By Raquel Reichard | 10/27/2015 - 16:13
"Pelo malo" translates to "bad hair," but Afro-Latinas across the Americas know very well that the term is more often used to describe "Afro-textured," "coerced" or "kinky" hair than pelo that’s guilty of a crime.
By LeAura Luciano | 09/29/2013 - 11:00
We love when Afro-Latina celebs like Esperanza Spalding and Yaya DaCosta, flaunt their natural curls. We also love the smooth sleek looks regularly rocked by Rosario Dawson and Zoe Saldana. Whether you’re embracing your curls or styling them straight there are so many questions about how to take care of your hair. So what SHOULD you know?
By Kate Sandoval | 12/14/2011 - 15:00
It seems like curly-hair chicas don’t always get a lot of love when it comes to festive party updo ideas. So often, we end up straightening it for a big event or just wearing it down—but Yaya DaCosta is ready to change that!
The beautiful model-actress showed off an asymmetrical curly updo on the red carpet last night that’s fun, sexy, and—maybe the best part—so easy to recreate.
Hairstylist Carlos Vera explains how:
By Kate Sandoval | 08/30/2011 - 14:30
The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Regina Benjamin, has recently gotten some heat over her comments that African-Americans, as well as other ethnic groups, like Hispanics, don’t workout because it messes up their hair.
By Imani A. Dawson | 08/05/2011 - 12:58
All around the country—make that the world—Latina women are chucking chemical straighteners, flat irons and hot combs, and embracing the versatility and freedom of the natural texture of our hair.
One recent afternoon in New York City approximately 300 women with a wide-range of waves, kinks and coils celebrated the movement at Naturallycurly.com’s first ever pool party. At the event, we picked up a few awesome tips from the curly-hair experts. Whether your tresses grow in smooth spirals or bad-ass kinks, here are some tips for rocking your natural hair:
By Kate Sandoval | 04/12/2011 - 20:20
It’s day two of Afro-Latina Beauty Week! Today’s topic: Tatyana Ali’s incredibly shiny hair.