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Capelli Halo Rollers & Shea Moisture Setting Lotion Review

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Retro ‘fro on deck! Capelli Care was a sponsor at out ย BlackHairKitchen expo and they sent us some rollers to try out and review. With them I created a retro ‘fro look that I wore to the Chic N’ the City event I hosted in Washington DC, September 2013. The Capelli Care Halo Rollers are continue reading

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First Look: Kandi Burruss Wedding Dress

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This past weekend Kandi Burruss, singer, songwriter and cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, married Todd Tucker in a $20,000 wedding dress by Reco Chapple. Ostrich feathers fill out the bottom as the sheer top is bejeweled up to it’s high collar. Tiny, Fantasia, Phaedra and Kandi’s best friend Carmen, made up the continue reading

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Kim Kardashian Covers Vogue w/ Kanye West & North

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Well look at Gawd. Our favorite Queen to be, Kanye West, has won after a series of public rants about the lack of his bae’s recognition as a fashion icon. There were a series of reports that Kanye had confronted the original ice queen, Ms. Wintour, about the selection of Lena Dunham on a recent continue reading

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How to Cut & Curl Full Lace Wig into Wavy Bob

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I’m a big fan of O-Wigs, as they have full lace/lace front wigs that are very thick and full, allowing them to last a long time. I usually order big curly wigs, but I’ve been on a bob kick as of late and opted for a straight wig so I could cut it into a continue reading

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Straight Tapered Cut on 4C Natural Hair

I did the unthinkable. I, Jouelzy, a person who has built a decent following based on my hair tutorials and redefining the idea that natural hair is simply curly, chopped off the bulk of my nappy, dry, unmanageable and all the other false constructs people use to define my hair. It’s often perceived that because continue reading

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Twisted: 5-Day Pictorial

There are rare moments when photographs convey the narrative infinitely better than written orย spoken word. This is such a moment. Photos were taken at the end of each day. In instances where Nia had practice or a game, she “pineappled”ย her hair for the event. Her nighttime routine consisted of a loose “pineapple” and tying her continue reading

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Our Sons: Little, Big, Young or Grown … He’s All About His Hair, Too!

Admittedly, as women, we’re so keenly focused on our hair journey we neglect to recognize the journey isn’t exclusively our own. Natural hair care isn’t gender specific. It’s a concern for men as well.

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Twisted: From Braids to Twists

Daughter’s been rocking box braids for much of this winter and although her hair benefitted from the protective style Nia, understandably, has grown a tad bored with the look. This past weekend she requested a change. So after taking out her braids (a Friday evening and all-day Saturday affair), we brewed some tea (sounds ominous, continue reading

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