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Inspiration, Styling

Style Impostor: Are You Too Shy To Accessorize?

Do you feel uncomfortable wearing hats, headbands, and scarves? You’re not alone. Many curlies feel a little awkward when it comes to wearing hair accessories — not just because they’re afraid to flatten their curls, but because they’re worried that they’ll look silly. Maybe you even love the idea of them and how they look…

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Culture, Insight, Inspiration

Curly Queens Are Changing Beauty Pageant Perceptions

(Photo courtesy of The Miss Universe Organization/Photographer: Fadil Berisha) History was made in 2019: For the first time, the reigning Miss America Nia Franklin, Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, Miss USA Cheslie Kryst, and Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris were all Black women. They showcased melanin, kinks, and curls when they graced the national pageant stages,…

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Inspiration, Journeys

Kaliegh Garris: Natural Beauty and a Model Student

Yes, Kaliegh Garris is Miss Teen USA 2019, but today, she primarily identifies as a college student. The 20-year-old is entering her fourth semester at Southern Connecticut State University, where she’s studying communications with a concentration in film, television, and media productions.  “I’m very passionate about getting really good grades,” she says. “I just finished…

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Inspiration, Journeys

Cheslie Kryst: Courtrooms, Ball Gowns, and Killer Curls

Cheslie Kryst grew up watching her mother, April Simpkins, compete in pageants in North Carolina. When Simpkins won Mrs. North Carolina US 2002, 11-year-old Kryst was inspired by her mother’s dedication, as well as the philanthropic opportunities that came with the crown.  “I remember watching her sing the national anthem. I remember her giving public…

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