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Deecoily

It's Not so Scary to Cut it Short. The TWA

Nothing, and I mean nothing – is as fierce as a cool, sharp and on-point teeny-weeny-afro. And I mean that. I have worn almost every style out there on my natural hair. And the one that gave me the most power, was my TWA. Choosing to keep it short has its challenges but if you can manage it, the TWA can turn out to be your best friend. But.... "I h...
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Deecoily

Does Going Natural Stop with Just Hair?

For those of you who have been chemical free for years (or your entire lives), did at some point you transition to a more natural lifestyle like maybe switching to organic products or being vegetarian? Transitioners and newly naturals, do you plan on striving for a more natural lifestyle? I was just thinking about this today as I was washing my hai...
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2019 New York Fashion Week Natural Hair

Street Flair
We LOVE New York Fashion week! It's a jewel in the crown of fashion. Not only do we get a look at what's new and trending, but how we can update our look to evolve with the times. More and more models of color are gracing our runways and more and more of them are working with their natural hair. Let's face it, when it comes to modelling, it is...
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Deecoily

The Newest Face of L'Oreal - Viola Davis

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 so BIG before, and she absolutely stole the show. It shouldn't be a big deal, but because it was so rare to see, it was. And not just for me, for everyone there. Now Viola Davi...
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Deecoily

Transitioning the Natural Hair Product Market

9 years ago, (I know, time flies) we discussed how big hair companies (Revlon, Pantene etc) were jumping on the new Black natural hair bandwagon. Back then we were concerned that they were deceiving us by adding shea butter or coconut oil and rebranding the same products by putting someone with an afro on the packaging and calling it "Natural." And...
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KnottyAuthor

Getting Rid of Loc Build-up and Keeping it Out

Juices & Berries
Build-up in locs is something all loc wearers will have to deal with eventually. Did you know that the products you use to remove build-up may make the problem worse? In this article we deal with breaking down the dos and don'ts of loc maintenance and build-up. It's information you need to know to get it out and keep it out. 3 Signs you have build-...
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Deecoily

What NOT to do With Natural Hair

Petrolatum
This is an EPIC thread with almost 4000 replies where real women with natural hair tell you their mistakes and give you their best tips on what NOT to do. You can't get any better advice than this  https://www.nappturality.com/forums/threads/80061-The-what-Not-To-Do-Thread
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Agoddessinlocs

Processes & Patience - The Journey: User Results WILL vary

AGoddessInLocs
 Fortunately for me, I got to hang out with a few fellow nappturals ( LilShortRib, LBoogie, AfroGoddess, Akademics, Beaka ) and our aspiring napptural Juellz (I probably spelled hers wrong, LOL). We shared hair stories about making the decision to go natural and/or loc in our efforts to coerce our aspiring nappy over the edge to a life of no m...
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Deecoily

Tyra Banks SLAYS Instagram with her Natural Hair

Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks is one of those women whose looks are timeless. She changes up her hair, her makeup, her clothing style and every single time, she nails it. And we love it and we love her in all her reinventions. So when she came onto Instagram last week and we got to see her hair – her real hair – her natural color, texture and styled simply in a ...
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Deecoily

Cheap Tricks: Natural Hair on a Budget

When I first went natural, I was really on a tight budget. And I had no idea about styling natural hair let alone what products to use. There weren't any products for natural hair anyway because it was 2001 and no one had any products specifically formulated for my type of afro, kinky hair. So, what I did was started to make my own. During this tim...
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