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Lupita Nyong’o Talks Skin w/ Elmo on Sesame Street

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Sesame street is taking off on it’s 45th season with a bang! First Janelle Monae sings “The Power of Yet” and now we have a deliciously radiant Lupita Nyong’o talking about the ubiquity and purpose of skin with Elmo. Lupita is visually a delight to see and sonically you just want to hear her keep continue reading

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Janelle Monae #ThePowerOfYet Performance on Sesame Street [Bonus Behind the Scenes]

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Sesame Street performances are always a charm to see, so we were super excited to see the Electro Phi Beta lady herself, Janelle Monae, appear on a recent Sesame Street episode performing “The Power of Yet.” It’s a great message about keeping on keeping on until you get it. You might have failed before but continue reading

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Quench Your Thirtsy Hair with Just Natural’s Extreme Dry Hair Products

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For many of us, extremely dry hair is less of an issue in the summer since there’s more moisture in the air for the hair to absorb. That is, of course, unless you live in a low-humidity, dessert-like climate. Add a little heat damage to that and we’ve got a serious problem. After getting my hair pressed, (with hot continue reading

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Everything to Know About Mineral Oil, Vaseline and Hair Care

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A while back, mineral oil was criticized as being, among other undesirable things, “bad” for natural black hair.  It purportedly blocked the hair follicles, not only making the scalp dirty but also keeping hair from growing, and was blacklisted among the community.  Back then, if I knew one thing about being natural, it was to continue reading

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Review: First Look – Jolis Hair Extensions

I received hair from Jolis Hair for review, so first step is the unboxing and first look! Why the first look? Because when purchasing weave from a new vendor you want to be sure that the hair is bug free (yeah girl), smells good + clean, with prompt shipping. Don’t worry ladies, I will review how continue reading

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Coconut Oil Alternatives for Eczema Relief

In continuing with this series on eczema relief, it only makes sense to discuss other forms of moisture through the use of essential hair oils. As mentioned in my last post, a great moisturizer is everything, and for many people who suffer from eczema (and for many curlies with porous hair), coconut oil is a continue reading

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Janelle Monae “Electric Lady” Official Video

Janelle Monae pays homage to Greek life in her new video for the title single off her latest album, Electric Lady. The video, chock full of cameos, features Janelle rocking her natural hair in all it’s moisturized glory with a dash of color, that’s a small step away from her usual black and white uniform. continue reading

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Product Review: Creme of Nature Argan Oil Moisture Mask & Twirling Custard

Typically, my hair routine is very simple: wash, condition, braid and repeat. I don’t usually do a lot to my hair, but every once in a while I like to switch up my style. I get bored easily. Recently, I tried some new products for my hair: Creme of Nature With Argan Oil From Morocco continue reading

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