Pursuit of Natural

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Dear Newly Natural Me: You Need an Oil

 

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Dear Newly Natural Me,

I’m not sure why you thought you could do without the O, after all you’ve read about the LOC method, but you need to find some and put it on your head, ASAP.

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First of all…congratulations on making the decision to go natural! 👏🏽 Going natural isn’t an easy task and comes with many challenges. Nevertheless, going natural is so worth it for the overall health of your hair. Not to mention that being natural has a way of helping to renovate a deep level of […]

Go read the rest of this excellent article via 10 Tips To Help Transition From Relaxed to Natural —


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Google Plus is dead and my current leave-in conditioner is Creme of Nature Moisture Recovery Leave-in Milk. Time’s have changed since this natural hair tag!

I’ve been tagged! *runs around in circles freaking out* Shout out to Yeka over at MyYeka for creating the tag and for nominating me. Thank you, lady! Y’all check out her site. Keep reading for my answers.

via Natural Hair Tag — Pursuit of Natural


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6 years, this week! Here’s a throwback to my Year 5 retrospective.

18 months after going natural, a woman complemented me on my first ever twist out. I was over the moon all day. You couldn’t tell me nothin! I was ready to rock twist outs every single day, but of course my second try was nowhere near as bomb, and the travails of free hair checked […]

via 5 Years Natural a Photo Retrospective — Pursuit of Natural


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Dear Newly Natural Me: Let It (Combs) Go

 

dnnmTHUMB

Dear Newly Natural Me,

We need to talk about detangling.

You’ve tried three different shower/detangling/wide-tooth combs now, and all of them snag and break your strands. You’re only hanging on to the tool because it’s supposed to make the job faster and easier, but you painstakingly inch your way up from the ends, like they said to do in all those tutorials, and ten minutes later you still haven’t reached halfway up the hair shaft. Maybe if you get a seamless comb, or a denman, or emptied an entire bottle of conditioner on your head–stop! Let it go.

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