Tag Archives: natural hair

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How this Former Nurse Built a Profitable Haircare Business from YouTube

Mane Choice founder shares her journey to entrepreneurial success

Mane Choice founder, Courtney Adeleye, talks building a profitable hair care line from the bottom…

By Courtney Connley

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Melissa Burgos Chats About Brand Building, Monetizing Your Blog and More

Burgos opens up about the keys to establishing an online brand

Natural hair and lifestyle blogger, Melissa Burgos, talks blogging, building her brand, and making ‘the…

By Courtney Connley

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The Business of Beauty: Wigs and Weaves

Several entrepreneurs have built lucrative businesses in haircare

Today’s woman is constantly on the move. With hectic schedules and intense budgets, she oftentimes…

By Aniesia Williams

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Beauty, Business & Boss Moves: Oprah’s Mane Man Andre Walker Talks Secrets to Success

Celebrity stylist shares tips for success and secrets to his longevity

Andre Walker has styled the crowns of many power women, most notably the Queen of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Whitney White Turned Her YouTube Platform into a Booming Natural Hair Career

White talks black hair industry and how she remains authentic when making business deals

Whitney White talks turning her natural hair into a booming career on YouTube.

By Brittany Dandy

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Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Weaves, ‘Designer’ Bags and … Sports: Alibaba Teams Up With Companies to Launch New Venture

Deal comes as NBCUniversal lands agreement with world's largest e-commerce source

Alibaba, a mega e-commerce site popularly known for vendors that sell hair extensions and other…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hair

Celebrity stylist Kim Kimble, talks how to keep hair healthy an manageable this summer

Celebrity stylist Kim Kimble, talks how to keep hair healthy an manageable this summer with…

By Brittany Dandy

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[WATCH] ‘Hair Freedom’ Explores Natural Hair Movement in The UK

How 'going natural' affects jobs, relationships, and self-esteem

BBC documentary, Hair Freedom, explores the natural hair movement in the UK.

By Brittany Dandy

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Texas Governor Signs Law Abolishing Natural Hair Braiding Regulations

State no longer to treat hair braiders like barbers, a final victory for Isis Brantley

Texas no longer to treat hair braiders like barbers, ending a 20-year battle against unfair…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Doctor Publishes Book to Empower Young Girls to Love Their Natural Hair

Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. empowers young girls to love their natural hair

Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D published “Love Your Hair,” a children’s story and follow-up to her…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Miko Branch Talks Building Her Business From Scratch

Miss Jessie's co-owner shares her book's purpose and business lessons

The Miss Jessie’s co-owner, Miko Branch, shares her books purpose and her business lessons learned…

By Brittany Dandy

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Maya Smith, Founder of the Doux, Talks International Entrepreneurship Success

How this master hairstylist was able to transition her brand from Europe to the States

Master hairstylist Maya Smith took her skills abroad to service naturals in Germany has successfully…

By Brittany Dandy

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Miss Jessie’s Miko Branch Shares How To Create A Successful Business In New Book

An honest look at life and lessons of the sisters who revolutionized the natural hair care industry

Miss Jessie’s co-founder and CEO Miko Branch has a new book out that provides an…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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TSA Will Stop Searching Black Women’s Hair

The new agreement aims to stop discrimination against black women

The TSA aims to stop the discrimination of black women and their hair with new…

By Essence Gant

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Naturally Crowned: The Growing Business of Natural Hair Pageants

How best friends founded a dynamic platform for showcasing black beauty

Best friends Jessica Boyd and Maureen Ochola were just 26 when they brought the natural…

By Chanel Martin

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QVC Host Mocks Natural Model’s Hair, Issues Apology

Sandra Bennett responds to natural hair backlash

QVC caught quite a bit of backlash when a host on the popular shopping network…

By Essence Gant

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Business of Beauty: Natural Hair Stylist Darrius Peace Talks ‘My Hair Ain’t Nappy’ Movement

Professionally licensed natural hairstylist shares catering to popular niche

Natural hair stylist Darrius Peace discusses his “My Hair Ain’t Nappy Movement” and shares his…

By Chanel Martin

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Miss Jessie’s, Miko Branch, Releases Touching Video Dedicated to her Late Sister

Moving tribute shows intimate family photos of the sisters

Miko Branch dedicates moving video to her sister Titi’s life

By Courtney Connley

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How Ngozi Opara Is Transforming Black Hair & Beauty Culture

Entrepreneur offers extension options for women to wear natural curls and coils

Ngozi Opara, founder of the Heatfree Hair Movement, is offering options for women who wear…

By Kandia Johnson

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