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Top 17 Beauty Products

 Back in May I did a little post of what I was currently loving in the beauty department....more

Balayage/ Ombre

http://michelefury.blogspot.com/2014/07/balayage-highlights.html?view=ma......more

Hairroin Salon Debuts in New York City!

Top LA hairstylist Janine Jarmin has come to New York City. -PJ Gach...more

Black Women, White Women, and Natural Hair

The burn of a relaxer on my tender scalp.The hiss of the hot comb against my untamed roots.The fear of moisture in all of its iterations: rain, sweat, ocean.The anguish of getting the most minor trim because length--not health--was paramount.These are the memories I carry of the never-ending battle to hide the state of my kinky hair. It's an experience belonging to sisters all over the globe, this fight to make our hair submit to societal standards of what is acceptable and proper....more
Congrats and empathy from my different experience of automatically straightening my curly Jewish ...more

Stripes, Beach Waves, and Busted Knees.

There’s something about summer that makes me forget my denim collection. Maybe it’s the KC heat ‘n humidity, or maybe it’s that I missed my summer dresses + shorts so much over the winter I throw myself into a pretty strict legs-out policy come late May, but either way it’s been a minute since I’ve slipped on a pair of jeans....more

My Hair Is a Story. I Kept the Part About the Girl with a Backbone.

Somewhere around 2009, I decided to grow my hair out. To be 100% honest, as I always am on this blog, I decided to grow my hair because I thought I would be getting married in the next few years. Boy, did I miss the mark on that one (but found my Mark three years later ... wow, that was a cheesy pun)....more
Yup, definitely!more

5 Easy Tips for Longer Hair

It’s been said that hair growth is hereditary. That no matter what you do, the length your hair will grow is ultimately predetermined by genetics. Whether (or not) this is true, one thing is for sure: Growth is only one component of hair length. No matter how long your hair grows, if you treat it like crap and zap it of all its moisture, it’ll fray like the hem on a pair of blue jean cut-offs. ...more
Hi, Valerie! And tell the truth: Her hair looks awesome, doesn't it? Smart woman (and ...more

Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

Reminiscing... It all started with four simple words from the soft-spoken young cashier at the grocery store as she rang through the eclectic assortment of foodstuffs I'd chosen to carry my husband and I through a quiet New Year's Eve at home. "I like your hair," she said shyly. ...more

Another One Bites The Dust

Recently I found out that one of my favoritesmall business owners who sold natural hair care products has closed their doors...I'm sad to announce that Nyenzo in Raleigh, NC has closed their doors....more

Totally Twisted Hair Bun

Summer is finally upon us and I can't wait to enjoy the sun. If you have long hair, I'm sure you are looking for easy and cute ways to tuck your hair away. No one wants wet hair stuck to their face and in 90 degree weather. I have the perfect hair style to complete your summer look. ...more