Patricia Gaines

Patricia 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.

Oh remember the outcry when JK Rowling cast Black actress Noma Dumezweni as Hermione in “The Cursed Child” and she famously and accurately said “Idiots gonna idiot” when asked about the backlash against her? Well it seems to have happened again with the casting of Halle Bailey as The Little Mermaid. And it's ridiculous.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 04:19

Protecting Natural Hair from UV Damage

Summer sunshine makes us all want to get outside and play. We are told to wear hats, sunscreen and protect our skin from UV, but what about our hair and scalp? I have a personal issue with UV, because I am a Black woman who got skin cancer.

If we are blessed with a long life, it will happen eventually. You will may allow it to show, you may not. It may come early, or it may come late. But it’s coming. So, let’s get into how to grow out beautifully and care for it.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 11:21

5 Steps to Younger Skin

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.

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 16:44

Is Your Thyroid Attacking Your Hair?

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.

Page 1 of 22

Nappturality Shoe 300 faded

Copyright 2002 - 2019 Nappturality.com (TM) All Rights Reserved -- Privacy Policy. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of my homemade hair recipes or styling techniques and hair advice is outside the control of Nappturality.com., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s), (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. Nappturality.com expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s). Furthermore, nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by Nappturality.com as to the fitness for any use. The liability of Nappturality.com does not include any consequential losses from the use of advice given here. The articles on this website may be reproduced in whole or in part provided that the reproduction includes a credit of authorship to "Nappturality.com", plus a crawlable link to either http://www.nappturality.com/ or to the original article on this site. Contact us if you would like to reproduce an article on your site.
X

Right Click

No right click