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Top 10 Natural Hair Myths

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by Sabrina Perkins Despite the Natural Hair Movement (NHM) making substantial waves in hair care, styling, and fashion, there still seems to be some misconceptions about natural hair and what is means. Myths can be detrimental to a movement and since we want this to stay as positive, I’m sharing some well-known myths that need to be put to rest….

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Christian Douglas- “We All Cute Boo!”

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by Christian Douglas of www.chicandcoily.com The Process… full glam (hair and makeup poppin)… take 42 selfies from the same angle with various minute facial changes… choose one selfie… apply 7 filters then blur… post picture to instagram, share to facebook, twitter, tumblr, linked in, my momma, my boss… attach 33 hashtags… wait. wait… wait… Read On!>>> 3 hours later still NO…

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“I AM My Hair”

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by Jess of HeyGorjess.com Okay — so listen for one second before you unfollow/block me or whatever already for the title of this post because I know it is against the “natural hair code of ethics.” (Which was written by who you might ask? I’m not sure.) But I am about to go on a little rant right now because…

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SHANNON BOODRAM IN RESPONSE TO HER BEEF WITH THE NATURAL HAIR COMMUNITY

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by Nicole Seck of IHeartMyHair Beautiful, brilliant and bold are the three adjectives that I’d aptly use to describe bright-eyed multi-media journalist Shannon T. Boodram. For social media enthusiasts, they know that much like Toronto’s #1 news outlet CP24—she’s everywhere. The word omnipresent doesn’t do enough justice insofar as capturing just how far Shannon’s reach has become in recent years….

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Q&A: Reducing the Stress of Wash Day

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Q: Nikki, I have such a hard time when I wash my hair. Sometimes it seems I do more harm than good, experiencing more breakage than I assume is considered normal. My favorite style is the wash and go so I’m constantly re-styling and re-wetting. Help!  CN: Here are three additions to my natural hair routine that have changed the…

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Why I Revolt Against the Natural Movement

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by ShannonTBoodram My relationship with beauty, specifically my own, has been a rocky one. Read that sentence aloud in a room-filled with women and I dare you to spot the person who doesn’t nod or lower her eyes with an Amen. When I was a kid being the only mixed person, seemingly in the world but definitely in my neighborhood…

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Older Generations and Natural Hair Acceptance

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via AroundTheWayCurls–  Anonymous wrote us with the following: “I REALLY need some advice y’all. For my daughter’s birthday last month , I allowed her to book her first hair appointment for a press and curl. My daughter’s paternal grandparents made such a fuss over her hair and offered to start sending her to the salon regularly because, “She’s at that…

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