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Acceptable Ways to Wear a Scarf in Public

As I begin this post, I pray you are not the woman of whom I speak.  The one who wears bonnets in public.  The woman who rocks rollers outside the confines of her home.  Said chick who walks around with her hair wrapped with a ...
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rihanna-vmas
rihanna-vmas

Rihanna’s Hair at the VMAs

I’ll be honest and tell you that while I absolutely LOVE award shows, I cannot stomach the VMAs.  Maybe I’m just too old for the foolishness, or maybe I’m simply out of touch with what’s really hot in th...
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Don’t Call My Relaxer Creamy Crack!

Some women who are new to the online hair world credit Chris Rock with coining the term ‘creamy crack’ in his documentary Good Hair, but it was a common term in the healthy hair world long before that film was even in productio...
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Holly-Robinson-Peete
Holly-Robinson-Peete

Celebrity Hair Crush: Holly Robinson-Peete

I think I am about two years too young to remember Holly Robinson Peete on 21 Jump Street so my first introduction was when she starred in Hangin with Mr. Cooper with Mark Curry.  I thought she was so beautiful, everything from...
EbonyCPrincess U-Part Wig
EbonyCPrincess U-Part Wig
EbonyCPrincess U-Part Wig

Using Wigs for Hair Growth

Wigs have come a long way since I was a little girl.  I used to think they were reserved for the elderly ladies at church who had what looked to be a helmet of hair sitting atop their heads which moved back and forth whenever t...
Natural Hair Products
Natural Hair Products
Natural Hair Products

Why Are So Many Natural Hair Products Named After Foods?

In watching the trends of the hair care industry the past few years, more specifically the natural hair community, I’ve noticed a few things, none of which is new but just updated to reflect the direction in which hair trends a...
EbonyCPrincess in Outre Izzie
EbonyCPrincess in Outre Izzie
EbonyCPrincess in Outre Izzie

EbonyCPrincess Hair Story

I’ve always coveted long hair and although I had thick shoulder length hair my entire life somewhere in the back of my mind, I often believed my hair could grow longer…I just wasn’t sure how.  In undergrad my hair definitely go...
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nia-long-essence-august-2012

Nia Long Talks Natural Hair & Healthy Living in Essence

In the August 2012 issue of Essence in which she is featured on the cover, Nia Long discusses her life, her long career, and a bit about hair!   Per the actress’s request, the interview was conducted at a raw vegan restaurant, ...
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Design Essentials New ‘Naturals’ Line

I have mixed feelings about all the “natural” hair care lines that are popping up all over the place.  On one hand, I am excited that so many brands are catering to the needs of the Black community and coming out with products ...
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gabbygold

Gabby’s Gold Medal Performance vs. The Hair Critics

Warm up. The crowd roars. Other competitors are on and you try to drown them out. You walk on to the mat for your first pass on your floor routine.  Round off, back handspring, tuck, land, and finish. And don’t forget to ...