How To Straighten Type 4a Natural Hair

How To Straighten Type 4a Natural Hair

I love a good flat ironing tutorial. Not only is it a great way to switch up your look but ...
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7 Tips On Handling Holiday Negativity Aimed At Your Natural Hair

7 Tips On Handling Holiday Negativity Aimed At Your Natural Hair

The holidays are upon us. Whether you are in sunny California with a slight dip in temperatures at night or ...
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Top 10 Natural Hair Myths That I Believed Before My Healthy Hair Journey

Top 10 Natural Hair Myths That I Believed Before My Healthy Hair Journey

I am fast approaching the first year of my healthy hair journey (give it another six weeks). Looking back now ...
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10 Gift Ideas For Natural Girls

10 Gift Ideas For Natural Girls

It’s the holidays, and since I am snowed in and on the brink of cabin fever I have had some ...
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What Does Natural Hair Mean To You?

What Does Natural Hair Mean To You?

If you Google the question “what is natural hair?” one of the first websites to pop up will be Wikipedia, ...
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Alicia James does Cocoon Curls - Holiday Hair

Alicia James does Cocoon Curls – Holiday Hair

  It’s that time of year again when we are picking out those deep dark lip colors including a classic ...
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Cassia May Be Your Answer To Correct Damage From The Elements And Manipulation

Cassia May Be Your Answer To Correct Damage From The Elements And Manipulation

Yeah as I write this it’s the Christmas season; a time usually associated with merriment. Whether you are transitioning, just ...
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Four Simple Steps to Getting Your Best Flat Iron for Natural Hair

Four Simple Steps to Getting Your Best Flat Iron for Natural Hair

I must admit I have been loving the semi straight hair look that I have been rocking since the beginning ...
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Tips For Beautiful Wearable Twists

Tips For Beautiful Wearable Twists

Just call me ‘two left hands Shorty’ because back in the day, I couldn’t twist, braid, cornrow, or flat twist ...
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9 Overrated Natural Hair Practices

9 Overrated Natural Hair Practices

Simple Simon was that dude that tried to catch a whale with his mother’s pail and it didn’t work out ...
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6 Tips For Older Women Considering Going Natural

6 Tips For Older Women Considering Going Natural

Uh oh, am I offending some by excluding them with this post? Sorry but older women do need guidance too ...
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Twist Outs Vs Braid Outs On Natural 4b 4c Hair

Twist Outs Vs Braid Outs On Natural 4b 4c Hair

Curls make you feel cute, you know it’s true! Hence why we tend to describe curls as flirty or fun ...
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The Forgotten Mature Naturals: Embracing The Gray And Hair Tips

The Forgotten Mature Naturals: Embracing The Gray And Hair Tips

We are familiar with some of the anecdotes related to the mature woman; “with age comes wisdom, experience teaches wisdom.” ...
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Tips to Teach Children How to Accept Their Natural Hair Even When Others Don't

Tips to Teach Children How to Accept Their Natural Hair Even When Others Don’t

Little black girl cries because she does not have long curl hair. It’s that time again when the spirit of ...
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A Basic Length Retention Regimen For High Shrinkage 4b 4c Hair

A Basic Length Retention Regimen For High Shrinkage 4b 4c Hair

“The fact of the matter is princess; there is no secret to long hair!” - Unknown I can’t tell you ...
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How To Double Stretch Natural Hair

How To Double Stretch Natural Hair

Twist out, shrink, braid out, shrink, Wash and go, shrink, unless you have decided to just accept your shrinkage and ...
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Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Oh how I envied her curls as I sat there eyes glued to my laptop screen while watching ladykpnyc on ...
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Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

I often talk about the importance of keeping your natural hair stretched for length retention here on BHI. Keeping your ...
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How Long You Have Been Natural Does Not Dictate How Much You Know

How Long You Have Been Natural Does Not Dictate How Much You Know

It’s almost thanksgiving and this year I plan to make my infamous delectable peach cobbler. I never grew up eating ...
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Flat Twist Out On Natural Hair Tutorial

Flat Twist Out On Natural Hair Tutorial

Regular braid outs and twist outs are great for when you are a novice and just want a cute style ...
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Top 20 Reasons To Return To Natural Hair

Top 20 Reasons To Return To Natural Hair

One of my favorite poems of all time is Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. The words of the poem ...
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Why Is The Hair At My Crown Looser Than The Rest Of My Natural Hair?

Why Is The Hair At My Crown Looser Than The Rest Of My Natural Hair?

Many of us long term naturals have noticed it. The hair closest to our forehead or nape is easier to ...
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Can You Ever Be Too Old To Go Natural?

Can You Ever Be Too Old To Go Natural?

I recently saw a senior citizen sporting snow white Afro curls and thought ” Wow, she exudes class”. The flecks ...
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Would You Wear Kinky Hair Extensions?

Would You Wear Kinky Hair Extensions?

I have used extensions off and on during my hair journey and I genuinely think that they are a valid ...
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Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn't Mean You Should

Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn’t Mean You Should

Hair envy, hair crushes; we’ve all had these at some point on our hair journey. The way we react to ...
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Natural Hair In The Caribbean: The Truth

Natural Hair In The Caribbean: The Truth

Clothes check, shoes check, nails check, hair double check. Caribbean women take great pride in their appearance; we love to ...
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Tips And Tricks To Working With Natural Hair As A Busy Mom

Tips And Tricks To Working With Natural Hair As A Busy Mom

To do list: laundry, pack for day-care, check homework, make breakfast, plan dinner, finish reports for that big project, parents’ ...
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10 Natural Hair Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

10 Natural Hair Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

Kids are starting school soon. Between work, cooking, housework, working out, the baby running out of formula, teenage son breaking ...
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8 Things To Consider Before Coloring Your Natural Hair

8 Things To Consider Before Coloring Your Natural Hair

I am a box color junkie, at least I used to be, but I was never the type do anything ...
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How To Co Wash Natural Hair

How To Co Wash Natural Hair

By now most of us know what a co-wash is. If you don’t, a co wash is simply washing your ...
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Can You Loosen Your Natural 4a Hair Texture To 3c?

Can You Loosen Your Natural 4a Hair Texture To 3c?

If you’ve ever watched a car salesman and a customer trying to come to a mutual agreement on a price ...
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How To Fall In Love With Your Natural Hair

How To Fall In Love With Your Natural Hair

It is a hot summer night and you are at your favorite look out spot with your man. You know what’s ...
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Transitioning Hair Inspiration: How To Straighten Transitioning Hair

Transitioning Hair Inspiration: How To Straighten Transitioning Hair

I am in awe of anyone who chooses to transition long term. Not only does it prove that your relaxed ...
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7 Ways To Rock A TWA

7 Ways To Rock A TWA

You may not think so immediately following your Big Chop but hands down the TWA is one of the sexiest ...
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Can You Learn Anything From A Naturalista With A Different Texture From You?

Can You Learn Anything From A Naturalista With A Different Texture From You?

PGneiicey and Naptural85 ‘Guuurl there is no way, that sistah with the 3C curls is going to be able to tell ...
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