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.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 13:35

Shea Butter Basics

While you may have only recently heard of Shea Butter, its use is far from a recent development. The benefits of Shea Butter have been well known for centuries.

Saturday, 23 November 2013 00:00

Locking Your Hair - Starting Locs

Starting the Loc Journey.

To grow real locs is a hair journey. No matter how you decide to start your locs, there are many phases and you need to be prepared for what is to come.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:23

Trimming Your TWA

Yes!! You can cut your own twa. All it takes is a little practice and a lot of patience. Don't worry, it's worth it.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:39

Super Short Styling

Styling super short hair does not have to  be difficult. YOu can have as many looks as you want!

The twa, (teeny, weeny, afro) is probably the most drastic change we encounter when we do the big chop and get rid of the relaxed ends in order to be 100% napptural.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:26

Hair Typing: The Deal

We don't like to categorize our heads of hair on Nappturality, trying to maintain that ALL hair no matter how kinky, curly, wavy and zig zagged it is, is GOOD hair.

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