The Natural Hair Movement

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The Natural Hair Movement Over 100 years ago in 1877, the first hair relaxer was born.  But it wasn’t until the 1970s that this idea became commercial and the product was mass produced, marketed solely to black women.  In more recent years, however, the natural hair movement has taken shape.  The natural hair movement is […]

April 22, 2014 Read the full article →

Healthy Eating for Healthy Skin

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Healthy Eating for Healthy Skin We all know it: what  you put in your mouth becomes what you are.  The foods that you eat have a dramatic effect on your overall health, including the health of your skin.  Here are some tips to promote healthy eating for healthy skin. Vitamin C in an antioxidant, which […]

April 22, 2014 Read the full article →

The Natural’s Guide to Traveling Overseas: How to Style and What Products to Bring

by Adeola of The Mane Captain Whether traveling for business or pleasure, long distance or short distance,we can all agree that traveling can be stressful. For us naturals, the stress level can easily escalate as we contemplate which tools and products we can bring along and what to leave behind to avoid paying fees for […]

April 12, 2014 Read the full article →

Argan Oil for Natural Hair

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Argan Oil for Natural Hair The argan tree can be found in Southwest Morocco.  The kernels of the tree are extracted and produced into oil.  Argan oil, called by some “liquid gold” has been used in Morocco for many generations.  It is wonderful for skin because it reduces redness and inflammation and diminishes scars.  Argan […]

April 11, 2014 Read the full article →

Vanessa // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! V: Hi! I’m Vanessa! I’m a 25-year old from Los Angeles, California. Why did you make the decision to go natural? V: I have been 100% natural for just over two years. I transitioned for another two years prior to that, so my natural hair is a total of 4 years old. I […]

April 6, 2014 Read the full article →

The LOC Method for Natural Hair

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The LOC Method for Natural Hair Scientifically, the LOC method for natural hair is one of the best ways to keep your hair moisturized and healthy. If your hair is chronically dry and brittle, this will be especially good for you. This is also a good way to protect your hair from the harsh winter […]

April 4, 2014 Read the full article →

5 Bad Habits that Damage Your Hair

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5 Bad Habits that Damage Your Hair Habits can be difficult to break, but when you have goals such as growth or health for your hair, there are some habits that really need to go. Here are five bad habits that damage your hair. 1. Going to bed without wrapping your hair. You’re exhausted by […]

March 28, 2014 Read the full article →

Skin Care Regimen for Black Women

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Skin Care Regimen for Black Women I have been on a quest to finally clear up my skin over the past few months. After doing a ton of research, I have learned lots and can now see considerable improvement when I look into the mirror. Here is an effective skin care regimen for black women. […]

March 27, 2014 Read the full article →

Police Woman Cuts Detained Woman Hair

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Via NaturallyCurly I’m still disturbed by the incident that occurred on Nov. 13, 2013. Charda Gregory, a black hairdresser in Detroit, had her sew-in weave cut and ripped from her scalp during an arrest by Warren Police Officer Bernadette Najor while the other officers strapped her to a chair and watched. The video of the incident […]

March 26, 2014 Read the full article →

Healthy Heat Styling Regimen for Natural Hair

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Heat Styling Regimen for Natural Hair We all like to change things up sometimes! I have always warned against using heat in your hair because of the damage it can wreak, but if you’re careful, it is possible to have a healthy heat styling regimen for natural hair. Don’t use heat on your hair when […]

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