people - comments about it not being anything new and how so-and-so's hair is so much longer, thicker, prettier, etc.  But I have to say, I am absolutely loving this "real hair reveal revolution" that … [Read more...]

Gabrielle Union Says to “Wear Weaves Responsibly” & Celebrities Show off Their Real Hair!

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All my fellow Instagram addicts like me probably saw Ms. Gabrielle Union's photo yesterday - either on her on timeline or reposted to mine, but for those oblivious she posted the glorious photo of her thick, healthy natural hair above with the caption: "Ladies...you can achieve hair growth...With a weave!  This is allllll mine, no clips, no extensions, hadn't even been pressed...And it got this healthy thick length from responsibly wearing … [Read more...]

Blonde Bob Cut – Who Rocks it Best?

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Many of us have become somewhat obsessed with mid length styles and more specifically the blonde bob cut.  This is very apparent in the entertainment industry as celebrities who have almost always rocked long tresses are opting for shorter styles with varying shades of blonde for an edgy, updated look.  And I am a fan of most of the changes...but there are a few ladies who knocked it out of the park for me. I'm not sure, but I think it … [Read more...]

Pam Oliver’s Hair Controversy

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Even if you are NOT an avid sports fan, as black women with even the mildest interest in hair then I'm sure you have heard about the controversy surrounding Pam Oliver's hair.  My father has been expressing disbelief regarding what he deems as a lack of grooming and "bad weave" all football season - even jokingly saying to me "Ebony, Pam needs your help; Send her to your blog!"  I'll admit, once I caught my first glimpses of her, I had to … [Read more...]