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Patricia "Deecoily" Gaines

Patricia "Deecoily" Gaines

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.

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.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 01:11

A Close Look at New Naturals

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.

Sunday, 26 May 2019 11:56

White Privilege and the Black Wall

We’ve all heard it. ‘White privilege”. Panels of white people discussing how they do or do not believe it exists. Panels of Black people discussing how they do or do not think it’s important that White people do or do not think it exists. The simple definition of White privilege is the set of advantages White people in society typically experience that are not experienced by non-White people.

Saturday, 25 May 2019 05:59

Facebook. The Social Monster

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

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 18:08

Lip Plumping by Buxom

So, you think you don’t need a lip plumper? I didn’t think so either until I tried this.

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