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Real Talk: I’m Not Feeling My Natural Hair

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by Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural.com  So I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling my natural hair. My hair has been through some major changes over the past year. If you have been following me, you know that I had to learn to care for it all over again with new techniques and practices due to post-partum shedding and texture changes. Read…

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I Cheated… and Loved It!

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  IG @candicoatedcurls  by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved experimenting with different hairstyles. My mom would send me to school with two neat plaits, and I’d step off the bus with a Solange-esque ‘fro. In 8th grade, I’d rock my hair in a half up, half down style with the bang falling…

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Being an Exhibit vs Being Educational: A Day in the Life of a Melinated Woman

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IG @nappyese  by Dr. Aziza Glass of Azizaglass.com There is something about a melanin infused woman who walks into a room and has the nerve to have hair that defies gravity. This woman can’t become a wallflower even if she tried. This is #BlackGirlMagic in action. continue!>>> Black women are fascinating. Regardless of the numerous derogatory comments we hear and…

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My 4 Step System for Natural Hair Assailants

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by Dr. Aziza Glass of Azizaglass.com Just imagine someone walking up to you…and touching you…without your permission. **Can someone say “STRANGER DANGER?!”** This has happened to me on several occasions and each time I have to take a breath and decide how I will proceed. Continue!>>> Step 1 — Mood: I admit the foundation on how I will proceed with…

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6 Natural Hair Stereotypes I Get All the Time

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by Dr. Aziza Glass of Azizaglass.com Since I became natural and started rocking my fro, I have observed some interesting changes in my interactions with people and their perception of me. Below is a list of just a few: Continue!>>> When I go to a performance poetry event, all of a sudden I’m a poet that should perform at tonight’s…

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Going Natural May NOT Be the Key to Helping Your Daughter Embrace Her Natural Hair

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source by Kirleen Neely PhD, LPC-S of http://www.richardsoncounseling.com/  In recent years natural hair moms have begun to unapologetically enter PTA meetings, playgrounds, and mommy groups rocking their curls. Many of them made a conscious decision to “go natural” as a way to teach their daughters self-acceptance and also help them learn how to navigate their kinky coils. One significant off spring of…

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