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Fitness Friday: How to Pack a Salad in a Jar

I have been seeing lots of ladies sharing their prettily packed salad in a jar recipes on Instagram for months now.  I honestly thought it was a trendy fad to use mason jars rather than plain ol’ ziploc bags or plastic containers until recently when I decided to research it a bit.  I was surprised… [Continue Reading]

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Straightening Systems for Black Hair

One of the newest phenomenons for Black hair, most often targeted for naturals, are the so-called “straightening systems” which are almost always keratin-based.  Keratin is a protein and when hydrolyzed (fragmented) easily deposits itself on to the hair shaft in the regions of porosity and damage.  Hydrolyzed keratin proteins are small enough to go beyond the cuticle… [Continue Reading]

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Pedicure Must Haves for Perfect Toes

Hallelujah its officially springtime!  I can’t speak for readers in other countries but here in the US we had a horrific winter.  We had record breaking low temperatures, tons of snow and ice storms and overall just an awful season.  I already hate winter (except for the holidays) and the fact that the cold just… [Continue Reading]

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Inversion Method for Hair Growth – One Inch in One Week

No, that is not a typo in the title.  I’ve seen reports from ladies who claimed (many with photographic support) to have used the inversion method for hair growth to achieve as much as ONE INCH in one week.  Now you know, once I got beyond my initial thoughts of skepticism, I decided to investigate! … [Continue Reading]

Inversion Method for Hair Growth

Benefits of Amla Oil for Hair

With the release of Soft Sheen Carson’s new product line, Amla Legend, several of you have asked my opinion and the benefits of amla oil for hair.  Before using any new product(s) I like to do my research, and I learned a great deal about how amla oil promotes healthy hair which I would like… [Continue Reading]

Benefits of Amla Oil for Hair

3 Quick Twist Out Hairstyles with Celebrity Stylist Kim Kimble

3 Quick Twist Out Hairstyles - Longing 4 Length

Celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble of WEtv's LA Hair has partnered with Pantene Pro-V to offer a series of styling videos with hair tips.  We all know twist out hairstyles can be hit or miss, once you have your technique and products down you usually end up with predictably fabulous results.  But, if you are short on time, don't properly detangle, use new products or don't stretch your hair beforehand - you can end up with less than defined curls … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: 3 Comb Detangling

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more tips on detangling, check out these posts: 3 Comb Smooth & Hercules Combs Quickly Detangle Natural Hair How to Detangle Your Weave Treating Tangles       … [Read more...]

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Washing Hair for Elderly & Disabled Loved Ones

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As a member of a huge family, there comes a time when caring for a loved one is absolutely necessary.  Whether it is an older family member who is bedridden, someone in a nursing home or even a young person who has just had surgery and cannot jump into the shower, many of us are or will be caregivers at some point.  Washing their hair may seem like an unimportant task when there are so many other health care issues to be concerned with … [Read more...]

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Fitness Friday | Top Motivational Workout Songs

Motivational Workout Songs - Longing 4 Length

I don't know about you but I have tons of different playlists I like to listen to while working out.  Gospel, Michael Jackson, old school, new school, ratchet, rap, soul...whatever!  It all depends on my mood and how long I want to work out.  Most of my playlists are around an hour - that way if I'm outside or trying to avoid watching the clock, I have a gauge for how long I've exercised.  My only requirement is that the song is upbeat to … [Read more...]

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10 Cheap & Cheerful Online Fashion Boutiques!

10 Cheap Trendy Online Fashion Boutiques - Longing 4 Length

As an avid Wendy Williams fan, I decided to borrow one of her favorite phrases "cheap and cheerful" to describe the type of fashion stores that I patronize when I'm looking for clothing that is super trendy or youthful, and that I know I will not necessarily get a lot of wear.  Yes, I will scavage the sale racks at Nordstrom for a good Tracy Reese dress (one of my favorite designers) but for things like crop tops, platform sneakers, or graphic … [Read more...]

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Ultimate Weave Resource Guide | Free eBook

Longing 4 Length Ultimate Weave Resource Guide Cover - Ebony C Princess

Thank you for so much positive feedback regarding the Weaves & Wig section of Longing 4 Length!  However, your influx of questions regarding weaves began to outweigh my ability to respond in a timely fashion.  This problem inspired me to compile your most burning questions into one location and the L4L Ultimate Weave Resource Guide was born! This eBook is free for all newsletter subscribers.  Those who have already signed up should … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Inversion Method for Hair Growth

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more information, check out the full post on The Inversion Method. … [Read more...]

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Ampro Protein Free Styling Products | Demo + Giveaway

Ampro Protein Free Styling Product

If you are a subscriber to my YouTube Channel (EbonyCPrincess) then you may remember my mention of these products in my recent huge hair haul video.  I was lucky enough to receive the new full line of Ampro protein free styling products to not only try but also host a giveaway for L4L readers, there will be three winners!  Provided was the Clear Ice® Coconut Oil Styling Gel, Foaming Wrap Lotion, Oil-Free Gloss Spray, Shining Serum and Thermal … [Read more...]

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