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Tired of Protective Styling…

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by Alicia James of MsAliciaJames.com I have been natural for over four years now and protective styling can be a bit boriiiiing at this point. I know the benefits of wearing them, but I also like to enjoy my hair. During my journey I have been really big on wearing two strand twists. They’ve helped me to maintain a low…

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The Pits of Protective Styling

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by Bee of 83toinfinity.com via Three Naturals  Lately, I’ve been feeling like I wanted to do something crazy with my hair. That “stuck in a rut” feeling snuck up on me out of nowhere, but instead of trying to stuff it down and ignore it, I decided to ride with it. But what to do with this hair of mine?…

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Marley Twist Tutorial- Natural Hair Styles

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by Michelle Bridges of HappilyEverNatural.com My Instagram, Twitter and Facebook has been blowing up with naturalistas doing protective styles. So I decided that I would give it a try myself. My first attempt at Havana/ Marley twists was a fail *bows head*. But my second attempt, I CONQUERED and succeeded! The Deets: I used Equal Marley Braid Hair from my…

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Kinky Twists for Summer!

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  by Lisa Michelle via NaturallyCurly So you’ve got your hair in kinky twists for a protective style but that’s the easy part! Making sure your twists stay looking their freshest can be just as tedious as the installation process itself. There are a few things you can do to keep the maintenance on this style simple and pain free….

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On the Couch with Andrea Bordeaux

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Remember the CBS Sports short posted on Monday? I’m excited to share that the gorgeous lead- with her flawless skin and perfectly coiffed tendrils- is On the Couch! Her name is Andrea Bordeaux, and she’s no stranger to the camera. This model/actress has appeared in national commercials and landed spots on NBC’s ‘Law and Order: Specials Victims Unit’, and MTV’s…

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Natural Seeks Lace Front Wig

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Sherrell writes; I have been natural for over six years. Being so far along in my journey sometimes I want to straighten my hair just for a different look. However, I’m not comfortable with the idea of heat on my hair (I’ve done quite enough damage with color). I also promised myself back in July to treat my hair and…

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Protective Styles: Extensions and Weaves

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Nicole C. writes:I’m currently wearing a protective style- twists with extensions. This is my first time, and as the time draws closer for me to remove them, I find myself wondering if there is a method I should follow to minimize damage to my hair. I realize that there will be a lot of strands falling due to it being…

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