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4 Keys to Transitioning to Dreadlocks

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IG @braveblackbird by Mary Wolff When it comes to embracing your natural hair, it can be a long and painful process. It can also be a beautiful journey of self-discovery. I know tons of curlies who went natural and will never go back, no matter how hard it was to get started. Transitioning to natural hair can be a challenge for…

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4 Common Mistakes that Will Ruin Your Locs

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by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen I’m working a little backwards here folks. When I first started my locs I was young, bull-headed and all about instant gratification. So I turned my human hair kinky twists into locs and never looked back. That in-between stage? Nah. I skipped it. As my locs began to form I would slowly trim off the…

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The Best Faux Locs Tutorial for Natural Hair

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 By Yolanda Renee of ETCBlogMag Faux Locs have been trending for awhile now. I think it’s safe to say it’s no longer a “trend”…it has become a protective style that a lot of naturalistas want and install often. For those that don’t know what faux locs are, they are just that…fake locs. If you have the faux locs itch, you…

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Louisiana school hits Rastafarian teen with ‘unlimited suspension’ over his dreadlocks

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via TheRawStory by Travis Getty  The ACLU of Louisiana has come to the defense of a Rastafarian boy who has been suspended from school and forbidden to return until he cuts his dreadlocks. The boy was sent home from South Plaquemines High School when classes resumed Aug. 8 because his dreadlocks extended beyond the collar of his shirt, in apparent violation of…

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Madison is Naturally Glam!

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via Global Couture, LLC My name is Madison Lynn Mobley, and though I was born in Dallas, TX., I’m not convinced I am from anywhere. I’ve lived in Dallas, Houston, and Sugar Land, TX. I have lived in Alpharetta, GA. I have lived in Wellesley, MA. I have lived in New York City. My pace is Southern, so when asked…

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What Going Natural Can Teach You About Self-Care

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by Esther Boykin of Group Therapy Associates blog I know that for many people the journey to “go natural” is a meaningful decision about embracing a chemical free life or pushing back from cultural dogma about what it means to be beautiful. And I respect those who have passionate and or political motivations in making the transition. However, for me, giving…

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On the Couch with Genesis

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by Alex of The Good Hair Blog For those people who may not be familiar with you, please tell us who you are and what you do. Hello everybody, my name is Genesis, I am a DJ that currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. I am 22 years old, West Indian parenting, have traveled the world for numerous artist, playing tunes…

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