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Barrio Bounce | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Curl up. To the delight of fans, the New York branch of Miss Rizos Salon finally opened its doors at 190th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue on Saturday. Jennifer Alcántara came from Queens to experience the…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – A Whole New Curl

On this week’s episode, the crew recaps Rachel’s recent HERlarious variety show, Jaime and Frank each give their personal reviews of the show, and everyone looks ahead to the upcoming L.A. trip. On this week’s “Ask Bago”, a listener…

10/26/19: Pajón Power: A Conversation With Miss Rizos

Listen up folks, Uptown has been buzzing for quite some time about the opening up of a Miss Rizos salon Uptown. Well, that day is almost here. Please join us at The Juan Pablo Duarte Community Space (4211 Broadway…

Miss Rizos - Mi Pajon

Indiegogo Spotlight: Miss Rizos Salón New York City

A Word From Carolina Contreras My name is Carolina Contreras, a Dominican activist and social entrepreneur. Over 4 years ago we created Miss Rizos Salón, an afro-curly safe haven that empowers, celebrates and educates thousands of women, men and…

Miss Rizos @ La Casa Azul

11/07/14: Miss Rizos @ La Casa Azul

Check out: Elixir Profiles: Carolina “Miss Rizos” Contreras We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

Miss Rizos Gypsy In The City Altus Washington Heights

Uptown Tonight: Miss Rizos In The City @ Altus

RSVP: http://goo.gl/XPFE37 Check out: Elixir Profiles: Carolina “Miss Rizos” Contreras We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

2/8/14: Know Your Roots Event @ Dinosaur BBQ

Locs Revolution has teamed up with Unveiled Unlocked and the FOLLICLE film production team, to bring you a Natural Hair event like none other. Saturday, Feb. 8th the event, Know Your Roots: Natural Hair and the “Movement”, takes place at Dinosour BBQ…

Elixir Profiles: Carolina “Miss Rizos” Contreras

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Over a decade ago, when I first decided to leave my hair in it’s natural kinky state and free of chemical relaxers, the response from many in my mostly-Dominican community was outright negative. If…