The Marriage Ref

Really? An interracial couple couldn’t agree on what to do with their daughter’s hair, so they went on national television to have entertainers tell them who is right and who is wrong. I’ve watched The Marriage Ref once or twice, and I don’t find it all that funny or enlightening. In this episode, which aired […]

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Darcy’s Botanicals

I have stocked up on Darcy’s Botanicals Madagascar Vanilla Styling Creme to help prepare for the cool weather heading our way. I will use it as a butter to seal in moisture for Simone and me. It provides much-needed oils without the oily feel, including organic palm, castor and jojoba oils. Nadia’s fine strands will not […]

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Two Reading Giveaways

Check out these two great reading giveaways. One is for three signed copies of I LOVE My Cotton Candy Hair! (Note to self: I need to find this book and review it on Honeysmoke.) The other is a giveaway for Give All For Love, with a twist. The winner receives one Give All For Love […]

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Don’t Touch The Hair

Here’s a first. NFL football player Troy Polamalu‘s hair is worth $1 million. He is Samoan and has not cut his hair since 2000 as a tribute to his ancestors. He also endorses Head and Shoulders shampoo. His hair is gorgeous, but I find it hard to believe he’s washing it with Head and Shoulders, whose […]

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Teri Says

© 2010 Teri LaFlesh The best thing to do at night to prevent tangling is to never ever brush, comb, or finger comb your child’s hair when it’s dry. When you are between washings, simply put her hair (when it’s long enough), in several braids or twists to protect it at night. In the morning […]

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Teri Says

Teri Says is a new monthly feature about taking care of curly hair. Enjoy. © 2010 Teri LaFlesh There is no such thing as being tender headed. If a child has functioning nerve endings, tugging on curly hair really really hurts. The good news is that combing absolutely doesn’t have to hurt. Make sure to […]

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Natural Hair

My hair has been giving me a tough time, and I am going back to what works. I also revisited a piece I wrote a year ago that features advice from natural hair care experts. Enjoy. For those of us sporting anything from a teeny-weeny Afro to hair so long it would make a horse […]

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Curls

The good thing about having three curlies under one roof is we can switch up products. What doesn’t work for one, may work for the other. Jane Carter Solution, Miss Jessie’s, Curls for Target and SheaMoisture are now available at some Target stores. It was big news for curlies, especially those of us who don’t […]

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Disappointed Curly

A host of curly hair products were stocked at Targets across the country, and I rushed to my local store to see what I’d like to try. Jane Carter Solution, Miss Jessie’s, Curls for Target and SheaMoisture are now available at some Target stores. This is huge for curlies, especially those of us who don’t […]

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