Loc Appreciation Day NYC 2014 EVENT RECAP

On Saturday, June 28th Locs Revolution held our second annual Loc Appreciation Day event in New York City. It was an awesome day filled with smiles, laughs and the occasional spontaneous dance move. It being our second year we were excited to roll out a bigger and better event. For details and more info on […]

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(Event Recap) Summertime Fly: Sip, Shop, Swap

  On June 1, 2014 Locs Revolution teamed up Confident Curls and My Fab Finance  to put on Summertime Fly: Sip, Shop, Swap. The event reflected a fun combination of our three missions in a celebration of summer fashion and individual style. The event featured give-aways, complimentary wine for attendees to sip while they shopped and […]


(EVENT RECAP) Know Your Roots: Natural Hair and the “Movement”

Saturday, February 8th 2014  the event Know Your Roots: Natural Hair and the “Movement”  was held from 1 PM to 6 PM at Dinosaur BBQ in Harlem, NY.  Presented by Locs Revolution, Unveiled Unlocked and the FOLLICLE  film production team, the event was a fundraiser for the independent film project FOLLICLE. We came together to […]

Check out the event Hashtagfeed at #KnowYourRoots2014

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Locs Revolutionaries Feature 3: Patrick Marcelino

“Wear the crown that you deserve. You’re born into royalty!” -Patrick Marcelino Patrick Marcelino, Co-founder of Abioye Clothing Patrick speaks about Abioye Clothing I started this brand in the summer of June 2013, in Rotterdam, Holland. It started with the idea that everybody in this world, could find a beautiful and proud piece of him/herself […]


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“Having locs has provided me more courage to present exactly who I am to anyone I meet.” -Jennifer Wilkes   Jennifer Wilkes, CEO & Founder, COLD Consulting Jennifer speaks about COLD Consulting COLD Consulting was founded in 2011 in Atlanta, GA. I learned very early that communication, leadership, and service were my strong points.  And eventually, […]

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“Much like my art, my locs are expressional” -Christopher M. Davis My name is Christopher Michael Davis and I am from Natchez, Mississippi, one of the historic “River Cities”. Artistry for me is hereditary and has always been a part of my life. Graphic Layout and Design however, dominated the use of the sketchpad, canvases, […]


Racism and the Black Family 3

Yesterday I shared a picture of this family. This is the newly elected mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio,  his wife Chirlane McCray and their two children. As a New Yorker I am pleased to welcome this family to govern this city. However, yesterday’s image sparked quite a bit of controversy Here was […]

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RasTa A Soul’s Journey & Congo Week 2013 Event Recap

Last night I had the amazing opportunity to meet Donisha Prendergast, the eldest granddaughter of the legend Bob Marley. I joined a group of curious minds and freethinkers to watch her documentary, RasTa – A Soul’s Journey.  We gathered at the Fordham University Lincoln Center campus in New York City in support Congo Week 2013. […]


Anti-Mineral Oil Hype and Why I’m NOT Convinced

Ok, so there seems to be a growing rejection of mineral oil as an ingredient in cosmetic products. Seeing as this is an ingredient in one of my favorite hair care products, I’m not so quick to throw the baby out with the bathwater. You can consider that my official disclaimer of potential biased. Here’s the thing […]

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Niyya’s Top Fav Loc Rocking Lady YouTubers YouTube has become the go-to place for information on natural hair care. But it can be a bit overwhelming when you don’t know where to start. So here is a point in the right direction. Check out my favorite YouTube Loc Stars for styling ideas, healthy loc care […]