Photo: PhotographyMag By Shondell Orinthia Babb There’s no such thing as “good hair”. All hair types are diversely beautiful and come with PROS and CONS, which I explain in the article above. The idea that straight hair is superior over textured hair is a false social construct created by European colonialism. The global Natural Hair Movement is re-writing this narrative.
THE CROWN Act By Orinthia Babb Hair. Most of us have it. It’s a big deal. But why is Afro-textured hair such a controversial subject? In this podcast we will explore societal views on textured hair versus straight hair along with the pros and cons of the 4 main hair types. We will also examine the idea of what “professional
6 Reasons Why Apple Cider Vinegar is a Curly Hair Success Secret By Shondell Babb Natural Remedies. They’re often over-looked by consumers for store-bought concoctions. But mother earth has provided many natural solutions that are often much cheaper, more effective and have no bad side effects (or very minor). Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is formed from fermented apple and smells
By Shondell Orinthia Babb “No, I’m not the most beautiful person in the world. Some people think I’m ugly. Some people think I’m okay. You have to love who you are for who you are. I never knock people for their choices but I don’t ever want to augment who I am. What I look like and who I am
Curly Hair Type Charts By NaturallyCurly.com Determining your hair type is a starting point to finding the right products and styles for your hair. NaturallyCurly’s curl type system focuses on types 2 (wavy), types 3 (curly) and types 4 (coily). The sub classifications – from A to C – are based upon the diameter of the wave, curl or coil.
Considering a Keratin/Brazillian/Smoothing Hair Treatment? Don’t be fooled, it’s the new chemical relaxer. Keratin Treatments. For some, they’re an supposed dream come true (smoother, frizz-free hair and no fighting your strands in the morning!). For others, the treatment has permanently changed their original curl pattern and the harsh process has damaged their hair. Keratin treatments are still a source of
Many Black hair care products are laced with toxic chemicals, some not labelled. Do you know what chemicals you are putting in your hair or your children’s hair? By Shondell Orinthia Babb The study found that many Black women’s hair products contain high levels of toxins, but many ingredients are not listed on the packaging. The toxic ingredients lead to
When You Shop Here, You’re Supporting Local Canadian Black Businesses Naturally Gorgeous Curls introduced quality Canadian hair product brands like Mello Hair, Earthtones Naturals and Curly Hair Designs to the local Winnipeg, Manitoba markets in 2017 and 2018. These brands were tested and carefully selected because they are created from plant-based ingredients or are certified organic brands. Any other ingredients