Category: Natural Hair

Are You Dealing With Eczema?

I was diagnosed with eczema at a young age. I believe I was around the age of seven. Growing up I had dry, itchy, scaly and oozing skin on my elbows. I now have it every now and then on my right elbow. I also have it on my hands. It can be very aggravating

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How To Make Flax seed Gel, Chemical Free

Many consume these very beneficial seeds to support the overall health of the body but did you know that you can make your own hair gel from it? Who in the world would want to make their own hair gel from something that you can eat? You may find yourself getting the DIY bug after

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Let It Go Sis

  Holding on to your split ends is trouble…… Too many times I see women dealing with damaged hair as they are afraid to cut/trim it because they will lose length. They are willing to deal with the damaged hair for the sake of length. If we are so worried about length, does this not

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The Benefits of Using Herb Infused Oil for Hair & Skin

I am a lover of nature and I have been spending a lot more time appreciating the outdoors and studying the medicinal benefits of plants. I applied to attend the American College of Healthcare Sciences in January of this year and ran into some obstacles there, but I did not give up and guess what,

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Do Length Checks on Your Natural Hair

  1. YOU CAN BECOME IMPATIENT  Are you newly natural and binge-watching YouTube slideshow videos of 3-month, 6 months and 1-year length checks? I have been there. I found myself getting so caught up in achieving growth (based off where my favorite youtuber’s hair was) that I began to get on my own nerves. I

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Naturalista Sharlayne

Hi, my name is Sharlayne, I’m a freelance producer and writer and I also run an art collective for POC called Project Noir. I live in London. I’ve been natural for 2 years now. I big chopped last November and it was the best thing for my hair once I got rid of those straggly

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Naturalista Jamellia

My name is Jamellia McFarlane but friends call me Millie. I was born in Queens New York but raise in Florida. I’m 27 and a social worker. I have been natural since Nov 2011- so 6yrs. I returned natural because I had shaved the side of my hair and wanted to start over. I was doing

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Journey of Healing | Interview with Vanessa Edgeston

I have been on a healing journey as I have made many changes in my life recently. I recently took a leap of faith that I truly believe is what I have manifested while in my healing process. When we are holding on to things, they can become very heavy. Whether that hurt is from

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Naturalista Pearline

My name is Pearline Jean-Charles and I’m from Brooklyn New York. I have been natural since 2012, so let’s just say 4 years. I returned natural because perms weren’t working for me. My hair was just too course for it. My hair always had a hard time taking the relaxer and  boy was I tired of

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