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Selling the Big Chop to Your Parents

Selling the big chop to your parents

Great article by NaturallyCurly.com Partying with my cousin 1 month after our Big Chop 2010 There’s nothing more frustrating than being excited about cutting it all off or rocking your curls for the first time than negative parents. Have the ... Read More »

Fabulous and Frugal Products

Fabulous and Frugal Products

By Jamilla of For the Fabulous and Frugal Hey y’all! The list just keeps getting better and better, so here’s the most updated list of fabulous and frugal products…right in time for the holiday season! Enjoy! Shampoos Bobeam Shampoo Bar ... Read More »

Going Natural, The Mental Aspect

Going Natural - the Mental Aspect

by Jarmelia of DIY Hair Care Blog For many women the decision to rock their natural hair can come with much anxiety and fear. After wearing straight hair or weaves majority of our lives, the sense of uncertainty that comes with ... Read More »

Transitioning to Natural Hair without the Big Chop

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Have you been struggling with the decision of whether to Big Chop or not? Well making that decision can be easy for some but even harder for others. While a lot of women have talked about the great experience of ... Read More »

10 styles for your TWA

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**I found a video online showing 10 different styles to do on a TWA and I’m really excited! (Video below) So far the only style I’ve been able to do on my TWA is a Wash & Go.  I wash my hair with ... Read More »

Are You at War with Your Detangling Methods?

Are You at War with Your Detangling Methods?

Long-Term Transitioning 101:Detangling If you are currently long-term transitioning, then you know the biggest struggle in your journey is detangling that hair (Screams)!!!! The battle between your hair and the comb, can leave you feeling, READY TO GIVE UP! Trust ... Read More »

How to Look & Feel More Girly With a TWA

How to Look & Feel More Girly With a TWA

By Aisha of My Fro and I You’ve just taken the plunge and chopped off your hair. Now you look like a boy – not really… I mean, your hair doesn’t define your femininity, right? But unfortunately we do live ... Read More »

Curly Hair Tip: Let Hair Air Dry

What's in your hair products?

Let Hair Air Dry Whenever Possible You may not always have time to let your hair air dry, but do it whenever you can. The less heat you place on your hair in the form of blow drying, even if ... Read More »

Quick & Easy Braidout for Transitioners!

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Hey Ladies! Are you looking for a style that will last the entire week? Try this 6 plait braid out for full waves and curls! Before you start, make sure your hair is freshly washed and deep conditioned. Don’t forget ... Read More »

10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair

10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair - afro hair

Great article courtesy of NaturallyCurly.com Want to go natural without doing the Big Chop? Transitioning to natural hair is a simple process of growing out your natural texture before cutting off the processed or damaged ends. But don’t set a ... Read More »

Natural Hair Care Tips for Students

Natural Hair Girls

by Klassy Kinks For some of us, the beginning of September not only marks the end of summer, but the beginning of the new school year. Whether you’re in high school, college, graduate, or professional school, I’ve compiled a list ... Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized this Fall

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By BlackGirlLongHair The entrance of cooler weather into certain parts of the world can mean drier hair for many naturals.  However, you can be prepared and avoid parched strands with these five must-haves for the fall: 1. Moisture-rich conditioner Some ... Read More »

5 Ways to Incorporate Coconut Oil in your Hair Regimen

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Coconut oil is made up of a class of saturated fatty acids, which help in smoothing the scalp and keeping it soft. A moisturized scalp promotes hair growth because then there are no dead or dry skin cell to clog ... Read More »

Finger Detangling Tapered Natural Hair

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I’m loving my tapered TWA! And because I’m really focusing on the HEALTH of my hair this time around, I started finger detangling! I get my hair soaking wet with water. Apply a glob of conditioner and then get to ... Read More »

Newly Natural Starter Kit

Tool kits

By Aisha of My Fro and I I have a quick tips guide that explains all the basics I think you need to surviving being natural. Please be sure to have a thorough read of it to know how to ... Read More »

Top 3 things All Newly Natural Women NEED to Know!

Hair Crush - Elle Varner Has Fabulous BIG Hair

1. Your curls are not like hers. Get over it and focus on your hair.  How many of us can say that we were inspired by someone else’s natural hair to start our own journey? I know I was! But ... Read More »

How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie

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by Latoya of BlackHairMedia.com Becoming a product junkie is so easy nowadays.  With a large YouTube and blogging natural hair community, we are bombarded with a lot of information.  Every other day, there is  a new fad that every naturalista ... Read More »

From Loose to Loc’d: Months 1 – 6

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For years, I thought about loc’ing my hair. But I let background chatter and self-doubt keep me from doing it. Thoughts of “It’s so permanent” “what will you look like” “how will you style it” “you don’t know what you’re ... Read More »

The Joys and Pains of Being Curly in College

Natural Girls Rock

By Jamilla of For the Fabulous and Frugal This post is dedicated to the joys and pains of having natural hair in college. Let me know what you think of the list, and share your experience!     Joys easy transition: ... Read More »

Finding Products That Work on a Budget

Product Samples

By Jamilla of For the Fabulous and Frugal One my readers sent me the following email. Hello, I’m a 19y/o natural college student and I’m struggling with my hair to say the least. Its been approx. 9 months since my ... Read More »