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Overall Health for the Best Hair Should Be Your Mantra this Year

I am on a serious health journey this year, I am talking about whole foods, nothing processed and a ton ...
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What Science Says about Hair Growth and How Real Life Differs

Here’s a fun fact for you: a single bolt of lightning has enough energy to toast 100,000 slices of bread ...
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5 Reasons the Hair Typing System is Totally Overrated

5 Reasons the Hair Typing System is Totally Overrated

When I started my healthy hair journey (HHJ) and learned there was a system in place that helps you determine ...
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Melanese People Can Teach Us a Valuable Lesson in Judgement, Culture, and Race

I bet you didn’t see this one coming. Neither did I. Blacks with naturally blonde hair? That’s strange for those ...
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My Hair Salon Nightmare: Scissor Happy and Rough

A few weeks ago I decided to go to the same hair salon that my sister frequently visits to get ...
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Poets Alysia Harris and Alex Elle's Story - Being Black with Little to No Hair

Poets Alysia Harris and Alex Elle’s Story – Being Black with Little to No Hair

mypoeticinsanity.BlogSpot.com For those of you who are poetry lovers, Alysia Harris and Alex Elle is probably all too familiar for ...
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How Young is too Young when Using Extensions in a Child’s Hair?

I am going to venture out on a limb here and say that this is a matter of opinion and ...
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3 Reasons You Should Not Get a Vixen Sew In

3 Reasons You Should Not Get a Vixen Sew In

So I have another wedding to attend in May, and since I am on this “New Year New me” thing ...
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5 Hair Practices We Do That Everyone Says Are Bad For Us

5 Hair Practices We Do That Everyone Says Are Bad For Us

Okay we get it! We get that we shouldn’t use certain products to care for our hair or we don’t ...
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My Thoughts on White Women Wearing Braids and Other Kinky Styles

My Thoughts on White Women Wearing Braids and Other Kinky Styles

This topic has been quite controversial with all of the ruckus about supposedly “white people stealing the black culture and ...
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A Pictorial Guide On What to Do When Strangers Want to Touch Your Hair

A Pictorial Guide On What to Do When Strangers Want to Touch Your Hair

  Afrobella.com We tackle this subject at least a couple times per year because to be frank, it is a ...
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6 Naturals That You Should Be Following On Instagram

6 Naturals That You Should Be Following On Instagram

Ladies, I know most of you have Instagram, and if you don’t this might just be the post that will ...
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6 Natural Hair Rules That Need To Be Broken

6 Natural Hair Rules That Need To Be Broken

In current society there are rules whether fully successful or not they are necessary to ward off complete chaos or ...
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My No nonsense Approach To Salon Appointments

My No nonsense Approach To Salon Appointments

It’s that time again to head to the salon! Personally, I don’t go to often because 1. I can do ...
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How My Faux Dreads Landed Me A TV Role: My Story

How My Faux Dreads Landed Me A TV Role: My Story

Around 9:04 AM, on November 9th, my phone vibrated notifying me that I had an email. I thought it was ...
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Habits That Change And Stay The Same When Going Natural

Habits That Change And Stay The Same When Going Natural

I know you still get questions related to your natural hair: “Why did you go natural?” “What do you like about being ...
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3 More Old Wives Tales We Seriously Need To Let Go Of With Regards To Hair

3 More Old Wives Tales We Seriously Need To Let Go Of With Regards To Hair

Old wives tales have been around for centuries. They are superstitions or traditional beliefs that are regarded as truths but ...
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Do Men Prefer Natural Hair, Relaxed Hair or Weave?

Do Men Prefer Natural Hair, Relaxed Hair or Weave?

We are often told, as women, to get our hair styled to our liking no matter what anyone thinks…especially men ...
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5 Reasons To Stop Comparing Your Hair To A Natural Hair Guru

5 Reasons To Stop Comparing Your Hair To A Natural Hair Guru

We covet our favorite Natural hair superstars; we can’t help it. They have gorgeous tresses and they help guide us ...
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So What If She Has Heat Damage? 4 Reasons You Shouldn't Worry About Someone With Heat Damaged Hair

So What If She Has Heat Damage? 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Worry About Someone With Heat Damaged Hair

Do you know there are women out there who have made a conscious decision to live with heat damage? Why ...
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20 Things You Should Never Say To A Natural

20 Things You Should Never Say To A Natural

So you finally got relaxers off your back, out of your wallet, and out of your precious mane. You have reduced ...
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Four Reasons I Would Never Texturize My Natural Hair

Four Reasons I Would Never Texturize My Natural Hair

I love my natural hair…period. I love the texture, color, versatility and unpredictability it offers me daily and that even ...
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Would You Date A Guy Whose Hair Is Longer Or Thicker Than Yours?

