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What is My Hair Type? The Andre Walker Typing System

The Andre Walker Typing System.  It is the hair typing system most referenced in the natural hair community. But is also quite confusing. Often naturals post pictures on the web asking others to tell them them their hair type. ...
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Latoya’s Hair Regimen

It is very important that as you embark on your hair journey that you develop a hair regimen. It doesn’t have to be strict and it can be ever evolving. But you should at least have some level of consistency as you care for your...

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“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 letter...
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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 elu...

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Hairstyle Recap

The past few years have been host to countless hairstyle successes and failures.   From short haircuts like Rihanna and Keri Hilson, long locks like Beyonce and tons of women shaving it all off and going natural like Solange.  ...
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Natural Hair Faus Pas

If you ask any African American women with natural hair, she may tell you that her natural hair journey was less than thrilling.   Almost every natural has experienced the roller coaster of ups and downs, love and hate of their...

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So what if natural hair is a trend?

A popular YouTube personality, who has been chronicling her relaxed healthy hair journey for about three years online, recently announced her decision to transition.   She is a favorite among relaxed women because of her determ...
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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 mo...

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Help For Fine Natural Hair

Fine hair is reminiscent of lifeless, dull hair with endless amounts of frizz.   If you have fine natural hair, you have double the battle with lifeless hair, frizzy hair and length retention issues.   Moreover, styling fine na...
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Tips for Perfecting a Bantu Knot Out

I tried several bantu knot outs over the first two years of my healthy hair journey without any success.  This style is formed when your hair is twisted around itself until it forms a knot that resembles a stack of tires.  When...