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A Touching video for Co-founder of Miss Jessies | Titi Branch

Like so many other natural hair girls, I was shocked to hear about the death of this beautiful woman Titi Branch, Co-founder of Miss Jessie. I remember when I first transitioned to being natural, I took a trip with my best friend to New York for her birthday. One of my first stops was to the Miss Jessies salon in ...

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I am not my hair | A natural girl reflection

So, I got my hair braided recently for an upcoming trip to Italy and it’s been interesting to see how people respond to me with longer (synthetic) hair. And it got me to thinking. Why do we define people (particularly black women) based on hair? If you choose to straighten it, lock it, cut it short or off…it’s your HAIR! ...

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My Rant| Loving Your Natural Hair & debunking negative images

Just the other day my white neighbor said to me as I was walking my daughter “Did you do something different to your hair, it looks great, it’s long!” Well that something different was that I had just blown it out and flat ironed my hair. Of course I wasn’t surprised by her comment because most of my white friends ...

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Be Authentically You | Natural Hair and it’s challenges| New Mom

I never try to rush to a decision about anything,  but since the birth of my daughter I have not been quite myself in this department. Hair is a funny thing with women, particularly women of color. We go through stages with our hair. Do I straighten it? do I cut it? do I go natural? Well, for me almost ...

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