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Tamera looks beautiful in her pregnant glow and her beautiful protective style of Braids! Whether you’re pregnant or not Braids are a great protective style for your natural hair.  Always make sure when you get them done that they are not too tight so that you don’t end up with tension alopecia on your scalp. Read Tamera’s story and let me know what you think :-)

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Nyesha Samuel, Publisher/Master Loctician for

Like many women, I knew during my pregnancy that I was going to need a low maintenance hairstyle when it was time to welcome my baby. Going natural and giving your hair the love and attention it needs is a long journey, and I didn’t want it to suffer any neglect while I was busy with new mommy responsibilities! So with the support and help of the talented Kari Williams of Mahogany Hair Revolution, I was able to protect my natural hair and sport a new style for summer.
1. Its a protective style. Obviously the big draw to braids is that it’s a protective style. What makes me flock to a protective style right now is the fact that during pregnancy and afterward you can lose hair. Braided hair helps keep that from happening as well as helping to prevent breakage, which I’ll talk about next.
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This is a snippet from an interview that Lupita Nyong’o did with BBC news.  It’s great to hear her speak of her humanitarian work saving the elephants in Kenya. I also love  the second half of the interview where she speaks briefly about her decision to go natural with her hair :-)

Leave a comment and let me know what you think :-)

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Nyesha Samuel, Publisher/Master Loctician for

Click on the player below to hear the interview



Quality African American Hair Care Products

by HealthyLocsJune 26, 2015

It can be difficult for many people to find quality African American hair care products. Herbal and organic products will help you to maintain healthy hair. Hair Care Products Books could be written about the chemicals that are added to many hair care products. In fact, at least one book has been written on this […]

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Woman Misses Out On Job Due To Her Hair

by HealthyLocsJune 25, 2015

It’s so messed up that to this day traditional African styles are not scene as professional.  I’m happy that she stuck to her guns and didn’t fry her hair to get the job Leave a comment below and let me know what you think Healthy Scalp, Healthy Locs Nyesha Samuel, Publisher/Master Loctician for

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Essential Oils to Stimulate Hair Growth

by HealthyLocsApril 23, 2015

When it comes to your beautiful African American hair, you’ve done it all. You’ve had braids, weaves, extensions, locks, dreads, Jheri curls. You’ve colored, pressed, permed, relaxed, twisted, and straightened. Now, you just want to grow your natural hair. With essential oils, you can do just that – go natural without the expense of upkeep. […]

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The Use of Essential Oils and Carrier Oils in Natural Hair

by HealthyLocsMarch 31, 2015

There is never a lack of helpful ingredients that make our natural hair look and be its best. From co-washes, to deep conditioners, to hair gels and moisturizing oils, there is a vast array of necessary ingredients for natural hair for us to choose from. If you know anything about natural hair care, you have […]

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Royals: The Locumentary

by HealthyLocsFebruary 25, 2015

Hello Healthy Locs Family Below is a letter and a video clip i received from a young up and coming filmaker named Doh Tarr. I’m a documentary lover and i hope most of you are also. Please take the time to check out his trailer and donate to his project if you can. Healthy Scalp, […]

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Natural Care for Natural Hair

by HealthyLocsFebruary 17, 2015

If you prefer to wear your hair in a natural way you will have some great styling options to express yourself with. Natural Hair Wearing your hair natural is great. Some will prefer to keep their hair more natural via wash n gos, twist outs or braids.  Others will prefer to style with a straightening […]

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To Pick or Not To Pick?

by HealthyLocsJanuary 23, 2015

This is a great write up by one of our guest Bloggers, Kevin.  In it he explores his decision to possibly get rid of his locs.  I went through this journey myself.  Unlike Kevin I didn’t think it through for too long.  I just started picking out lint and accidentally picked a whole loc out […]

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What’s Inside Jamaican Mango & Lime

by HealthyLocsJanuary 14, 2015

By Jocelyn Renee Some professionals will tell you NOT to use the Jamaican Mango & Lime Locking Gel, while other Dreadheads will say it’s their favorite product; so who do you listen to? The facts. Jamaican Mango & Lime Locking Gel on the Shelves When you pick up a jar of the Jamaican Mango & Lime […]

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