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3 Tips On How To Get A Bomb Braid And Curl Using The Loc Method

The braid and curl style is an oldie but goodie for me. These days I am trying to perfect my wash and go and that has been working out well but on the days when I want to switch things up and change the “texture” of my curls, braid and curls are everything. The key Click to continue…

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How I Grew Out My Daughter’s 3B Hair To Tail Bone Length Using Only Natural Ingredients

Caring for my own natural hair for 4 years before my second daughter was born gave me a lot of insight into what to do. Lord knows I didn’t know what the heck I was doing with my hair at the get-go, but after many trials and errors, I came up with a simple system Click to continue…

Allure Magazine

Allure Magazine Created A Guide To White Women On How To Make An Afro Causing Social Media Fire Storm

Do not chase me off your time lines and blog feeds yet. I know you are tired of reading about this, I know you find these stories laughable with a tinge of disgust and slight bitterness. Allure magazine thought it would be interesting to do a tutorial in their current issue of the magazine for Click to continue…



TRANSITIONING

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How To Speed Up Growth With An All-Natural Transition Kit

What can I say? I am a nutcase when it comes to using things in my hair that are truly all-natural. I personally can’t accept certain ingredients being placed into my hair, like synthetic vitamins (like vitamin E aka Tocopherol), emulsifiers (made with chemicals like polysorbates) and preservatives that are also made with chemically-made ingredients Click to continue…

NATURAL HAIR

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Cheap Hair Hack To Mimic A Hooded Dryer

Ever since I began my natural hair journey, I’ve mostly stayed away from all kinds of heat. I had this old hooded dryer since the 90s, and after a dozen near death experiences, I decided it had to go. Does this mean I need to buy a new hooded dryer or even go to the Click to continue…

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How To Get Away With Trimming Your Natural Hair Only Twice a Year

I’m confident that a lot of you can get away with only trimming your hair every six months because I have gone without a single trim since I first started my transition at the end of 2008. Whether you’re returning natural without doing the big chop or have a TWA and would like to retain Click to continue…

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3 Quirky Things That We Have Noticed About the Natural Hair Community

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but there are certain little nuances within the natural hair community that are just absolutely funny. Then there are those things that are a little questionable, those things that cause people to pause and go “Wait, what?” Here are three of the quirky things about the natural hair community that Click to continue…

GROW YOUR HAIR LONG

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So you are interested in beginning your journey to healthy long locks?


Wonderful! Let me put your mind at ease straight away by stating categorically that your hair CAN grow long regardless of your genetic makeup or hair texture.


There are lots of different ways you can approach hair growth and length retention and this website will provide you with a systematic approach in your healthy hair journey which will give you consistent results in the long run.


From the most fragile relaxed hair to the kinkiest coarse natural hair, I will show you step by step what you need to do grow your hair long.


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  • HAIRSTYLES

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    3 Tips On How To Get A Bomb Braid And Curl Using The Loc Method

    The braid and curl style is an oldie but goodie for me. These days I am trying to perfect my wash and go and that has been working out well but on the days when I want to switch things up and change the “texture” of my curls, braid and curls are everything. The key Click to continue…

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    Can Caucasian Hair Be Transformed Into Kinky Curly Hair? – A Real Question I Recently Had To Answer

    Huh? Did I read that right? Yes, yes, you did! You see to be honest I would much rather write about topics that I think my audience would like to read but then I get questions like this, and I am like, maybe this is what people actually want to hear about so why not Click to continue…

    Loc Myths

    6 More Loc Myths That Need To Be Put To Bed

    Now, when you ask some people about locs and how to care for and grow them everyone has their own view. Some would say that you need gel to maintain them, some would say that you don’t. Some people would say that that the only way to experience the beauty of locs is via freeforming, Click to continue…

  • RELAXED HAIR

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    Our Top Tips To Relaxing Or Texlaxing Your Hair At Home Like A Professional

    As a professional hairdresser; I do not think children’s hair should be relaxed but this is my very personal opinion. My mother was adamant about not relaxing my hair; in fact I didn’t get my first relaxer until I was sixteen years old. Did I want a relaxer as a child? Absolutely but by the Click to continue…

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    What Is Texlaxing And Is It For You?

    We have had a few questions about Texlaxing over the last couple of weeks, many of which surround what it is and whether you should do it. Texlaxing is simply deliberately under processing your natural or relaxed hair, this is different from using a texurizer which in layman terms is pretty much a mild form Click to continue…

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    The Harmful Effects Of Relaxers – A Critical Look And My Own Experience

    Our girl Chime Edwards has been on a real educational kick lately and her latest video is about some of the harmful effects of relaxers. She makes a note to say that her video is in no way intended to bash women who use relaxers but basically to give you more awareness on what we might Click to continue…

  • HAIR GROWTH

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    5 Super Foods For Super Growing Hair

    We all should know the importance of nourishing our bodies from the inside out. By doing this it increases our cellular functions thus promoting healthy functions such as our hair growth. A good way of doing this is by incorporating super foods into our diets. These super foods serve as good sources of nutrients because they Click to continue…

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    Is Your Hair Thinning? Try Sunflower Oil!

    Are you searching for a solution to help decrease thinning hair? There are various reasons one may experience hair loss, this can range from diet factors to heredity, or even using the wrong hair care products. In my 4 ½ years of my natural hair care journey, I’ve rotated various oils in my regimen. This Click to continue…

    4C Natural Hair

    5 Cliche Things Women With Long 4C Natural Hair Always Say That We Really Need To Pay Attention To

    If you have 4C natural hair then the possibility of growing your hair long has probably crossed your mind a couple of times. It is often difficult for women with highly textured and kinky hair to think they could achieve long healthy hair because we are often told that ‘black hair’ cannot grow. We know Click to continue…



  • CELEBRITIES

    Lupita Nyongo

    Lupita Nyongo’s Hair Secrets Revealed!

    Lupita Nyongo has been sweeping us away with style and inspiration on the red carpet since….Forever. But what all of us want to know, is how does she look so gorgeous EVERY red carpet, and with her natural hair out? Finally Lupita is giving us her hair secrets for her natural hair red carpet looks. Click to continue…

    Venus Williams

    She Slayed That! – Venus Williams Debut’s A Totally Cute Natural Hair Updo

    Oh Venus, yes girl, “the hair style tun up” – Totally said that in my Jamaican accent because well I was a tad bit excited to see Venus rocking a natural updo which we rarely see. Venus is known for her protective styles which can be a little out there at times and at other Click to continue…


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