Living No Lye - Janae (nae2curly)

Living No Lye - Janae (nae2curly)

By Sumetra Reed

Q: What were your reasons for going natural? 

A: My reasons for going natural was to experience the versatility of my hair. 

Q: How did you transition (or did you BC)? 

A: 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 healthy. My sophomore year of college I decided to grow out the relaxer which didn't take long. 

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Fall/Winter Healthy Hair Care

Fall/Winter Healthy Hair Care

By: TiffanyNicholsDesign

Hey Everyone....fall is here and winter will be right around the corner and just like we have to change up our wardrobe when it get colder, we have to change up our hair products and routine the same exact way. Many of you seasoned naturals already know this, but for the newbies when the seasons change most of the time you have to switch up your hair care routine in order to adapt to that harsh weather conditions. If you that don't know how to care for your hair during this time or if you need a refresher, I want to share with you some tips on how to keep your hair healthy, moisturized, and weather proof.

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How To Straighten Natural Hair

How To Straighten Natural Hair

By Sumetra Reed

I very rarely straighten my hair.  To avoid heat damage that can lead to breakage, I only straighten my hair 2 - 3 times a year.  Prior to applying heat to my hair, there are a few things that I do to ensure that my hair remains healthy even during the straightening process.  The steps to care for my hair prior to heat styling helps my hair to revert back to it's natural state.

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Curls for a Cause Recap

Curls for a Cause Recap

By Tiffany Nichols and Sumetra Reed

On Saturday September 19,2014, the Natural Hair Community came together for a special night of celebration at the Curls for a Cause event for Chicago based vlogger Meechy Monroe. Meechy and her sister Vaughn of MsVaughnTV are a Chicago based Beauty and Natural Hair Vlogger duo called “The Monroe Sisters”. Meechy and Vaughn have contributed so much to the natural hair community with their creative YouTube hair tutorials, style, and beauty videos, they have hosted  and organized tons of beauty events around the world, and have worked as brand ambassador for several top beauty brands.

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