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  • Chirlane McCray

The Styling of Chirlane McCray by Khamit Kinks

When we were called on to style the hair of the First Lady of New York, Chirlane McCray for New York Magazine, I didn't know what to expect.  I imagined that the First Lady would have an extremely busy [...]

By |May 21, 2014|Blog, Current Trends, Fashion, Kinky Buzz|0 Comments
  • Wedding - Jennifer Ivey

The Natural Bride Then and Now

It was 33 years ago when my dear friend Jennifer was to be married and ask me to do her hair for her wedding day. Her hair had been natural even before we met and [...]

By |May 8, 2014|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Fashion|0 Comments
  • Kara Walker

Extraordinary Artist Kara Walker shouts us out!

In the New York Times, Khamit Kinks client Kara Walker: Under the Influence | Kara Walker on Aerobics, D'Angelo and Her Favorite Hair Haunt. For years Kara Walker has been a client of ours from way back [...]

  • Madame's Walker Beauty Salon

The Joy Goddess of Harlem – A Book on A’Lelia Walker

A'Lelia Walker here in South Sea pearls and a fur trimmed walking coat I was incredibly excited to see that one my dear FaceBook friend, journalist, writer and historian A’Lelia Bundles was coming to New [...]

By |March 28, 2014|Blog, Current Trends, Fashion|0 Comments
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In Need of a Trim!

The montage above shows my hair before my cut, after the cut, shampooed, conditioned and styled using Anu Essentials line of products. There is no time like spring to renew all things and this includes your hair.   [...]

By |March 24, 2014|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • Li's Li's Creations

Li Li’s Creations – Naturalista Designer

An array of Lili's skirts- Photo by Toia B. of ToBNatural Lili's Skirts I was delighted to find out this lovely sister  I kept seeing at Natural Hair Events actually made and sold the skirts she [...]

By |March 16, 2014|Blog, Current Trends, Fashion|0 Comments
  • Natasha Glaspard

Natasha Makes Mane Moves

Attend any fabulous event for Naturalistas in the New York City area and the person filming the event will most likely be Natasha Gaspard.  And it's no wonder why.  She is a talented film maker, [...]

By |February 21, 2014|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Current Trends, Fashion|0 Comments
  • Cat Stretching

What’s Up with Down Dog?

Me... in an imperfect Down Dog When I began practicing yoga in the late 70's downward facing dog aka Down Dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana, was just one of many poses/asanas in a class. Depending on [...]

By |February 18, 2014|Blog, Body & Spirit|0 Comments
  • Anu Essentials - Sita Perfume

For The Love of You

Sita | A harmonizing floral and spicy aphrodisiacs blended to release the Venusian Goddess with you. Sita is formulated with a rare Bulgarian rose otto, along with organic Indonesian patchouli, jasmine and coffee Co2. All [...]

By |February 14, 2014|Blog, Body & Spirit|0 Comments
  • Hal and Debi

Love At Any Age

On a autumn evening in 2011 I had arrived home from work and was about to settle in when Stevie Wonder rang me and asked if I’d like to go with him to Hal Jackson’s 95th birthday [...]

By |February 6, 2014|Blog, Body & Spirit|0 Comments
  • Tessa at Khamit Kinks

Naturalista & Fashionista – Afroista, Tessa Kagbala

Afroista Tessa Kagbala It's was a very different kind of day, one particular Saturday this past October.  I decided along with two BFFs to go see the movie '12 Years A Slave'.  Needless to say, [...]

By |January 29, 2014|Blog, Fashion, Transitioning|0 Comments
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Digital Consultations via Skype

Owner of Khamit Kinks Anu Prestonia at her computer with Skype We love talking to current and perspective clients about their hair and their hair options. We have been giving one-on-one consultations for many years [...]

By |January 25, 2014|Advice from the Pros, Blog|0 Comments
  • Hand Chakras

Why You Love Your HairStylist

Khamit Kink's Stylist Kangue and client Tessa Kagbala a.k.a. Afroista - Photo by Michael July I have a fascination with a lot of body parts and one of the most cherished that I admire are the [...]

By |January 19, 2014|Blog, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • View of the ocean

Naturalistas Travel The World w/ LuxTravelGirl

Kamala Cummings, is a sister who inspires me every time I see her posting on social media.  From Facebook to Instagram to Twitter, Kamala posts one amazing travel destination after the next.  So I hooked [...]

By |January 6, 2014|Blog, Fashion, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • Grass

Dew Points and Natural Hair! Really?!

I am an avid watcher of The Weather Channel and at one point I secretly wished to be a meteorologist.  I believe this is both a fascinating and scary time to be involved with the study of [...]

By |January 3, 2014|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • random socks

Down-Socking: My Foot and Sock Fetish

Single socks in my house I have a thing for socks and one of my pet peeves is missing socks!  Up until today, I had a large bag of single socks that I have held [...]

By |November 24, 2013|Blog, Fashion|0 Comments
  • Khamit Kinks Chaka Khan Weave

A New Hair Style

Khamit Kinks Chaka Khan Weave  A woman often looks refreshed in a brand new hairstyle and had I always thought brand new was best. But I've come to realize over the years, that when it [...]

By |November 8, 2013|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • Honeysuckle

Honey Suckle Hair Oil Saga

Honey Suckle Flower To all our Honey Suckle Hair Oil lovers out there, I sincerely Thank you for your willingness to continue buying our Honeysuckle Oil when the fragrance was changed from a popular synthetic [...]

By |November 3, 2013|Blog, Body & Spirit|0 Comments
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Consultations for Natural Hair Styles

Khamit Kinks Recommend Consultations At Khamit Kinks we highly recommend that most clients come into the salon for a consultation before we book an appointment for them to have their hair done, especially if they are [...]

By |October 7, 2013|Advice from the Pros, Blog, Transitioning|0 Comments
  • Master Pioneer Awards 2013

Master Pioneer Award 2013

Photo by Marc (Tru) Johnson This past Saturday was the 2nd Master Pioneer Awards held at the historic Brooklyn Museum.  I had the distinct honor of being honored in first Pioneer Awards in 2011.  This time around [...]

By |September 18, 2013|Blog, Events, Fashion|0 Comments
  • Kinky Sexy Summer 2013

Kinky Sexy You – Summer Hairstyles That Sizzle

    Who doesn't want to look their fabulous best with the sun is beaming, skin is glistening, all aglow from the kiss of the sun, while birds are chirping and flowers are blooming?  You've [...]

By |June 13, 2013|Blog, Current Trends, Fashion, Transitioning|0 Comments