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Relaxing My Natural Hair??

Hi guys, I had to drop in this evening and talk (rant) about something I’m considering. As you can tell from the title, I’ve been considering making a change to my natural hair. I’ve been natural for about five and a half years now, and for the most part, it’s been a fun experience. I rocked a TWA, but it was short-lived since I wanted to grow my hair out. I learned how to do cornrows on myself, and have done countless braided, twisted, and crocheted styles over the years. I would say that I have mostly 4C hair. My hair is not all one hair type. It’s mainly 4C in the back, and mainly 4A in the crown and near the front. Lately though, it’s been

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Debunking Natural Hair Myths!

Hey everybody! This week, I thought it would be fun to do something a little bit different and take a look a serious look at a few myths about natural hair. But not just any natural hair… we’re talking 4C hair. THICK 4C hair. I’ve been natural for just over 5 years now, and I’ve noticed a few recurring ‘opinions’ about 4C hair over the years. There are dozens and dozens of opinions out there, and a lot of them have been widely accepted. But are they myths, or are they true? Let’s take a look at a few.

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Your Best Shea Butter Mixture

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Hi everyone, welcome to my hair care series!  I have very thick, tightly coiled 4c hair, and one of the things my hair has been loving is shea butter/oil mixtures.  I’ve been using it as the last step in my moisturizing regimen after washing or co-washing my hair to seal my strands, and it locks the moisture in perfectly.  The only thing I do to re-moisturize or refresh when I use my shea butter mixture, is lightly spray my hair with water in the evening, and I’m good to go.  I posted an Instagram picture of my shea butter mixture last week and got great feedback.  So, I thought I’d share some tips to help you make your best mixture.

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