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Mixed Chicks

Mixed Chicks Sulfate Free Shampoo

Mixed Chicks Sulfate Free Shampoo is another great new product from this incredible hair care line. It renders your curls mildly cleansed…

Rochelle Aytes

Celeb Spotlight: Rochelle Aytes

Hype Hair: What are your top beauty buys and must-haves? Rochelle Aytes: My top favorite beauty products are MAC bronzer, lip-gloss, concealer,…

Queen Collection: Lip Color

Queen Collection

Queen Collection Ruby Slipper lipstick is one of our favorite colors. If worn on the first day of your new job, try…

21 Gorgeous Braided Hairstyles

Get into these classic braided (and cornrowed) hairstyles for all textures.

Behind the Scenes With Bridget Kelly

WATCH: Behind The Scenes With Bridget Kelly Photo Shoot

We had a blast shooting Bridget Kelly for our upcoming issue! Check out the behind the scenes shot at photographer John Ricard’s…

Brookell Barber, BLACK OPAL 2011 True Beauty Model Search Grand Prize Winner

Achieve Your Runway Inspired Look With Black Opal

Whether you are going for bold, daring, kiss-me-now lips or sultry, smoky, come hither eyes, Black Opal Cosmetics’ modern textures and alluringly…

Flat Twist Braids

Preventing Dandruff

Pretty hairstyles that show the scalp can be absolutely beautiful, but a style like this can be ruined with unsightly dandruff. Keeping…

The Braxtons

The Braxton Sisters Cover ‘Hype Hair’ December 2013 Issue

To close out 2013, we decided to hit you with not just one star but rather five for our December Hype Hair cover!…

Beyoncé Makes History

Beyonce’s New Album Makes History!

Beyonce took a big risk in dropping her self-titled album on iTunes late last week without any pre-release promotion, and it’s now…

Chey B | Food, Sex & Peace of Mind

A Chat With Relationship Expert, Chey B.

Cheyenne Bostock answers our questions… Finding time for a love life may seem impossible with school, work, kids and life, but doing…

Cosmetics & Moore Hair Salon

Salon Spotlight: Cosmetics & Moore Hair Salon

Cosmetics & Moore Hair Salon has been in the business for over 18 years! The team of hairstylists have shown their skill…

Dr. Maclin

Dr. Maclin On Hair Growth

Dermatologist Dr. Maclin shares her advice on hair growth… Q. “I just love your hair advice in the HYPE HAIR magazine and…

Tika Sumpter

Celeb Spotlight: Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter is definitely the girl to watch, and considering her collage of roles within the last few years, she’ll be fairly…

Nothing But Curly Products

Nothing But

Keeping your natural hair looking good is easy when you’re using Nothing But products. Curly Pudding keeps the hair richly moisturized while you sport…

Nicki Minaj

Mane Attraction: Nicki Minaj

Only three albums in, Nicki Minaj is already a global icon. Her name in itself is a brand and she’s attracted over…

Cantu Shea Butter


Moisturizing Cream Shampoo is the first step to creating healthy-looking curls. Made with pure shea butter, Cantu’s hair cleansing formula gently removes…