Ashro Woman: Pamela S.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Pamela S. from Milledgeville, GA

This beautiful wife, mother and grandmother is also an author, businesswoman, and caseworker for the state of Georgia! All of these things flow from her faith as a born-again Christian. “I love helping people, especially children.”

Onward & Upward: S2:E7 Dr. Johnecia Mason

One Such Outstanding Woman is Dr. Johnecia L. Mason, Educator, College Professor & Creator of Rodney’s Gift Nonprofit. Thanks so much to Dr. Johnecia for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E7 Realizing the Gift of Education.

Ashro Woman: Gloria B.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Gloria B. from Americus, GA. What makes Gloria happy? Seeing other people happy. That’s why she spends her free time serving others: in her church as a pastor.

Onward & Upward: S2:E6 with Chef Ta-Ta

One Such Outstanding Woman is Chef Ta-Ta, Founder/CEO. Thanks so much to Chef Ta-Ta for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E6: The Life-Giving Elements of Healthy Cuisine now.

Ashro Woman: Crystal L.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Crystal L. from Washington D.C. Glamorous Crystal has patterned her personal style after Michelle Obama, Cicely Tyson…and her “beautiful mother,” a woman “full of love.”

Onward & Upward: S2:E5 with Leona Dotson

One Such Outstanding Woman is Leona Dotson, Director of Immersive Experiences at Microsoft. Thanks so much to Leona for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.
Watch S2:E5 Navigating the Corporate World now.

Ashro Woman: Charmaine F.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Charmaine, from Compton, CA.

Charmaine represents The Ashro Woman perfectly because she herself is unstoppable. Despite a 21-year battle with cancer, Charmaine sees herself as immensely blessed by God. And she lives accordingly, volunteering at her church as a youth mentor in addition to other philanthropy.

A Call to Action for Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month and a time to celebrate the many contributions women have made to building our world and improving the human condition. This starts with the powerful women in our families and extended community who persisted against incredible odds and obstacles to move our families forward from one generation to the next! We ARE because of them!

Onward & Upward: S2:E4 with Tonya Rapley

One Such Outstanding Woman is Tonya Rapley, Finance Expert and Entrepreneur. Thanks so much to Tonya for joining us for Season Two of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.
Watch S2:E4 Basking in the Joy of Financial Freedom now.

Picking Your Perfect Wig Color

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Guest Post by Wankaya Hinkson, Celebrity Hairstylist.
The color of your wig is the foundation of how it will make you feel. But with so many styles to choose from you may be a bit overwhelmed with your choices. we have some tips that will help you choose the perfect wig color.

Preserving Your Crown: African Headwraps for Natural Hair

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Anyone who wears their natural hair knows it takes effort to protect our tresses from the elements. The goal is to maintain a great look without compromising great hair health. No matter the hair type, from soft waves to tight coils, and short hair to big afros, every woman who wears natural hair knows the […]

8 Best Tips for New Wig Wearers

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There are so many ways that you can express yourself through hairstyles, wigs being one of them.

While wigs have become a mainstream fashion, you may not know where to start if you are a beginner in the wig world.

Trend Watch: Easter Prints and Pastels

An African-American woman in a white and lavender crochet jacket dress.

Get the scoop on the hottest palettes and patterns from our “trend patrol” of fashion experts. Pick your favorite colors and find out what those hues say about you! With so many new arrivals to choose from, your perfect church or Easter outfit is just a few clicks away.

How to Make Afrocentric Fashion Part of Your Wardrobe

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You know the basics of traditional Afrocentric fashion, but are you familiar with the modern reinvention? Today’s creative Afrocentric designers are combining traditional elements with contemporary western styles to create fresh, exciting looks for work, church, social events and more. Here are some ideas to help incorporate Afrocentric style into your modern American wardrobe.

Ashro Caftans Fall Preview

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Ashro became a go to for me and many members of my group looking for affordable and attractive caftan styles!  I love them long, I love them short, brightly colored and neutral!  They’re so easy to wear, universally flattering and versatile.  I don’t just limit my caftans to just staying home…as I begin to venture out more—safely, of course—I am wearing my caftans.