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4 Reasons Why I Miss My Sisterlocks - CURLYNUGROWTH.com

4 Reasons Why I Miss My Sisterlocks

On October 10th2010, I began my journey with Sisterlocks— today they would have been 5 years old if I hadn’t let them go 3 years ago. I rejoice at the freedom I gained after I picked them out, but sometimes I do miss them. More of than not, I miss my Sisterlocks when I see women with beautifully cultivated, perfectly uniform Sisterlocks. So there are 4 reasons, well women in particular, that really make me...
Snoop Lion Starter Locs - CURLYNUGROWTH.com

Embracing Your Hair: A Lesson From Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg is apart of a very exclusive group of men that can wear spiral curls, pigtails and a satin scarf yet still maintain his masculinity and street credibility. Over the past 20 years Snoop Dogg’s coiffure has always been silky, shiny and laid (for the gawds), but all that changed 3 years ago.
Ledisi with a Locs Updo

Ledisi Joins Design Essentials: Showcasing Locs in the Beauty Industry

I couldn’t be more excited for her AND the natural hair community! Ledisi, a Grammy-nominated R&B songstress, known for her gorgeous locs, has just been named the first Brand Ambassador for the Design Essentials Natural line “Coconut & Monoi”. There are so many reasons why choosing Ledisi as the face of the Design Essentials Natural line speaks volumes for the progress of natural hair in the mainstream beauty industry. Think about it, when was the...
postpartum hair loss on edges

4 Tips to Overcome Postpartum Hair Loss

“After you give birth you’re hair is going to fall out!” I heard this for the majority of my pregnancy but I dismissed the warning because I was convinced that if you have locs your hair won’t fall out; I’d bet money on it. At 3 months postpartum, I was winning the bet but by 4 months postpartum my luck started to change. What is Postpartum Hair Loss? By definition, postpartum (hair loss) alopecia is...
Lupita Nyong'o discussion of African Hair Braiding

Inspiration from Lupita Nyong’o

“What I love about my hair texture is you can do all sorts of interesting angular shapes with it. Braiding just tells a story….” – Lupita Nyong’o Just listening to Lupita Nyong’o talk about hair and how she embraces her texture and heritage I can’t help but feel the joy and pride about my crown as well. Watch. Enjoy. Be Inspired!