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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


Talk To Us! talk-home

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Photo Credits

Talk To Us, Dates & Places

Photos: Michael Walker/UMeek Images

Haircolor Now

Ultra-violet: Makeup: Ashleigh Hayes; Photo: Keif Savage/www.salonsourcemag.com. Lustrous: Makeup: Chantelle Williams; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com. Makeup: Chaunteia Marshall. Alicia: Art Streiber/NBC.

Hairstyle Gallery

Ombré: Makeup: Lisa D. Coles; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com. Feathery: Makeup: Chantelle Williams; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com. Sultry: Makeup: Cyndi O.; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com.

In This Issue

Michelle: Photo: ©Miller Mobley. Debroah: Photo: Kauwuane Burton/courtesy Anderson Group PR. Daniella: Photo: Courtesy Nickelodeon. Rhyon: Hair: Tre Major; Makeup: Anthony Merante; Styling: Scot Louie; Photo: Jessica Castro. Clip & Snip: Timia Johnson/Timia Michelle Hair, Indianapolis, IN; Makeup: LaQueisha “Q” Bell; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com. Hair Advice: Courtesy Ursula Stephen. Natural Hair: Andrew Eccles/CBS. Home Styling Guide: Hair: Chauntese Taylor/C.H.O.W. Bella Salon, Washington, DC; Makeup: Leiloni Cooper; Photo: Beverli Alford/www.beverlialfordphotography. Hair: Charlene Fernandez; Creative Director: @rokkebony; Makeup: Sarah Baxter; Stylist: Melissa Nixon; Photo: Elizabeth Kinnaird/All for Rokk Ebony.

Natural Hair

Step-by-step style: Reprinted with permission from Stunning Braids: Step-by-step Guide to Gorgeous Statement Hairstyles, by Monae Everett, 2015, Ulysses Press, Berkley, CA. 2015 by Ulysses Press. Demetria: Drea Nicole Photography/Courtesy CR8 Agency.

Makeup Musts

Kai: Courtesy Kai; Tasha: instagram/@MakeupbyKai.

Weave Couture

Hair: Dawn Brown/Bang Theory Salon, Capital Heights, MD; Makeup: Lisa D. Coles; Photos: Jonathan Martin/www.iJonathanmartin.com.

Celebrity Media

Photos courtesy K3PR.

Celebrity Stylist

Larry: Courtesy Larry Sims. Movie Stills: Tina Rowden/Netflix.

Ask A Stylist

Tre Major portrait courtesy Ken Barboza Associates, Inc. Models in photos used to illustrate story only.

Disclaimer

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