Five Tips for Your Best Twistout EVER!
Sep10

Five Tips for Your Best Twistout EVER!

At the cornerstone of a great twistout is shiny hair, defined curls, and lots of  movement. When someone goes natural, the twistout is one of the first styles naturalistas try to master. But the perfect twistout can be ever elusive. Too often, twistout results can be in inconsistent. Frizz, undefined curls, product residue, and hair that never dried are just a few of the issues that arise when attempting a twistout.   Here are...

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Textured Beauty: Renee
Sep06

Textured Beauty: Renee

  Name: Renee Tell us about yourself: I am enrolled at Delaware Technical and Community College as a General Business Major. I just completed my first year as a contestant in the Miss Delaware Pageant under the Miss America Organization and placed as first runner-up. I love to dance and right now my goal is to be Miss Delaware 2013 and compete in Miss America 2014. I am currently raising money for the Children’s Miracle...

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Introducing Latoya and Lola (My Hair)
Sep06

Introducing Latoya and Lola (My Hair)

I’m the newest member of the BlackHairMedia.com team. I have been blogging for 3 years and I’m happy to make BHM my new online home.  When I’m not blogging, I work full-time in the field of higher education; I’m a busy wife and mom of two beautiful girls; and I dance and workout in my free time. Phew!  As you can imagine, I’m very busy.  As the natural hair writer, my goal is to make the natural hair journey less daunting. I plan on...

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My Hair Ephipany
Aug22

My Hair Ephipany

So you want to grow out your natural hair.  That’s fantastic!  Well what are you waiting for…let’s get started.  One day I got an epiphany.  Well, what happened was… about August 2010 my hair grew at a pretty fast and steady pace  (I began my natural hair journey about June 2008) .  My hair is what I consider 3c/4a texture with the length of about 9 to 10 inches long and I was beginning to fight with my...

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Are You Teaching Your Daughter to Obsess Over Hair?
Aug21

Are You Teaching Your Daughter to Obsess Over Hair?

I take the role of a mother extremely serious.   So much so that I have resolved to not have any children until I have matured more, not only financially but also emotionally and mentally.   I take my role as a Black mother as an even more vital role due to the circumstances that come along with living as a Black woman in our current social platform.   Being a mother to a daughter comes with an even greater weight of responsibility...

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