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April 18, 2014

SHOW AND TELL- FIERCE FRIDAY!

Hola chicas! 

It's that time again! The images below are of CN readers at their flyyest...at work, on the town, and with the fam. Showing us all that natural hair is not a fad, it's a way of life...an extension of our beauty!

Finally I decided to go natural! At first when I cut all my relaxed hair I didn't accept very well because I never saw my hair so short, now... I am LOVING it! <3 #curlyhair #proud #natural @safodastyle

Four days of twistout fun! Yolanda Smith Detroit, MI

I decided to create a funky style with my yarn locs.  Lets see how they hold up for the weekend!!  IG: @char_of_msc

April 18, 2014

How to Retain Length Without Protective Styling



I rarely protective style. I’ve talked about it and said that I needed to in fear that I would stop retaining length as my hair has gotten longer, but eh…I just never got around to it. I have to be real with myself – I love wearing my hair out, and for me, a true test of product performance is how my hair looks and feels in a wash and go. Meaning, how my hair looks without my manipulating my curl pattern.

I know, you’re looking at me like I am a mad woman, because all black women HAVE to protective style to retain length, right? Well…don’t be too scared; there is a method to my madness. Over the past year or so, I have focused on several aspects of my routine that I do believe have helped me retain my length, so I wanted to share them. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not knocking protective styling, and everyone’s hair is different (for instance, my hair is coarse so someone with finer hair may need to be more gentle with their strands), but I wanted to share the following tips:

Read On!>>>

April 18, 2014

Easter Hairstyles for Little Girls With Natural Hair


Easter is right around the corner which means cute dresses and adorable hair-do's to match if you're anything like us! I know how hard it is looking for special occasion hairstyles for little girls with natural hair so I decided to put together a quick post to hopefully inspire your little one's Easter hair-do!

April 17, 2014

Leeza Is Naturally Glam


Tell me about yourself!
My name is Leeza Charles. I am 19 years old and I’m from the beautiful island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. I am currently enrolled in a 4 year college in New York city.

April 17, 2014

GG's Soulful Beauty of the Week- Kenya

CN Says-
You're gonna wanna take a moment to read Kenya's responses. #JustSayin 


by GG Renee of AllTheManyLayers

"Do not be afraid...to roar, to be traditional, to be vulnerable, to be predictable or unpredictable or to be any of the things we are and are not supposed to be. Do not be afraid to change your mind, clothes, opinion, or hair and the next day change it all again. Do not be afraid, that is the only thing you must not be."

*Describe your a-ha moment.
I've had so many! The day I left my very small town, where I knew everyone, to go to a school where I didn't know any of the 20k students. I went 600 miles & 3 states away to find that my comfort zone is wherever I am.

Read On!>>>

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