Going Natural is About So Much More Than Hair

by Lynetta Carson-Owens Stylist, Author, Coach www.lynettathestylist.com As a natural stylist of 20 years, I’ve seen so much heart ache and pain in relation to hair loss from chemical damage. After 3 or more decades of consistent chemical use, thinning and hair loss is almost as good as guaranteed. Looking at the women I serve …

Natural Spotlight: A Testimony for My Curls by Jasmine Taylor

From the ages five to eight years old, the most terrible words to hear my mother say were “Jas! Bring the barrette box, a big comb and a towel downstairs!” Even the smell of that box was enough to ruin my entire mood. Whenever my mom uttered those words, I knew my scalp, and I …

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Giveaway! Win The Moisture Blast System by Naturaz

UPDATE CONTEST CLOSED Congrats Lasaunia Simpson! It’s giveaway time! We’ve partnered with Mumbi over at Naturaz.com and Black Naps subscribers have the opportunity to enter win the entire Moisture Blast System. No more dry hair when you use this hydrating system designed to make your hair moisturized and manageable for days on end. All you …

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Shea Moisture Founder Richelieu Dennis Buys Essence Magazine

Maybe you weren’t happy about the last major stories involving mega brand Shea Moisture, but this recent news may put a smile on your face. Shea Moisture founder Richelieu Dennis has officially purchased Essence Magazine! Essence Magazine is now under black ownership. All too often the media outlets that are geared toward our community do not …