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  • Why Does Growing Black Hair Seem So Difficult

    Our hair can seem so difficult, especially when you feel like it is not growing. One of the main difficulties black hair faces is breakage. This has been a known struggle to all those with black hair from a young age. There are numerous factors that contribute to the breakage of hair, including over manipulation, […]

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  • African hair problems: Dealing with haircut regret

    Us girls with African hair love to switch up our look from time to time – and this includes reinventing ourselves with a new haircut. For many women, a haircut is a way of making a physical change which reflects other changes in our lives. However, the wrong kind of haircut can be disappointing, and […]

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  • Removing natural African hairstyles

    Natural African hairstyles are gorgeous and amazing, with endless possibilities that look just great! As fun as it may be to create these natural African hairstyles, taking them out may be another story. Don’t worry though, because in this article we look at some tips for removing your natural African hairstyles safely, without causing any […]

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  • Style is Personal…

    I like to describe my style as Retro/Versatile/Modern. I love playing with clothes. To me, it is art. Now, we all know how expensive vintage clothing can be, and boy, was I chuffed when I saw this vintage denim jacket last weekend in Vilakazi Street in Soweto. At first I was afraid to ask how much it […]

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  • African hair braiding styles and tips

    African hair braiding styles is a widely discussed topic among the Black community, as hair braiding is not only a tradition, but a bonding experience between mothers, sisters and cousins. African hair braiding styles vary greatly, with so many unique styles to choose from. Style your braids with headbands and turbans – the options are endless! In […]

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  • My New Year’s Hair Regime Resolution

    Another new year has come, and with it a number of resolutions which I heartily intend to keep. However, I also know that most New Year’s resolutions tend to last only until the end of February, when life gets in the way and the promises I made to myself falls along the wayside. I’m sure […]

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  • The correct way to wash African hair to avoid breakage

    When it comes to washing natural hair, many find the process a little daunting as even a little water can result in some tangling and knots! In this article, we look at some tips for washing African hair correctly, so that you avoid breakage and keep your hair looking healthy. Lather natural hair once, not […]

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  • Let’s Talk Relaxers

    So let’s talk relaxers, because style really starts with a good relax… You too can get that perfectly smooth look without much effort. It’s EASY if you follow these simple steps:1 – planning and timing is everything!One week before you plan to relax, don’t wash your hair.2 – three days before your relax, start to nourish and […]

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  • What a good hair day does to my mood?

    We are all aware that the way our hair behaves has a direct impact on our mood and on our day in general. Waking up with hair that simply does not want to co-operate can put a serious crimp in our daily routine, especially when we are pressed for time and just do not have […]

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