I am Christina Ghansiwiyie Dzenyuy, better known as Miss NP #6, and I hail from the second smallest state in the United States of America, located in the northeastern region of the country, otherwise known as Connecticut, the insurance capital of the world. I entered the America’s Next Natural Model contest at the encouragement of […]
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Did you know that hair straighteners such as relaxers cause scalp burns, scarring, alopecia, other forms of hair loss and male-patterned baldness in more than 60% of African-American women who use them regularly? This is a very serious matter, one which must be addressed in a way that cannot be pushed under the carpet and […]
It is not yet the dark of winter, but the frosty days of snowflakes have certainly hit my neck of the woods on the eastern seaboard. In turn, I am wrapping up my Ngozi Design blessings in Winter Couture.
Versatile, unique and fabulous are all adjectives that can be used to describe chic hairstyles that can be achieved with natural hair. As I am a loc’er, I will expound upon a few fanciful formal styles that can add pazazz and flavor to any evening soiree.
In this challenge, contestants were asked to create a how-to guide for creating curls or crinkles. As a loc’er, I decided to create a crinkled loc look by braiding my hair. Here are the step-by-step instructions as to how you too can achieve this funky crinkled look…
Wha gwan, star? I grew up on stories told by my Jamaican grandfather and Southern grandmother. Just as I grew up on their wise tales, my locs have grown up on Jamaican Mango & Lime products.
Sula NYC sure does H.E.L.P., and by that I mean this product (H)eals (E)lbows (L)ooking (P)ale. Not just elbows; however, in this case, I have created a step-by-step instructional guide that will show you the process I undertook to H.E.L.P. me before heading out on the town.
Picaninny black / Picaninny blue / Your hair’s in kinky knots, mine is silky smooth / Do you wash it? / Do you dry it? / Did you braid it, dye it, buy it? / How’d you do it? / Why’d you do it? / Can you take it out, comb through it?
I have to be honest I was not so excited about this challenge. The jewelry that I got in my package was not my taste and I had no idea how I was going to work it!
The day I received my Miss Nappturality package of goodies I had gone to get hair supplies. When I got through the goodies I was happy to see that we received what else but a Soft and Sumptuous Satin Pillowcase!
The earliest memories of hair I have are surrounded with a lot of grief and effort. No one in my (mom's) side of the family had hair like mine and although I was never made fun of I never felt good about my hair unless it was blowdried straight. This only happened on holidays, and […]