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Natural Hair Stories

My Hair Growth & Retention Journey

Over the last three months, I have made a few simple changes to my hair care routine. Recently I noticed a dramatic difference in the moisture and length retention of my tresses, which I believe to be a direct result of the few changes I chose to implement. The changes and improvements have been noticeable so much so that compliments have spilled over from my husband to my mother (every time she sees me, she asks if that's my hair) to friends at church who have begun asking me what's my secret. Though I am currently on a mission to see how long my natural hair can...

Five Things I Have Learned Over The Past 5 Years About Natural Hair

About five (5) years ago, I decided to chop my relaxed hair off. I was almost a year without a relaxer, and I was just tired of dealing with two (2) texture honestly. My experiences since then have been nothing short of tumultuous, full of good days and bad days, ups and downs and sometimes downright confusing. However, as I mastered (or so I like to think even though I know I’m fooling myself) my hair and the care of it, I have learned a lot in the process. Here are some of the things I have learned over the years: NOT EVERYONE WILL APPRECIATE YOUR HAIR This one is...