Hair Typing…Helping or HURTING the Natural Hair Community? (Repost)

http://slimwavy.blogspot.com/2010/12/which-one-are-you.html Ok, this chart above is in one word….RIDICULOUS!  There are way too many levels up there for me.  I have seen a hair typing system with only 3 going up to C, but I’m making a predition that this particular chart will be found on more websites, blogs and…

Fighting Frizz – CGM

(origin) Frizz, frizzy hair, frizzy natural hair.  I cannot BELIEVE I haven’t discussed this very common and quite annoying phenomenon that many (if not all) Naturals have battled at least once during their Natural hair journey.  Whether you are a newbie or a veteran, frizz can be an issue and…

Am I saving more money now that I’m Natural? (Repost)

If I was asking MP, his answer would be a resounding ‘NO’, but I’m asking myself as well as other Naturals out there.  Are you saving more money on your hair being Natural?  I would have to say yes!MP is the frugal one in our relationship.  I’m a shopaholic.  Somehow we…

The Hair Love Campaign by Tracee Ellis Ross

I love Tracee.  I love her acting, her smile and yes, I love that hair! Hair envy many of us have of those gorgeous locs but, some can take this “I want curly hair” issue a little too far as this picture below suggests: (origin) I’m sure you’ve seen this…

Guest Post: Choosing to “unloc” my Locs

Some loc lore: the hairstyle’s history is rooted (no pun intended) in Jamaica, where Rastafarianism taught that Haile Selassie was the Messiah, Africa was the promised land, and dreadlocks were NEVER to be cut. Personally, I’ve heard even unloc’d folk come near screaming about the cutting of locs: it’s a…

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