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  • Is Fake Natural Hair a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?
    The topic of fake natural hair can be quite controversial. I am of two minds of the issue of fake natural hair since there are both positives and negatives to the usage of it.
March 16, 2015

Is Fake Natural Hair a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

in HAIR by CurlyTea
The topic of fake natural hair can be quite controversial. I am of two minds on the issue of fake natural hair since there are both positives and negatives to the usage of it.

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March 02, 2015

Is there Over-Policing of Black Women's Hair Within the Community? [Podcast]

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Aside from originating out of imperialistic attitudes around the world, the over-policing of black women's hair is also part of respectability politics which itself has been like a plague in our own communities. It dates back to when we were little girls just…
February 18, 2015

Ouidad Climate Control Heat and Humidity Gel

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT: Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel SHORT AND SWEET: Although it's called a gel, it's a serum which adds curl definition without the super crunch of a gel INGREDIENTS: Water (Aqua), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A),…
February 02, 2015

Review: Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Conditioner

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT? Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Conditioner SHORT AND SWEET It just sat on my hair every time I used it. I was not impressed.
January 18, 2015

Review: Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo

in Reviews and Giveaways by CurlyTea
WHAT? Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo SHORT AND SWEET Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo is a sulfate-free shampoo which didn't make my hair feel like straw SMELL It has a nice clean scent (almost like soap) which is not overpowering.
December 29, 2014

What Exactly is Real Shea Butter?

in HAIR by CurlyTea
Wow. This is a tough question! Everybody feels like they know what real shea butter is and isn't. Other people say different parts of Africa have their own versions of shea butter. The general consensus seems to be that real shea butter is not hard or gritty,…
December 15, 2014

A Few Important Ratios for DIY mixes

in HAIR by CurlyTea
There are a few important ratios I've come to rely on particularly in the past few months or so when creating my most recent batches of DIY mixes. As smart as you guys are, I'm sure you've already noticed these before though. :D The one you should be most…
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Review: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Conditioner

WHAT? Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Conditioner INGREDIENTS Water, Stearyl…
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Review: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Shampoo

WHAT? Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Moisture Lock Shampoo INGREDIENTS: Water, Sodium Laureth…
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