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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

Think Like a Man Too Screening in NYC!

Think Like a Man Too - Longing 4 Length

As some of you know from following my Instagram (@EbonyCPrincess) and other social media outlets, I was fortunate enough to attend a private screening of Think Like a Man Too in New York City courtesy of Motions Hair!  First of all, this opportunity was completely unexpected and presented itself while I visiting family in New Jersey for a couple of weeks.  So, while I packed some cutesy clothes, I had nothing that said "I'm about to go meet a … [Read more...]

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How to Maintain Senegalese Twists | Moisturizing and Sealing

How to Maintain Senegalese Twists - Longing 4 Length

Many of you have already worn this style and may have additional tips on how to maintain Senegalese twists, this is just the method *I* follow for all my long-term protective styles (braids, twists and weaves).  The great thing about this style is it requires very little maintenance to keep looking nice.  All you need is a spray moisturizer, an oil to seal and a satin scarf.  An extra item would be the Luxe Therapy Scalp Soother (reviewed … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Shampooing Tips

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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Stop Claiming #TeamNatural Prematurely!

Alright ya'll - this is a rant. Consider yourselves warned, these are just my own personal opinions and pet peeves!  Lemme start by saying, you know I love all forms of healthy hair.  Big natural hair, sleek relaxed hair - I promise, depending on the day and which way the wind blows I want to wear my hair in nearly every style imaginable. Relaxed and natural.  As you probably already know from following L4L, I hate when Black women are shamed … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Detangling Natural Hair

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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DIY Recipes for Natural Hair

DIY Recipes for Natural Hair - Longing4Length.com

There are so many different DIY recipes out there for natural hair! Many recipes are simple and require fairly inexpensive ingredients; making DIY recipes for natural hair fun and affordable! The key (however) to a successful DIY recipe for natural hair is researching the ingredients and the effects they may have on your natural hair. Below are few DIY recipes for natural hair that I’ve tried… Whipped Coconut Shea Butter Mix 2-3 … [Read more...]

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Bobby Pin Tips

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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Meet Me at the Black Girls RUN Preserve the Sexy Tour!

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I'm so excited to be heading to the Black Girls Run Preserve the Sexy tour presented by Dark and Lovely! I'll be at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown for this event on Saturday, June 7th from 9 am to 12 pm.  You all know how hard I've been working to get fit and be healthy and, for Black women, our hair can be a hindrance when working out regularly.  Dark & Lovely has teamed up with Black Girls Run to share information, tips and product … [Read more...]

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