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Natural in the City with Kasalina

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The lovely Lemia Bodden On her hair today…Well, For the past three years, I haven’t done much to my hair. December of 2007, I took down my braids and left my hair alone. A few weeks ago, sadly, I finally got a haircut so my hair can be, at least, even. I just put in this natural olive oil hair…

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Natural in the City with Kasalina

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Jamala Johns, Photographer/Founder of Le Coil On her natural hair care…I try to keep it simple style wise and mostly focus on keeping my hair as moisturized as possible. Lately my favorite methods are wearing a basic plastic conditioner cap at night and using a Huetiful steamer while I deep condition. In terms of products, I just use a dab…

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Natural in the City with Kasalina

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The lovely Nicole Alston On caring for her locs… I started my locs by twisting them at the roots a few years back. I do my hair myself and I use oils for my scalp. Occasionally I’ll use a Shea Butter Leave in Conditioner. On the best thing about being natural…The best thing about being natural is I don’t worry…

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Natural in the City With Kasalina

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The lovely Cassidy of Natural Selection On achieving her current style…This is my signature wash’n’go style. I’ve been traveling for a few weeks and like when I’m at home, I like to keep my regimen as simple as possible. I live in San Francisco so I’m used to a lot of moisture in the air and this New York cold…

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Natural in the City With Kasalina

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The lovely Jonatta Moore On achieving today’s look…This is a two day old twist out. I just added pink oil moisturizer to curb the frizz and give a little shine. My usual products are Hollywood Olive Oil, Shea Butter and Cantu Leave-In-Repair Conditioner. I shampoo once a month and wash my hair with Cantu Conditioner every week. On the best…

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Natural in the City with Kasalina

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The lovely Melanie Hart… On her natural hair… My hair has a super tight coil, which means that it absorbs moisture easily, so I don’t wash it that frequently. However, I like to change the style between washes, and this is an easy mid-wash way to go without product build-up. I start by moisturizing my scalp with Karen’s Body Beautiful…

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Natural in the City with Kasalina

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The lovely Jona On her hair today…I recently cut my hair into a curly afro style. I usually use curl activating gels and sprays. I let my hair air dry with conditioner most days. I love olive oil too! On the best thing about being natural…The best thing about being natural, is showing appreciation for what I was born with….

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Natural in the City With Kasalina

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The Lovely Harlo Holmes On her hair regimen…My hair routine is pretty straightforward– I use 2 products everyday. I apply Olive Oil Organics Smooth-and-Hold Pudding to my roots after showering, and then Miss Jessie’s Curly Pudding (which is a bit stickier) on the ends. I always air dry; I’m kind of a tomboy, I wouldn’t knowhow to use a blow…

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Natural in the City With Kasalina

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I photographed the wardrobe stylist Tisha Brown. She’s a seasoned wardrobe stylist of 15-years in the entertainment industry who has worked with accomplished artists such as Alicia Keys, Usher, Mos Def, Pharrell Williams, Paula Patton as well as corporate clients MTV, L’Oreal, EA, Visa, ESPN and countless others.On today’s hairstyle…My curl is natural so I just wash and go. I…

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Natural in the City With Kasalina

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I photographed Gabriela “Chuch” Rosario (left)and Ashley Williams (Right) on Broadway this past Friday. In an e-mail Gabriela said “the site seems dope! Delighted you caught us on the street!” On today’s hairstyle…Chuch: Ojon restorative hair treatment, and conditionerAshley: Wash & Air Dry. Miss Jessie Curly Pudding & Miss Jessie Quick Curl On the best thing about being natural…Chuch &…

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