Linda Ricketts

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So naturalistas, what are your thoughts on someone touching your hair?

So naturalistas, what are your thoughts on someone touching your hair?<br>.<br>You can touch my hair if:<br>.<br>1. I know who you are<br>2. 👀 Your hands are clean<br>3. I like your energy<br>4. I’ve granted you permission to do so<br>.<br>If you do not meet the criteria above 🙅🏽 please exit stage right<br>.<br>What are your thoughts?<br>.<br>Art by @fromygosh

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“No better way to start your Monday than with big hair and bigger goals 😆” - @tdubb___

“No better way to start your Monday than with big hair and bigger goals 😆” - @tdubb___<p>We couldn’t agree more! Happy Monday naturalistas!<p>#naturalhair #naturalista #nhdaily #naturalhairdaily #nhdbighair

Maria Borges (and Her Gorgeous Natural Hair) Made History at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

For as long as its Angels have been on the pop culture radar, the concept of "Victoria's Secret hair" has been synonymous with big, bouncy, bedhead-y waves. And while most of the runway models who walked in last night's show were coiffed that way—a highly precise combination of just the right …

Hair

Taraji P. Henson Takes Off Her Wig for CR Fashion Book : 'My Hair Does Not Make Me Beautiful'

It's no secret that Black women have a special relationship with their hair. Whether we're rocking perms, wigs, weaves, ponytails and extensions, or …

10 Reasons You Travel Better When You're Broke

In the off chance that Sallie Mae's chokehold hasn't yet cut off your circulation and you also have aspirations to travel, then you're still in debt luck!<p>During my two and a half years of living and traveling abroad, I've had days where I felt like Oprah's nose hairs (filthy rich, pun intended) and …

21 free things to do in Boston

Bostonians pay notoriously high prices for baseball tickets and real estate. But fortunately, budget travelers can experience the best of Boston without paying a cent. Here’s the scoop on 21 free (or nearly free) things to do, see, hear, eat, and even drink.<p>1. Follow in the footsteps of …

The Week in Review: Apple Watch Revealed

Apple unveiled details of the long-awaited Apple Watch, along with other product announcements and updates, during an event on Monday.<p>The watch, which will ship on April 24, will come in three different versions. The Apple Watch Sport is the least expensive and comes with a plastic band, while the …

Photo Friday: Camera-Buying Guide

Is buying a camera any less stressful than buying a car? There are a dizzying number of options, buttons and knobs to consider. But unlike an automobile, most cameras look pretty similar from afar.<p>So forget looks: consider how you’ll actually use a camera. Whether you’re only taking photos of the …

What to Do in Fort Lauderdale (That Isn't the Beach)

he Jungle Queen riverboat has been plying the New River since 1935, when the still-undeveloped area was thick with trees and worthy of the reference. …

Modern Istanbul

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

Europe

26 Breathtaking U.S. Sights You Need To See Before You Die

Lonely Planet's top travel experts share their favorite spots around the world in Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See... Ranked. Here are the ones you can visit without leaving the U.S.

14 Paris Events Worth Traveling For: Fall 2016

Paris is beautiful no matter when you go. But there's something particularly thrilling about being there in the fall, including annual traditions involving red wine and chocolate, a street party where it's required to stay up all night, and special catch-them-now-or-you'll-miss-them events like a …

France

There Are No Roads in This Town, Just Waterways

Giethoorn, Holland is the kind of city that storybook scenes are made of. Here's why: There are no roads. Instead, the entire city is linked by a …

The 15 most underrated foodie cities in the US

Some of America's smaller cities and towns boast delicious cuisine — and are totally affordable to visit.<p>We asked our friends at Hotels.com to curate a list of some of the best foodie destinations in the US where average hotel prices are under $100.<p>The list is based on the actual prices consumers …

Farm-to-table

On the Red Couch with Actor Andrew Garfield

<i>Best known for playing Spider-Man, actor Andrew Garfield has a knack for conflicted, complicated roles. In films like Never Let Me Go and The Social Network, the 32-year-old actor played characters that were boyish, tense and prone to spectacular acts of physicality, like when Garfield’s Eduardo</i> …

City Guide: Los Angeles

When did Los Angeles get so popular? Said to be “Paris amid the palms,” a place where people still pursue “magical self-invention,” L.A.’s experiencing a cultural renaissance. Why? And more importantly, why now?<p>In part because of its stark opposition to New York, Los Angeles has become a magnet for …

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Undiscovered

5 Versatile Ways to Style a Top Knot on Natural Hair

The top knot – a natural gal’s go to hair style when she doesn’t have time for much else. It’s a simple hair style that makes any outfit look chic. …

An Open letter From a Jamaican to David Cameron

<b>Dear Mr. Cameron,</b><p>I’ve been hearing a lot about an unfortunate pig situation. Obligatory mention of that aside, I hope you’re doing well and all …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel

Green Tea Rinse for Natural Hair

by Emilia of <i>AdoreBotanicals.com</i><p>Hair teas have grown in popularity in recent years. If you are having issues with growth, strength, shedding or …

Ginger to Prevent and Treat Thinning Edges #DIY

by <i>Sabrina Perkins</i><p>With a medicinal value dating back thousands of years, ginger has been well researched with many of its traditional uses confirmed …

Virgin Cruises to Debut 3 Ships in Miami Starting in 2020

Richard Branson says his Virgin Cruises “will redefine the cruising experience for good” as the line announced it would operate three ships based in …

Traveling Naturally: Tips to Keep Your Trip Balanced

With Summer finally here, for many of us it means taking a vacation. If you're like most Americans, you have traveled at some time in your life. Whether you live out of a suitcase for work purposes or you take a trip once a year personally, staying balanced while traveling makes the journey smooth. …

Wellness

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.<p>Looking for an epic road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious …

Are Mandatory Resort Fees Here to Stay?

The Fourth of July fireworks came a little early this year for participants in the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protection meeting at the Department of Transportation headquarters.<p>For several tension-filled minutes, two Federal Trade Commission lawyers stood before the committee last …

Hospitality

How to Spot a Travel Scam

When was the last time you booked a vacation with the help of a real person, whether it was a travel agent or a customer service representative? Assuming you have access to the Internet, it's safe to say it probably wasn't recently. Though booking sites and social media have made it easier than …