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IS RED HAIR….THE NEW YOU?

Sometimes it’s time for a change. From Black to Red, BGH Girl Indira Case kicks off the spring and summer of 2016 with some spice.  No need to rock it on the runway, Indira is making “Red Hair” a trend on social media. Hence, Blackgirlhealth picks Indira as this week’s #fabuloushairfridays, for stepping out of the box and into a new HER, which could soon be a NEW YOU.   #Fabuloushairfridays...

AFTER A LONG AFFAIR WITH BUNDLES, IM LOVING MY OWN HAIR

Well its 2016, resolutions have been created and broken by now. The “new year, new me” slogan is slowing replaced by whatever trending hashtag, and yet I have embarked on my own 2016 hair journey: wearing my real hair out! Trust me, when I say I had a whole complex. Wigs and weaves have been my go-to style for years now. I received chemotherapy two years ago, and with not enough hair to even make a ponytail, I opted for wigs and weaves to mask my extreme hair loss. I didn’t even know what my hair looked like other than in my infamous “wig” braids (you know the beat-down, can’t see the parts, girl-please-put-those-away- braids, yeah I had them). Until one day when my funds...

WHO SAYS EXERCISE AND HEALTHY HAIR DON’T MIX?

As an ethnic women, you may quickly turn your nose up against anything that will dry out or mess up your hair. And all too often WATER has been the biggest Culprit to stay away from. So that means no swimming, no exercising for many. However, while you’re avoiding staying fit to keep your hair in tip top shape, you may be causing more harm than good to your hair in the long run. First case in point, experts have repeatedly said stress can lead to hair loss, and cardio can help release endorphins, which will in turn help relieve stress. And in terms of hair growth, Naturalhairmag.com points out that how burning a sweat through exercise can help lead the way. Click on the...

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIATE HILLARY CLINTON ADDRESSES QUESTION ABOUT BLACK WOMEN WEARING THEIR NATURAL HAIR

In addressing how to fix broken racial relations in the country, Hillary Clinton got a shocking question from the audience. This must be the first time I’ve seen an audience member at a presidential town hall bring up how wearing her natural hair has effected how people treated her. I commend her for asking a question that has prevented many black women from being who they are due to fear of not being accepted by society. Click on the link below to hear how Clinton responded. https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/hillary-clinton-put-on-the-spot-with-question-180056858.html #Fabuloushairfridays...