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Mommy, Is My Kinky-Curly Hair Pretty?

Candidly Kim | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
Candidly Kim

I have to remind my daughter that length and/or texture does not determine whether or not someone is pretty. It's just one aspect of that person. But I have to admit, it's sometimes challenging to convince a child that length isn't important when society is so focused on it.

The Unexpected Beauty of Going Natural

Aleichia Williams | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Aleichia Williams

It's hard to put into words the significance a woman's hair often symbolizes in her life. I've always understood this. However, I think I understood it most four months ago when I held the scissors to my head and cut my hair to expose my natural texture for the first time in my adult life.

How to Get Rid of Black Women With Kinky Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

The trend of integration in the natural hair movement may contribute to the erasure of kinky hair textures in the media.

Curly Nikki Talks Curls Across Cultures

Essence | Nikki Walton | Posted 07.16.2013 | Black Voices

I’m in Spain for a multitude of reasons. The funny thing is, however, that for the most part this trip came completely out of nowhere. Don’t g...

Judge Me Not By the Texture of My Hair But By the Content of My Character

Damona Hoffman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices
Damona Hoffman

When I was born with a caramel hue and a head full of dark, wavy hair, my mother proclaimed, "My prayers were answered. You got the long hair like Betty.

PHOTOS: A Homage To The Afro

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

Whether being praised or despised, black women and our hair is a hot topic. And the latest headline-making story comes courtesy of the creative ambass...

WATCH: Carol's Daughter Launches 'The Curl' Video Series

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Black Voices

If you're a part of the growing number of black women who are embracing their natural hair or have already done so, you're going to love this. The...

On Gabby Douglas' Hair (And My Own)

Rebecca Sive | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rebecca Sive

Hair matters. Kinky black hair. Kinky Jewish hair. Kinky hair on any woman's head. Today, we learn that again. How sad.

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: The Most Stunning Natural Hair Portraits EVER

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.30.2012 | Black Voices

Every historic moment needs its recorder. The natural hair revolution now has the stunning photos of Glenford Nunez. Nunez, the 25-year-old Baltimo...

A Night to Remember

Anthony Dickey | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Anthony Dickey

I have had the privilege of helping many women transition from relaxing their hair to going natural, and I can tell you what an emotional experience it is. For many, it is the first time in years that they have seen their real hair.