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Blended Beauty Curly Frizz Pudding

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Blended Beauty’s Curly Frizz Pudding was a mainstay of my routine for 5 months (until the price increase). I used it in conjunction with Blended Beauty Happy Nappy Styles (see my review here). It adds a bit of slip, provides a very light hold, and defines curls like crazy. Curly Frizz Pudding made the application of the BB Happy Nappy…

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Blended Beauty Curly Quenching Conditioner

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Blended Beauty’s Curl Quenching Conditioner was a staple of mine for around 5 months. It is very rich and moisturizing, and despite the small amount of protein (toward the end of the ingredient list), it didn’t make my hair hard one bit. Its ‘slip’ is ridiculous! I was able to detangle in seconds…literally. The smell is heavenly (Cherry Almond?) and…

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LadyLibra!!!!

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-How long have you been natural?3.5 years -What is your regimen?My summer regimen was washing my hair in sections every other day with a shikakai/amla powder which I brewed into a tea, and then co-washing afterwards with V05 Tea Therapy Chamomile conditioner, watered down by half and with a tablespoon of honey. I would rinse once and then add a…

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Lauren- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a long term transitioner (9 months) because that’s how long it took me to mentally transition. I began transitioning on accident (I put in micro braids to grow out a hair cut) and I wanted to make sure that I was ready to go natural before I chopped….

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Monica- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I guess I was a long term transistioner. I cut all the perm hair off about 2 years after my last perm. The reason for the length of time was that I never even considered the “big chop”. I had damaged my hair many many times before, and had always…

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Ebony Majesty!!!!!

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-How long have you been natural?I’ve been natural since June 2008 but stopped relaxing in December 2006. I planned to transition for two years but I had an overwhelming urge to get rid of the relaxed ends ASAP! It was so liberating and I can honestly say it’s the best thing I’ve done for my hair, I love it! I…

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BiggHair!!!

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

-How long have you been natural?I have been natural a bit over 3 years.-What is your regimen?WashingI wash my hair usually one time a week. Lately I have been using a solution of ACV and water that I squirt onto my hair and scalp. I scrub my scalp and I also gently rub my strands. I find that I don’t…

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MissNorway!!!!

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-How long have you been natural?I have been natural for a week. I BC’d on October 18, after a 1 year transition.-What is your regimen?Like with my transition, I have kept it very simple and I think that has contributed to my growth over the past year.I love conditioner washes, which I do every day, sometimes twice with whatever conditioner…

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In case you missed this… Amazing Poem about Natural Hair

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As you know, I always ask our Naturally Glam-Natural Hair Idols the same question- What’s the best thing about being naturally glamorous?! Check out how ISAKE responded to that prompt: The love affair I am having……. Each caress of this rendezvousConfirms society’s plan for mySelf-hatred has been foiledFingering roots of rugged coilsMy hand hypnotically drifts downwardStroking the length Of extensions…

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