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The Natural Hair Movement

I just read a report that stated that relaxer sales are down 26% and I participated in a Webinar where the facilitator stated that someone goes “natural” everyday.  I am elated with the report of relaxer sales going down and…

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When Comedy Goes Bad

The comedian Sheryl Underwood has recently come under fire for comments that she made regarding Afro hair when it was revealed that the super model Heidi Klum kept her bi-racial children’s hair as keepsakes.   Ms. Underwood labeled the hair…

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Scalp Love is Hair Love

The concept of having beautiful health hair is often elusive to some because they don’t realize that you must start at the core of the hair.  The fact that the industry rakes in over 9 billion dollars supports the fact…

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All Natural Hair is Not Created Equal

I often think back to early in my natural hair journey when I was considered to be “green”  I would look have so many hair crushes along with dreams of having long beautiful curls; not just any curls but perfect…

For Real Girl Regimen Step 3

The next step in the For Real Girl Regime is to seal the hair.  The reason we seal the hair is to trap in moisture and all of the other goodies that your conditioner of choice has provided.  The proper…

The For Real Girl Regimen – Step 2

The second step in the FRG Regimen is Conditioning.  The conditioning process is used to repair or fix the hair from any mishaps that may have occurred due to over styling , over processing, chemical additions etc.  The fact that…

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The For Real Girl Regimen – Step 1

Recently I have posted pics on my Facebook page (For Real Girl), Instagram (frgnaturals) and Twitter (@forrealgirl2011) showing the growth that my clients have achieved by using the For Real Girl Regimen.  I didn’t really think that it was a…

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Where It All Started – The Beginning

The love affair that we have with our hair is a deeply rooted and is one that can be traced back to Africa.  The times that were spent grooming hair was often shared by family members and those of the…

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HEATED!!

The love/hate relationship that we have with straight hair is one that does not seem to be letting up.  We spend tons of money and hours in a salon to get that crisp oh so straight look regardless of how…

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2 B Real Natural Hair Workshop

Well we survived our very first Natural Hair Workshop!  We were a little nervous about taking on something so large but we were able to pull it off successfully!  The planning stage of the workshop was the most time consuming…