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3 Natural Hair Bloggers Reminisce About The Early Days Of The Movement

These hair bloggers shaped the discourse around Black hair and beauty.
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 the last 20 years. Twenty years ago, Patricia Gaines had a terrible hair experience with a chemical relaxer and was left with extremely short hair. For decades, she'd used t...
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Going Natural with Afro Hair is a Big Deal

Afro natural hair
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 but created a little sense of more freedom and acceptance.For me as Nappturality's founder – it became my life's work to help empower Black women by g...
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Zozibini Tunzi - Miss Universe

Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi
"I am a daughter of the African soil and I am beautiful. See your face reflected in mine" Zobizini Tunzi Congratulations to Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 2019. Her beauty is strikingly honest, Earthly and natural. And it matters that she has won the 2019 Miss Universe crown. Zozibini Tunzi is a force. She is bold, proud and...
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Smelly Scalp Syndrome

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 from? What just happened? Repeat the motion, same result and now it hits you. It's coming from your hair! Or more likely, from your scalp.Smelly Scalp ...
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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 hav...
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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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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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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 s...
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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 time...
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Natural Hair Outside the Mainstream

It seems to me that the essence of going natural is being transformed into not so much of a journey of self-discovery but a journey to see how many hair products one can use on their heads to make their natural hair into something more acceptable. More like that lady they saw on TV. Wait, they SAW ON TV?Not too long ago, and I mean within the last ...
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Skincare for Women of Color Series

Vitamin C Serums I was never a big fan of facial serums. To me they were always sticky and made claims that were ridiculous and unbelievable. But entering my 40s, my skin started to lose its glow and did not hold moisture when I used my regular day and night creams. And dark pigmentation started to happen around my jawline that wouldn't go away. So...
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Locking in Moisture - Natural Hair

The best thing you can do for your natural hair is to keep it moisturized. Understanding how well your hair holds moisture and how it treats products is the key to making sure your hair stays soft and hydrated all day. We outline the best moisturizing tips for all hair textures. To find the best regimen for your hair, you must work out your hair's ...
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Just. Stop. with the Natural Hair Insults

Stop Insulting Natural Hair
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 Zerlina Maxwell to a new senior position, made his unhappiness known by tweeting an insult about her natural hair, which he called "ridiculous" and "comical."Let me say off the bat, that although t...
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California, New York Legislate Natural Hair

Yes, we are still fighting the fight against discrimination of us. Our hair has always been a focus of hair discrimination in American society. Since having to obey laws which forced Black women to cover our natural hair in public, we have been victims of discrimination.Although The New York City Commission on Human Rights already had laws on the b...
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Coloring Natural Hair

Color can make your coils POP
 Making color POP!Let's talk color. Darkening, lightening, enhancing colors. Ombre, block color, stripes and grey coverage. If you're going to do it, do it as healthily as possible.Virgin hair is natural hair at its healthiest and strongest. Changing your hair's color to something that requires lightening is a 2-step process that is going...
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