OPINION PIECE: 21st Century Black Girl

Hi, I’m a dark-skinned girl living it up in the 21st century. I know, I know… it’s not ground breaking news, but we still exist – real chocolate girls with melanin and natural glow. Why am I reminding you that we still exist? Well, I feel like we’ve become endangered, exaggeration intended. Too many of […]

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NATURALISTA: TARA LEUVINA SMITH

Name: Tara Leuvina Smith Occupation: Editor When did you start your natural hair journey: There is a misconception that a person goes natural, we are born natural and we go ‘un-natural’ or in this context we begin to relax our hair. But to put a date to when I stopped relaxing my hair … I […]

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Good Hair Don’t Care

Ever since I was a child I admired persons with long flowing hair – the kind that went pass the shoulders and moved its way down the back. The kind that looked like silk; oh, how I wished that my own hair was that silky. My mother, being of East Indian descent, may have contributed […]

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That Time I Had A Coconut Milk Pedicure

I can’t compare this experience to another because 1. this was my first coconut milk pedicure and 2. I’ve only done pedicures at this spa – Healing Waters Spa, but I can say that it was utterly mind-blowing. (I’m not overreacting!) One of my favourite things about Healing Waters is there weekly specials, follow them on […]

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Naturalista | Nakasi Fortune

Name: Nakasi Fortune Occupation: Professional Volunteer When did you start your natural hair journey: October of 2011. Then I tried something new, by way of Brazilian blowout, in December of 2014 and my hair was not turning back as fast as I wanted it to, so I cut it off again.

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Naturalista: Asha Pieters

Name: Asha Pieters Occupation: Senior Fraud Investigator, Capital One Bank When did you start your natural hair journey: I started my natural hair journey on March 28, 2012.

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Easy Remedies for Oily Skin

Oily skin is something I struggle with daily, add our wonderful (overly) sunny weather and I’m presented with a tragedy of epic proportions. So when I found these two remedies on Instragram via @easyremedies, I knew I needed to try and share them. Ground Oats & Coconut Oil: This soothing mask is pretty simple, you’ll […]

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Naturalista: Chelauna Providence

Name: Chelauna Providence Occupation: Social Change Coordinator, Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination When did you start your natural hair journey: Funny story, this is my second natural hair ‘journey’! I started for the very first time in August 2012. I think at that time I was more concerned with what was in fashion, it was […]

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