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posted by on Kaya Curls, Mane Envy

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Z: Please introduce yourself: F: My friends call me Faridah, which means unique in Arabic. I am an Afropolitan – I’ve grown up around a mixture of cultures in the USA, U.K. and Kenya, making me a global citizen. I’m currently based in the Washington D.C. – the American Capital. I am definitely a big [...]

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Back Story: I first saw Suzie Wokabi a few years ago, on a talk show called Sebuleni being interviewed about her work as a make up artist. On the show, she talked about her desire to start a make up line for African women. I thought she was very intelligent and absolutely stunning. She also [...]

posted by on Mane Envy

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Z: Please introduce yourself M: My name is Mary Wariara. I am a dancer. I’m a bubbly fun loving person. I go to City of Refuge Cathedral at the National Museum. I love my church. Z: What’s your hair story? M: I’ve been natural all my life. I’ve never ever had a relaxer. In fact [...]

posted by on Beauty, Skin Care

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As many of you know, or don’t know, I literally LIVE on youtube. I hardly watch television except certain shows, the news and movies. I absolutely L-O-V-E  youtube and I consider it very infotaining, if you know what I mean. And one of my favorite people online is author and motivational speaker, Shanel Cooper Sykes. [...]

posted by on Beauty, Skin Care

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With all the information floating around on the Internet, it’s hard to figure out what products are right for your skin, let alone build a good skin care regimen. This is something I’ve struggled with personally and from my experiences as well as tons of research, I’ve put together a guideline on how to build [...]

posted by on Celebrities, Celebrity, Curly Celebs

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Back-story: I first saw this girl on TPF 3 and thought she had a phenomenal voice! I got a chance to meet her in person, a year later, when I was working as a full time freelance writer. I remember calling One Fm to book an appointment with her and being so nervous. Even though [...]

posted by on Kaya Curls, Mane Envy

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Z: Please introduce yourself. F: My name is Fayza Al-Mohallim. I’m 20 years old but I’ll be 21 in May. I’m American but originally of Somali-Ethiopian descent. I go to USIU where I’m pursuing a degree in International Relations.  Z: How long have you been natural? F: I’ve always been natural. I was raised in [...]

posted by on Celebrity, Styles, Videos

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If you’re a type 2 curly meaning you have wavy/ loosely curly hair then your in luck. I found this video on you tube of former MTV VJ Ananda Lewis showing how she conditions and styles her hair. If you have more tightly coiled hair like me, not to worry, these techniques work for us [...]

posted by on BC Diaries, TWA Envy

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  Z: Please introduce yourself A: My name is Abigail Arunga. Most people call me Abi. Or, Gorgeous. Hehe. I am a writer by profession, currently Head of Development at Spielworks Media. Impressive, right? Lol. I’m 23. NOW it’s impressive, right? Lol. I also laugh at my own jokes,often. Z: How long have you been natural? A: I have [...]

posted by on Celebrities, Celebrity, Curly Celebs

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Z: Back Story:- When I reached out this girl, it was at the insistence of almost every single curly I spoke to when researching this site. That said, when I wrote her a quick e-mail, requesting an interview, I didn’t really think she would respond, but lo and behold, a couple of days later, when [...]

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