Clay: The Shampoo Alternative
Nov13

Clay: The Shampoo Alternative

When you first go “natural”, you are inundated with lots of information: Hair products, techniques, and debates on products and techniques.  A major topic of discussion is the debate on how to wash your hair.  Some say that co-washing — the use of conditioners to cleanse the hair — are best since they do not dry out the hair. Others say that shampoo is necessary to remove dirt from the hair.  Then there is the...

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Textured Beauty: Tywanda
Nov09

Textured Beauty: Tywanda

Name: Tywanda Hair’s Name: Cree, after Cree Summers who played “Freddie” on A Diffferent World.  She’s my hair idol. Tell us about yourself: Per my LinkedIn profile headliner…   Energetic Marketing Professional ♦ Accomplished Freelance Writer & Editor ♦ Influential Speaker ♦ Engaging Published Author ♦ Innovative Entrepreneur ♦ Experienced Board Member ♦ Gifted Poet ♦ Personal Branding Champion ♦ Dynamic...

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Naturally Pretty with Mae and Mimi J
Nov07

Naturally Pretty with Mae and Mimi J

On Wednesday, October 24th, Maeling “NikkiMae” Tapp and Mia “Mimi J” Johnson joined forces for the 2nd Annual “Naturally Pretty” event in Atlanta. Maeling is a natural hair guru on YouTube and Mimi J is a celebrity makeup artist.  (In fact, Mimi J was the BHM makeup artist for both the Bonner Brothers and World Natural Hair Show!)  With their expertise, they planned a fusion event highlighting...

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Washing and Detangling Natural Hair (Part 2)
Nov05

Washing and Detangling Natural Hair (Part 2)

Whether your hair is short or long, curly or kinky, washing and detangling your hair can be one of the most intimidating tasks for a natural. When washing hair, you have to remove product buildup without drying it out or creating excessive tangles. In this two part series, we are exploring the washing and detangling process. So take notes, go home and experiment, and report back on how things work for you. In part one, we reviewed how...

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PATIENCE is the Key to Hair Growth

Recently, The Secret to Long Natural Hair — a parody about a miracle product for hair growth — surfaced on YouTube.  Featuring Taren “Taren916″ Guy , Cipriana and Nikisha of Urban Bush Babes, Francheska a.k.a. heyfranhey, and Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey, the video addressed a major goal in the natural hair community…hair growth.  Hair vitamins. Hair serums. Length checks. You name it. ...

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