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Short Natural Hair Psychology – Where do you stand?

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Guuuurl, pull up a chair, put the kettle on and lets talk hair. When I did the Big Chop, I wrote a blog article titled, Does my Natural Short Afro Make me Look Ugly? and in it I talked about my hair journey and the frustrations and insecurities I felt with my short natural hair. In today’s post I want to give a short update about how I feel with my short natural hair and more importantly, when it comes to short hair psychology- I would love to hear from my readers who have short hair or short natural hair with regards to how they feel about it. Continue Reading… Continue reading…

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Afro hairstyles-How to Define Curls with Short Natural Hair

Afro Hairstyles

I did the Big Chop in 2o13 because due to constant weaves and braiding, my hair had become thin, lacked lustre and my hairline had majorly thinned out. Since 2013, my hair journey has undergone many false starts, i.e. my hair and hairline would grow but then would suffer breakage. I would say my ‘official hair journey’ began in September/October 2015 because after my hair broke yet again, I began a treatment using all the afro hair knowledge I had accumulated since 2013 and now in October 2016, I believe I am seeing positive results. Fiiiiiinally, I can begin to write about my recent Afro hairstyles.

Motivated by my hair journey thus far, in this post-I want to show you one of the Afro hairstyles I am a fan of and use my growing afro hair knowledge to inspire and teach anyone who is suffering thinning Afro hair and Afro hair loss, especially around the hairline (forehead, sides and back of the neck). For today, I will kick things off with how I define my short natural curls. My next Afro hair series will be about how I grew my hairline.

So back to today’s topic- I   have no idea what my curl type is and honestly I can’t be bothered to find out. What I do know is that when it comes to Afro hairstyles, I like the ‘artfully messy TWA look’. To that end, for the last year and a half, I’ve been experimenting with different curl defining products, trying to find what would give my ‘hur the curl definition I wanted. So far I’ve found a cocktail of natura hair care products that I like. Continue reading to learn how you can define curls with short natural hair.

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Short Hairstyles – Natural Mohawk Hairstyle

short hairstyles

One of the most popular complaints you will hear with woman with short hair is the lack of styling options. I can certainly attest to that, and for me, having short and  natural hair to boot makes it even harder. If you go to the right natural hair salons they can definitely hook you up, however I want a short but eye-catching hairstyle that I could do on my own. When it comes to short hairstyles, I am a big fan of the mohawk hairstyle. Continue Reading to discover how to create this style with your short natural hair.

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