We know that Un’ruly readers are constantly on-the-go, so we’ve rounded up the best of this month’s stories in case you missed any. Enjoy!
from the editor: get back up
It’s December 31st, 2013. How many of your resolutions can you cross off the list? We’ll all be asking ourselves that question in just five months… It’s not too late to get back on the wagon if you’ve fallen off. In August our un’ruly call-to-action was to think about what one thing you keep doing that keeps putting you in the same position. Read the full letter.
afropunk fest 2013
From African prints to feather headdresses, we present the best looks of this year’s AfroPUNK festival. See who made the cut.
hair story: black bond girls
If James Bond is the epitome of cool sophistication, the bond girl is the embodiment of glamour, power and razor-sharp wit. We take a look at the black beauties that have played alongside everyone’s favorite secret agent.
hair story: undercutting cassie
Shave half of your hair off. We dare you! The undercut is a look that musn’t be underestimated and singer, Cassie Ventura is proof of just how versatile this style can be.
working girl: vanessa kingori
Meet the UK’s youngest major magazine publisher and this week’s “Working Girl,” Vanessa Kingori.
working girl: michaela angela davis
From a successful career in fashion to becoming a prominent voice in the African American community, Michaela Angela Davis proves activism can take many shapes.
the new rules for dating: stop looking for love
Playing hard to get works. It’s worked on me and for me. But how can you build something real with someone if it’s based on something fake?
exclusive interview: pyyramids
We recently caught up with the eclectic and talented duo, Pyyramids at this year’s AfroPunk Music Festival to talk new music and what influences their unique sound.
august: watch, read, see, listen, do
A brood of Devious Maids, the official guide to “swirling” and the return of electro-funk duo, Daft Punk are just some of the things we were excited about this month.
staying natural: how to avoid the creamy crack (aka relaxers)
Going natural, whether you big chop or transition is a long process. So we’ve put together a few pointers to help those embarking on natural hair journeys stay on course.
ask an expert: i’d love to learn more about transitioning kits
Are transitioning kits a good investment or a waste of money?
ask an expert: the big chop vs. transitioning
What are the pros and cons of the big chop and transitioning?
wigs 101: everything you need to know
Ever wondered if a wig was for you? We’ve done our best to bring you everything you need to know from A-Z!
Life transitions are never easy and hair is no exception! Here’s everything you need to know about transitioning in 5 easy steps.
the big chop…what happens next?
After chopping it all off, ever wonder what to expect from your natural hair? Here’s one girl’s account.
trending: the big shave
Notice anything different about your fav celebs lately? It seems quite a few of them are pulling a partial Britney and taking the clippers to their heads…
look of day
We dedicate each week to a style we love. August brought us box braids, bobs, 4C hair and undercuts. Explore the looks below.
We crawled Instagram to find our favorite box braid babes.
Long hair has long dominated the Western beauty aesthete. But this shockingly short hair style changed everything…
Find out various ways to rock and fake an undercut.
As challenging as some might say it is, there are quite a few easy-to-do 4C hair styles out there. So we’re devoting this week to highlighting some of our favorites.
product review: pantene pro v truly natural clarifying shampoo & deep conditioner
After undergoing the “Big Chop” earlier this year, I’ve shied away from chemical-laden hair products; however check out my surprising thoughts on Pantene Pro V’s Truly Natural Clarifying Shampoo & Deep Conditioner…
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