Zendaya's fans have started a Twitter campaign named #loveforzendaya, and responses are pouring in.
At the premiere of Gringo in Los Angeles, the actress (who plays Nakia in Black Panther) sported a head full of side-swept flat twists done by her go-to guy, Vernon François. With help from Marva Stokes, François used his own Vernon Francois Mist~Nourishing Water to help lock in hydration along with Vernon Francois Pure~Fro Moisture Spray to soften her kinks and coils, which made it easier to braid. François explains that the twists weren't just a chic red carpet style... they also serve as a way to give Nyong'o's hair a rest.
With a storied history rich in Hollywood waves and extensive contouring, step-and-repeats can be, well, repetitive. Ahead, see the looks that Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Angela Bassett, and others wore last night. To add some dimension into her pulled-back style, actress Tichina Arnold added two thin cornrows and a golden bead to the front of her ponytail.
Thanks to Issa Rae and natural-hair guru Felicia Leatherwood, girls and women with kinky, curly, and wavy hair are exploring the limitless possibilities of rocking their textured tresses.
Marvel’s latest blockbuster, ”Black Panther,” literally ventures into lands unknown ― the storied, albeit fictitious African nation of Wakanda and all its trappings.
Stars in the film, TV, and music industries what wearing their textured locks personally means to them.
North Texas traffic anchor Demetria Obilor gets up in the early hours of the morning to deliver a traffic report for WFAA-TV, rocking her gorgeous natural hair all the while.
We asked 10 women, including Viola Davis and Gabrielle Union, about the ways in which their hair has shaped their lives.
People aren't just excited for Black Panther, which finally comes out on February 16, because it's a big-budget Marvel film with Michael B. Jordan's abs and Chadwick Boseman's charm. From the moment the trailer surfaced late last year, people of color of all ages took note of the kings, queens, and warriors of Wakanda (a fictional East African nation) that look just like us, with rich brown skin and textured hair. This major moment of beauty representation required painstaking detail from hair department head Camille Friend and makeup designer Joel Harlow, who were among the group of creatives on the Atlanta-based set who took direct inspiration from African tribes along with the original comic books.
Lupito Nyong'o's hair has been through relaxers, plaits, and avocado paste, but she's learned the value in the journey.
"I vowed that if I ever had a daughter, I would instill self-esteem, pride, and courage in her," says mother and life coach Toshia Shaw.
It's no secret that teachers help shape our future: A teacher in Sugar Land, Texas, took extra initiative to make one student's day in the sweetest way.
My perception of black beauty was something I had to grow into. My eyes always seemed too doe-like, my nose too wide, and my lips were at times too big.
Yahoo Lifestyle presents the natural hair stories of five individuals who learned through adversity how to embrace and celebrate their curls, kinks, braids, and locs with pride.
By showing off what she loves so much about her own body, Tia Mowry is giving other mothers the confidence to do and feel the same.