What ever happened to beautiful Joslyn Pennywell, the brownskin-toned bombshell who wowed over 30 million plus people from “America’s Next Top Model”? Well, if you believe in luck, then you would have to agree that she had defied BAD luck. The young model persevered by not giving up after auditioning 33 times in various cities in order to win one of the coveted model-contestant spots on “America’s Next Top Model,” the show, which is hosted by Tyra Banks.
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Leading global African-themed style and cultural magazine ARISE selected top African designers Black Coffee (www.blackcoffee.co.za), Loin Cloth and Ashes (www.loinclothandashes.com) along with Deola Sagoe (www.deolasagoedesign.com) to showcase Fall/Winter 2010 designs during the publication’s AFRICAN COLLECTIVE PART III Mercedes Benz Fashion Week runway presentation.
You won’t want to miss this opportunity! Learn from one of the nations top natural hair care specialists Aziza Yasmine. Master one and two strand twists, kinky twists, loc maintainence, nubian knots and much more! Learn to market your skills, identify healthy products for your clients and increase your income with retail sales. Seminar is offered monthly to any individual licensed or unlicensed ages 12 and up.
I was overjoyed to run across an article on BlackNews.com about this new website SunkissedGirlz.com. Just launched on October 14, 2009 by founders Yanique Redwood, PhD, MPH; Alana Jones, and Aisha Penson who not only realized the lack of positive imagery for young African-Americans but took matters into their own hands by launching Sunkissed Girlz. African-Americans are so diverse and unfortunately sometimes divided when it comes to matters of skin tone, body shape, and hair texture.
This promotion will run until noon on Saturday, July 18, 2009 EST. The winner will receive a CURLS Essentials Sample Kit of their choice valued at $22 like the one you see below, perfectly sized for air travel or any travel you may be doing this summer.
s the newest African American owned Doll Company of the 21st century, Trinity Designs, Inc. focuses on creating collectible fashion dolls designed in the likeness of minority groups. From various occupations to social groups, Trinity Designs, Inc. will provide an array of minority inspired dolls.
For the third consecutive year, CURLS™ has been nominated as a finalist in Behindthechair.com’s Annual Stylist Choice Awards. The awards honor the best in products, education and platform artists which are voted by top stylists from all over the United States.
Referencing BlackNews.com article about growing popularity of Dominican hair salons and RoundBrushHair.com that has set up a Dominican Hair Salon search tool.
Natural Hair Post- Black Hair Salons website provides listing of stylists and job openings for stylists in the UK.
Naturally Curly’s website held Man Week starting March 11, 2009 to showcase men with curly hair.
Commentary on Healthy Hair Supply blog post about clipping hair does not promote hair growth.
Commentary on NPR News and Notes topic The “Obama Effect” on Women’s Hair.
Love Your Curls Contest entry from Nina in Burlington, NJ
Love Your Curls Contest entry from Fallon in Columbus, Ohio