Growing up frustrated with the selection of dolls she saw on store shelves, Yelitsa Jean-Charles, founder and creative director of Healthy Roots Dolls, decided to create a line of dolls for children of color.
During the holiday season, there are lots of parties, celebrations, and simply more than enough reasons to play up your natural hair.
Dear Hollywood, if you're searching for a leading lady to star in your next film set in the '70s, Taraji P. Henson may be your woman.
Miss Teen USA 2010 and beauty influencer Kamie Crawford was on the case of uncovering pics of Markle's natural hair, and what she discovered was nothing short of amazing.
Even though this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show includes six new black models, all with unique hair textures, Jourdana Phillips still must bring her own styling products.
Davina Bennett, the second runner-up for Miss Universe, not only showed off her crowning Afro glory, but did so with grace, intelligence, and confidence — and people are beyond here for it.
Husband-and-wife photography team Kahran and Regis Bethencourt of CreativeSoul Photography are encouraging little girls of color to embrace their textured locks with her AfroArt series.
"You can be Elsa, but you gotta be Elsa with your hair," Davis tells her daughter, Genesis.
J.Crew has critics calling the brand out for irresponsible hairstyling. J.Crew is being called out on Twitter for irresponsibly styling a black model’s natural hair — and people have a lot to say about it. Atlanta-based makeup artist Dae Louise took to Twitter to post a screenshot from J.Crew’s website where a model is pictured with what’s supposed to be a “messy bun” — but is really just a mess.
Kienya Booker isn't a regular mom, she's a cool mom. And a super young-looking mom. So much so, that people don't even believe that she's the mother of her two gorgeous children.
Tyra Banks’s smize is so on point that she doesn’t need a stitch of makeup to make a selfie work. The supermodel posted a series of photos on Instagram in which she’s wearing little, if any, makeup and her hair is un-styled. “This special filter is called Crazy,” Banks began her caption.
When you have, you give, and when you learn, you teach,” Favour Jonathan tells me, sitting on a green velvet stool (which she made) in her bedroom. The 21-year-old, Central Saint Martins fine art student and multidisciplinary artist never stays with one hairstyle for too long. Having spent years transitioning from having no hair to growing out her Afro and experimenting with intricate braiding patterns, Favour decided to document this lifelong journey by taking a series of vibrant 'passport photo selfies,' highlighting the versatility of textured hair.
"Hair looks fabulous when it's well-moisturized, well-nourished, and the natural pattern of kinks and curls can shine because it’s not weighed down with heavy product," says Vernon François.
Rapper and comedian John Whitfield — better known as DC Young Fly — recently attempted to give his little girl a curly new 'do and shared it on social media.
As natural hair is celebrated more now than ever before, it’s exciting to see beautifully textured strands show up front and center during the 2017 Emmy Awards. All eyes were on Uzo Adubo and her lovely large Afro, along with Yara Shahidi and Gabrielle Union, who went with pulled-back curly looks.
The energy from the World Afro Day conference spread onto social media, where women, men, and children shared stunning photos of their 'fros.
"Once you learn how to properly care for your hair and you discover your true curl pattern, it boosts your confidence out the roof!" says Koby Lomax.
Cynthia Andrew, blogger of SimplyCyn, shared photos taken two years ago in Italy of an elderly couple touching her naturally curly hair and smiling.
The key to Zendaya's effortless hairdo is using the right products. Having a well-proportioned haircut helps too.
It’s been thrilling to follow Tamera Mowry -Housley’s natural hair journey over the years. As one-half of the dynamic Sister, Sister twins and a co-host on The Real , we’ve seen Tamera go from sporting floppy hat-adorned ringlets to long and wavy hair extensions . But now, she’s embracing her gorgeous and thick natural curls. On a recent trip to New York City, the 39-year-old was spotted wearing a curly braided updo . Styled by hairstylist to the stars Nikki Nelms ( Solange , Zoë Kravitz , Janelle Monáe , and Lala Anthony are among her famous clients), the look was a fashion-forward combo of fluffy curls and metallic silver ribbon-woven cornrows . Ironically, the pattern the braids and ribbon formed reminded us of the constellations. Nelms is known for using unconventional hair accessories. Remember the googly eyeballs and safety pins she placed onto Janelle’s top knots? What about Solange’s Patrice Rushen-inspired beads and braids ‘do? This curly braided updo she created for Tamera is yet another example of her artistry. Click through to check out Tamera’s stunning hairstyle and the rest of our complete Perfect 10 list, Yahoo Beauty‘s weekly roundup of the best celebrity beauty looks. Read more from Yahoo Style + Beauty: • Tamera Mowry and her mini-me daughter snap the SWEETEST selfie together • Tia Mowry’s Fresh-Faced Summer Selfie Is Everything • Tia Mowry Flaunts Her Bikini Bod After 20-Lb. Weight Loss: ‘I Love Me and That’s All That Matters’ Follow us on Instagram , Facebook , and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyle and @YahooBeauty .
"People used to tell me 'your hair has stayed the same length for years, why doesn't it grow?!' Well there's that theory debunked," wrote beauty blogger Jackie Aina.