Patricia Gaines aka Deecoily is the founder and creator of Nappturality in 2002, the beginning of the natural hair movement. Since 2000 she has been blogging on all things natural hair, Black culture and politics.
Can I talk to you about your skin? Because it needs attention. You need to start paying attention, and now. Your skin is your first defense and your barrier against pollutions, UV, radicals and poisons. Care for it now, or regret it later.
Struggling with hair loss? Have you noticed your hair thinning, especially on the hairline? Has your hair changed texture, color or elasticity no matter what products and routine you change to? It may be your thyroid.
As we age, our skin becomes drier. We lose that dewiness we had had in our 20s and 30s. As hormones change, these changes can become a problem, restructuring your skin from the inside out. All the creams in the world won’t help. But the first thing you need to look at is your cleansing routine. This is where good skin begins.
It's not new. Afro hair has been around for millenia. And it wasn't always hated by its wearers. In other countries it was celebrated, styled into gravity-defying crowns of glory.
There was a time before Facebook. People searched for and visited websites to find other people interested in the same things. They joined up, conversed with each other, shared ideas, made friends and discussed things