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Dying Natural Hair: 4 Things to Do Before You Dye Your Natural Hair

Pastel pinks, punk rock blue, California blonde…the possibilities for coloring your hair are endless.  And you’ve researched them all, pinned all the pics on Pinterest and now, what do you need to do to prep your hair for this season’s hottest color? Make sure hair is healthy. This is truly the most important step. How are your […]

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Dying Natural Hair: What about hair that is transitioning?

For women on the natural hair journey, the only thing more coveted that those kissable coils is haute color. But pump your brakes sis, color can lead to chaos on transitioning hair. Here is a quick rundown on when to use specific types of hair color, you may not like it, but I only tell you […]

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Natural Hair Care: Gym Sweat + No Shampoo = Gross

You’ve put in your time at the gym, hitting the bag, spinning, panting, sweating and all that and when you’re finished you hit the showers and skip washing your hair. Most of the time. Eeww. “But Karen,” you whine, “I don’t want to dry my hair out!” Do you like fungus? Because that’s where you’re […]

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Going Natural: You Did the Big Chop, Now What?

Women will often ask me about the “Big Chop” and how to deal with each stage of growing their hair out after they do the deed. If you’re not familiar with natural hair terminology, the big chop is when women cut off all their relaxed hair down to their unrelaxed hair. While not necessary to […]

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Swimming and Natural Hair

Let’s talk about black women, swimming and natural hair. A lot of women are concerned about both their daughter’s natural hair and their own during the summer months, especially when it comes to swimming. I’m glad that black women are feeling free when it comes to swimming now. Young girls don’t have the same fears […]

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