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3 Ways to Stretch Natural Hair for Transitioners

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BeautyByLee’s bantu knot-out by Christina Patrice Although the transitioning process can be difficult, learning how to properly stretch your hair can make the journey to natural hair a little easier to digest. Proper stretching can help transitioners in a few different ways: Easing the detangling process, and decreasing the amount of breakage from tangles.  Providing flexible styling options — transitioners…

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One Surprising Must-Have Tool for Your Transition

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By Danielle Faust of LongNaturalHair.net and OKDani.com You’ve decided to transition from permed to natural hair. That’s great! You’ve read up on the hair blogs and forums and you feel you’re ready. Now it’s time to gather what it takes for your transition. Your transition will take energy. It will take consistent positive effort, patience, a mindset change, and a…

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Should I Transition or Should I Big Chop?

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Elle’s 2nd big chop by Danielle of Long Natural Hair Care I’m honestly surprised at how often I am asked this question by future-naturals. I love being asked for advice and helping when I can, but this question is so personal it’s really hardly my place to say. In the past I have answered this question with something evasive yet…

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How to Be Happy While You Transition

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by Sabrina Perkins As a result of Hurricane Katrina, I moved from the extremely humid climate of New Orleans to the dryness of Denver. Although my hands were full with relocating with my husband and small children, I decided to go natural. Hair was not priority at the time, and I regret that because my hair suffered. When we moved…

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7 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair

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by Tiffany Nicole of  www.LoveEmbraceInspire.com Many women struggle with the decision to take the leap into returning to natural hair. Lots of us have never really seen our natural hair because we were introduced to relaxers at a very young age. Within the last few years, I’ve seen many women that are coming together and embracing their natural God given…

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Reyna is Naturally Glam!

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via Global Couture, LLC My name is Reyna and I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I’m currently in graduate school for ​School counseling. I earned my Bachelors degree in Psychology from Miami University (OH). My hair ​journey has had its ups and downs, but I think I’m finally getting the hang of it. I love it. How long…

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