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Journeys, Life

Taj McCoy’s Debut Novel Is ‘Good As Hell’

Taj McCoy’s debut novel, Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell, is about a “plus-sized sweetheart” and her journey to self-acceptance. This article contains affiliate links. For more information, visit our disclosure page. Savvy Sheldon is a lovable, loyal-to-a-fault workaholic, and though she’s one-of-a-kind, she’s also one of many potential protagonists for McCoy. The 39-year-old author…

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Journeys

Behind The Scenes Of Simone Imaani’s World Record Afro

Simone Imaani Williams, 33, is a native New Yorker, natural hair advocate, and fashion designer. When creating her own styles, she focuses on locally made, custom pieces with vibrant colors and bold patterns. She’s assisted the head designer in at Sesame Flyers, which is responsible for creating the extravagant costumes and headdresses for the West…

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Journeys

How We Transformed Raquel Reigns’ Curls

I had the pleasure of helping singer Raquel Reigns prepare for her Curl photoshoot at my studio Beyond Texture in Brooklyn, New York. She arrived with radiant positivity and a smile that lit up the room. But as we got started, I quickly realized no one had ever walked her through just how magical her…

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Journeys

Carleen Sanchez: Crystals, Cocktails, and Curlfriends

We’ve all had bad haircuts. Carleen Sanchez remembers one her cousin gave her when she was 4 or 5: “He gave me the worst Beatles mullet, right before I got glasses. I had started the haircut as a mermaid, long hair, and then he said I kept moving so he kept cutting.” That’s pretty traumatic…

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Journeys

Curls of American Ninja Warrior: Rose Wetzel

@runningrosieNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: FourFavorite obstacle: Tilting sliderLeast favorite obstacle: Propeller barAge: 30Location: Boulder, ColoradoOccupation: Professional obstacle course racer sponsored by Clif Bar and MitoQ, personal trainerRole model: Kacy Catanzaro Journey to ANW: I was the eighth of nine kids and loved running around outside. I was a state champion in track and field…

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Journeys

Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Christina Martin

@typezeroninjaNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: OneFavorite obstacle: Anything that involves swingingLeast favorite obstacle: Jumping off a trampoline to a tireAge: 24Location: Sanford, FloridaOccupation: Professional dancer, motivational speaker, founder and executive director of the Type Zero FoundationRole model: Chris Ruden, who is my mentor and who was on Titan Games with Type 1 diabetes Journey to…

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