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Braids Gone Wrong

I went to 125 st. in Manhattan to get my braids taken out and re-braided.   It was my 3rd. time at this shop. The hairbraider literally pulled out my hair from the scalp, I have the bald spots to prove it.  It was after 4pm so ...
 
 
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Dominican Relaxer Disaster

After a year of wearing extensions, my hair had grown to the coveted “bra strap” back length, and was thick and healthy. Wellll…after admiring a friend’s hair, she told me she had gotten it done at the l...

 
 
 
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Are Black Men Intimidated By Successful Women?

Are Black men really intimidated by a woman who is more successful?  Or is it a turn on, and if so, why?  Success is the process of achieving a favorable outcome from taking action toward a set goal.  Tangible rewards like mone...
 
 
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Uneven Hair Growth

It had been some time that I had my hair medium the back being styled like a bob and bangs that I would hide in the front with a side parting. I would alternate between braids and my natural hair. I would often trim my hair to ...

 
 
 
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Vanilla Care, Chocolate Hair

Hey, my name is Claire. My parents adopted a little black baby girl, Alex, 12 years ago. Both of them and their other adopted daughter (yours truely) are white. For years we had a nanny that would do Alex’s hair, but when...
 
 
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Bird’s Nest Syndrome

Recently, I was washing my hair and conditioning it after have french braids in my hair.  After I washed it my hair looked okay.  But, after I put a conditioner on it and sat under the dryer my hair matted up like cat or dog fu...

 
 
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The Help.Viola Davis' New 'Do
The Help.Viola Davis' New 'Do
The Help.Viola Davis' New 'Do

The Help…Viola Davis’ New ‘Do

Viola Davis is a two time Academy Award Nominee and an actress in the popular movie, “The Help.”  Until now, she was mostly known as a stage actress, but she has definitely hit her stride with her latest movie, The Help.  She w...
 
 
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My hair is a horror story

First of all, my hair is dead!  It won’t perm.  It feels like paper when it’s permed…well, when I perm it.  I have damaged my hair to the point where I don’t even want to look at it.  I have covered it w...

 
 
 
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A Waste of a Weave

I got a full head weave that was about 16 inches.  I was alot of hair. The beautician cut my bangs too long for a long hair do. So I went home and tried to cut it myself.  In my mind I was thinking it’s hot so I want the ...