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Kyra Shea Queen: Curlhawkqueen

Next up in our Queenin Series is Kyra Shea Queen, Mariah, better known as the Curlhawkqueen. This collegiate cutie has a Master’s to her name and has an affinity for afro beauty, lifestyle and self-love. She is the founder of Curl Hawk Crown, an online social movement dedicated to uplifting “all natural hair as an art and celebrating those who unapologetically rock their Curl Hawk.”

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Back to School Means Back to Natural

August means it’s back to school time! Whether you are a high school student, college scholar or teacher, back to school means one thing, fresh and trendy hair. What better way to go back in style than by going back to school natural? Whether you are rocking box braids, locs or twists, you will look great on your first day. Check out these natural, back-to-school hair ideas.

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WE ARE ANGRY!

We are angry...but we plan to do something about it! We do not normally post about subjects like this, but as a Black-owned and woman-owned company, we refuse to sit around and be silent about the realities we face as women of color. Here are the problems: FIRST, products made for us (especially Black women) were few, if not existent for the longest time. The noticeable increase of brands catered to women of color started in the early 2000s (around year 2005 and after). AND, mainstream media (i.e. TV, magazines, and other major beauty outlets) rarely featured women of color. This caused women of color to experiment with products that would lighten their darker skin and straighten their curls in hopes of looking...

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Shopping Black-Owned Businesses for the Holidays!

We are so grateful to all of these companies and bloggers who have featured us in their black-owned holiday shopping lists. Thank you for uplifting black businesses and thank you for including Kyra's Shea Medleys among these amazing companies!   Saint Heron Instagram: @SaintHeron Article: http://saintheron.com/featured/saint-herons-black-bag-los-angeles/ The Mane Objective Instagram: @ManeObjective Article: http://www.maneobjective.com/2016/11/9-black-owned-bath-body-alternatives-to-lush-cosmetics.html Blavity Instagram: @Blavity Article: http://blavity.com/black-owned-businesses-for-your-holiday-shopping/ Black Book LA Instagram: @blackbookla_ http://www.blkbkla.com/new-blog/2016/11/22/50-black-businesses-for-black-friday-in-la http://www.blkbkla.com/new-blog/2016/7/12/30-black-owned-businesses-in-la LA Curly Girls Instagram: @LACurlyGirls Article: http://www.lacurlygirls.com/black-friday-sales-listing.html Jai Curls Instagram: @jaicurls Article: http://www.jaicurls.com/Deals2016/ ENJOY and remember to save with our sales!   Receive up to 1,000 bonus points for supporting and contributing to our new venture, The Spot, the FIRST black-owned pop-up space and collective in the Inglewood, CA. Go to igg.me/at/thespotinglewood.  

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