Healthy Roots Dolls Blog

Saying "Goodbye" to Zoé and "Hello" to What's Next

Saying "Goodbye" to Zoé and "Hello" to What's Next

We’ve helped hundreds of girls love their curls and reached many more with our mission. Now, we’re taking our mission a step further, but that also means that we have to make changes.

We’re saying goodbye to the original Zoé doll and hello to a new doll launching October 8th 2019.

Healthy Roots Takes First Place in New Voices Fund Pitch Competition!

Healthy Roots Takes First Place in New Voices Fund Pitch Competition!

Cincinnati, OH, July 26, 2018 –– Healthy Roots, a toy company that creates dolls and storybooks that empower children during the early stages of id...
Press Release: Toy Company Launched to Empower Children of Color Wins $100K Grand Prize in National Competition

Press Release: Toy Company Launched to Empower Children of Color Wins $100K Grand Prize in National Competition

DURHAM, N.C., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Roots Dolls took both the judges' prize and the people's choice award on Monday night at the American Underground's Startup Stampede. As a result, the Cincinnati-based company will partake in a suite of services valued at $100,000 provided by event co-sponsor McKinney.
A Victory for young girls of color: Healthy Roots wins Startup Stampede competition

A Victory for young girls of color: Healthy Roots wins Startup Stampede competition

Healthy Roots Dolls won the Startup Stampede worth $100,000 in marketing services from McKinney Monday night at the American Underground campus in Durham.
5 Woke Black Girls We Wish We Knew as Kids

5 Woke Black Girls We Wish We Knew as Kids

We've entered an era of the woke Black girl, where black girls everywhere are encouraged by the women who came before them and the societal cool factor of consciousness, to take action to change their circumstances.

Here are 5 young Black girls who've hit role model status before they even reached their teen years:

 

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Black Panther Slays Villains and Edges: Why the Natural Hair in Black Panther Matters

It’s no secret that Black Panther is a must see film. There a dozens of reasons for this: the all star cast, the epic story line, and the on point styling.  Not only is Black Panther the first major block buster to feature a majority Black cast in years, but it is also one of the first to style its all of its Black actors with natural hair.

Press Release: Healthy Roots Natural Hair Dolls Lands Investment from Backstage Capital

Press Release: Healthy Roots Natural Hair Dolls Lands Investment from Backstage Capital

Healthy Roots Natural Hair Dolls Lands Investment from Backstage Capital.

Healthy Roots, a highly anticipated line of black dolls designed to teach natural hair care and self love to young girls of color, announced today they are joining the Backstage Capital portfolio with an investment from Arlan Hamilton.