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Baldy Shares Her Story

My hair was already in bad shape from about 9 years of wearing micro braids.  At first I was amazed at the length of my hair.  However I failed to realize how thin my hair had become.  When I finally paid attention to the thinn...
 
 
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Kiddie Perms and Breakage Issues

I havent had a relaxer in my hair for 18 years. I’ve been wearing my hair in braids, weaves, etc. so I decided to put a kiddie perm in it on the day before new years eve.  I didnt leave it on long and I have coarse but th...
 
 
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Braids Gone Wrong

I went to 125 st. in Manhattan to get my braids taken out and re-braided.   It was my 3rd. time at this shop. The hairbraider literally pulled out my hair from the scalp, I have the bald spots to prove it.  It was after 4pm so ...

 
 
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Dominican Relaxer Disaster

After a year of wearing extensions, my hair had grown to the coveted “bra strap” back length, and was thick and healthy. Wellll…after admiring a friend’s hair, she told me she had gotten it done at the l...
 
 
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Uneven Hair Growth

It had been some time that I had my hair medium the back being styled like a bob and bangs that I would hide in the front with a side parting. I would alternate between braids and my natural hair. I would often trim my hair to ...
 
 
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Vanilla Care, Chocolate Hair

Hey, my name is Claire. My parents adopted a little black baby girl, Alex, 12 years ago. Both of them and their other adopted daughter (yours truely) are white. For years we had a nanny that would do Alex’s hair, but when...