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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Natural Hair:  Done in 20 Minutes
Mar03

Natural Hair: Done in 20 Minutes

The clock is ticking.   Your significant other is impatiently staring at his watch.  You look at your hair and it is a sight.  You say, “I’ll be done in 20 minutes!  I promise!”   But how do you keep your promise?   Your stare at your hair.   [Insert your conundrum here.]  Instead of fighting with your hair for the next hour, try one of these 20 minute fixes to get you out the door and your honey happy.  Natural...

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Textured Beauty: Cherrae’
Mar03

Textured Beauty: Cherrae’

Name: Cherrae’ Tell us about yourself:  I grew up in Pennsylvania but currently reside in Delaware, where I work at a bank and plan on continuing my education.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends.   Anything creative and exciting seems to keep my attention such as poetry, dancing, and different forms of art. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I have been natural for nine months and transitioned...

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Latoya Interviews Jenell of Kinky Curly Coily Me!
Feb07

Latoya Interviews Jenell of Kinky Curly Coily Me!

It all started with a need for an outlet where she could share her experience and inspire others.   When Jenell went natural in 2010, she didn’t know many people who were going natural.  She tried sharing her new found knowledge with her husband — then fiance.   Although he was very supportive of her journey, he wasn’t too interested in learning about the incorporation of shea butter and extra virgin olive oil into a...

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Latoya Covers the New Hair Resolutions Natural Hair Event
Jan26

Latoya Covers the New Hair Resolutions Natural Hair Event

On Saturday, Jan. 19, over 100 women attended “New Hair Resolutions” at Studio 505 in Wilmington, Del.  Organized by Maisia Jackson of the blog, Four Natural Girls, the event included informative workshops, local hair and accessory vendors, and tons of giveaways. Transitioners, new naturals, and seasoned veterans showed up wearing locs, twistouts, puffs, and even straight styles. “I decided to have an event in hopes...

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