Salon vs. DIY: Which is Better?

Shea Moisture Review

Xanthan Gum: My Flax Seed Gel's New Bestie

Detangling Natural Hair- Wet or Dry?

Shea Moisture Review

I’ve been trying out Shea Moisture’s “Jamaican Black Castor Oil” collection. The products in this collection are for strenghtening, growing,…

Shop Vintage ONLINE! 5 Vintage Shops on Etsy you need to Shop NOW!

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Before I dive into the coolest shops online for vintage clothing, I just need to send out a public announcement…”If you are reading this right now and you’re not on Etsy, put down everything you’re doing and sign up NOW!” Etsy is the lost gem that I so desperately needed in my life. It is…

Salon vs. DIY: Which is Better?

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Via Essence.com By Mahogany Curls Natural hair is so exciting and fun in many ways, but the best thing about being natural is that you can style it yourself. This is something you probably were not used to doing before you decided to transition to your natural tresses. Your favorite websites such as YouTube serve…

Fear of The Fall

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We often get caught in a downward swirl. Nothing seems to work out as planned, obstacles keep cropping up in the least expected moments and it looks as though all forces stand against us. In such scenarios, we give up when the going gets tough. Fortunately, many renowned personalities remind us that there is no…

Shea Moisture Review

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I’ve been trying out Shea Moisture’s “Jamaican Black Castor Oil” collection. The products in this collection are for strenghtening, growing, and restoring dry or brittle hair. I’ve used the treatment masque, hair serum, and styling lotion. The Jamaican Black Castor Oil (JBCO), is what drew my attention to the product. My mother uses it and…

Xanthan Gum: My Flax Seed Gel’s New Bestie

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Via Shanti Terry of letmeletyouknow.com Hey curly girls! Got a quick bit of info here I just had to share with all of you.  If you’re like me, and you love your flax seed gel, this is one tip you don’t want to miss out on, so keep reading! 

How To Keep It Hot !… Once You Get The Rock!

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  By: Julie Hunter If you’re in a long-term relationship or marriage, you understand that every couple goes through their ups and downs. Sometimes however, it can be a little hard to tell which side of the pendulum the current state of your relationship is swaying towards, especially if you find yourself in a bit…

Detangling Natural Hair- Wet or Dry?

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Via Janelle Sands of Naturally Curly.com We are often taught not to put a comb to our hair unless it is drenched in conditioner. We are also taught never to brush the hair when wet. So which is it? In what state is our hair weaker or stronger? To answer this question, we must understand…

Fruitvale Station – Movie Highlight

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Looking at the news within the last few years you may have seen that racially stemmed violence has become a epidemic throughout the United States.  Well, the entertainment industry has definitely taken notice and has started to incorporate these tragic stories within their films.   Fruitvale Station (2013) is one of those films that sheds…

Permed Hair Easier to Manage?

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Apart from fitting into the given standard of beauty, another reason for perming our hair was making it easier to manage and maintain. Our natural course hair was capable of breaking a comb and totally unmanageable! After 15 years of permed hair and over 5 years with natural hair, I look back in retrospect and…