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This Gorgeous Gal’s Style Profile

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Golden Glam

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Blonde Ambition

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June 21, 2018

Lauren London In Her Ombre Mane!

Actress Lauren London knows how to glam up a sporty hairstyle. The beauty has her ombre golden strands brushed back into a ponytail with waves spilling over her shoulders. Style Tip: A great way to go blonde, without the full color commitment, is to opt for an ombre hair color technique featuring darker roots contrasted with golden lengths.


June 20, 2018

Beauty Is Her Business…Naturally!

What does it takes to launch a multi-million dollar natural beauty brand? For Rochelle Graham-Campbell (pictured), Co-Founder & CEO of Alikay Naturals, it began with family. “I was inspired by my YaYa, my Jamaican herbalist grandmother,” revealed the savvy entrepreneur behind the popular line of premium natural hair and skin care products first blended in her home’s kitchen. “Witnessing the things that she was able to do with the plants and herbs that were growing in our backyard was an instrumental part of this journey. Seeing how important these elements were in aiding healthy living, and the natural beauty that they brought to our community, influenced my decision to create products for natural beauty.” Inspired yet?

June 20, 2018

13 Reasons Why’s Alisha Boe Shows Off Her Dark Mane!

13 Reasons Why starlet Alisha Boe has a gorgeous head of dark waves kissed with caramel highlights. The actress wears her hair parted down the middle and styled into luscious curves falling down her back. Creative coif changes makes this star one to watch for mane inspiration. Style Tip: Highlights can help bring depth and dimension to dark strands…just like Alisha’s stunning mane!


June 19, 2018

Tika Sumpter Stuns With Her Chic Short Cut

Ride Along 3 star Tika Sumpter is mesmerizing with her blunt bob. The actress flaunts ebony strands parted down the middle and snipped into a chin-grazing length. Tika is all about cool confidences with her strands slightly tousled for a casual appeal. Style Tip: A face-framing bob helps bring attention towards the face. Highlight your natural features with gorgeous makeup for a glam statement.


June 18, 2018

Vanessa Simmons’ Thick Spirals

Reality star Vanessa Simmons looks stylish with her dark curls. Thick strands are parted on the side and styled into defined spirals around her head. Vanessa proves that there’s nothing like gorgeous ringlets to give you instant volume and texture. Style Tip: Use a curling wand to shape hair, in small to medium sections, to get a similar look.

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June 17, 2018

Free Reign’s Jaylon Barron Rocks A Stylish High Ponytail!

Free Reign actress Jaylon Barron looks gorgeous with her raven strands brushed up into a stylish high ponytail. Jaylon is usually flaunting her Natural spirals, but isn’t afraid to switch it up. We love how she swooped her “baby hairs” in the front for a trendy touch. Style tip: A little edge control product goes a long way in taming short hairs and flyaways.


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