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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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5 Attributes of A Successful Transitioner

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by Danielle of okdani.com Transitioning from relaxed hair to your natural hair texture can be a very rewarding and interesting journey. Alternatively, it could be a frustrating and depressing mission. When transitioning, you are dealing with two very different textures on each strand of hair. You are focusing on an end date of your transition, and you are dreaming about…

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4 Things to Ease the Transition from Relaxed to Natural Hair

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photo credit: merelymarie.com by Devri Velazquez For transitioners, the natural hair journey can sometimes be a challenge. For many, it’s the awkward in-between stage of growing pains filled with self-confidence lessons, constant trial and error, and excessive product and technique junkyism. And although it seems like going natural can be more of a battle than a celebration these days, as…

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6 Natural Hair Warnings

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by Tammy Goodson of CurlyChics So you’re ready to go natural. You’ve grown bored with your relaxer and impatient with the current state of your hair and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Armed with the information you’ve read from a few blogs (namely Curly Nikki and Curly Chics – *shameless plug*), you think you’re ready. Here are a few…

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The TWA Survival Guide- Natural Hair Care

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PHOTO COURTESY OF REUTERS by Sabrina Perkins Going natural is a beautiful experience no matter where you are in age, life, or around the globe. There are two options to how you can go natural but neither one is better or easier than the other; it is merely a personal preference for each woman. Whether you big chop (BC) or…

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