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 […]

Janelle Monae “Electric Lady” Official Video

Janelle Monae pays homage to Greek life in her new video for the title single off her latest album, Electric Lady. The video, chock full of cameos, features Janelle rocking her natural hair in all it’s moisturized glory with a dash of color, that’s a small step away from her usual black and white uniform. […]

No Heat Magnetic Roller Set on Natural Hair

Magnetic rollers are usually the roller of choice when setting hair in a roller set. For relaxed, blow dried and flat iron hair that often leaves hair with big bouncy curls but what about on natural hair without heat? What about on highly textured, type 4 (4C) natural hair? I tried out magnetic rollers on […]

Nubian Heritage Indian Hemp & Tamanu Anti-Breakage Review

The Nubian Heritage Indian Temp & Tamanu Anti-Breakage consists of a co-wash, deep treatment masque (deep conditioner), style custer,¬†gel/edge control and serum. This is review¬†includes the: Grow & Strengthen Moisturizing Co-Wash Grow & Strengthen Treatment Masque Grow & Strengthen Moisturizing Custard All products were used to style 4C natural hair, but generally speaking this product […]

Capelli Halo Rollers & Shea Moisture Setting Lotion Review

Retro ‘fro on deck! Capelli Care was a sponsor at out ¬†BlackHairKitchen expo and they sent us some rollers to try out and review. With them I created a retro ‘fro look that I wore to the Chic N’ the City event I hosted in Washington DC, September 2013. The Capelli Care Halo Rollers are […]

First Look: Kandi Burruss Wedding Dress

This past weekend Kandi Burruss, singer, songwriter and cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, married Todd Tucker in a $20,000 wedding dress by Reco Chapple. Ostrich feathers fill out the bottom as the sheer top is bejeweled up to it’s high collar. Tiny, Fantasia, Phaedra and Kandi’s best friend Carmen, made up the […]

Empress Bun: Marley Braid Bun ‘Do on 4C Natural Hair

This is one of my favorite protective styles, as super simple for anyone to achieve. All you need is a hair tie, bobby pins and some marley/kinky hair which is available at any and every beauty supply store. My tutorial is specifically aimed at those with kinky hair or thick hair that’s usually harder to […]

Kim Kardashian Covers Vogue w/ Kanye West & North

Well look at Gawd. Our favorite Queen to be, Kanye West, has won after a series of public rants about the lack of his bae’s recognition as a fashion icon. There were a series of reports that Kanye had confronted the original ice queen, Ms. Wintour, about the selection of Lena Dunham on a recent […]

How to Cut & Curl Full Lace Wig into Wavy Bob

I’m a big fan of O-Wigs, as they have full lace/lace front wigs that are very thick and full, allowing them to last a long time. I usually order big curly wigs, but I’ve been on a bob kick as of late and opted for a straight wig so I could cut it into a […]

Straight Tapered Cut on 4C Natural Hair

I did the unthinkable. I, Jouelzy, a person who has built a decent following based on my hair tutorials and redefining the idea that natural hair is simply curly, chopped off the bulk of my nappy, dry, unmanageable and all the other false constructs people use to define my hair. It’s often perceived that because […]