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Transitioning to Natural Hair? Avoid These Mistakes!

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by Tammy Goodson of CurlyChic As with any journey, transitioning presents its own unique challenges. While everyone’s experiences are different, it can be helpful to see how others have navigated through the process; all in the name of networking. Disrespecting the game As the journey of transitioning is underway, it is important to recognize the hair that is still relaxed…

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Coping With Natural Hair Frustrations

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by Yvette Mumanyi of https://yvettekemi.wordpress.com Have you ever woken up one morning and had no idea how to begin to tackle the madness that is your hair? Story of my life, honey! I will keep it real with you guys– I am a long term protective style junkie but once in a while, I like to switch it up a little…

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Going Natural- The Beginner’s Guide

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@livenaturallylove by Keora Bernard When I first began pondering my decision to go natural, I did several ‘prep myself’ sessions. This meant I inundated myself with everything natural. In retrospect, these ‘prep myself’ sessions were good because they gave me some information about what to expect after my big chop and what products to use on my hair. On the…

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How to Detangle Natural And Transitioning Hair

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Glam idol, Maya   by Sabrina Perkins Transitioning is just one of the ways to go natural. Working with two different hair textures may discourage some, but for many it was a blessing and a wonderful way to transform into their natural selves. The line of demarcation tends to create problems during styling, washing, and detangling.     Nevertheless, we are…

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5 of the Most Annoying Natural Hair Questions #Staaahp

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 Photo Courtesy of Getty Images by Amanda Starting your hair care journey on the right foot is essential. The worst way to go about this is asking questions the wrong questions and undermining the mental and emotional transition of potentially accepting your self. Misplaced expectations and poor hair care practices can be detrimental to your journey, so make sure you’re…

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6 Things I Learned Going Natural

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by Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural.com I began my natural hair journey in 2009. I transitioned for 24 months before cutting the reaming perm off of my ends. I will say that I have learned a lot– there have been good days, and not so good days. But all in all, I am happy and I have learned to accept, expect…

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