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Looking Like Outside: Hair Acceptance, Weaves, and...

We are back again with another hair conversation. Some time ago, Penny wrote a post on the blog, outlining conversations that black women were not nec...
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Open Thread: Does Being a Natural Make You Feel Li...

I have a confession. I don’t think I’ll ever where my hair straight again for any length of time. Why? Because I feel like straightening m...
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One of the Easiest (and Healthiest) Vegetables to ...

I realize that not everyone is like me when it comes to gardening. While I’m out in the patio with my coffee first thing in the morning to polli...
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No Excuses! Six Good-For-You Plants You Can Grow W...

At some point, it will cease to be winter in the Midwest and East Coast and continue to be the never-ending summer it has been in California. Usually ...
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Chile Bye: Black Women Are More Than the Length of...

I’m trying to get my life together and work on things more compelling in this second month of the new year and, dammit, if Facebook doesn’...
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We Want More!! Brown, Beautiful, and Killing It: L...

On my blog Lattes and Lipstick I love to do a weekly segment called Brown Beauty of the Week where I feature beautiful brown women that are garnering ...
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Perfectly Mixed: “What’s In My Hair...

Excerpt written by Abby Allen, creator of “Perfectly Mixed,” documenting the interracial experience in America through stories and profess...
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Were You Checking Lupita Nyong’o’s Golden Glob...

  Clean and natural. Celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims, gives the details on how it’s done and the products used to achieve the look. Larry...
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Mommy Makeover

Mothers work so hard on their jobs and taking care of their children, they loose time for themselves. Check out this quick and easy Mommy Makeover. It...
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Beauty by Monae: Check Out Her Protective Style Ha...

Whether you’re hair is natural or not, protective styles are all the rage. Protective styles are popular for helping you to grow out your hair. ...
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Makeup By Monae: Quick Hair and Makeup Look

If only we all had the time to make ourselves look like the hottest celeb on TV, but that isn’t realistic.  I’m here to help those of us ...
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