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Hairstyle Experiments: The Hair Ponytail Bump

Hairstyle Experiments:  The Hair Ponytail Bump    I have seen this hairstyle on so many occasions on so many pictures trawling up and down the internet and decided to try it out.  The only drawback I had in attempting it was the fact that it is hard to do it on when shrinkage has set ...

The Counterculture

The 1960s and 1970s saw a visible global shift towards embracing natural hair, during this time wearing one’s natural hair was a statement of sorts. For a little bit of historical context we can reference the hairstyles of performers such as James Brown; Sammy Davis Jr. who with his wife Altovise, became the first black ...

Hairstyles: “The Mohawk Twist”

  The Mohawk Twist I am so rushed for time that I can hardly spend hours experimenting in my hair to create long lasting protective hairstyles, this was one I stumbled upon accidentally and ended up keeping for the whole week at work, I hardly touched my hair the whole week, I simply slept with ...

The Kink

I’m sharing this at the risk of being yet another notch in the sudden resurgence of the hair debate debacle’s belt.  These are simply some thoughts that made their rounds in my mind space a few years ago and of which most became the bulk of my honor’s thesis titled The Kink: Straight talk, which ...