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Changing women and the Big Chop, Dutch Diaspora Films

On November 3rd, I had the honor to moderate a panel at DBUFF, the Da Bounce Urban Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. DBUFF, celebrating its 5th anniversary, featured 35 movies from Black directors. One weekend long an audience could enjoy a wide variety of films from Hollywood to independent productions covering themes from racism …

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Long locs styled

Need professional photos for your portfolio?

Are you an aspiring model in need of professional photos or a hairstylist who needs photos of her outstanding hairdos? Then I got great news for you! I am doing a photo shoot on Saturday October 19 at L’Atelier Raif in Brooklyn. All you need to be is photo shoot ready. This means, you need …

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How to detangle 4C natural hair without ripping your strands

Since it is inevitable for lively coils to intertwine, we need to know how to correctly untangle our hair strands. Detangling natural hair becomes an art that one needs to master for the sake of healthy strands. The art of detangling will allow you to untie knots without damaging or breaking hair strands. It will …

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Satin pillow case for braids, locs and naturals

Does a Silk Pillowcase make difference for Braids, Locs and 4C Naturals

Does a Silk Pillowcase make difference for Braids, Locs and 4C Naturals? This is the very question the contestants of America’s Next Natural Model were asked to answer for the first ever challenge of the online natural hair pageant. Silk pillowcases are said to keep strands moisturized at night. This doesn’t only prevent the strands drying …

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