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Salon Refers to Nicki Minaj as a ‘Savage’ and Gets Its Ass Handed To Them

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You would think a reputable site would know better than to refer to a Black woman as a ‘savage’. It doesn’t even matter if you’re a fan of Nicki Minaj, but have some decorum about yourself. On the heels of the rapper going in on...

Too Poor For Pop Culture: “What the f*ck is a selfie?” said Miss Sheryl

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In  the age of technology and selfie-indulgence, people tend to forget that there’s a population of people who don’t have access to such extravagances.  At Salon, an amazing essay was written by D. Watkins, an adjunct professor from Baltimore, called “Too Poor for Pop Culture“:...

Beauty Buzz: Rihanna’s Hairstylist, Ursula Stephen, Opens First Salon in Brooklyn

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Ursula Stephen is the genius behind the trendsetting asymmetrical cut that helped make Rihanna a style icon, and the renowned hairstylist is bringing her expertise and creative vision to Brooklyn. The Motions Hair ambassador cut the ribbon on her first-ever salon, Ursula Stephen: The Salon...

Former Essence Beauty Editor Launches Daily Salon Deals Site For African-American Women

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Former Essence Beauty Editor Tia Williams and her sisters Devon and Lauren are launching a daily deal website for African-American women called The Fly Cut. Yup, finally something for us! Set to launch in April, the site is the first and only to specialize in...

Cutting Ties: Black Women’s Love/Hate Relationship with the Salon

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If you are a black woman, at some point in your hair’s life you have been a slave to the hair salon. The every 2 week ritual, the all day appointments, the painful weaves and straightening, the gossip. Whatever hair style you wear, it seems...

Lil' Kim Opens a . . . Salon?

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Yup, you heard right. On Saturday, September 25th Lil’ Kim and her cousin Katrise Jones cut the ribbon and opened the doors of their new hair salon in Charlotte, North Carolina. The grand opening of “Salon Se Swa by Queen Bee” is said to be...