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25 Tips & Tricks for Growing and Maintaining Natural Hair

My four years natural hair length check is around the corner so I thought it will be helpful for me to write a list of some tips and tricks that have helped me retain my length and maintain my hair so far.   Handle your hair in sections. Always handle your hair in sections, that way, all parts of your hair will be equally cared for. Apply shampoo only to your scalp. What really needs to be washed is your scalp. Product build up is formed from your scalp and the lather from the shampoo easily cleanses the length of...

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Black Girl with Long Hair Type 4 Natural Hair Icon

*screams* *faints* *wakes up* Its true…almost four years ago when I started my healthy hair journey, Black Girl Long Hair, among a few other websites, was where I continuously gathered knowledge on natural hair, products for natural hair and inspiration to keep me motivated on my journey. So to find that I can now inspire others with my journey is a wonderful thing. Thank you, BGLH! Click on the picture below to link you to the feature.  Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new...

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Creative Tribe Photo shoot

It’s July beauties!  My favourite month in the year, not just because it’s my birthday month, although that’s mostly why, but because it marks the beginning of the second half of the year. Can you believe it? 2015 is literally sprinting past. Have you accomplished some goals you’ve set for yourself this year? It’s so easy to get side-tracked when we are faced with challenges but with Gods grace and mercy we shall all be smiling come December. 🙂 A few weeks ago, I was contacted by my long time friend to model for him for his Branding, Design,...

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From Floppy Fro to Twisted Bun (Pictorial)

Since I can’t wear Afro puffs, I simply turn them into a twisted bun. Steps 1. Floppy fro 2. Section the hair left out into 4. You can have as many twists but lesser will earn you some volume. 3. Twist your hair up. 4. Tuck your twists into you hair band in any direction that suits you. 5. Admire your crown and you’re done! Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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Roller Set…FAIL!

I bought two packs of Snap-Around hair rollers when I went on holiday last year. Each pack cost me .99p and had 10 rollers inside. Snap-Around Rollers Look at the teeth on this thing I prepped my hair by shampooing with Lush Jumping Juniper, deep conditioned with a mix of Mill Creek Biotin Conditioner and Body Shop Banana Conditioner.Then followed with an ACV rinse, Kinky Curly Knot Today Leave-in Conditioner and a heavy moisturiser. Bad idea. I shouldn’t have added the moisturiser because my hair refused to absorb it. I kept trying to roll up my hair, but it kept getting stuck between...

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