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  • Naturalista of the Week: Maya Angelou

    Throughout history there have been African American pioneers who have been instrumental in shaping the black culture throughout the world. From civil rights to sports, these incredible people fought incredible odds. Each of them inspire us to search ourselves, find our strengths and through peace, embrace our heritage. One such person is Maya Angelou. Not […]

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  • How To Determine & Take Care of Your Scalp Type

    The scalp’s health is extremely important when it comes to growing healthy natural hair. While most blogs and posts focus on the ends of your hair, without proper scalp health it’s all for nothing. Hence we’ve decided to enlighten you on how to include your scalp in your hair care routine. Firstly, here’s something simple […]

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  • 1,2,3 Easy: Naturalista Guide to a Curl Popping Wash N Go

    We all know that the term wash n go is a misnomer. There are usually quite a few steps after washing your hair before you’re able to go out the door. More than that, the results are sometimes unpredictable, so many curlies dislike wash n gos, period. But we have found that sometimes it depends […]

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  • Top Tips for Working Out with Natural Hair

    Ever been there? Have you ever just started sweating on a hot, humid day? A workout is that times 10. (Well, maybe not that much, but you get the idea!). Heat-straightened curls aren’t the only type in danger from a hard workout like running, cycling and kick scooter. Any type of stretched style is going […]

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  • 5 Valentine’s Day Hair Ideas for Your Natural Hair

    As a curly girl, I remember browsing endless web pages and magazines to find the right hairstyle for my natural hair for the big V-Day. Something with style, class, and lots of sass, minus the puffiness, frizz, and other natural hair mishaps of course… After a few trial-and-error years, here are some of the best […]

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  • Mission: Impossible! Tackling Rogue Edge Nation

    A lot of us have edges that we think are impossible to deal with, for one reason or another. Maybe your edges bead up, are thinning at the temples, or are damaged and jagged. Oh no! Girl, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Make Your Own Style with Beading Edges Beading edges are not […]

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  • Stepping into 2017 with the Best Natural Hair Products

    A lot of people are glad to see 2016 go, but leaving negativity behind requires confidence. Looking good is simply one of the best ways to get a new boost. Whatever 2017 has, slay when you meet it. There’s a whole lot of products out there to help you do that, but the question is […]

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  • Life Hacks on Adding Moisture to Your Hair

    Dry hair is caused by several factors, which can be categorized into three: environment, habit, and health. While we can take precautions to prevent dry hair in some of these areas, avoiding it altogether is not always possible. To remedy dry hair, try a few of the CurlKit remedies listed below: 01. Ecru Acacia Protein […]

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  • Looking Back: Best Natural Hair Memes 2016

    I love a good meme, one that keeps you reflecting (or chuckling) for a while. As the natural hair community blossoms, the memes we make have become more targeted and show a peak level of sophistication. Not only are we making the trends, we’re starting the language that defines hair care perfection: cowash, braid out, […]

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  • Busting Up Miss Frizz (For Good)

    Before we get started let me add a disclaimer*. I have nothing against frizz. Frizz was, at one time, a very good friend of mine. Of course, that was before I knew what real friendship was, but that’s just the nature of frizz. She tires me out and makes my style look sloppy. However, when […]

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    Story of the Day: EEOC Fails Natural Hair in Dreadlock Case

    Honey, you know they aren’t going to hire you like that.   It doesn’t matter how many times we’ve heard it and how many generations have heard it, the saying just gets more wrong the more it’s repeated. If you’re job-hunting, nine times out of ten you know what “professional” looks like, whether you have […]

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  • Story of the Day: New Edition Biopic Series Bring Nostalgic Memories The Natural Hair Way

    The premiere of the BET Biopic, The New Edition Story, aired yesterday showing one of music industry’s notable R&B groups. This 3 Part movie series took us down memory lane with so much authenticity of the groups’ humble beginning from the Boston projects and how the group was formed with the hopes of winning talents […]

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  • 5 Elegant Protective Styles for Winter

    The holidays are over, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait a whole other year for fancy looks. At the same time, you don’t have to expend whatever energy you have left to look classy the rest of the winter. If you’re like me, you’re going for some easy protective styling to boost your […]

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  • How the Obama Family Inspired CurlKit

    Did you ever have a moment in your life where you realized that all you needed was something or someone to just start the spark? Well, the Obama family was a great inspiration for the CurlKit Family and me. Eight years ago we watched history in the making when the first African American family entered […]

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  • Emergency Treatment to End Dryness

    Does your hair always seem to be dry? Dry hair is one of the most common problems women have when wearing natural hair. The bends and curves in the type 3 and 4 hair can make it difficult for sebum, the scalp’s natural nourishing oil, to make it all the way down the hair shaft […]

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  • Top Books Every Curly Girl Should Read

    Knowledge is power! This is never more true than when embarking on a natural hair journey or continuing one. Information is critical, especially since most of what we were taught about hair care growing up is of little use to us as naturals. There is a lot of information out there on blogs and social media from, hair types and […]

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