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#BornandMade Is More Than Just Instagram Photos, It’s About Celebrating Who You Are!

I’m sure you have seen the #BornandMade photos floating around Instagram. In the event that you have not, it is essentially an initiative where women are posting a photo of themselves generated via BornandMade.com to state where they were born what they are made with and who’s daughter they are. It’s only fitting being that Click to continue…

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Is There An Elixir I Can Use To Grow Out My Hair? – Why Yes, Yes There Is

I can’t tell you how many times per week we are asked for a hair potion. Sometimes I think we actually work in a little hut, fly on broomsticks and wear tall triangular hats guarding the secrets to natural hair growth. Then I thought about it, instead of saying the usual thing which is “No Click to continue…


Hair Blogs Weekly Roundup Post August 29th 2015

Happy Saturday Ladies! I follow hundreds of hair blog feeds so here are my picks from around the blogosphere this week. Enjoy! 1. Journey To WaistLength – Video – MY BIG CHOP 2015 2. Naturally High – Video – STRAIGHT 4C HAIR & NO BREAKAGE with Aveda Smooth Infusion 3. Jessica Pettway – Video – Click to continue…


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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…


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Should You Walk Away From Your Relaxer? – How I Navigated The Return To Natural Decision

When that question comes knocking should I do this natural thing or not, many people are left confused or even unsure if this is the right decision for them. I think it’s a common feeling mainly due to the fact it’s really a life changing decision. I remember as my friends one by one were Click to continue…

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Healthy Roots Natural Hair Dolls Show The Beauty In Diversity

I just love hearing about new products! In particular, those that encourage loving your natural beauty. A new company by the name of Healthy Roots has done just that. The dolls are available in an array of skin tones and natural hair textures reflecting how unique each individual is. This is not your standard doll Click to continue…

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Do You Have And Friends Who Taught You How To Go Natural? – I Did

If you would have told me three years ago that I was going to return to natural hair, I would have looked at you like you were crazy.  After relaxing my hair for the first time for my junior high school prom, I kept my hair chemically straightened until I went abroad and met my Click to continue…


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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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    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…


    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…

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    “I Probably Would Have Kept My Relaxed Hair If It Was Not Breaking” – What My Friend Taught Me

    Back in 2007 I had a friend who decided to go natural because of thinning hair and her inability to retain length past her shoulders. I witnessed her big chop, and all her frustrations that accompanied it. Like me, she had shoulder length relaxed hair and transitioned for a period of eight months. She swore Click to continue…


    5 super foods for super growing hair

    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…


    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…

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    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…

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