“What Is My Hair Type?”: Hair Texture
Sep21

“What Is My Hair Type?”: Hair Texture

  “What Is My Hair Type?” is a series focused on the various aspects of hair typing.  The most common hair typing system used is Andre Walker’s hair types (3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, etc.).  But your hair is much more than letters and numbers.  There are many other ways to describe your hair — texture, density, porosity, and elasticity.  If you are not considering all aspects of hair typing, then you may not be as well-equipped to...

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Textured Beauty: Bernadette
Sep19

Textured Beauty: Bernadette

Name: Bernadette Hair’s Name (if applicable): People name their hair?? Tell us about yourself.  Tobacco Use Prevention Health Educator/Waitress/Soon to be Language and Culture Assistant in Spain. Hobbies: Eating, Cooking, Cutting up with friends, appreciating bourbon and whiskey, pole dancing/fitness, reading (most magazines and Huntington Post articles these days, but I finally got a kindle so books will be back as soon as I find the...

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Six Hair Products that Rocked My World
Sep17

Six Hair Products that Rocked My World

Let me set  the scene. I am newly natural and I’m perusing every blog and YouTube channel on the web.  (Picture me. Glued to the screen. Watching and reading intensely. ) I watch/read tutorial after tutorial and absolutely LOVE the results. The only problem is… with every tutorial, they layered about 10 products onto their hair and I had no idea which product garnered such great results. So of course, I began to to do...

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Natural Hair Recipes for Beginners
Sep14

Natural Hair Recipes for Beginners

Going natural brings out the inner “mixtress” inside us all.   Suddenly store bought items are not good enough and need to be replaced with homemade mixes or tweaked with some “good” ingredients.  Naturalistas can be found in their kitchens whipping shea butter in their mixer or boiling flax seed to make gel.  As a new natural, all of the recipes can seem very complicated.  So I’m providing  easy recipes...

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Textured Beauty: Taira
Sep12

Textured Beauty: Taira

Name: Taira Tell us about yourself: I’m an Administrative Supervisor for a Healthcare company and I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend, fam and friends doing just about anything fun. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I have been natural for 1yr and 6months.  I went natural because I was looking for a healthy change. Something different. What is your hair type and texture? I actually don’t know my...

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