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Olivia Talks Hair with Ebony C. Princess!

One of the unexpected perks of attending the Think Like a Man Too screening courtesy of Motions Hair a few weeks ago was the opportunity to meet and interview R&B songstress and original Love & Hip Hop cast member Olivia!  Imagine my surprise as I listened to the  private chat with the men of the… [Continue Reading]

Olivia Longott with Ebony C Princess of Longing 4 Length

Black Girls Run! Preserve the Sexy Tour Presented by Dark and Lovely (recap)

I have been “gone” for a few weeks from blogging so I never had the chance to update you on my experience with Black Girls Run! Preserve the Sexy Tour presented by Dark and Lovely.  You may remember I attended their Philadelphia stop with Dark and Lovely.  I invited several of my little cousins to… [Continue Reading]

Black Girls Run! Preserve the Sexy Tour Presented By Dark and Lovely - Longing 4 Length

Senegalese Twists | My Summer Protective Style

For several weeks now, I planned to wear box braids as my summer protective style but at the last minute began to consider Senegalese twists instead.  I asked all L4L Facebook fans which style I should get and unanimously you all responded “TWISTS!” so that’s what I went with.  You’re so smart!!!  I absolutely love… [Continue Reading]

Senegalese Twists - Longing 4 Length

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]

Straightening Systems for Black Hair - Longing 4 Length

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

Rollerwrap, Length and End Check

I made a little mistake and visited a new (white) stylist for a rollerset today - the one who trimmed my hair last month.  I decided late Friday evening that I wanted to have my hair done and she was the best option I came up with.  Well, she wasn't bad per se...but she just wasn't great with ethnic hair.  She washed and DC'd with Aveda products, which was fine.  I think she got frustrated detangling and therefore only did a superficial job … [Read more...]

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Video: Plugged In Curling Wand Review

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Guest Blog: Is Relaxed Hair Off Trend?

http://www.blackhairinformation.com/relaxed-hair/is-relaxed-hair-off-trend/This is an article I'm particularly excited about.  I've shared my views on being relaxed and how I believe it to be versatile several times here before.  You also know how much I enjoy wearing fake hair and that I use it to update my look.  These thoughts were the inspiration for my latest guest blog post on Black Hair Information (BHI).  Check out the preview … [Read more...]

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My dream hair – BSL/MBL PERFECTION! Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith - 2007I was watching the movie Reign Over Me and fell madly love with Jada Pinkett Smith's hair!  When Jada first grew her hair out (yes, I do believe it is hers) I remember being in awe, and immediately bought a few Carol's Daughter products for which she was a spokesperson at the time.  Although I did believe the products would help my hair to flourish I never in my wildest dreams imagined I could have hair like hers … [Read more...]

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Guest Blog Feature: Tips for Perfecting a Bantu Knot Out

Fabulous News!  I have been accepted as a guest blogger on Black Hair Information, a fabulous blog and resource for relaxed and natural women alike.  I stumbled across this site when I was doing research for my post on ceramides and actually upset that I was only just discovering it!  Anyway, I will be posting on the site periodically so feel free to subscribe for my posts and those from other great bloggers also.  I will always notify you … [Read more...]

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Bee Mine Contest Winners!!!!!!!

Enough exclamation points for you?!  I'm excited about my first blog giveaway!  I really enjoyed your comments about what you like most about the blog.  Also, my rules did NOT state that you had to be a follower of the blog so even those commenters who entered who aren't "official" followers were entered.  And there are quite a few new followers/friends that I am excited to "meet" as well!  So thank you all for your wonderful participation. … [Read more...]

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Weekend Wash & Hair

Here are this weekend's wash day steps:Prepoo'd with Hemp Oil - I kept it on for a couple of hours.Shampooed with Organix Passionfruit and Guava Shampoo.  I really dislike this shampoo.Applied Roux Porosity Control and smoothed.  1 minute.  Rinse.Applied Joico K-pak Reconstructor and smoothed.  1 minute. Finished the bottle, yay! Rinse.Applied Aubrey Organics White Camellia, smoothed.  Sat under heating cap for 20 minutes.  Rinse.Towel … [Read more...]

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pH Balancing with the “Kimmaytube Leave In Recipe”

Hello Ladies!  Many of us have heard of the infamous "Kimmaytube Leave In Recipe" popularized by Kim Love, of YouTube.  She is a natural haired beauty vlogger.  I did not follow her journey from the beginning but have seen her earlier videos and am quite amazed and impressed with her length and retention; her hair is GORGEOUS!!!  She has been natural for many years but never retained much length until she began to study and understand the … [Read more...]

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