5 Ways to Reduce Split Ends
Natural Hair

5 Ways To Reduce Split Ends

Split ends occur when the end of a hair strand is damaged resulting in the strand separating into two or more fragments.  If left untreated,  the split end can progress all the way up to the scalp. Constant manipulation – washing, combing, brushing and styling, (not to mention chemical treatments like bleaching and dyeing) can cause damage to your hair’s…

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Natural Hair Story Chichi Ogwe
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Natural Hair Story: Chichi Ogwe

In this week’s natural hair story,  we are shining the spotlight on Chichi.  Chichi is a lover of all things beauty and fashion.  Here is Chichi’s hair story… What is your name and where are you from? My name is Chichi and I am a freelance beauty blogger from London. How long have you been natural? Apart from relaxing my…

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Practical Tips To Achieve Your New Years Resolutions
Lifestyle

Practical Tips To Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

If you want to actually stick to and achieve your new year’s resolutions, think practical.   When you start writing out your new year’s resolutions, instead of saying things like you want to lose 75 pounds within the next 6 months or that you will join a gym and work out for one hour on a daily basis, set goals…

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Natural Hair Story Chantal Maples
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Natural Hair Story : Chantal Maples

In this week’s natural hair story,  we are shining the spotlight on Chantal. She is a  millennial stay at home mom of two beautiful little naturalista’s, ages 6 and 3.  Here is her story…   What is your name and where are you from?  My name is Chantal. I’m from Huntsville, Alabama How long have you been natural? 3 years now…

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5 Tools For A Polished Looking Beard
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

5 Tools For A Polished Looking Beard

Okay fellas, so you have decided to join the beard gang!  You have been conditioning your beard, and using beard oils and balms to help with growth.  Well now that your beard has grown in, and even if it hasn’t reached your desired length as of yet, you will want to make sure that you are keeping it properly maintained.…

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Christmas Gift Guide 25 Of The Best Gifts Under $50
Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide : 25 Of The Best Gifts Under $50

Y’all, can you believe that it is almost Christmas? Yikes!  Some of you may be nearly done with your Christmas shopping while others (present company included) have barely put a dent in your Christmas shopping list. For those of you who are on a budget, and looking for ways to keep from breaking the bank this holiday season, I have…

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Natural Hair Story Olena Brackett
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Natural Hair Story : Olena Brackett

In this week’s natural hair story, we are shining the spotlight on a woman who balances motherhood and blogging full time, all while rocking her glorious afro!  Let’s get started…   What is your name and where are you from? My name is Olena Brackett, and I’m from Portland, Oregon   How long have you been natural? I’ve been fully…

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Renpure Coconut Whipped Creme Leave In Conditioner
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Renpure Coconut Whipped Creme Leave In Conditioner : A Product Review

Who doesn’t love a great conditioner?  I know I do!  I was browsing through my local Walgreens looking at hair products – which is the norm for me, as I am a bit of a product junkie.  Anyway, I came across this Renpure Coconut Whipped Creme Leave-In Conditioner.  I picked it up and put it back down a couple of…

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Protective Styles for You to Try Fall Winter
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

7 Protective Styles to Try Out This Fall/Winter

We all like to spend as little time as possible styling our hair each day.  With cooler temperatures in full swing, protective styles can offer you a stylish look as well as protection from the elements.  No matter the length or texture of your hair, you can wear a protective style. Here are 7 different styles that you can try…

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Glam Up Your Holiday With This Smokey Makeup Look
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Glam Up Your Holiday With This Smokey Makeup Look

Looking to add a little bit of glam to your look for the upcoming holidays? Beauty vlogger FaceOverMatter shares a green and gold smokey eye holiday makeup look.  These colors are absolutely gorgeous! You don’t have to be an expert at applying makeup to achieve this look – Hallelujah!       Girl, get your glam on! Notice: JavaScript is…

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How to Achieve the Perfect Highlight for Beginners
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How to Achieve the Perfect Highlight for Beginners

When it comes to wearing makeup, I like to keep things simple.  Most days I only wear lip gloss and a little blush.  There are times when I do like to get a little fancy tho’, and that means that my full face, including highlighter, must be on point.   In this video, makeup artist and beauty influencer Ronkeraji shares some very…

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15 Photos of Black Men With Beards
Beauty, Natural Hair

15 Photos of Black Men With Beards That Will Certainly Bring a Smile to Your Face

Let’s face it, beards have become all the rave now.  Whether you are a man who loves to wear them or a woman who loves men who love to wear them, one thing is for certain – beards have definitely become a sex symbol. This “rugged” fashion statement has gained a huge amount of traction over the past few years,…

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Cute and Easy Protective Style For Kids Natural Hair
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

Cute & Easy Protective Style for Kids Natural Hair

Looking for a super cute, yet easy protective style for your little naturalista?  How about trying out braids and twists. In this video, Lady Justice shows us how she achieved this style on her daughter Jayla’s hair.  Not only is this an easy protective style, but your child can also wear this style for at least two weeks. Products Used:…

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5 SUPER EASY WAYS TO TIE HEAD WRAPS
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5 Super Easy Ways to Tie Head Wraps

I am a huge fan of head wraps, turbans, scarves or whatever you choose to call them.  I, however, seldom have luck when it comes to tying them properly.  Thankfully I found IamInYACO’s channel on YouTube. In this video, IamInYACO shows us how easy it is to tie head wraps.        Are you a fan of head wraps? …

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Winter Proof Your Skin Care Regimen
Beauty, Skin Care

Winter Proof Your Skin Care Regimen

During the cold and frigid winter months, your skin takes a beating.  Cold, dry air leads to dehydrated, red, itchy and flaky skin. Just as we protect ourselves by wearing extra layers to combat the cold winter weather, we should add extra layers to our skincare routines as well.  If you need to learn the basics of a proper skincare routine,…

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