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Nicole | A 4C Redemption Story

Nicole A Redemption Story

Allow me to Introduce myself, my name is:

Nicole. I’m 20 years old from Dallas, TX. I’m about to be a junior in college.

Have you always been natural? If not when and why did you decide to transition?

Sadly, I have not always been natural. 😦 I got my first relaxer when I was six years old. From that point on, relaxers became a part of my normal life. I made trips to the salon just about every six weeks to get more of that creamy crack saturated on my suffering hair follicles.

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The Beauty Project: A Return To Natural

You’ve got to check this out, a well put together video summing up popular views on the natural hair journey.
Less than 5 minutes long, watch it and let us know if you can relate.

Tiffany| Locs Style Alert!

Tiffany Main Photo Style Alert
Allow me to Introduce myself, my name is:

Tiffany but everyone calls me Tip, my aunt gave me the nickname because I use to walk on my tiptoes as a kid so it just stuck with me.
I’m from Indianapolis Indiana.

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Natural Hair Movement Travels to West Africa

Natural Hair Movements Moves to West Africa

In the Ivory Coast, a fairly new group of woman meet every two months in the capital of Abidjan. The group calls itself “Nappys de Babi,” and the 2,400 odd members share tips on how to maintain their natural hair.

The main goal of “Nappys de Babi” – which is a combination of “natural,” “happy,” and Abidjan’s nickname – is to convince black women to forgo relaxers, extensions, and wigs. However, most of the women haven’t worn natural hair since their teenage years.. Read more from Clutch Magazine >>here<<

Sip and Mingle Event

Sip and Mingle Kickin it With the Kinks Event

 

Monday 27th May 2013
6.30pm – 11.00pm
Ritzy Cinema
Brixton
Coldharbour Lane
London
SW2 1JG

KICKIN’ IT WITH THE KINKS first anniversay is here!  Head down to The Ritzy cinema on this special night to view a premiere screening and indulge in a  journey of self-discovery. An evening for you to sip, mingle and learn to embrace your very own identity. More Information

 

10 Inspirational Quotes from Black Women On Top

10 positive affirmations taken from incredible women. Develop a positive mindset by reading over one of these points daily, see if you notice the change 😉 

1. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
~ Oprah Winfrey

2. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from and how you can still come out of it
~ Maya Angelou

3. Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us.
~ Angela Bassett

4. Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.
~ Maya Angelou

5. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
~ Wilma Rudolph

6. Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.
~ Susan L. Taylor

7. You are the designer of your destiny; you are the author of your story.
Lisa Nichols

8. Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go—purge yourself . . . If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity and your true self comes out.
~ Tina Turner

9. It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.
~ Ella Fitzgerald

10. Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.
Oprah Winfrey

Say yes to life!

Ester Selassie

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Does my Sexiness Upset You?

You may write me down in history   

With your bitter, twisted lies,

You may trod me in the very dirt,   

But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

 

Does my sassiness upset you?

Why are you beset with gloom?   

Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells,   

Pumping in my living room.

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Natural Hair Myths

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric” ― Bertrand Russell
Fashionista!

Fashionista!

Isn’t it crazy since how many years, black women have been told they should relax or wear extensions to be seen as beautiful? It is! Even in 2013, some judgements are still being made regarding unprocessed hair. Here is a list of some of the most common ideas & stereotypes towards kinky hair:  

Belief #1: Natural hair is not beautiful

Belief #2: You can’t comb natural hair; it’s too coarse and dry

Belief #3: Kinky hair doesn’t grow (Lies!!!)

 

 

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