Textured Beauty: Kayla
Mar04

Textured Beauty: Kayla

Name:  My name is Kayla, but online  I’m known as CurleyChaos. Tell us about yourself:  I am a 23 year-old Carlow Alum from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I work for the nonprofit organization, Amachi Pittsburgh. I love food. I love desserts. I love sleeping.  My only hobby… crocheting How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? This question becomes increasingly difficult to answer as time goes on. The only exact date I...

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How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie
Mar03

How To Avoid Becoming a Product Junkie

Becoming a product junkie is so easy nowadays.  With a large YouTube and blogging natural hair community, we are bombarded with a lot of information.  Every other day, there is  a new fad that every naturalista must try.  And although the plethora of information is helpful, it can also be confusing.  At least, for me it was.  I tried countless twisting creams, conditioners, shampoos, brushes, combs, and tons of other products that...

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The Scientific Method for Natural Hair
Mar03

The Scientific Method for Natural Hair

The internet is full of information.. many times conflicting.    Some swear by mineral oil, while others abhor it.   Some believe that sulfate shampoos are too drying so they use sulfate-free shampoos, while others think that sulfate shampoos work just fine.   And then there are those that believe sulfate AND sulfate-free shampoos are drying, so they only co-wash (conditioner wash).  Confused yet? With so many hypotheses available...

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Natural Hair:  Done in 20 Minutes
Mar03

Natural Hair: Done in 20 Minutes

The clock is ticking.   Your significant other is impatiently staring at his watch.  You look at your hair and it is a sight.  You say, “I’ll be done in 20 minutes!  I promise!”   But how do you keep your promise?   Your stare at your hair.   [Insert your conundrum here.]  Instead of fighting with your hair for the next hour, try one of these 20 minute fixes to get you out the door and your honey happy.  Natural...

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Textured Beauty: Cherrae’
Mar03

Textured Beauty: Cherrae’

Name: Cherrae’ Tell us about yourself:  I grew up in Pennsylvania but currently reside in Delaware, where I work at a bank and plan on continuing my education.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends.   Anything creative and exciting seems to keep my attention such as poetry, dancing, and different forms of art. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I have been natural for nine months and transitioned...

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