How to Wash and Detangle Natural Hair (Part 1)
Oct29

How to Wash and Detangle Natural Hair (Part 1)

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 will explore the washing and detangling process. So take notes, go home and experiment, and report back on how things work for you. Pre-poo Surprisingly,...

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Curly Girl Collective Presents “Mane Attraction”
Oct26

Curly Girl Collective Presents “Mane Attraction”

Last Sunday, 300 naturals flocked to Free Candy in Brooklyn, NY to attend the highly anticipated event, Mane Attraction: His Voice, Her Hair.  The event was organized by the beautiful and fly women of The Curly Girl Collective — Julienne, Tracey, Melody, Charisse, Gia, and Simone — and sponsored by Eden BodyWorks.  And much like their are other creative brain children, it stood out among the rest. Mane Attraction featured...

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Textured Beauty:  Tammy
Oct24

Textured Beauty: Tammy

Name: Tammy Hair’s Name:  Well, I refer to my hair as “The Beast” whenever I’m about to wash/style it… lol!  It’s time to tackle the BEAST… lol! Tell us about yourself. I’m an IT Specialist (Civilian) for the Navy and Marines supporting Government software applications. I love spending time with my extra large family lol! I’m a hugh movie buff! I spend a lot of time reading African...

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My Hair Story
Oct21

My Hair Story

“Duro duro, malo malo”, the hairdresser complained. Male patron asks (in Spanish), “How do you  do hair that is so hard and so bad?” Hairdresser begins to respond, but I interject.  “Excuse me. I understand Spanish. Can you please stop talking about me?” That, my friends, is my hair story. Or at least the beginning…   Growing up, my particular hair type was not celebrated in the black...

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How to Make the Most of A Hair Show
Oct19

How to Make the Most of A Hair Show

Hair shows and events are popping up around the country.  From major cities to small towns, naturals are gathering to share tips, purchase goodies, and attend workshops.  With so many options at these events, it can get overwhelming. So here are few tips as you navigate  your next hair show… Socialize and Network See someone with beautiful hair? Compliment them.  Want to know how they achieved the style? Ask them. Build your...

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