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Onward & Upward: Ep. 5 with Angela Marie Hutchinson

Thank you to Angela Marie Hutchinson for joining us for Season 1 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch Episode 5: Creating Your Yes with Angela Marie Hutchinson.

Onward & Upward: Ep. 4 with Wankaya Hinkson

Thank you to Wankaya Hinkson for joining us for Season 1 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch Episode 4: In the VIP Hair Suite with Wankaya Hinkson.

Ashro Woman: Arnetta W.

Meet Woman of the Week, Arnetta from Cincinnati, OH! Arnetta also loves to give back to her community. She volunteers for a nonprofit and plans an upscale Mother’s Day Dinner and Fashion Show every year.

Onward & Upward: Ep. 3 with Annita Thomas

Thank you to Annita Thomas for joining us for Season 1 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch Episode 3: Exploring a Bold, Beautiful World with Annita Thomas.

Onward & Upward: Ep. 2 with Bishop Dr. Barbara King

Thank you to Bishop Dr. Barbara King for joining us for Season 1 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch Episode 2: A Spiritual Awakening with Bishop Dr. Barbara King.

Rashan Ali Onward & Upward: Ep. 1 with Rashan Ali

Thank you to Rashan Ali for joining us for Season 1 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro. Watch Episode 1: A Heart to Heart Dialogue with Rashan Ali.

Ashro Woman: Charmain C

Meet Woman of the Week, Charmain, from Jamaica! Deeply inspired by her mother’s giving spirit, Charmain puts her heart and soul into helping others. It’s where she finds her joy.

Leslie interviews Black Women Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal

We are introducing a 10-part video series called Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal. We can’t wait for you to watch!

Ashro Woman: Paulette G.

Meet Woman of the Week, Paulette G. from Washington D.C.! “What makes me get up in the morning is my anxiousness about what God has waiting for me. ‘So God, what’s in store for today?’”

a black woman wearing long solver and black cardigan, black shirt, and brown pants How to Make a Wig Look Real

Synthetic wigs are an inexpensive way to change up your look from time to time. The main issue with synthetic wigs is the level of difficulty there is to make them look like natural hair. Luckily, we’re here to reveal some amazing (and some unbelievable) ways to make your wig look more real.

Customer Synetra, a smiling black woman with blonde hair, wearing a long-sleeved bright pink dress. An Ashro Tribute to 2 Extraordinary First Ladies

What’s the role of a First (church) Lady? Meet two extraordinary examples and find out! Leslie Royal tells us what’s on their heart…and their to-do list.

Ashro Woman: Lynn M.

Meet Yvette from Farmington Hills, MI. For Yvette, living in the moment is enjoying the little things—like watching old sitcoms with her husband and making chicken/broccoli casserole for her family.

Kimberly Cheris, Ashro Customer Woman of the Week Ashro Woman: Kimberly F.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Kimberly from Newark, DE. “It was faith that allowed me to speak, teach, preach and to even praise dance until this very day. Faith is what fuels me to keep on moving forward.”

Ashro Woman: Christine M.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Christine from Baltimore, Maryland. While Christine has had some financial struggles, she has learned to “live, love and laugh regardless of her situation.’ Faith and family also help.

ashro women at home featured image Keeping the Faith through COVID-19 [VIDEOS] 

If you’re ready to get inspired, join Leslie, our brand ambassador as she video interviews 4 encouraging Ashro Women. Each of these ladies is getting creative, overcoming challenges and using her faith muscles like never before. Watch now!

Ashro Woman: Sheila H

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Sheila H. from Memphis, TN! Sheila ‘loves the life she’s in’ because she lives it with gusto, heart, and dedication.

Ashro Woman: Karen H.

Meet Woman of the Week, Karen H. from Niagara Falls “Prayerful, bold and successful,” Karen believes in being a “world changer,” and letting that change begin within.

Ashro Woman: Pamela J.

Meet Woman of the Week, Pamela J. from Houston,TX! Like many of us, expressing herself through style is a big part of who she is. She wears hats several times a month and wigs daily—all different lengths and styles.

What Makes You Laugh?

Here are some of the responses we received when we asked you: What lessons has motherhood (or being a grandmother) taught you?

Best Dishes from Ashro Women

Here are some of the responses we received when we asked you: What is your best dish? Who do you make it for-and where do you typically serve it?