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4 Must Have Natural Hair Products – In the Desert

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Keeping naturally curly hair moisturized in the desert can be a daunting task. With the desert’s dry, harsh climate, it seems like it was designed to deprive us curly girls of moisture. Thankfully there are some products and tools available to restore moisture in even the dryest of climates.   Here are 4 products/tools that can help you retain moisture in the desert:   Shower Water Filter: The desert is notorious for its “hard” water. Hard water contains harsh minerals…

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Biolage R.A.W. Recover Shampoo & Conditioner Review

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Lately I have been loving this Biolage R.A.W. Recover Shampoo and Conditioner. I am always on the hunt for a good shampoo/conditioner combo. Not only does this product smell amazing, but it leaves my hair soft and defined. The shampoo lathers extremely well and the conditioner gives me so much slip!!! I was literally in shock when my fingers didn’t get stuck in my hair while I was detangling. Also, the bottles are entirely made out of recycled plastic. It’s…

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How To Learn to Love your Natural Hair

When I first started my natural hair journey, I did not love my hair, nor did I show my hair any love. For years I had been damaging my hair with heat and chemicals. I would literally straighten my hair everyday! After years of neglecting my hair I finally decided to start wearing my hair natural. I did so only through the encouragement of others. At first I hated my hair, however I slowly learned to love it.   Here are…

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My Holy Grail Hair Products

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For me, the hardest thing about transitioning to natural hair was finding hair products that worked well for my hair. At the beginning of my hair journey I was a HUGE product junkie. I would watch hundreds of YouTube videos about natural hair products and feel the need to purchase every item mentioned. After years of trying different products and combinations, I finally found my holy grail  hair and styling products. Sometimes will I try to experiment with different products…

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5 Natural Hair Tips

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  1. Ditch the towel Contrary to popular belief, towels should not be used for drying hair. Towels are notorious for causing frizz and breakage. Towels can also cause damage to the hair cuticle. Replace your towel with a cotton t-shirt to achieve damage-free, frizz-free hair. Cotton t-shirts are a kinder option for your hair, and surprisingly just as absorbent as a towel.   2. Silk/Satin Pillowcases are BAE Okay, I am not fond of the word BAE,  but I…

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Natural Hair Journey

Today I am celebrating the 4th year of my natural hair journey. I am not going to lie, the journey was not the easiest, but it was well worth it in the end. Not only did I develop a new love for my hair, but I also developed a new love for myself. If you are interested in reading more about my journey, check out my Curl File. Now let’s reminisce.   What is the worst thing you’ve ever done…

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Natural Hair Salons in Las Vegas

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Several people ask me about natural hair salons in Las Vegas, so I decided to compile a list of some salons in the community. I hope this list continues to grow, but I’ll need your help. Make sure to comment below telling me who I’ve missed. Adja African Hair Braiding Salon This salon specializes in traditional African hair braiding. Location: 5104 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89146 Phone: (877) 354-5311 Instagram: @adjaafricanhairbraiding Darby’s Hairitage Salon This salon specializes in locs and natural…

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What I Wish I Knew About Natural Hair In High School

I have been natural for 3 1/2 years now. I figured now is the perfect time to reflect on things I wish I had known sooner about my natural hair. More specifically, what I wish I had known about my natural hair in high school. I have grown to love more hair more than I ever thought possible. I’m so happy I embraced this natural hair journey. What are some things you wish you had known about your hair in…

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5 Easy Curly Hairstyles

I realized that I have only been sharing my thrift finds with you guys. I need to live up to my name and share the tangled portion of my life – MY HAIR! So here is a video of my 5 favorite (quick & easy) curly hairstyles. Each style takes less than a minute to complete. I hope you enjoy!     What is your favorite hairstyle to wear?…

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The Curl Files – Feat. A’Stacia

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Left: Oct 2015 | Right: Dec 2015   Please introduce yourself. Hello, my name is A’Stacia (uh-stay-see-uh) but everyone just calls me Staci! How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for about a year (on and off). What I mean by that is, I make sure to get my hair straightened every few months to make sure my hair is up on trimming but revert right back to my natural style after.   What made you decide to…

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