Hair

Hair Hoaxes and Lopping Off Locs

Written by Penelope Farthing It seems every other week a topic about black women’s hair is trending.   Last month, it was H&M, after having...
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Looking Like Outside: Hair Acceptance, Weaves, and...

We are back again with another hair conversation. Some time ago, Penny wrote a post on the blog, outlining conversations that black women were not nec...
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Black Women, H&M, and Hair

Written by Penelope Farthing Nothing gets black women more riled up than the conversation of hair. Hair has the super power to get under the skin of b...
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Black Women, Hair, and Swirling

Written by Penelope Farthing It’s always the objectively unattractive ones that have something slick to say about black women’s hair. Some nobody ...
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Dear Black Women: Toddlers Don’t Need Hair E...

Written by Penelope Farthing I love YouTube and probably spend way too much time on there. From book reviews to makeup tutorials, there’s something ...
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Gift Ideas for the Natural in Your Life

Written by Penelope Farthing With Christmas Day just around the corner, hopefully you have all your presents already wrapped and ready for the big day...
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Does Viviscal Work? You better believe it!

Please note: this page contains affiliate links. Ever wondered does Viviscal work as a form of hair treatment? Read on for my insightful six-month re...
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Here’s What Happened When I Tried Hairprint ...

Have you ever thought that some haircare products work more like makeup? Like foundation or powder, it temporarily hides the flaws with synthetic chem...
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What?! Successful, Non-Black Men Don’t Like ...

Recently, a much-discussed topic has been bubbling up about whether or not “men of means,” that is, successful and eligible, prefer women ...
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Shea Moisture: “It was a misunderstanding.&#...

Last weekend when I attended the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, California, I met Richard Gallucci, Senior Vice President of Field Sales for Sundia...
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More Hair Vitamins that Work: Nature’s Bount...

I’ve previously been a buyer and reviewer of several (high) priced hair, skin and nail vitamins in the past, and while those did have some benef...
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Hair and Skin Care Products Resurrecting My Life t...

I’m preprogrammed to loved make up and skin care, and I’m always in the hunt for hair and skin care products that are natural and effectiv...
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Here’s What Happened When I Finally Tried He...

I first heard about henna during my nascent natural hair days, and haunted psychologist/hair guru Curly Nikki. She raved about the virtues of henna, h...
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Better Than Bought: Homemade Herbal Hair Tonic for...

People often ask me if it’s a good idea to grow herbs, and usually want the mean to do is use them for culinary use or for teas. However, there&...
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