Why I Cut My Hair & Got A Relaxer

I entered 2017 with a host of changes sitting on my lap. I wrote my first book and became an author (buy it here). Then Leèroy asked me to marry him and we got engaged (no, that’s not his real name). Then I immediately started planning our wedding. Then he said let’s move back to Baltimore. My 2017 was spent adjusting to…
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MANE Hair Society Looks To Change How Black Girls Get Their Hair Done

The struggle is REAL when it comes to getting black hair done! It’s not that our hair is unmanageable, there just aren’t enough salons that cater to our specific needs. Lucky for us, MANE Hair Society is about to change all that. What DryBar is to metropolitan White women who love chic blowouts, MANE Hair Society is to polished Black…
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10 Beauty Must-Haves (Under $10) That I Cannot Live Without

GUEST POST As a beauty girl on a tight budget, few things make me happier than finding super cheap products I love. Lower cost doesn’t always mean lower quality, and if you can find a beauty staple that costs less than a cocktail you are winning in life! Here are my 10 beauty faves that cost less than $10:
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30 Thoughts Black Women Have Before & During Their Visit To The Salon

Every week it’s the same thing over and over and OVER again. You just wish your hairdresser could get it together. These are the thoughts you have every time you go to the salon.
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12 Ways To Tell If You Use Too Much Hair Product

It happens to the best of us. You got a little product happy, and now you don’t even want to venture outside. People keep mistaking you for the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz, and you’re getting pretty sick and tired of it. Here are 12 ways to tell you use way too much hair product.
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[product review] Pantene Medium-Thick Hair Solutions

A good hair regimen starts with your shampoo and conditioner. No matter how expensive and pretty the packaging can be or how great the model appears on the commerical you have to be sure the product is a great fit for you and your hair. Finding a product that works effectively on my hair is especially hard because of the amount of pesky…
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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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