Solange and Alan Ferguson’s All White NOLA Wedding [Pics]

Solange Knowles and director Alan Ferguson married today in New Orleans in an all white wedding that defied traditional wedding standards instead going for a daring yet simplistic and classic feel. The ladies of the Knowles clan were all in attendance and Beyonce wore a downplayed ‘fit (probably to keep the attention of herself, respectfully […]

5 Things to Do Before Braiding Your Natural Hair

Braids (own hair or extensions) are an excellent style choice for naturals of any length.  You can use them when you’re grown tired with your hair and want to leave it alone for a while, or when you just want to change up your style or color.  With minimal maintenance, you can keep them for […]

Lupita Nyong’o Talks Skin w/ Elmo on Sesame Street

Sesame street is taking off on it’s 45th season with a bang! First Janelle Monae sings “The Power of Yet” and now we have a deliciously radiant Lupita Nyong’o talking about the ubiquity and purpose of skin with Elmo. Lupita is visually a delight to see and sonically you just want to hear her keep […]

Janelle Monae #ThePowerOfYet Performance on Sesame Street [Bonus Behind the Scenes]

Sesame Street performances are always a charm to see, so we were super excited to see the Electro Phi Beta lady herself, Janelle Monae, appear on a recent Sesame Street episode performing “The Power of Yet.” It’s a great message about keeping on keeping on until you get it. You might have failed before but […]

Quench Your Thirtsy Hair with Just Natural’s Extreme Dry Hair Products

For many of us, extremely dry hair is less of an issue in the summer since there’s more moisture in the air for the hair to absorb. That is, of course, unless you live in a low-humidity, dessert-like climate. Add a little heat damage to that and we’ve got a serious problem. After getting my hair pressed, (with hot […]

Everything to Know About Mineral Oil, Vaseline and Hair Care

A while back, mineral oil was criticized as being, among other undesirable things, “bad” for natural black hair.  It purportedly blocked the hair follicles, not only making the scalp dirty but also keeping hair from growing, and was blacklisted among the community.  Back then, if I knew one thing about being natural, it was to […]

Review: First Look – Jolis Hair Extensions

I received hair from Jolis Hair for review, so first step is the unboxing and first look! Why the first look? Because when purchasing weave from a new vendor you want to be sure that the hair is bug free (yeah girl), smells good + clean, with prompt shipping. Don’t worry ladies, I will review how […]