Curly Top Talk: The Natural Hair Secrets of Karyn Parsons and Rene Syler

September 27, 2012  |  

About this Episode

Natural and curlylicious TV personalities Rene Syler and Karyn Parsons chat exclusively about every woman’s favorite topic of discussion: hair! Check out their hilarious exchange on how they maintain their manes! Make sure you also watch their full Mommy In Chief episode: Are You A Good Enough Mother?

About Rene Syler

Rene Syler knew she wanted a career in television. Unfortunately she did not come to that realization until after she had spent thousands of dollars on a degree in psychology. She forged ahead and after reporter/anchor jobs in Reno, Birmingham and Dallas, landed a plum assignment as one of the anchors of The Early Show on CBS. In March 2007, Rene’s first book Good Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting was published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment. From that her website, was born. Rene lives in Westchester, New York with her husband, Buff Parham, children Casey and Cole and their yellow Lab Olivia.

About Karyn Parsons

Karyn Parsons is best known as the character “Hilary Banks” on the long-running television show, “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Today she is a wife and mother of two. Parsons is also the Founder and President of the Sweet Blackberry foundation after being inspired by the true tale of a determined slave and the remarkable lengths he travelled to find his freedom.  While growing up, Parsons’ mother, a librarian in the Black Resource Center of a library in South Central Los Angeles, would share stories of African-American accomplishment with her daughter.  A mother and activist, Karyn created Sweet Blackberry to use the power of stories to inspire youth. Follow her on Twitter @Karyn_Parsons.

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  • Rosanne Harris-New Lenox, IL

    Thank you Ladies. I love your hair!! I’m trying to get my 14yr old daughter to appreciate her natually curly hair and to stop flat ironing it!! Guess who will be watching this video tonight!


    Their hair looks great!!!

    • THX!!!

      • NONEYA

        You are welcome!!
        What products do you use?

        • Hi Moneya: Sorry I just saw this. I use a little of everything. I use Jamaican Black Castor Oil on my scalp after I co wash, then I use conditioner along with a little curling cream (right now I’m liking Shea radiance, curl cream) and a little gel. And that’s it ­čÖé