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Maintaining Natural Hair While Working Out- ‘How the Edges Were Won!’

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by LaChristin of Digital Curls Life is full of dilemmas, and one such said dilemma has plagued women to this very day. That dilemma stems from having to answer the following question, and ultimately make an extremely difficult decision: “Do I maintain my magnificent hairdo or work towards a fit and fabulous figure?” Fortunately, I’ve been blessed to experience the…

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Naturally Fit with LaChristin- Home Training

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by LaChristin of Digital Curls Anybody and everybody could use a little home training! Working out from home wasn’t initially my preference; however, overtime I became more receptive to implementing it into my schedule. With continuous constraints such as volunteering, attending appointments, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, parenting (also known as refereeing), and running of errands I’m not always left with an…

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Is Sweat Bad for Your Scalp and Hair?

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via The Beauty Brains Sillabear says… I am looking for ways to minimize the amount of times that I wash my hair and I recently came across information that utilizing a mixture of 1:2 parts of peppermint oil to jojoba oil will break down the salts that are deposited on the scalp from pores after a strenuous exercise. Is this…

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“You have some pretty hair…for a big girl.”

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by Caroline of www.CarolineJhingory.com “You sure do have some pretty hair…for a big girl.” From the 8th grade until age 22, I weighed over 300-pounds and frequently received compliments mixed with insults like the ones above. This made me feel as if my mix of Indo-Guyanese and African-American hair was the only physical trait the world found beautiful, so I took…

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How to Maintain Natural Hair & An Exercise Routine

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Hola Chicas, It’s Thursday which means we’ve officially taken over Essence for the day! ¡Viva la Revolución! Check out my latest installment, where I discuss how I protect my hair while ‘working out’. Head over there, check it out, ‘like it’, share it and comment! Also, leave questions of your own for the next article! Thanks divas! Later Gators, Nik

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