Are the Letters on the Hair Typing Scale Really that Significant?

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by Tori of black girl long hair   Let me preface by saying, that I have a love/hate relationship with the hair typing system. On one hand, I do believe the system can be beneficial to help individuals understand how ... Read More »

Natural Hair Discrimination in Army Has Been Reviewed. Check out the Changes!


Great news!!  According to an article I read on ArmyTimes there have been some policy changes made to recent change in the Army Regulations as it relates to Hair.  Didn’t know about the Army regulation changes?  Spend a few minutes ... Read More »

If Hair Dye isn’t ok for Kids Why is the relaxer?


I saw this picture on FB and it really made me say hmmmm?  What do y’all think?   Read More »

Stay Away from the Relaxer!


Hey Loves! There has been lots of heated discussion around my recent post.  I want you all to know that when the going gets tough you have options when it comes to your hair. These are 2 tips that I ... Read More »

My Favorite Natural Hair Guru, SimplYounique, Relaxes Her Hair & It’s Waist Length!

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When I first went natural over 4 years ago, I tuned into many women on YT for styling tutorials and Kerry of SimplYounique was someone that I tuned into faithfully even though our textures are different because her videos were ... Read More »

Dealing with Natural Hair Bullying


by TribeCalledCurl Thought you left bullying behind in high school? Think again. People take their prejudices out into the world with them, so bullies can appear anywhere: at work, in church and even in your own family. They might not ... Read More »

5 Ways To Make Money in the Natural Hair Industry


by black girl long hair Research has recently shown that big hair and beauty brands are losing money due to drops in relaxer sales. It’s clear that naturals are spending their money elsewhere. If you’re so inclined, here are some ... Read More »

There’s No Such Thing as Going Natural

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By: Rhadamés Julián via TribeCalledCurl The natural hair explosion at hand is often referred to as a movement, but I’m reluctant to call it that just yet.  Although in the commercial world, the ‘movement’ is thriving, it doesn’t quite have ... Read More »

The Top 10 Stereotypes Naturalistas Have To Deal With Daily


from blackhairinformation.com Yup, I’m going there. I’m taking about some of the stupidest, silliest, and downright insulting assumptions that are made about natural haired women. We all get them and what makes it so shamefully sad is that many of ... Read More »

Response to Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country


A few days ago, I read an article on the huffington post titled “Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country?”, this article was a response to the new Army Regulations on hair. I ... Read More »

Natural Barbies are Cute! Do Black Girls Want Them?

Natural Barbies are Cute! Do Black Girls Want Them?

I love love love the fact that natural hair is taking over. Haven’t you seen the naturals in commercials, in print, and now at the Oscars! (You GO Viola!) I mean, Natural hair is sooo popular companies that only catered ... Read More »

Black Hair: What are You Teaching Your Children?

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This letter was featured on VIBE. I have witnessed similar situations in my lifetime. I avoided being called nappy because my hair has ALWAYS been relaxed. I mention in my hair story that I was relaxed before the age of ... Read More »

Curly Hair Tip: What Can I do for an Itchy Scalp?

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What remedies do you have for an itchy scalp?? Share them below. KCCM: Try this out for an itchy scalp Natural Hair Recipe: Rosemary Honey Hair Conditioner Check out what Curly Girl says: This may sound flip but Curly Girls first ... Read More »

New Report Finds a 26% Decline in Relaxer Sales Since 2008


by BlackGirlLongHair A new report by the research company Mintel finds that relaxers are declining in popularity as the natural hair industry grows; …Natural may be the new normal in Black haircare, as relaxers account for just 21% of Black ... Read More »

Letting Go of Attachments & Obsessions

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by Antionette of Around the Way Curls More often than not we find ourselves saying, “it’s just hair” but is it really? So, many hair blogs are successful in promoting the beauty of natural hair, but in the quest to ... Read More »

In Search of the Perfect Moisturizing Oil

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The single most important part of any healthy hair regimen is making sure your natural hair and curls get enough moisture. This ensures that the hair follicles are well-nourished and protected against hair damage and breakage. In this episode of ... Read More »

I Use Monistat 7 to Grow My Hair – So What?


The use of Monistat 7, the anti-fungal vaginal cream, to grow hair faster has been a taboo topic in the natural hair community for months! Many of you that read our article, had lots of negative things to say about ... Read More »

Question of the Day!

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Which member of your family do you get your hair texture from? My answer: I get my hair texture from my father. He has soft hair but very tightly coiled. Oh and let me not forget the thickness. He has ... Read More »

Question of the Day!

Question of the Day - KinkyCurlyCoilyMe.com

What’s ONE product that if it was discontinued you would roll over and DIE!? Why? My answer is the SheaMoisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie because this product is the ultimate holy grail product. Leaves my hair moisturized, supple and shiny! It’s ... Read More »

Does “Being Natural” Even Matter?


I graduated the University of Rhode Island in 2007 with a Bachelors in Political Science and Philosophy so I’ve always had a thing for deep thinking, debate, and getting to the bottom of things. We all love being natural and ... Read More »