About Ebony C. Princess

EbonyCPrincess is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Longing 4 Length, whose mission is to serve as a resource for Black women to utilize on their quest to grow, achieve and maintain healthy hair. Longing 4 Length chronicles her personal towards growing long, healthy hair and shares tips and info for readers as well. Check out Longing4Length.com today!

Ebony C. Princess

About Ebony C. Princess

A self proclaimed hair enthusiast and healthy hair advocate, Ebony C, Princess is the chief editor of Longing 4 Length. She shares her personal journey towards growing long, healthy hair while providing hair care tips and information.

Holiday Haute Chignon with Motions Hair

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I'm in all my holiday happy glory right now!  Ya'll know how I feel about Christmastime, right?  LOVE IT!!!!  I must admit though, I have never had a year in which my shopping wasn't complete by now.  Truth be told, I've barely started!  But as you can tell from the lack of blog posts, a sistah has been busy!  So....I'll be out with the hoards of people doing all their last minute shopping the few days before Christmas.  But it still … [Read more...]

Long Term Transitioning Update | My New Hair Cut!

Ebony C Princess New Hair Cut Long Term Transition from Relaxed to Natural Hair with out the Big Chop Longing 4 Length

I told you last week, I'd be back to update you on my hair....and the reason I took so long is because I waited until after I had my hair appointment.  I didn't want to be talked out of cutting my hair all the way up to shoulder length.  Yep, I did it!  Snip, snip, snip!  As I told you, I will never have an official "big chop" or a final "fully natural" moment because I plan to simply cut my hair as I grow.  Parts of my hair are fully … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday | How to Avoid Weight Gain on a Business Trip!

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Heyyyyyyyyyyy ya'll!!!!  In the history of L4L I have never taken a hiatus from the blogosphere for longer than a week!  And without any notice to boot.  I ain't no type of good, I know....I know.  Thanks for hanging in there til my return, it wasn't a planned break or anything.  Work became super busy for me and before I could even blink, a month flew by without me sharing anything.  And rather than become stressed out about it, I knew … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday | Healthy Substitutions

Healthy Substitutions - Longing 4 Length

There are a few foods I've tried in place of higher calorie foods and sincerely ended up loving them just as much if not more than the "original."  I'll be the first to admit not all substitutions are winners - sometimes I'd rather go without than eat the healthier option (no fat free chocolate for me!) - but there are quite a few healthy substitutions that are here to stay in my life. Without further adieu - here are my favorite healthy … [Read more...]

Hair Product Empties!

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I'm so serious about cleaning out my hair products....I've given a TON of products away to friends and family, but it seems like I've barely made a dent in my stash!  There are so many great products on the market for healthy hair - things I'm curious about and buy to try and items that are sent to me for review consideration by brands.  I only have one head and am using less products than normal since I have mostly been hiding my hair. … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday | Twerkercise Review + My Fave “Twerk Songs”

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In a former life, I believe in my heart...I was a skrippa!!!  Even though I am now *whispering* in my thirties, I still love good ratchet music!!!  Songs like Soulja Boy declaring She Gotta Donk or Trina telling you to Look Back at It!  And nothing beats the good ol' throwbacks like I Wanna Rock Right Now (Luke) and You Can Do It (Ice Cube), right?!  And you know ish is real when you scrunch your face up, make duck lips and tooch your booty … [Read more...]

7 Scarf Hairstyles for Bad Hair Days

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Despite the fact that I've been hiding my hair away through protective styles through most of my transition, I still have bad hair days.  Days where my edges and closure isn't quite blended right, or when I don't want to use heat to straighten them or when the waves and curls of my virgin hair need refreshing.  Scarf hairstyles are the perfect fix!  And they aren't specific to any hair type - relaxed, natural and transitioning - we ALL have … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday | First Time Hiking Tips From My Experience!

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Those who have followed my fitness journey over the past year have heard me declare how much I prefer outdoor exercise to traditional workouts, especially in a group setting.  It's more challenging (for me) and much more fun!  So when a girlfriend invited me to join her exercise group for an outdoor hike, my eyes lit up!  I wasn't sure what to expect since I  had never met any of the other group members, but she assured me it would not be too … [Read more...]