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Monthly Archives: May, 2011

RIP Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) Music today owes you a debt of gratitude         Advertisements

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Homemade Coconut Oil

I was reading an old profile of a 19-year-old Nigerian girl in Lagos, Iffy, on Black Girl with Long Hair, who seemed to have been having issues finding oils and … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · 3 Comments

renewing hair vows: other ladies are doing it too!

So I decided to google “renew hair vows” to see if there are any other natural lovelies out there thinking the same thing and, what do you know, there’s a … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

renewing my (hair) vows…again

I’ll be good this time, honey! Promise! We’ve had a rocky relationship, haven’t we? You know when you love someone so much, but they drive you absolutely crazy, and you … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

screwy hair love

I am addicted to fonts. No, really. Like up-at-3am-looking-at-fonts addicted. I need help. I’m also addicted to my hair. I love my hair. Screwy hair is the most delicate, the … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Type 4 Stereotyping: The LOIS System (Part III)

Comparing the Walker and LOIS systems, to me, is like comparing a world atlas to a street map guide when you’re trying to go from your house to a new … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 7 Comments

Type 4 Stereotyping: The FIA System (Part II)

I found a description of the FIA system on LongHairDontCare.net. It’s based on 3 classifiers: Your curliness What (most of) your individual strands look like Your overall volume of hair … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Type 4 Stereotyping: The Andre Walker System (Part I)

I mentioned the K is for Kinky commenter who showed her frustration at not finding a lot of people online with her type of hair–my type of hair. I was … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Big Chop!

I did it! I BC’d my hair on Monday, April 25, 2011, and it still feels great. I didn’t post before now because I’ve been sick over the last few … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

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