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Curl Envy and Hair Texture Discrimination

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by Susan Walker of DrWalkerWellness.com So this is going to be a bit controversial. No, a lot controversial. I don’t really want to go to where I’m taking this to be honest. However, in the upcoming weeks I’m going to be discussing a topic that can be compared to nails on a chalkboard in terms of the effect it has…

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But What’s Your Curl Type, Tho?

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by Erica Thurman of EricaThurman.com So I’m in the grocery store the other day and some stranger walks up and asks me to take a paper bag test! She was like, “I need to know if you light-skinneded enough to hang out with us.” Ok, so that’s not what she really said but that is what it felt like. Most…

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Decoding Hair Texture: Hair Typing Systems 101

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by Susan Walker of Earthtones Naturals Now that hair texture and type are established, we can take a closer look at some popular hair typing systems. These are used by textured women to help identify their hair and communicate with other curlies or product choice and hair care methods. Some of these systems are simple, some more complex. In my opinion, I believe…

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Sarah’s Thoughts on Hair Typing

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Sarah of Wonderlust writes: I think hair typing gets a bad rap. When I started my natural journey, I knew very little about what it meant or what my hair would even look like. It wasn’t as though I started getting my hair straightened really young, but ponytails (two in the front, one in the back) ruled my life back…

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