Common Misconceptions About (My) Hair

Every day I walk outside my door and enter the world outside people stare at me. Well, really my hair. Even more so now that my hair is short and currently naturally curly. Although I am kinda use to it, it can be really annoying to catch folks in the moment of gazing at my hair. Some totally deny it…
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Things No One Will Tell You About Being Natural

THE TASK: No one ever really tells you what to be prepared for when you take that daring leap to transform your previously chemically induced mane into one with a more natural existence. Whether you’re in it to get healthier hair or you’re a trendy diva following the natural hair wave, the results are the same. 
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I Chopped Off All Of My Hair…No Lye!

Let’s start at the beginning. In April,  I decided it was way too hot to apply more heat to my tresses. Standing in my bathroom under my vanity light sweating like a pig in a sauna. It was just unproductive. I would have to wait at least 30 minutes to cool down before I could apply my face. To top that off once I went outside…
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My Grey Hair: Curly vs Straight

Back in April 2011 I shared that I was considering going back to my natural hair with plans to eventually do the CHOP! I even gave tips for folks struggling with the transition. Looks like I need to take my own advice now because I feel the struggle!
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How I care for my grey hair

This week for our Friend Friday post we’re discussing our hair. And how we care for it. Ahh, my grey tresses! Oh how I love thee but you are not loving me back right now. Although I get many compliments on the color and style on most days I am not quite as happy with my hair as I feel…
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5 Ways To Transition To Natural Hair

I’ve been thinking about transitioning my hair to its natural curly waves for a while. Each September, after the summer heat finally disappears and my roots calm down, I reminisce about my childhood wavy locs. I’ve always classified myself as semi-natural. Meaning, since I can remember I’ve only had a relaxer treatment 2 maybe 3 times a year. Just to tame…
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5 Reasons to Say NO to Lace Front Wigs!

 “THE Worst Invention to the average woman.” OK, so let me not assume everyone knows what a lace front wig is. Simply put – it’s a wig that is made to appear as if it’s your hair growing naturally out of your scalp BUT it’s really a wig. I say work with what God originally gave you and keep it…
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