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Share Things that frustrate women going natural So you have finally made the all-important, life changing decision to wear your hair in its natural state! Excellent, but right on the heels of making that concrete decision you are struck by a number of frustrations women face when going natural. To Big Chop or to transition? You have made the decision to go natural but it seems you haven’t quite figured out how you will get to that stage of being considered a ‘naturalista’. For most women getting their hair chopped...

Share Relaxed hair versus natural hair For many women of color, the above decision is one that is increasingly cropping up as the natural hair is seeing a renaissance not witnessed since the days of the Black Panthers popularized the afro in the 1970‘s. After the ‘happy medium’ of the jheri curl in the 1980‘s, relaxed hair had been the main choice for black...

Share NATURAL PEER PRESSURE…DOES IT EXIST?   The phenomenon of peer pressure does not only exist in childhood and adolescence and we are all aware of the influence that our peer group and individuals within it can have on us to confirm to the ‘normal’ attitudes, values and behaviors of the group. This pressure can also extend to style and increasingly...

Share Transitioning to natural: Transitioning from relaxed hair to natural hair can be some of the worst hair moments and the best hair moments. If you are thinking about going natural or if you are currently in the process please don’t give up. Yes, I have had more than one try at this, but you do not have to go through what I went through. This is my third attempt at going natural, and it is also my last attempt because I broke the code. The first two times I tried going natural failed because I was uneducated about caring...

Share Top Natural Hair Problems & How to Solve Them It seems as though the more you grow, the more problems you get. Natural hair problems, go figure. Even though everyone has their own issues with hair, those with natural hair seem to face a few of the same ones at some point in their journey. Here are a few tips to solve them. Dry Hair Ugh, the bane of my hair’s existence! Dry hair leads to brittle hair which can lead to major breakage. Dry hair can be caused from a lot of things but usually stems from not knowing how to properly...

Share The Mystery of African Hair Tangles   Oh no! Another day of dry brittle hair. Poor lady you woke up again forgetting to twist your hair before going to bed and now you’re haunted with thoughts of the mystery hair you will wake up to the next day. As soon as you look in the mirror you know your morning just got a little better once you see the mangled-tangled tresses you will have as a gift for the day.   It would done you well to know about the hair style system by well-known Andre Walker, also known as Oprah’s hair...

Share Doing Your Own Hair Verses Going To The Salon   Another hot topic that’s prevalent when discussing hair maintenance issues with women and men are complaints of various beauticians handling their hair too rough or not being patient enough with their hair. This is another reason for the reluctance of going natural or staying natural for many people. Black hair is easier to take care of once there is a plan put in place. The word to top the list on this hair care plan should be patience. I’m sure you would agree that...

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Share Natural Hair Options   Naturally thick coiled hair is textured the way it is for a reason. Reason being, uniquely African hair is a physical sun block, protectant and a powerful electromagnetic energy sensing antenna too. Just ask someone in who lives in Hot Africa about the gift it is to have thick wooly hair on their head in the blazing hot sun. They will tell you its a blessing indeed. Yes, afro hair can be quite a lot to work with. Although, black hair is so beautifully versatile too.   It is also a multibillion...

Share   Natural Hair Is Making A Huge Come Back! Nowadays you can find black women of all ages wearing their natural hair. It wasn’t always like this though but through decades of trying everything except their own hair naturally it seems it was high time for women to revert to what they know best and that’s being ‘Au Natural.’ There’s no better time than the present to make that change. With 2012 well underway in the year of the Dragon according to the Chinese Horoscopes, this year is full of fiery energy to...

Share The Ugly Side of Natural Hair You’ve finally made the commitment to going natural. Slowly, but surely you start twisting your hair and begin wearing your twist-outs. While difficult at first, you’ve started to understand your hair’s texture and the products that make your hair look fabulous. For the most part, everyone has been quite supportive. Even strangers on the street want to “touch your hair” and are amazed by your natural crown. Until one day, it happens. The ugly side of people that comes...