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5 Reasons To Use This Body Butter On Your Hair

Although I live in southern California, I look forward to the cooler fall and winter months. I like the feel of soft, cozy sweaters and wearing ‘fashion’ boots. I refer to them as ‘fashion’ boots because it really doesn’t get cold enough to warrant cold weather boots. Hey, this is Los Angeles; it’s all about style. The downside to the chilly, crisper days and colder nights, is that my hair loses moisture. Moisture loss causes dull, dry hair and scalp. One telltale sign that the weather has gotten the best of my hair is when I hear the snap and crackle of my strands when I’m combing them or they become wiry-looking. I refuse to let the cold weather have...

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Egyptian Women Are Setting New Beauty Standards

  As more and more African American women are embracing our natural, God-given curly hair, our Egyptian sisters are joining the movement. Sisters are boldly and proudly shunning Eurocentric standards of beauty that plague us. Fighting nature, forcing our hair strands to betray their natural characteristics is ridiculous. I can attest to the countless hours, wasted money, burned scalp, and crocodile tears in search of this quest. I’m positive that women of color can share at least one horror story involving chemical or hot-comb straightening their hair to fit this unrealistic beauty standard. Every time we betray our natural hair it screams in revolt by reverting back to its natural state, drying out and/or dying while fighting the good fight....

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