I gotta Love Jones
Nov08

I gotta Love Jones

I gotta “Love Jones”…. In 1997 Theodore Withcer directed one of the best Black films of all time “Love Jones”  And while I was just a high school sophomore, a mere 15 or 16 years of age at the time.  This movie quickly became one of my favorites and I can quote most of it to this day. Although I can’t quite say I understood everything that was going on in the movie, at the time, I can say that I knew I wanted a love like Nina’s and...

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Four Simple Homemade Hair Recipes For Damaged Dry Hair
Nov08

Four Simple Homemade Hair Recipes For Damaged Dry Hair

There are several things that a person can do when they have dry damaged hair, one option is to chop it all off and then watch it grow back. However, if the damage was caused by your hair habits in the first place then it might be prudent for you if you try to fix those habits so that your hair can flourish again. The remedy does not have to be expensive or elaborate. We all know that there are some things that are needed in black...

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3 Ways To Make Relaxed Hair Curly
Nov08

3 Ways To Make Relaxed Hair Curly

A friend of mine recently commented that relaxed hair is boring. Her beef with the whole relaxed hair process is that your hair is straight and if you don’t want it to break off you can’t do many things with it. Well, that’s not really true, there are several ways to wear relaxed hair that will give the hair body and even create some curls in it. The following are three suggestions with steps: Beach Waves Now this is an easy style to...

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Super Foods for Beautiful Hair and Skin
Nov07

Super Foods for Beautiful Hair and Skin

A brief overview of some organic and healthy foods that will boost your metabolism and hair growth. Eggs Hair is mainly made up of protein so a diet rich in protein is important. Eggs contain high quality protein, fats, vitamins and minerals. And according to new research eggs also contain antioxidants thanks to two amino acids they contain called Tryptophan and Tyrosine which have potent antioxidant properties equivalent to half a...

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Relaxed Hair Glossary

The following is a listing of terms most associated with relaxed hair.  Please view out Natural Hair Glossary for other terms that may be relevant to both relaxed and natural hair. APL | Arm Pit Length A term used to describe the growth of your hair when It has reached your arm pit. BSL | Bra Strap Length A term used to describe the growth of your hair when it has reached the area down your back where your bra strap is located. Color...

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