Side-eye of the week: Mixed Chicks

Sigh. Black people, we’ve got to do better, you know? Now, I was trolling around my Goo.gle reader and I came across a bit of drama going down with commercial hair care company Mixed Chicks. Read the details here. If you don’t want to read the whole thing, Mixed Chicks joined in some stupid Twitter…

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Side-eye of the week: Foolishness at its best…

…check this ad: I haven’t done a side-eye of the week in a few weeks. This morning, I was going through a newsletter that I get and I saw this ad. I shook my head with disgust. “Enjoy the natural look with Lace Front Wigs!” “Enhancing Your Natural Beauty” Tell me, how can glueing hair…

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A wholesale pain in the *bleep* – Part 2

So, I was waiting patiently since October 27 for the products that I ordered from Essential Wholesale. After filling out 15 pages of paperwork for the company and Health Canada, I faxed everything in and sent an email asking for them to let me know if they received the information on November 2. I mean,…

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Side-eye of the week: American Apparel

This one is a bit old, but hey, I’ve been on blog hiatus. You know I love me some Clutch Magazine! They always have really interesting articles that get me thinking or ranting. Recently, I read an article about American Apparel, a store that I’ve never stepped foot in. Why? Their display windows leave a…

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Side-eye of the week: John Mayer

No, I haven’t done one of these in a long time. People weren’t riling me up enough to put them on blast, but, John Mayer, you’ve taken me from that place of calm where I talk about hair and products and made me good vex. Black History Month has led me to be annoyed for…

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Side-eye of the week: Allison Samuels and Newsweek

I was just going through my Google reader and saw that Afrobella commented on a Newsweek article titled Zahara Jolie-Pitt and the Politics of Uncombed Hair. The article is causing a bit of an uproar. The author, a senior writer at Newsweek who I assume is a Black woman, is concerned about the condition of…

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Side-eye of the week: Joy Bryant rants on hair

OK, so this blog posting by actress Joy Bryant is getting a lot of chat on the blogs. Click here to read it for yourself. [*Ed. note: Essence took the blog down after getting bashed with negative comments. Meh. You can find the blog excerpted here.] I don’t know if this is supposed to be…

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