Lemonade Braids

By Amber Monaé

With the weather getting warmer it’s time to showcase a new hairstyle trend… the Lemonade braids aka side box braids. Beyoncé has worn braids very early in her career but most recently brought them back in a popular way with the release of her lemonade album, where she rocked a variation of styles. One style we have seen her in the most are the side box braids so much so that they are now being requested by many clients. Take a look (more…)

Celebrating 45yrs of Beauty


By Amber Monaé

This event was something I was truly excited about being Dark & Lovely caters to women of color, women like me! Their impact on the African American community has been well documented throughout the years. From the relaxer to now being Au Naturale. See what they had in store for us here (more…)

B Floral Festival Fashion

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It is festival season as we embark upon Coachella 2016 weekend, which I would like to attend next year btw, and I attended a very colorful night of festival fun hosted by B Floral and Carole Radziwill of BRAVO’s Real Housewives of New York. Attendees dined on passed hors d’oeuvres and champagne and took photos in front of the flower wall. B Floral specializes in personalized arrangements and design for events of any size and I was impressed with the floral arrangements. Along with getting our own handmade flower crowns, women got their hair and makeup done and enjoyed the great night. (more…)