Relaxers: How Soon is Too Soon?
May07

Relaxers: How Soon is Too Soon?

“It’s too thick!” “It’s really hard!” “I don’t know what to do with it.”   These are usually the last words uttered before a mother relaxes her daughter’s hair.   I can attest to this as I have two daughters with two completely different hair types.   In fact, they are polar opposites with one being very soft and thick and the other being coarse, thin, and dry. Both hair types present...

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Temple Thinning: When All Else Fails, There is Hope!
Apr23

Temple Thinning: When All Else Fails, There is Hope!

The very first time I noticed my temples receding was when I was 23 years old after I removed my micro braids.   It never really struck me to be a hair loss issue as much as I figured it was because of the constant pulling.   Therefore, like anything else insignificant, I just shrugged it off.   Months later, I discovered that even more of my edges were missing.   Why was this happening?   I was beside myself at this point and bought...

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Unbe-Weave-able!
Apr13

Unbe-Weave-able!

Every woman at some point has unfortunately fallen victim to a horrendous weave.   In fact, you’re still probably whirling mad at your stylist for doing you such a grave injustice.   I, myself have suffered through countless bad weave jobs over the years and I am still “P.O.’d” about it many years later.   The concept of a weave seems simple enough, right?  If so, then why are so many women walking around looking all...

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Five Easy Ways to Transition
Mar05

Five Easy Ways to Transition

The most difficult decision in going natural is the transitioning process.  In fact, this process can be so tedious that many women fail to maintain their new natural growth and revert to relaxing.  Most women who have successfully transitioned will all agree that the first year is the most difficult when temptation is greater than ever.  This is largely because it is problematic styling hair with two different textures.  This article...

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Eyebrow Shaping Methods
Feb29

Eyebrow Shaping Methods

There is no doubt that maintaining well-groomed eyebrows works wonders on improving your appearance.  Knowing what options you have to create and keep your eyebrows looking great around the clock is essential.  Whether or not you are a newbie or expert in eyebrow shaping, having options is always welcomed.  Here are several different methods of shaping (simplified) for you to try out. Shaving Most women opt for this method because it...

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