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Lady Dee Talks Bringing Individuality to Corporate Spaces

Lady Dee Talks Bringing Individuality to Corporate Spaces

Have you always been natural? What has been your perception of your hair over your lifetime. If no, what experiences took place that lead to the transition? How has going natural changed your perception of yourself?

Dee: I was natural when I was back home in Nigeria. When I moved to the states my mom didn't have the time to do my hair. My first experience perming it was at a beauty parlor, they permed my hair, then pressed it, and my hair ended up breaking off. I went through being bullied in school because of my hair and it...


Sade Mims Talks Running a Black-Owned Business

Sade Mims Talks Running a Black-Owned Business

Have you always been natural? What has been your perception of your hair over your lifetime. If no, what experiences took place that lead to the transition? How has going natural changed your perception of yourself?

I have not always been natural, I grew up having a perm and my mother decided when I was 12 that she wanted to stop processing my hair. Shortly after that time I began to fall in love with the practice of proud blackness. I had went to a predominantly white school, so I felt that wearing my natural curls...


Talks with: Upile Chisala

Talks with: Upile Chisala

@beingupile is a brilliant writer whose work centers around self-improvement and self-acceptance. We got the chance to ask her how loving her hair was part of her journey, and her advice for women who are still struggling to love who they see in the mirror. 

Self improvement and acceptance have been underlying themes in your work. How did this writing style come about?

Upile: I started to write poems about self-love when I'd freshly decided that I needed to love myself through a lot of my struggles. I was just out of college and so scared...


Talks with: Neon Style Fox

Talks with: Neon Style Fox

We caught up with @neonstylefox in LA, to talk hair and capture some images. When we linked we almost didn’t recognize her with straight hair, but we figured it to be a great opportunity to talk about...

Talks With: Tiffany Malonee

Talks With: Tiffany Malonee

Tiffany Malone is a woman who wears many hats i.e; The host of Soul Filling Podcast, a lifestyle coach, and a natural hair enthusiast. We got the opportunity to chat with Tiffany about her experience embracing her natural 4c hair and the impact it's had on her and her loved ones. 

 

We admire that you’re a woman that wears many hats. A really interesting “hat” that you wear is “inspirer.” Have you ever had a moment where being you / rocking your hair had an unexpected impact on someone else?

Tiffany: That's funny you all...