How you wear your hair says a lot about you. That’s why Strength of Nature has launched a new hair product line called Beautiful Textures. From the Curly Control Defining Pudding, especially for curly hair, to the Curly to Straight Flat Iron Silkener catering to bone straight styles, each product is designed to help ensure tresses reach their full growth potential. Try the Rapid Repair Deep Conditioner which helps protect your mixed texture hair from the every day stresses of the environment and styling techniques that may cause your hair to become dull, dry, or brittle allowing you to customize your styling needs. Mix & match products for your unique experience to achieve manageability and ultimate styling freedom. From soft defined curls to luxurious locs daily use gives you the styling versatility options you deserve.


Nowadays, professionals say it’s common to maximize your style by transforming one look to three or four more. “I come from an era where girls were getting their hair done on a weekly basis with no problem,” says celebrity stylist Antonio Wright Thigpen. “Now that the economy has changed so much, you kind of want to give clients something that they can deal with a little bit longer.”


Here, Thigpen takes R&B songstress Teairra Mari, who released Sincerely Yours, a digital EP via iTunes this summer, from glam to funky to playful to classic, each style starting with a ponytail he created with extensions.

Twisted Sisters

Hello, dreadlocks, and welcome to the 21st century. Gone are the days where depressed locks simply hung around as a result of neglect. Today, locks can be worn stylishly, particularly when groomed with the help of a stylist. Glen Etienne, owner/stylist of De Lux Salon in Brooklyn, embraces the growing social acceptance of locks as more are being styled for work, weddings and other occasions.


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