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Black Love- Oh yea, it does exist!!

(origin) Black love is not extint.  It’s not a fabrication nor a fairytale.  It’s real, deep, wholesome, and true.  Basically, don’t believe that hype that the media wants to perpetuate. Marriage eludes high-achieving black womenMSNBC Black Women Turn to Online Dating to Find Love More than 40 percent have never…

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Garrett Augustus Morgan, inventor of the first hair straightener.

Can’t discuss Black History on a Hair blog without discussing where most of us started.  Relaxers. Hair Relaxers: Hair Discovers Lye (origin)   His name was Garrett Augustus Morgan and he was born the seventh of eleven children of former slaves. He is best known for his invention of the…

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What is beautiful to me?

 What is beautiful to you?  What is beautiful to the young Black woman walking beside me on the sidewalk stealing looks at my hair?  What is beautiful to the little black girl across the street with hair in a million braids and stands with eyes closed and head tilted upward facing the sun? …

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Battling Shrinkage

(origin) SHRINKAGE:  The act of shrinkage.  The act or process of becoming smaller in amount, size or value. Hair shrinkage is a battle for many Naturals.  The tighter the curl or coil the more shrinkage you will have.  I’ve seen some say they have as little as 40% shrinkage to…

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Pre-Wash Oil Treatment

 (ORIGIN) Shampoo, which is a cleansing agent used on hair, can be too harsh for Black hair.  It can strip the natural oils necessary to maintain healthy hair.  Nonetheless our hair does need this cleansing agent to cleanse away pollution, dirt, hair products.  Sounds like a losing battle but…

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