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Natural Hair Styles: 12 Easy Ways to Get Relief from Too-Tight Braids

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Photo by Tahiti Spears on Unsplash Natural Hair Styles: 12 Easy Ways to Get Relief from Too-Tight Braids By Jacqueline Samaroo There are quite a few upsides to wearing braids. They are super convenient, sleek, stylish, and can help to protect your natural hair when it needs it most. Too-tight braids, however, can turn this go-to natural hair style into…

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Crochet Braids: What Mistakes To Avoid.

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Hey Ladies, Ever tried to do crochet braids just to fail miserably? Or maybe you’ve been too intimidated to even give it a try? Well, this mommy-daughter video shows what mistakes to avoid when doing the oh so famous Crochet Braids! Take a look and if you like, share, comment and subscribe to Discovering Natural’s page!!! Continue DiscoveringNatural Web: http://DiscoveringNatural.com Social…

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Here’s Why Kim Kardashian Crediting Her Fulani Braids To Bo Derek Is Problematic

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Kim Kardashian By Samantha Callender via Essence.com Braids have long been the de facto hairstyle of the African diaspora. Originally a tribal signifier amongst African tribes, the technique was brought across the Atlantic during slavery and is now a go-to protective style for Black women.There’s no arguing that braids have played a critical role in Black hair culture, which is…

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5 YouTube Videos That Will Inspire You to Do Your Own Box Braids

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By Siraad Dirshe via Essence.com Protective style season is in full swing. Box braids are a no-brainer when it comes to protecting your strands against winter’s harsh temperatures, mainly for their ease and longevity. For many of us, getting our favorite braided style involves several hours in a chair and a triple-digit price tag. However, we’ve noticed and heard more Black…

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Elle Magazine’s Documentary On Braids Will Give You All The Feels!

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Karrueche Tran By Erickka Sy Savané Not all documentaries are created equal. But Elle Magazine’s ‘Braided: An American Hair Story’ taps celebs like Lupita Nyong’o, Young M.A., and Karrueche Tran, as well as stylist to the stars Vernon Francois and author Ayana Byrd to give us an entertaining, political, and historic look at the hairstyle that is more than just…

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This Dad’s Hair Braiding Skills Give New Meaning To The Term “Snatching Edges!”

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  Chad Milner with daughter Cydney By Chad Milner One Sunday afternoon, when I was 16 years old, I had a random-yet-intuitive premonition. I looked at my then-months old little cousin in her bassinet and thought to myself “My first child is going to be a little girl,” as my grandmother weaved cornrows into my teenage scalp. I didn’t give…

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