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So, the 14th of September is the official release date for ‘Little Black Hair Book’. A book, full of hair stories, secrets and tips & tricks, accompanied with gorgeous pictures.

It will be a limited release, but if you want to guarantee yourself a copy, you can pre-order right here:




Sunscreen? But I am black?!

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It is June, we are already halfway through the year 2014. And the temperature is rising fast. With the festival season on its way starting this weekend with Pinkpop, and holydays are being booked, it is a good moment to protect ourselves from the sun.  Inspired by this picture above, a collage of the favorite sunscreen products of one of my favorite Make-up artist Benjamin Puckey.

‘But I am black?’, some of you might think. At least, that’s what I use to think for a very long time. Does a person with a dark complexion need to protect her/himself from the sun? Let take a closer look..

Dark complexions have both advantages and disadvantages when it comes to sun exposure. On one hand, dark skin is less likely to get sunburned and less likely to develop skin cancer. On the other hand, because dark skin naturally provides protection from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, it prevents dark-skinned people from producing the necessary amount of vitamin D.

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With festivals like Pinkpop, Pitch, Rock Werchter, Sensation behind us, and with North Sea Jazz and lowlands tickets in my pocket, and so many other festivals to come, it reminded me of a discussion I had at Lowland 2 years back. ‘Why are there so few black people at Dutch Festivals?’.

‘Because black folks don’t like to camp’, one shouted out. ‘Because they don’t like to mess their sneakers up’ another one said. This discussion fascinated me to the extend that I made it a habbit to spot #FESTIFRO’S while visiting festivals. And so will I this summer!

But Hopefully not just me!

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DARE is a new concept created by Naomi Rosheuvel, better know as the designer of the label Nomi and Kimberley Willems, who is a catwalk choreographer at Runway Strutt’. Together they want to organize ‘women empowerment events, and the first edition is focused on the 5 years anniversary of

Which Dutch girl, with a great love for black hair doesn’t know! For those who has no idea, where have you been? is, to my opinion one of the best and the biggest black hair and beauty online magazine founded by Aïsha en Megisa Esseboom. It focuses on hair, but also fashion, products and trends. And now that they have their 5 years anniversary, they have a great reason to celebrate.

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I bumped into this commercial and I was wondering if there are any natural Black Hair Beauty’s that are willing to share their experience with me! Please leave a note!

White moms, kids with black hair – part 1: Get informed

Heidi Klum

Earlier this month, model, role model, but definitely also known as a successful businesswoman Heidi Klum, gave an interview to the Huffington Post about the haircare of het 3 kids she has with the singer Seal. …Read more →

The Natural Hair Parade and Festival

The Natural Hair Parade and Festival is the brain child of natural hair pioneer, Isis Brantley. As the first entrepreneur to own a natural braiding salon in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Isis continues to be an advocate for economic empowerment and pride within the African American community.
“The Natural Hair Parade & Festival is a celebration of natural hair.” Isis Brantley
Erykah Badu, a long time friend of Isis, is a sponsor and supporter of the Natural Hair Parade & Festival. Erykah has challenged Isis to get 400 people to march and participate in the parade. The free event will take place on September 3, 2011 in Dallas, beginning at the Wynnewood Shopping Center,655 W. Illinois Ave. and ending at the Naturally Isis Beckley location, 2642 S. Beckley.

To do or not to do? Switch products

good2knowDon’t be afraid to switch products. We often stick to what we know, what we are use to and as long as there are no complains, we tend to buy the same product for years. Like my dad alsways says: ‘A change is as good as a rest’, and your hair might just respond releaved with another fresh product. Like daycreme and bodylotion, your hair gets used to the same product, and a switch might give your hair the break and extra attention it needed.