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The Beauty of True Sisterhood

I don’t know when it happened exactly, but somewhere down the line there was a SHIFT.   I found my circle of friends growing smaller, but at the same time the relationships I did have grew stronger than ever. Conversations grew beyond the latest fashion trends, hair, our love life and expanded to include our […]


Why In-Home Hair Styling with COLOUR is Perfect for Busy Moms!

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COLOUR is an on-demand in-home hair styling service for women of color and I’m very excited to announce that I’m working with them as one of their Creative Directors of Natural Hair! They provide blowouts and natural styling services for women with relaxed or natural hair. They also do some styles that are enhanced with […]


Shea Moisture’s #BreakTheWalls Campaign Calls to End the Beauty Aisle Divide

#BreakTheWalls Shea Moisture

In my pre-natural hair days, shopping for hair care products usually meant purchasing relaxers, shampoos, conditioners and greases from companies most likely not owned by people of color and purchasing  from stores where these products were found in an aisle separated from the rest of the beauty products which was also usually a tiny section of the […]


Why we can’t wait for others to tell our stories

I’m so honored to present today’s post by artist, Andrea Pippins. You may have read about Andrea on the blog before and she even designed the Natural Chica logo, but today she is sharing a special post as part of the blog tour for her new adult coloring book, I Love My Hair! I’m so incredibly […]


Why I Love to Celebrate Birthdays!

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I just love to celebrate birthdays! It never gets old for me. Yes, I’m one of those people that marks their birthday on calendars (a year in advance) and sets up countdowns a month out from the big day!  Not only do I love celebrating my own birthday, but I get just as excited about celebrating […]