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July/August 2019

The Hottest Hairstyles

SBH Cover Zendaya

Style Secrets From A Haute Actress

Clip & Snip

Lots of amazing looks at your fingertips!

Natural Hair

Devoted to all Naturalistas!

Salon Talk

Our special beauty industry mini magazine

Featured Article

Laurieann Gibson’s stunning style secrets

Home Styling Guide

All the step-by-step mane moves



…Meet Literary Lady A’zayler

Heart Of The Hustle (Dafina Books), the newest urban romance fiction from A’zayler tells the story of what happens when a strong-willed princess of the streets meets her match in a reclusive cartel king.

It’s a good bet you’ve picked up one of A’zayler’s riveting stories when the mood for suspense strikes. After all, she’s the stylish woman behind over 30 thirty urban romances that detail the hidden lifestyles of fictional, yet very relatable, street characters. Her recently released novel, Heart of the Hustle (Dafina Books), doesn’t disappoint when it comes to delivering drama. So what inspired her to write? “Being an author was never my plan, but the moment I penned my first novel and began receiving inexplicable feelings from my very own words, I was sold,” shared A’zayler. We talk more with this Columbus, GA, native about why she believes Black women need to have a voice in today’s literature–as well as her philosophy of style for hair and beauty—in an exclusive interview in the March ’19 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair…on sale now!

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