Whew. The slayage of Black girldom in 2016 has the streets running red. We are slaying everywhere. Magazines. Award shows. In the White House. In the grocery store. In church pews. On Instagram. This special time of admiration for Black girl magic is exhilarating, intoxicating and downright amazing. But on the chance that you wake up one morning decide you’re too tired to KILL IT, we bring you, 5 Things Black Girls Do Other Than Slay. (more…)
Thanks to producer DeVon Franklin and wife and actress Meagan Good, abstaining before marriage has become a hot topic lately. Their new book, The Wait, has made its round on the net, facilitating quite a few conversations around the notion that couples should abstain from all sexual activity until marriage. Both DeVon and Meagan have touted the method’s benefits, such as deeper emotional connection and a greater sense of security in their relationship. We’re chatting about it today on Instagram. Join the conversation and share your thoughts @curlbox.
“I love your hair because I don’t know any other woman with that style. It’s unique.” These were the words of my then boyfriend who ran his fingers through my Grace Jones-inspired curls. I’d been wearing it super short for about six months when we met. I’d also been fighting a nasty bout of dermatitis, which caused some hair loss and generally made my hair regimen miserable. Truth is, I cared what he thought. (more…)
Are you a serial-styler? Are you constantly brushing, combing, twisting, braiding, tugging, smearing, stretching and/or straightening? We tend to think of over-processing as JUST referring to heat-styling, but heavy styling can be just as hard on your curls. Check out this cream to help rejuvenate your stressed strands.
What are your must haves for travel? Before you dash over to Instagram (@curlbox) to join in on today’s conversation, check out these three forgotten hair accessories you should take on your next trip.
Consider a makeup palate of rich browns and savory cocoas. Here are five products you need for an effortlessly earthy look. (more…)
Have you ever tried a DIY mood-enhancing hair spray? Whether you’re feeling joyful, romantic or angry, we have a specially-curated scent for your curls.
Here’s another gem from our interview with celeb stylist Kim Kimble. We posed the question “Is hair your life?” Check out what the mane maven had to say, and join the conversation above on Instagram @curlbox.