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Talking About Hair Today

It is now 9:17 p.m. on November 6, 2017, and as the times get busier, I have found a more simple routine to beautify. I wash my hair daily. Many times I wash at night. It helps my hair to lock better. I still have some Aveda shampoo Be Curly that I combine with Intelligent Nutrients for Coarse hair. They originate from the same founder, so I find it is […]

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Malawian Hair Laws

Abstract The first female president of Malawi in Southern Africa took office on April 7, 2012 (Wallace, 2012, May 22). Another monumental occurrence on this day is that Joyce Banda, the current female president of Malawi, wears her hair in its natural African texture (Wallace, 2012, May 22). Joyce Banda is displaying a look that is sometimes frowned upon in African culture, as expressed in the laws of the country […]

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Get radical (originally published on

In Beauty, Writing (all kinds) on December 7, 2008 at 17:23 Trends in hair fashions are keeping tempo with music and other media. Looks change from the rock and roll and out of bed, straight with no frizz and shiny as a mirror like classical or jazz, or alternative radical styles with no half measures and no compromises. The desired look with StudioFX Many young people are adopting these trendy […]

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Hair – by Donna Kakonge (published December 1999/January 2000 – Panache Magazine)

In Beauty, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on November 2, 2008 at 14:27 Back in the mid-80s, watching Oprah Winfrey’s bouncing and behaving hair was like a dream come true. I never knew that black hair could do that. I rushed to a salon, telling them to duplicate the Oprah ‘do on my head, and they did. The bad part is that just like what once happened to […]

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Queen Latifah to Host 2010 P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards

COVERGIRL spokesmodel and film, TV and music industry superstar to bring Hollywood glamour to the second-annual awards ceremony in Toronto. October 25, 2010 @ 07:30AM TORONTO, ON – P&G Beauty & Grooming is rolling out the red carpet for industry royalty as Queen Latifah hosts the second-annual P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards ceremony, taking place on Thursday, November 11, 2010. The Grammy Award® and Golden Globe Award® winning singer, actress, […]

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A Hairpiece – My Hair Story

My first hobby was playing hairdresser to my Barbie dolls. I had my childhood in the 70s and 80s but I was not much different from Black children in the 40s who chose White dolls over Black dolls in a landmark study that lead to the desegregation of American schools. It was not that I liked chocolate skin over the cream of white colour; it really came down to the […]

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