Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, published by Associated Publications, Inc.,  is the ABC-audited, #1 Best Selling Black Hair Magazine in the world.
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February 2019 cover-home

Celebrating Black Beauty!

SBH Cover MICHELLE OBAMA cover-gabrielle

Exclusive Interview With The Former First Lady

Weave Couture weave-home

Bold & Bangin’

Hair Color Now color-home

Vivid Coif Color

Natural Hair braids-home

The Naturalista Handbook

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Speak out! Tell us what’s on your mind via SBH’s online beauty network.


Contests & Promotions

Inside the February 2019 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair, we’re giving away some amazing beauty products to wonderful readers! You do not want to miss out on your chance to win. Looking for a new product? Got it! Are you in need of a new tool? Got it! Want to try out a new item from your favorite brand? Got it! All you have to do is grab the newest SBH issue, fill out our easy entry form and send it in—it’s that easy!

Dafina Books
From Dafina Books come these awesome prizes for book-loving beauties. One stylish SBH reader will score the Grand Prize: A Hustler’s Queen prize pack featuring one copy of the sizzling tale of good girl-turned L.A. drug kingpin’s lady, A HUSTLER’S QUEEN by Saundra, a Whiting & Davis crystal embellished gold clutch and a Rebecca Minkoff palm tree scarf (all pictured). Plus, three runner-up SBH readers will each receive the Dafina Reads Book Bundle featuring copies of THE WIVES WE PLAY by Briana Cole, BLOOD TIES by Shaun Sinclair, HEART OF THE HUSTLE by A’Zayler, and A HUSTLER’S QUEEN by Saundra.


Pura D’Or
Turn to Nature for you beauty needs with plant-based products from Pura D’Or. Ten terrific SBH readers will each win a prize pack duo featuring: Pura D’Or 100% Cold Pressed Organic Argan Oil to help nourish and moisturize a dry scalp, tame fly-aways and add sheen to hair and Pura D’Or Rosehip Seed Oil, a powerful multi-tasker that helps reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks, eases the scalp and balances pH levels of the skin.


Instantly improve your hair and get the versatility you desire with the Rucker Roots 4-Step Smoothing System. Get moisturized, flowing, growing beautiful hair without chemicals! This 4-step set is 100-percent vegan and is for all hair types. Five fabulous SBH readers will each receive a four-product set that includes: Rucker Roots Smoothing Sulfate-Free Shampoo, Rucker Roots Detangling Conditioner, Rucker Roots Anti-Frizz Silkening Growth Serum and Rucker Roots Leave-In Heat Protectant.


Create Brilliantly polished, smooth, and sleek hairstyles with the CHI Deep Brilliance 1” Black Titanium Hairstyling Iron. This tool’s Black Titanium plates heat quickly (and more evenly) while retaining heat better and reach a maximum temperature of up to 450-degrees. Adjustable temperature stings allow for customized styling for fine to highly-textured hair. Plus, the smooth gliding plates straighten hair in fewer passes, allowing for faster styling. Five very stylish SBH readers will each win this amazing heat styling tool!

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