Wigs & Weaves

Revive A Synthetic Wig With A Clothing Steamer

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Bring a worn out, dry, frizzy wig back to life with flexi rods and a clothing steamer. It’s no secret that I wear wigs from time to time while I am growing out my natural hair. I mean, who doesn’t these days? Beyoncé has a wig stash...

Nothing New Under the Sun: Hair Extensions Discovered on Ancient Egyptian Women

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Not only do we get it from our mamas, but apparently we also get it from our ancestors. A recent archeological project has revealed that Egyptian wore hair extensions over 3,300 years ago. Archaeologists uncovered the remains of an Egyptian woman who was not mummified,...

Please Stop Correlating Weaves to Being Hood

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As of lately, as my audience has expanded beyond it’s core, whenever I post a picture, article, anything with or about weaves/wigs there is always a choir of “why wear weaves?” “why can’t you love yourself?” “she’s so ghetto with that weave” “weave wearing [insert...

10 Celebrity Weave & Wig Collections and Lines

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India.Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair,” contained some powerful truths about black women’s relationship with their hair, and while we may not literally “be” our hair, the statistics on the Black hair care industry  might cause more than a few people to second guess that notion. The...

Crochet Braids 101: Hair, Style Inspiration, Care and Hair Growth Benefits

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There are so many ways to rock artificial hair or added hair and with such a surge in the usage it appears it’s not going away anytime soon. More women (including naturals) are giving added hair a try for various reasons. Some say it’s a...

Black Girl, Blonde Wig: How I Found My Beyoncé Blonde

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Well, no one can touch Queen Bey's color, but I'm nipping at her Jimmy Choo heels.