My Thoughts on Hair Touching

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Maybe you read Los Angelista’s first post from 2009, titled No You Can’t Touch My Hair. Maybe you read the CNN article which highlighted the issue, bringing much thunderous outrage to Los Angelista, What Tami Said, and Womanist Musings. I loved the original posts on Los Angelista, What Tami Said, and Womanist Musings – but […]

Afrobella Bride — A Natural Hair Stylist’s Guide on What To Expect for Your Wedding Day ‘Do

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I’ve heard quite a few wedding day hair horror stories, bellas. Quite a few tales about the hot stylist who came to the wedding party with her own ideas instead of listening to the bride. Or the hair guru who was less than professional or accomodating considering the stress the bride was going through. Or […]

Afrobella Anniversary Giveaway — The Minty Goodness of Eden Body Works

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In the summertime when the weather is high, the sun, sand, and surf may feel great when you’re out there enjoying it. But exposure to the elements can do a number on your skin and hair in unexpected ways. I already alluded to the issues I’ve been experiencing in my Natural Hair Summer Loving post. […]

Natural Hair Summer Lovin’

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We’ve got 100 degree temperatures happening in Chicago, and my hair is letting me know how it feels about that. It’s not happy. Every day it’s fighting against extreme heat and sweat inducing humidity. Keeping my hair detangled, conditioned and somehow maintaining some kind of curl pattern has been challenging with this weather. As the […]

Afrobella Brides – Natural Hair Bridal Inspiration and Advice by Anu Prestonia!

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Anu Prestonia isn’t just a hairstylist. She’s the owner of one of New York’s most well known and well respected natural hair salons, Khamit Kinks, she blogs about her experiences as a stylist and natural hair expert, and she dispenses hair advice and inspiration via Facebook and Twitter. Anu is widely respected as a natural […]

Naturally Professional – Carolyn Edgar

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The Naturally Professional series on Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com was created to make a positive statement. Our intent is to disprove false and long held beliefs that wearing ones hair in a natural style — including locs, sisterlocs, and loose natural hair — makes a person somehow not professional enough for a corporate environment. Natural hair […]

You Deserve — Shea Moisture Black Soap Shampoo and Conditioner

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Summertime does some THANGS to my hair, y’all. The sizzling hot weather turns my coils into frizz so dense I could lose my wedding ring in the roots of my hair. My scalp gets to feeling hot and sweaty and icky. I get buildup and flakes. If ever there were a time to switch up […]