April 10, 2013 3
Almost everyone knows that women in the natural hair community are, in a sense, fighting an uphill battle for acceptance of their hair. While mainstream media has certainly made strides in showcasing natural hairstyles, there’s still a lot of work to be done, even for guys with naturally curly hair. And, unfortunately, I am personally…
December 27, 2012 2
Today’s post features Ron, who rocks some seriously awesome locs and has great growth! Read on for his tips on loc maintenance as well as what his hair helped him embrace.
October 17, 2012 Respond
If you do an internet search for “natural hair definition” or any combination of the forms of those words you will end up with millions of results. Most likely they will put you in the direction of the best products, tools and methods to define your natural hair. But for me lately, achieving that great definition has seemed less and less important.
October 8, 2012 Respond
Check out today’s featured MANE MAN, Ken! I came across Ken while browsing Instagram and I think you’ll be just as impressed with Ken’s mane as I was. Did I mention you can now follow MANE MAN on Instagram (@manemanblog)? Without further adieu, I introduce you to Ken!
October 3, 2012 1
Last week TIME magazine published an article, written by Alexandra Sifferlin titled Shave it Off! How Bald Guys Can Look More Manly and Dominant, encouraging balding men to completely shave off their wispy manes. Balding is a serious concern for many men who understand the social impact of hair loss and perceived attractiveness. Well, now…
September 24, 2012 2
New York Yankees everyday catcher Russell Martin has proven to be an asset for the team since joining in 2011. Even without a consistent power batting average Martin delivers when it counts, especially on the defensive end. Born to a Black Canadian father and French Canadian mother, Martin was born in Quebec and lived there for years until moving with his family to Paris.
August 28, 2012 Respond
Today’s question comes from David who reached out via Facebook to ask me some basic tips on getting waves. David writes: Can you give me some tips on getting waves? MM: I use to have crazy waves back in the day! I wore a wave cap (like the stocking kind) religiously every night to bed.…
August 16, 2012 2
Tell us a little bit about yourself. Hi! I’m Robert but my friends call me RJ. I was born in New Orleans but grew up in a suburb of Chicago, and I’m currently a graduate student in Pittsburgh. How would you describe your hair in 7 words? A constantly evolving, temperamental form of self-expression. When…
May 3, 2012 2
Sophisticated. Modern. Light. These are the three words that come to mind when I think about Frederick Benjamin products. After years of working in the industry, Michael James founded Frederick Benjamin as a bit of an homage to his ever so-stylish grandfather. When I came across Frederick Benjamin products, I was instantly excited about the…
March 12, 2012 1
I had a great time with friends this weekend which included a delicious (and hearty) meal at Spring, a new natural vegetarian friendly restaurant on the UWS (side note: be sure to try out the plum cacao baby back ribs appetizer…very interesting!). Afterwards, drinks were had and there was plenty of dancing. A good time…