Good and Bad Hair???
Feb28

Good and Bad Hair???

“Talkin bout good and bad hair.  Whether you’re dark or you’re fair.   Go on and swear, see if I care good and bad hair”.  Don’t you just love Spike Lee’s movie ‘School Daze’?   If you haven’t seen it (and I can’t imagine that anyone over 30 hasn’t) you should.  You got the “jigaboos” or the mostly dark skin girls with “nappy hair” versus the “wannabes” or light-skinned girls with weaves all down their backs.   They taunt and tease...

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Skincare & Natural Hair
Feb07

Skincare & Natural Hair

As we all know natural hair requires lots of moisture, and those of us with natural hair are constantly using products that are made up of oils and creams to keep our hair looking its best.   Although these products are great for the hair they can clog pores and cause a lot of trouble for the skin on the face.   There are four basic skin types: normal, dry, combination, and oily.   For the purposes of this article only oily and...

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Natural vs Relaxed Hair
Jan31

Natural vs Relaxed Hair

As more and more Black women discover the beauty of their naturally kinky hair, the feud between relaxed and natural women of Color is growing at an alarming rate.  While some natural ladies feel as if women who choose to relax their hair are betraying their African roots, relaxed ladies feel that they are constantly under attack by the naturals over their choice to process their hair.   It is a silly debate as well as an unfortunate...

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7 Tips for Thicker & Fuller Hair
Jan29

7 Tips for Thicker & Fuller Hair

Black Hair Media is full of information on how women of color can achieve the hair lengths of their dreams.  Yet as you grow your hair to unbelievable lengths, achieving full heads of thick, luxurious, voluminous hair may be more difficult to do.  Whether you genetically have thin hair or it has thinned from years of abuse, age, chemical or heat treatments, or illness there are some things that can help you get the look of thick...

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How To: Protect Your Hairline
Jan27

How To: Protect Your Hairline

One of the most disheartening things for anyone is to see is their hairline wearing away.  It’s bad enough for a man, but it can be emotionally traumatizing for a woman.  African American women in particular, are especially prone to damaged hairlines due to the overuse of chemicals and hairstyles that cause stress on the hairline.  Traction alopecia, a type of hair loss directly connected to improper styling techniques and damaging...

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