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Natural Hair in the Workplace
in Advice, LIFE, Natural Hair

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?
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

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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in Culture, LIFE

Why I Love Fall

Fall is the BEST time of the year. Yes, I am biased for a few reasons. The Weather  I love fall because I think it is the best weather. I can dress warm or cool. I can wear jeans and a short sleeved shirt with boots, or sandals. Then I can wear a hoodie with jeans and sneakers. My favorite item of clothing that I love wearing in the fall are SWEATS! I just love being comfortable. I always have. Let’s not even get on the endless ways to wear…

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