At Brown Skin Women, our mission is to provide inclusive, science-backed guidance for all tight-curl hair types. We believe that healthy hair care is a journey that unites us in embracing our individual beauty, promoting confidence, and fostering a sense of community. Join us as we combine the power of knowledge and cultural celebration to empower women of color on this wellness-driven path.


Natural Hair Education Studio

Our studio located in downtown Hartford, CT offers hands-on hair education and maintenance sessions, providing individuals with practical, in-person experiences to master the art of hair care. Learn more at salon.brownskinwomen.com.

Home Care Care Academy for Consumers

A membership-based training and community that helps consumers gain a better understanding of their natural hair and learn how to care for it. Learn more at homehaircareacademy.com

Tight Curl Pro Training for Professionals

A digital and in-person training and network that is designed to help beauty professionals learn how to provide the best possible service for clients with naturally tight curly hair. Learn more at tightcurlpro.com.

Hair Product Guide

A trusted source for quick and smart product insights. We’re here to help consumers make informed choices, whether it’s about hairstyling or finding the perfect products. Learn more at hairproductguide.com.

Talks and Workshops

Our Talks and Workshops are dedicated to advocating our expertise in natural hair care with diverse audiences. Whether for a corporate team, an educational institution, or a community group, our engaging sessions cater to the unique needs of groups of all ages. Click each workshop title to explore further.

Explore our Talks & Workshops:

  1. Evolution of Black Hair Exhibit – The Evolution of Black Hair is an exhibition that thoughtfully examines the history and art of Black people’s hair from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Experience how Black people’s hair has evolved and witness the rich tapestry of our cultural heritage.
  2. Roots & Reflections DEI Training – Discover the power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) with our empowering training. Our program celebrates cultural identities through diverse hair practices, fostering an inclusive community where all hair expressions are embraced and valued.
  3. Texture Demonstrations  In this engaging and informative session, participants will delve into the world of tight curls. Carmen, a renowned natural hair expert, will guide attendees through hands-on demonstrations, showcasing various textures and techniques. Participants will gain valuable insights into proper hair care, styling, and the science behind tight curls.

Brown Skin Women Foundation

At Brown Skin Women Foundation, we enrich lives through diverse hair practices, celebrating cultural identities and empowering self-expression. Advocating for inclusivity and accessibility, we create a welcoming community that embraces the beauty of diverse hair. We are a 501(c)3 organization.

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