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What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair
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What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair

Fall time is here! You know what that means? Pretty colors are near and the pretty leaves are beginning to fall off the trees, well in Indiana it is LOL. This is the time of the year where my natural sistas start to look for a new color to dye their hair for this wonderful season. What should you know about coloring your natural hair? I have been natural for almost three and a half years and I have colored my hair since about my six month mark. There are…

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natural hairstyles for the spring
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5 Natural Hairstyles for the Spring

Looking for natural hairstyles for the spring styles? Here are a few that can help you prepare your hair for the summer with some cute, but easy styles. Get inspiration from theses naturalistas and check out more that you may love! Share your favorite styles or which ones you’ll be rocking this spring. 1. High Puff A post shared by YouTube: Fèyísétàn B. Idowu (@feyisetanidowu) on Apr 18, 2017 at 7:32am PDT High puffs are cute and simple. They are perfect for wash and gos that are a few days…

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3 Tips for Detangling Natural Hair (1)
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3 Tips for Detangling Natural Hair

Detangling natural hair can be SUCH a challenge. I won’t lie. I do not like washing my hair, simply because I dread the detangling process. My hair is really thick and I am certain that I have a mixture of 4B and 4C hair type. I love my natural hair and have been growing it for 2 ½ years. My “Naturalversary” will be in May and it will be 3 years for me! Even though I dread it, I wanted to share 3 quick detangling tips for your natural hair…

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Natural
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Back to the Basics: What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Natural

I remember when I started my hair journey almost four years ago. I didn’t quite really know what to expect or what I needed for my hair. Everything I know now I wished I would have known in the beginning of my journey. But don’t we all? After talking to a few of my friends who are transitioning, I realized there are some staple items everyone should have in their bathroom. Denman Brush This brush became my best friend as I transitioned and even now. There’s no way I would…

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Three of My Favorite Loc Styles

Would you believe me if I told you that I style my hair more now that it is loc’d than I did when I was a free natural? I had no idea how to manage my natural hair before locs because I am convinced my texture does not fit into any of the categories. My hair texture looks coarse, feels super soft and comes with a lot of frizz. This was one of the reasons why I decided to loc my hair because I knew that I would be able…

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Natural Hair in the Workplace
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Being Natural in the (White) Workplace

No, you can’t touch my hair. Being Natural is hard enough. With the copious amounts of products in the market and the struggle to perfect a twist out, bantu knot and perm rod set like your favorite YouTuber, life is not easy for naturals! The task of maintaining the white standard of professionalism doesn’t make being natural any easier. Perhaps it’s time for others to learn to accept our hair. African American professional women have long hid under weaves and perms in order to get in formation with their white…

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Is Protective Styling natural hair really protecting?
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Does Your Protective Style Truly Protect

This year has been the year of “protective styling” for me. I was persistent to protect my hair from manipulation, heat damage, retain length and most importantly protect these ends. People may ask, “Wait, isn’t that what protective styles are supposed to do?” Yeah…that is what I thought too. Now I’m not saying they don’t, but it is really important that you know your hair and what helps it thrive to be at its healthiest state. I have 4B hair and it sucks moisture out of a room. It needs…

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Faux Wash ‘n’ Go

Having natural hair is a beautiful thing, however, when it comes to styling hair at night it can be a curse! We all have those nights where we just want to jump right in bed and relax without taming or preserving our luscious curls. For those lazy nights you may find yourself just throwing your hair into a messy bun, doing some quick twists or just wrapping your hair in a satin bonnet or scarf. However, waking up to FLAT disproportionate hair, on a day where you want to look…

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