Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Hair

Fund to Raise $2M For Black Hairstylists

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NEW #SAVETHESALON FUND TO RAISE $2 MILLION FOR BLACK HAIRSTYLISTS Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to Black communities across the country, and the salons and barbershops at the center of these communities are suffering in unprecedented...

Virginia Becomes 1st Southern State To Outlaw Hair Discrimination

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(Black PR Wire) -- Another state is moving in the right direction to eliminate discrimination against hair. Virginia has officially become the first southern U.S. state to ban hair discrimination based on racial identifiers including hair texture and hair...

Beauty Tech Startup Re-Launch

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By AFRO Staff TresseNoire, a Black beauty tech startup, just re-launched and is looking better than ever! Just because we are quarantined at home, doesn’t mean that your hair routine has to change. TresseNoire brings a personalized approach to Black haircare...

Keep Natural Hair Healthy and Growing

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By Black Health Matters  As we make the transition from winter to spring, we should pay particular attention to our hair. Black Health Matters spoke to Kari Williams, trichologist and founder of Mahogany Hair Revolution Salon & Trichology Clinic in...

Clear Essence Cosmetics Exclusive

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By AFRO Staff Clear Essence Cosmetics USA (CEC USA), and Bluefield Associates announced the unveiling of a new size and new look: Exclusive Skin Beautifying Milk at select Walmart stores nationwide.  The development of the new look reflects CEC USA’s commitment...

Give Quarantine Hair Some TLC

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By Jessica S. Geiger Special to AFRO Stuck between wanting a snack and looking like a snack and your hair is included. To have good hair and a healthy scalp it is very important to have a healthy diet. The food...

New Organic Black Hair Care Brand Launches With Over 50 Do-It-Yourself Products

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Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- A new and fast-growing Black-owned hair care brand called Organic Black Hair Care has just launched an extensive product line of affordable plant-based, paraben-free products for men, women and children. The timing is near perfect as...

Black-Owned Wig Company Donates Face Masks to NYC Hospitals

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New York, NY (BlackNews.com) -- RPGSHOW, a leading provider of luxury wigs in partnership with sister company, MyFirstWig, is giving back to the community with a donation of vital PPE materials to various hospitals in NYC and other areas...

Salon Owner Fights to Survive

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com Owner of Mane Obsessionz salon in East Baltimore is symbolic of the struggle of many small business owners across the nation Black women are notorious for being serious about their hair. And Baltimore has historically been...

Living Outside Lockdown: Barbers, Beauty Shops Still Open

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By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press ELGIN, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's first coronavirus hot spot just a short jaunt up the highway, Johellen Lee hadn't been out for anything but groceries for nearly a month. "I looked like a hag,"...

Black Mompreneur Creates Online Hair School

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Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- These days, being able to work from home is an asset. With the current global events, it is crucial that individuals and businesses adopt alternative and innovative ways to provide services, reach their clients, spread their...

CROWN Act Closer to Passing in Three States

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By Black Health Matters It’s always great when art imitates life, but it’s even better when life can take its cues from art. Whether it’s a coincidence or not, since Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver’s “Hair Love” won the...

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