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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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Michelle Stiver
Inspiration, Journeys, Life

Heart of Gold (and Titanium)

“I’m so sorry, do you mind if I take this really quick?” Michelle Stiver is not in the habit of answering phone calls in the middle of a guest’s haircut. But then again, her phone isn’t usually ringing ominously, over and over. The client assured her it was fine, so she answered. The doctor’s voice…

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Journeys, Life

Meet Curly Hair Stylist Meg Conkling

From a green house on top of a hill in Stratford, Connecticut, Meg Conkling dared to imagine a life devoted to hair. It all began with an elementary school field trip to a hair salon. Once she’d had a peek behind the scenes, Conkling was hooked: She knew what she wanted to do with her…

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Loni Jean Lafinier
Journeys, Life

Loni Jean Lafinier: Extending Grace

Upon her departure from high school, Loni Jean Lafinier did what many graduates do: She visited a college campus to see if it might be the right fit. But halfway through the day, she left. “I was like, ‘I don’t know what I’m doing here. I want to go to beauty school,’” Lafinier says. And…

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Breast Cancer Hair Loss
Insight, Inspiration, Journeys, Life

Cancer Losses: Not Just Hair, But Identity and Confidence, Too

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, where one in eight women are likely to develop breast cancer within their lifetime. Undergoing treatment for cancer affects patients both emotionally and physically. One of the physical side effects of common cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, is hair loss. Our hair is a…

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Journeys

Coming Out As A curly Girl

Coming out as transgender is the culmination of a long, internal fight. For many of us who transition in adulthood, this is something we’ve struggled with for most of our lives. To finally take the step to transition is the result of so much thought and introspection, yet when we arrive at that point we…

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