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Natural Hair’s Love Letter to Black Women

Dear Black Women, I want to start off by thanking for you finally embracing me the way you always should have. I had my time in the spotlight decades ago, and ...

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When Protective Styling Goes Wrong: Explaining Common Issues

There are many benefits to protective styling for naturals. Although the definition varies from person to person the key to a protective style is protecting the hair from over-manipulation, chemical ...

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L'Oreal USA Acquires Carol’s Daughter

After companies affiliated with Carol’s Daughter filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April, Lisa Price and the Carol's Daughter brand is entering into a fresh new chapter and joining ...

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Six Rules for Going Natural

Natural hair is the new black. Once unthinkable for all but the kookiest members of our community, in the last decade, embracing curls, coils and kinks has become, well natural ...

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Top 10 Products For The Ultimate Slip In Natural Hair

Slip or slipperiness of a product (usually a conditioner or leave-in) is crucial to Naturals. We need products that will yield massive amounts of slip so the tangles and knots ...

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The Greenhouse Effect (GHE): A Method to Promote Hair Growth and Restore Moisture

Outside of healthy hair and moisture retention, hair growth has got to the most important or highly anticipated outcome many naturals are striving for. Who doesn’t want long hair? Now, ...

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Meteorologist Fired For Defending Her Natural Hair Scores New Job

Two years ago, meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired  from KTBS-TV, an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, La. when she responded to a Facebook post criticizing her short afro. A viewer identified as Emmitt Vascocu took to Facebook to complain about Lee’s hair, “the black lady that does the...

TV Station Says They Fired Meteorologist Rhonda Lee Because of Policy, Not Hair

It was hard not to be disturbed by the case of Rhonda Lee, a meteorologist who was reportedly fired by ABC affiliate KTBS in Shreveport, La. for defending her hairstyle. Lee wrote a professional and thoughtful response to a viewer’s tactless critique of her hair,...

Meteorologist Fired for Responding to ‘Racist’ Facebook Post

Social media can land employees in a heap of trouble, and meteorologist Rhonda A. Lee found that truth out firsthand. Ms. Lee lost her job at KTBS-TV, an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, La. when she responded to a Facebook post criticizing her short afro. The...