My Kinky Hair: Low Maintenance Protective Styling Made Easy

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Natural black tresses should always be celebrated for its unique texture that cannot be compared to any other hair type. Once we make natural hair and styling techniques our passion, we can start appreciating our inner beauty and realize that we can be strong, independent women without feeling the need to look like one of [...]

Stretched Styling With: @Nae2Curly

The Twist 'N Curl

Meet Janae, who uses stretched styling to make life easier. If you’re always busy, you too can use stretched styling to cut down on frequent styling sessions. My story is a little different from most. I only applied relaxer to my edges because they were unruly. The rest of my hair was relaxer free, long and [...]

Stretched Styling With: @MissAlexandriaNicole

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Meet Alexandria, whose stretched styles always look like pure perfection! I have been natural for 4 years this past September. My hair is a mix of 3c, 4a, and 4b curls. My texture is medium/coarse. I love wearing stretched styles because. . . well, number one, NO shrinky curls (as I like to call them). [...]

Stretched Styling With: @BaronessCountess

B L U E B E R R Y

  Meet Lichelle, who embraces her hair no matter how it chooses to behave! I’ve been natural for a total of 4 years. I would consider my hair “kinky-curly”. I have lots of different textures on my head.My pattern is a mixture between 3c through 4b, very dense, with fine strands. My hair basically does what [...]

Just A Reminder: Don’t Get Comfortable

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Have you ever felt stuck in life? Sometimes it can happen without your even realizing it. You go about your daily duties: working, taking care of others, paying bills, and hopefully (but often, probably not) squeezing in a little “you” time. Things that used to excite you have become mundane, ordinary. Time that you used [...]

Cassandre Beccai Instagram Giveaway

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It’s giveaway time and the awesome Cassandre Beccai has some goodies for you naturalistas! Enter this giveaway for a chance to win a set of shampoo, conditioner, and a daily moisturizer. The rules are simple: 1. Follow @blacknaps on Instagram 2. Follow @cassandrebeccai on Instagram 3. Repost the below picture to your Instagram and mention [...]

Protective Styling Season: Marley Twists

MARLEY TWISTS

One of the best things about being natural is learning how to do your own hair. Protective styles such as marley twists, senegalese twists, and box braids may seem daunting at first glance, but with a few simple steps and a little practice, you’ll look like a seasoned pro! Marley twists can be worn a multitude [...]

Natural Spotlight: Tiara

Tiara Natural Hair Spotlight Feature

How long have your been natural? I transitioned for two years and then I did a final transition chop in July 2014. Why did you decide to go natural? I honestly didn’t know much about natural hair. I was getting relaxers since the age of 9. I just thought relaxers were something I needed and [...]

Stretched Styling With: @Chronicurls

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Now that the summer heat and humidity are no longer a worry, stretched styles are all the rage! It’s the perfect time to perfect your twistout, perm rods, flexi rods, curlformers sets, and more! The best part about the stretched styles we will be featuring is that they don’t require heat. And you’re in luck [...]

Protective Styling Season: The Messy Bun

The Messy Bun

Don’t be fooled by the name: messy buns can certainly be every bit as fabulous as looks that take much longer to achieve. The Messy Bun is all about ease, comfort, and fabulousness. They can look simple or intricate, “just woke up” or “beat to capacity.” It’s all up to you! There are bun tutorials [...]