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A History Lesson on the Afro

Remember the 70s when African Americans had a head full of gloriously huge hair?

Down in the Bronx, despite the raging violence against Black people, it was jazz and the Afro that kept the Black community strong in the face of brutality and oppression in the United States.

The popular hairstyle Afro emerged in the late 1950s, alongside the Civil Rights Movement that demanded equal rights of citizenship for Black people living in America. Hence, the origin of the Afro was amidst a politically charged environment.

Let’s take a look at the significance of this unique Black hairstyle and whether it holds the same weight today as it did back in the day.


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How to Take Care of Box Braids: A Guide

Box braids are a signature style for several Black men and women alike. Not only do they have historical connotations related to the African-American identity, but they also work as a protective hairstyle to maintain the healthiness and natural texture of Black hair.

Since there are not many products available in the market that cater to the needs of Black hair, let’s take a look at how you can take care of box braids, to keep them looking fresh, healthy, and utterly glamorous!

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The Gaping Gap in the Hair Care Market

The Gaping Gap in the Hair Care Market

Experiment and walk down the aisle of your local drugstore and a supermarket with a pencil and a notebook. Write down the number of hair care products you can find in the aisle—is it less than three among what seems like a thousand?

From treatment for dry hair to hair masks for oily hair, you will find everything there can be found for hair, except for one glaring omission—Black hair care products.
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4 Best Hair Care Tips for Men

4 Best Hair Care Tips for Men

If you think there are lesser hair care products available for Black women, you are in for a surprise! Unfortunately, Black men are also at the receiving end of this gaping disadvantage.

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Here’s How to Protect Your Beautiful Natural Hair from Heat Damage

Here’s How to Protect Your Beautiful Natural Hair from Heat Damage

Love styling your textured hair but are afraid of the heat damage that comes with it? We’ve got you covered! With this simple and easy hairstyling guide, you can avoid brittle strands, dry hair, and split ends while continuing to use professional hair dryers.

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Do It Right: How to Brush Natural Hair without Breaking Your Curls

Do It Right: How to Brush Natural Hair without Breaking Your Curls

Natural hair has long been subjected to racial biases and discrimination. So much so that many African Americans don’t quite know how to sport their kinky hair in its natural state and style it.

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Debunked: Myths about Natural Hair We Need to Dispel

Debunked: Myths about Natural Hair We Need to Dispel

Textured hair is more than just a hair type. It also reflects the history of an entire community and is an integral part of their identity.

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Reviewing the Most Popular Hairstyles for Ethnic Men

Reviewing the Most Popular Hairstyles for Ethnic Men

Your hair is an important part of your identity. How you choose to carry your natural curls defines your personal style and amplifies your self-image.

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What Goes Up Must Stay Up: 5 Updos for Ethnic Hair

What Goes Up Must Stay Up: 5 Updos for Ethnic Hair

As warmer days usher in, it seems like the perfect time to try out some updos for your long, glorious mane. Whether you’re a guy trying their luck with the perfect “man bun" or you’re a woman simply wanting to switch up your look, here are some quirky hairdos that work for all kinds of ethnic hair.

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Natural Woman: Bring Your Curls Back to Life With These Tips

Natural Woman: Bring Your Curls Back to Life With These Tips

Curly hair is a sight to behold. Vivacious locks can change your entire look and make you seem more confident and appealing—naturally.

We live in a world where all things natural are a rarity. However, ethnic women and men are blessed with some of the most beautiful hair textures that don’t need any fancy products to style.

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4 Low Maintenance Hairstyles for The Busy Woman

4 Low Maintenance Hairstyles for The Busy Woman

Are you waking up 2 hours before leaving your home for work every day just because you need to fix your unruly hair?



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5 Great Tips to Prevent Hair Breakage

5 Great Tips to Prevent Hair Breakage

As common as hair breakage is, not many of us know what to do about it. Some of us have accepted hair breakage as the new normal.

