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Project Health & Wellness

Saturday, March 4, 2017, I attended a Project Health & Wellness event with a couple of other ladies from the www.atlantanaturalhair.com network.  Project Health & Wellness events are hosted by Professional Coach, Speaker, and Trainer, Christopher Milton.  To learn more about the series or to provide suggestions for future topics…

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Added by Elaine on March 7, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

Rockafro Natural Hair Designs: 3rd Annual Vision Board Party



It all started with a variation of the kids game Connected.  …

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Added by Elaine on January 28, 2017 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Resume - Elaine Truesdale

Added by Elaine on May 31, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Ask My Dad (1)

Dear Dad,



I have not had a perm going on 2 yrs now but when I had my hair out all I knew was a ponytail. I need to know affordable products to get for natural hair care!!! This friday for the first time I will be taking my braids out and leaving them out for 2 weeks what do I do!!!!!



Sincerely,

2 Years and Counting




Congratulations on two years!! You did not describe your hair. Length, thickness, softness or tightly curled are important factors.… Continue

Added by Elaine on January 22, 2010 at 7:44pm — 1 Comment

What is Madam CJ Walker’s Real Legacy? Part 1

What is Madam CJ Walker’s real legacy? Part 1

Posted December 18, 2009 on Black Girl with Long Hair



A’Lelia Bundles is the great-great granddaughter of Madam CJ Walker and author of the best-selling biography, ON HER OWN GROUND: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker. A Harvard University graduate, Ms. Bundles became a fulltime author and professional speaker in 2006 after a 30-year career as an executive and producer in… Continue

Added by Elaine on December 27, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Regina Kimbell: The Lady Behind My Nappy ROOTS

Regina Kimbell: The Lady Behind My Nappy ROOTS

Wednesday Nov 18, 2009 – By Laquita Thomas-Banks

By now most everyone has heard of the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Filmmaker Regina Kimbell against Chris Rock/HBO, concerning the movie… Continue

Added by Elaine on December 18, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Debunking Ethnic Rejection & Embracing Natural Black Hair

Debunking Ethnic Rejection & Embracing Natural Black Hair

By naanis naturals

Published 03/13/2009

The Truth About Natural Black Hair



I'm sure you have a million and one excuses as to why you can't go natural. Is it the Texture? Is it unprofessional? Will your man leave you? Afraid of looking too masculine?



Many women lack the courage to embrace… Continue

Added by Elaine on November 27, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Hair lies the truth... by Ida Harris

Hair lies the truth... by Ida Harris



If you were asked to conjure childhood days of yore; what would be some of the most notable clichés and words of wisdom that remain with you today?



Maybe some of us can recall the illustrious superstitions instilled by friends and family; most likely aunts, mothers, and grandmothers.… Continue

Added by Elaine on October 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Review is in: Thank God I'm Natural by Naturally Leslie

The Review is in: Thank God I'm Natural by Naturally Leslie



I am really excited to give my review for Thank God I'm Natural: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Maintaining Natural Hair by Christ-Tia E. Donaldson. This 285 page book lives up to its name as the ultimate natural hair care guide, covering everything from the author's own natural journey to a state-by-state… Continue

Added by Elaine on October 19, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Is Alcohol Bad? By: Elisa Dobbins

Is Alcohol That Bad?

By: Elisa Dobbins



We try to be very careful when choosing products to spend our money on and ultimately use on our natural hair. Coily hair requires a consistent moisture and conditioning regimen and TLC, so it is not… Continue

Added by Elaine on October 13, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

3 Degrees Talk Show

The Hawaiian Silky - What's Up With Black Women's Hair? Hosted by: L Luv & LA

www.3degreestalkshow.com…



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Added by Elaine on October 3, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Naturally Leslie Book Review



Thank God I'm Natural!

Naturally Leslie Book Review



I was recently contacted by Chris-Tia E. Donaldson, author of the new natural hair guide Thank God I'm Natural: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Maintaining Natural Hair. Here's a little bit about the author in her own words:





Chris-Tia Donaldson is a Harvard graduate with a true… Continue

Added by Elaine on September 27, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

TWAs and Travel by Diary of a Kinky Curly Transition

TWAs and Travel by Diary of a Kinky Curly Transition



Ok, if you have long hair and are going on an exotic vacation, you can slap your hair in a protective style and enjoy with minimal hair woes. For TWAs, you can do protective styling, but if you’re like me and aren’t the best at them or just don’t have enough hair for it. Things get… Continue

Added by Elaine on September 13, 2009 at 10:51pm — No Comments

The Coil Review, Letter from the Editor

Yardley Messeroux

Not Just Hair.



Apparently, hair is not just hair. HBO, Sundance Film Fest, UPN, My Fox News and numerous other production companies and networks all seem to be catching on. They're realizing that hair is more a social symbol than it is just an appendage; well at least for Women of Color. And because of that, Black hair is all over the place -figuratively speaking- and causing a bit of a stir. Some of the stir is… Continue

Added by Elaine on September 6, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Help!!! What Do I Do With All These Products? By: Nu Kynk

Help!!! What Do I Do With All These Products? By: Nu Kynk

Embracing our naturally kinky, coily and curly hair means that we may experiment with different products to find the perfect mix to deliver the desired look and feel to our… Continue

Added by Elaine on August 25, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Natural Hair Nazis by Laquita Thomas-Banks

Natural Hair Nazis By… Continue

Added by Elaine on June 21, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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