Would You Date A Guy Whose Hair Is Longer Or Thicker Than Yours?

That was just one of the questions Wofgang Lisborg pictured below posed on his Instagram, in an effort to start a ...
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Before You Go Back To Relaxers - Try This First

Before You Go Back To Relaxers – Try This First

Contents: Women Are Going Back to Relaxers The Reasons The Straight Hair Natural Basic Regimen for a Straight Hair Natural ...
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Do You Believe In Hair Superstitions?

Do You Believe In Hair Superstitions?

I just finished up a really good book: Hair Story: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair In America by Ayana D ...
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8 Reasons Why Long Hair Sucks

8 Reasons Why Long Hair Sucks

I have long hair, and I am proud of it. It has been a long-ish journey – just over four ...
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I Wish There Were Challenges in The Natural Hair Community that Gave Us Answers To Some Of My Scientific Questions

I Wish There Were Challenges in The Natural Hair Community that Gave Us Answers To Some Of My Scientific Questions

Have you noticed a trend lately on social media with all the crazy challenges? I mean seriously, how can people ...
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How I Dealt With My Hair Texture Disappoinment

How I Dealt With My Hair Texture Disappoinment

I think just about every natural haired woman has experienced some form of disappointment with their hair. Perhaps your hair ...
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3 Ways We Can Avoid Negativity And Become A Sisterhood Of Healthy Hair

3 Ways We Can Avoid Negativity And Become A Sisterhood Of Healthy Hair

This has got to stop! I mean what’s all the fuss about? She was natural, but decided to relax – ...
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Describing Someone's Hair As Unkempt Is Insulting To Their Natural Expression

Describing Someone’s Hair As Unkempt Is Insulting To Their Natural Expression

In the natural hair community, the words “kempt”, “well-kempt”  or “unkempt” are being thrown around much more in recent times ...
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Have You Traded One Form of Hair Slavery For Another?

Have You Traded One Form of Hair Slavery For Another?

Slavery is probably a very strong word, but I must admit it gets people’s attention, so why not. Despite the ...
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What Your Man Can Learn From Your Natural Hair Journey

What Your Man Can Learn From Your Natural Hair Journey

We discuss pretty often how much we learn on our natural hair journeys. How this movement is progressing and growing ...
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Boyfriends And Your Natural Hair - A Guys Perspective

Boyfriends And Your Natural Hair – A Guys Perspective

I vaguely remember when I was starting my healthy hair journey reading over testimonies of women who dumped their boyfriends ...
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Baking Soda And ACV Are NOT Effective Cleansers - Now Here Is A Little Proof

Baking Soda And ACV Are NOT Effective Cleansers – Now Here Is A Little Proof

The lovely ladies over at Black Girl Long Hair did some really great experimentation last week. As is evident from the ...
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Getting Back To Basics - Natural Hair Debates Distract Us From Teaching And Learning About Healthy Hair

Getting Back To Basics – Natural Hair Debates Distract Us From Teaching And Learning About Healthy Hair

Let me start by pointing the finger at myself because your girl loves a healthy intelligent argument with a splash ...
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Are You Really Team Natural If You Wear a Protective Style 95% Of The Time?

Are You Really Team Natural If You Wear a Protective Style 95% Of The Time?

Now, this is only a question, as some are raising their eyebrows or giving this post the side eye, assuming ...
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Confessions Of A Natural Hair Snob - If You Relax I Will Unfollow You On Social Media

Confessions Of A Natural Hair Snob – If You Relax I Will Unfollow You On Social Media

Editors Note: This is an opinion post and not the general view of Black Hair Information Who one chooses to ...
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Are You Really Natural If You Use Commercial Brands?

Are You Really Natural If You Use Commercial Brands?

Have you ever been disrespected to the point where you have to wonder does she even know what she is ...
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Can We Trust Big Beauty Brands With New All Natural Lines?

Can We Trust Big Beauty Brands With New All Natural Lines?

This is a fair question to ask because just a few years ago you could barely find any products tailored ...
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Don't Be Ashamed To Admit To A Silkener

Don’t Be Ashamed To Admit To A Silkener

As you all know we follow hundreds of blogs Afrobella being one of our favorites. A while back she did ...
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