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Grow Your Fro With These Amazing Tips

Grow Your Fro With These Amazing Tips

Grow Your Fro With These Amazing Tips
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Knot Again: Tips for Avoiding Knots

Knot Again: Tips for Avoiding Knots

Curly hair can get real knotty; especially this time of the year. It’s humid and damp which makes your already natural hair go ballistic with knots!

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The Best Hairstyles for Multicultural People

The Best Hairstyles for Multicultural People

As you walk down the streets of your hometown, if you’re not making heads turn with your hair game; you’re not playing right! Multicultural ethnic hair may be coarse but the one thing it ain’t is boring! Step up your game, with easy-to-do yet totally fresh hairstyles for your curls!

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5 Afro Hair Habits to Adopt This Year

5 Afro Hair Habits to Adopt This Year

Your Afro is your crown jewel; quite literally! Therefore, you should always celebrate it with extra care and love and with the new multicultural “Jewel of a Hair Tool” you can make it happenHowever, most of us don’t cherish the wild beauty that sits on our heads and end up damaging it. If you don’t want your Afro to meet that horrible fate, you better step up your game this year and adopt the following Afro hair care habits to keep your curls intact and fresh!

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What Is Hair Porosity And How Can You Determine Yours?

What Is Hair Porosity And How Can You Determine Yours?

Every time you visit your hairstylist; they always talk about how your hair porosity is the reason your hair is the way it is. You usually nod you head along; but we know none of that hair care mumbo-jumbo makes sense to you. So what is hair porosity anyway, and why should you care about it? Let us tell you:

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Hair Styles For Multicultural And African American Hair That You Must Try

Hair Styles For Multicultural And African American Hair That You Must Try

Hair Styles For Multicultural And African American Hair That You Must Try
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Damage Control: Understanding What Causes Hair Damage and How to Manage It

Damage Control: Understanding What Causes Hair Damage and How to Manage It

If we had a community or group for damaged hair, pretty sure it’d be a fro’ternity. After all, damaged and unruly hair is a common problem with multicultural hair people.

There are days when you wake up in the morning with perfect hair. Then there are days when you have to attend an event and your hair impulsively decides to make its own plans.

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The Root of the Problem: Managing Curly Hair Naturally

The Root of the Problem: Managing Curly Hair Naturally

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: curly hair takes time  to manage but it sure looks incredible!

As African American and Multicultural people you’re already aware of the perks of having curly hair: beautiful locks, thick hair, and the liberty to get creative with hairstyles.

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Natural Hair Care - How To Control Hair Damage

Natural Hair Care - How To Control Hair Damage

It could be your hair’s natural texture and a lack of protective oils. Or it could be because you’ve been skipping essential glasses of water for a long time now.

Whatever the cause may be, the result is the same. Your once-gorgeous, luscious hair is losing its shine. What’s worse, it’s getting damaged, and it shows!


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Top Tips for Taking Care of African American and Multicultural Hair

Top Tips for Taking Care of African American and Multicultural Hair

One of the main problems with having multicultural hair is that you can’t seem to find products (or time) to take care of your hair. It’s easier to tie it in a bun during the week than it is to wash, condition, and blow-dry it.

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Hair Care Tips for Multicultural and Mix-Race Hair

Hair Care Tips for Multicultural and Mix-Race Hair

While those beautiful, shiny curls may look effortlessly gorgeous, there goes a lot of effort and work behind maintaining multicultural hair. When it comes to caring for and maintaining the health of mix-race hair, it’s a whole different ballgame altogether. Mix-race hair care is more than just a simple beauty routine; it’s a part of exploring the multicultural experience and embracing your own standard of beauty.

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Welcome to our online store! Our team is proud to announce that we're now open for business, and we look forward to serving you all in the future. If you have any questions about this store or the products found within, please don't hesitate to contact us any time. Our website has been carefully designed to provide you with an amazingly flexible online shopping experience, and its ease of navigation is something we think you'll grow to depend on and appreciate. Feel free to browse our entire product catalog, and let us know if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the items housed within. Our team is always ready and willing to assist our customers, and we are happy for your visit.
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