Dear Men, is Hair Really That Important?

So I’m scrolling through Instagram a little while ago and came across this picture on my explore page. The guy who posted it expressed his sentiments saying the guy wasn’t wrong in a nutshell and that although the woman has a right to do whatever she wants with her hair, making the decision without consulting…

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Tipsy Tuesday: Natural Hair Tings

Confession time: I’m not a natural hair guru but I can definitely round up some useful tips to have you caring for your hair like a pro! There are millions of blog post, vlogs, you name it, about natural hair. So how do you know what’s right and wrong? Well, that’s the thing you really…

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What Are Your Go-To Products for Natural Hair?

When first deciding to go Natural I must admit I fell victim to becoming a product junkie. Everything that everyone else said was good, I wanted to be good for me. I was googling what products were good, searching IG for natural hair guru’s, asking friends, and just driving myself crazy. After I got tired…

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No-Lye 1 Year Anniversary

As I sit back and reflect on my natural hair journey so far it amazes me how time can pass us by. Today (June 21, 2015), makes a year since I have had my last perm and it makes me excited for the years to come. Although I am still dealing with two different textures…

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Love Your Mane

I created a project entitled “Love Your Mane“, it was originally in honor of Black History Month but I prolonged it because why celebrate ourselves for just one month. The purpose of this project was to reach out to African American women who rock their natural hair and embrace the texture that grows from their…

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Why I Dislike the Hair Salon

In one of my previous post I discussed my experiences with Traction Alopecia and I mentioned that I never felt comfortable going into hair salons. To this day I still feel uncomfortable with the idea of stepping into one for the simple fact that the level of ignorance is at an all time high in this…

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Lets Discuss: Nappy Hair

There are many negative connotations behind the word “nappy” that stem from times of slavery. As Black people we have always been taught to hate our hair and most importantly who we are. Growing up we are taught that nappy hair is bad we need to get a perm, boys are told nappy hair doesn’t look good…

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What Is Natural Hair & Your View on Protective Styling?

It seems that for something so simple, people have many different definitions. Natural hair to me is the hair that grows from your scalp that hasn’t been chemically altered in any way.  Definition: Hair whose texture hasn’t been altered by chemical straighteners, including relaxers and texturizers. An Afro hairstyle is sometimes referred to as “a…

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Embracing My Natural Hair

There was once a time when I would feel the roots of my hair and automatically say “I need a perm” or “My roots are getting nappy.” As African Americans we are conditioned to hate the natural texture of our hair and to prefer straight hair over our own curls and kinks. Although there is…

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