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TWA Tips: Growing Out Short Natural Hair

Hello lovelies!

This week I’d thought that I would share some of the crazy things that have happened since I ‘went natural.’ My friend, on the other hand, was busy planning, packing and buying my ticket for the guilt trip she was about to take me on. Hehehe. (I still love you though). She said people with TWAs (teeny weeny afros) are sidelined: that we don’t cater to them.…

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Hair Porosity 101

What type of hair do you have: 1, 2, 3, 4, A, B, C? If you are like me, you probably do not know your hair type according to the famous hair chart by Andre Walker.

If I am being honest, that little chart has given me more headaches than I care to admit. …

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To Co-Wash or Not To Co-Wash?

I hear that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Here’s to hoping that you missed me last week….

So, the week before last (I have always wanted to say that), I said that my opinion about co-washing was a story for another day. Guess what? Today is that day and we shall jump right in.

As earlier defined, co-washing is …

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What Does That Mean?

You know how it feels like you stepped into a Biology or Chemistry class when you start this natural hair journey (if you had chem) or start doing things other than braiding and blowdrying (if you have been natural all along)? There are all these names you can’t understand: sijui pre-poo, deep conditioning, MHM (Maximum Hydration Method), protein treatment, moisturizing treatment, co-washing, etc etc?…