Tamara Floyd Shares Her “Natural Hair Rules”
Mar07

Tamara Floyd Shares Her “Natural Hair Rules”

When Tamara went natural in 2006, there were a lot of misconceptions about natural hair and conversely even less information about natural hair styles.  She felt the need to create a space where she could share her experiences and inspire others. So in 2008, Natural Hair Rules was born.  When she started the blog, it was “deeper than the Webster’s definition:  Rules – a prescribed guide for conduct or action.   It...

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Latoya Interviews Nicole of Get Twysted
Mar04

Latoya Interviews Nicole of Get Twysted

Nicole S. is a Master Loctician/Educator based in New Castle, DE.  At her salon, Get Twysted, she specializes in starter locs, loc extensions, maintenance, and repair.  She also does twists, box braids, coil outs, and other natural styles.   At the recent Natural Hair Resolutions event, I was able to catch up with her.  During our interview, she shared why she left Corporate America to start her own salon — originally named,...

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Textured Beauty: Kayla
Mar04

Textured Beauty: Kayla

Name:  My name is Kayla, but online  I’m known as CurleyChaos. Tell us about yourself:  I am a 23 year-old Carlow Alum from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I work for the nonprofit organization, Amachi Pittsburgh. I love food. I love desserts. I love sleeping.  My only hobby… crocheting How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? This question becomes increasingly difficult to answer as time goes on. The only exact date I...

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How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie
Mar03

How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie

Becoming a product junkie is so easy nowadays.  With a large YouTube and blogging natural hair community, we are bombarded with a lot of information.  Every other day, there is  a new fad that every naturalista must try.  And although the plethora of information is helpful, it can also be confusing.  At least, for me it was.  I tried countless twisting creams, conditioners, shampoos, brushes, combs, and tons of other products that...

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The Scientific Method for Natural Hair
Mar03

The Scientific Method for Natural Hair

The internet is full of information.. many times conflicting.    Some swear by mineral oil, while others abhor it.   Some believe that sulfate shampoos are too drying so they use sulfate-free shampoos, while others think that sulfate shampoos work just fine.   And then there are those that believe sulfate AND sulfate-free shampoos are drying, so they only co-wash (conditioner wash).  Confused yet? With so many hypotheses available...

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