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Should You Explain Your Decision to Big Chop to Your Significant Other?

Back in 2008 when I decided to transition from relaxing my hair, I had been married to my husband for 8 years. Though I had made up my mind, I wondering how I would explain my decision to my husband. Would he even understand what ‘transitioning’ was? Would he not find me attractive anymore? I …

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Reader Question: Do Senegalese Twists Help Retain Length and Are They Worth It?

When it comes to braids my mom isn’t into them very much. I have done a lot of research about Senegalese twists and they seem like they could get my hair back to the way it was length wise. What’s your opinion on Senegalese twists and do you think it’s really worth all the money? – …

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Reader Question: Will I Lose My Curl Pattern If I Flat Iron My Hair ?

If you flat iron your natural hair, will you loose your curl pattern? – Sheryl This is all dependent on the precautions you take to avoid heat damage. Unfortunately even with the best of care or even professional care it is still possible to get those pesky pieces of permanently straightened hair or what is known …

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Reader Question: Help! I Can’t Spend All This Money on Products for My Hair

Hello, my name is Terrianna. I am 18 years old and attending college (staying on campus). I did the big chop 2 years ago. My hair is thin, fragile,  brittle and very dry;  it feels like a desert island! I cannot spend a lot of money on products. I need hair help IMMEDIATELY! Terrianna, Your in …

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Reader Question: Products That Help With Dryness and Shrinkage

I am a beginner  to natural hair and I’m having a hard time with trying to find the right products for my hair. Can you recommend some natural hair products? My hair is dry. I try stretching my hair and it shrinks right back up. I don’t know what I am  doing wrong. I’m really …

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Reader Question: “I am a Beginner to Natural Hair and I have a Few Questions”

This week’s Reader Question is from Mya. She has a series of questions about going natural. These topics are frequently asked so I thought that it would make for a great blog post to share with you all: 1. The big chop? I cut my hair into a short style, a mow-hawk last September I believe. It’s growing …

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