HairTalk: Length Retention

NGSC:  Jamakah Webb With the approximate 6 inches of hair we grow each year, protecting it from damage in order to retain length is inevitable. Our love of sleek and silky styles, ombré color, and spiky updo’s makes it hard to hold onto the incoming six. We dread the oh-so-important trims in fear of losing length. Truthfully those inches will …

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My Hair is Natural and I Don’t Care that YOURS Isn’t!

  I’ve been natural for three and a half years. I did what’s known as the Big Chop! Initially, I would try and convince others that they too could do it whenever I was approached with the statement “it looks good on you but I couldn’t do it”. I thought going natural was something they had really thought about doing …

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Jiggaboo vs Wannabe

~Shemeka Michelle Recently there has been what many are calling a natural movement. More black women of all shades are accepting themselves just as they are. However, there are still numbers of people that believe white is right and define beauty by European standards. Has anyone ever wondered why blacks with lighter skin are considered more beautiful? Could it be …