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11 September 2019
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Back when I wrote this article about Viola Davis and her big beautiful afro at the Golden Globes, I was super excited. No one had dared to wear their natural hair so OUT and...
16 January 2020
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This natural hair revolution has meant different things to different women. For some it changed their lives by giving them a reason to stop destroying their hair. For others it didn't play a big part ...
06 February 2020
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by Tatiana Pile, On Assignment For HuffPost02/03/2020 09:00 am ET  What started as conversations on hair care forums evolved into a full-fledged online community over ...
12 July 2019
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A recent tweet by a self-proclaimed "progressive "man – who says he is running for Mayor of San Francisco - on Twitter – unhappy with the appointment of ...
08 December 2019
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You are in the car and lean over to grab something. When you lean back to your seat, you get a whiff of something, and it's not pleasant. It's like a musty, sweaty or sharp smell. Where is it coming f...
Deecoily

Deecoily

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.

Friday, 15 August 2014 00:00

Natural Hair and The Military

It wasn't long ago that wearing natural hair other than in a short afro, was prohibited in the US military. Times are changing, slowly.

Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00

Fearing the 'Fro

Can you wear you afro without adornment? WIthout a headband / scarf or hair combs? After years of using chemical relaxers, can you really enjoy every part of the process of going natural?  If you can't, you're not alone. Let's examine why.

Sunday, 06 July 2014 10:00

A PLACE FOR US

The natural hair movement began online around 2001, and exploded right here on Nappturality.com. So yes, we can claim it. Is the natural hair movement the exclusive domain of Black women? In my opinion, yes it is. It is not exclusion, it is protection.

Sunday, 01 June 2014 00:00

Caring for Locs - Avoiding Buildup

Got buildup?

Avoiding buildup inside locs is probably the the most imporant thing you can do to successfully wear locs for many years.

Friday, 09 May 2014 00:00

Simple ACV Conditioner

Natural Hair Care: ACV Rinse

This is my recipe for a simple Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Balancer and Conditioner. Great for locs, extensions and loose natural hair. Even better for your scalp!

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