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5 Interesting Historical Facts About Braiding

Posted by NI4TW on Feb 1, 2018 1:23:31 PM

My journey and career as a licensed Master Cosmetologist and Natural Hair Care Specialist began with hair braiding—which is perhaps one of the oldest and longest enduring ways to protectively style naturally curly, kinky and coily hair. In honor of Black History Month, I’d like to share with you a few fascinating facts about the history of braiding.

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Topics: Protective Styles, protective styling tools, cornrowing, african braiding, hair braiding, black history, black history month, Frances Harper, cornrows, black hair history

Style Showcase: Naiv'asha Johnson's Fabulous Embellished High-Trio Braided Ponytail on Yara Shahidi

Posted by NI4TW on Jan 18, 2018 1:41:22 PM

Celebrity Stylist Naiv’asha Johnson just did us all a solid by sharing the 411 on how she styled Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi’s gorgeous ‘do  for the NAACP Image Awards using Taliah Waajid brand products.  Naiv’asha dubbed it the "Embellished High-Trio Braided Ponytail" and I am here for this beautiful look all day.  This elegant protective style can easily be worn for work, play or a night on the town and is super easy to do on medium to long hair. Here’s what Naiv’asha did to achieve Yara’s style:

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Topics: Natural Hair Care Products, Taliah Waajid, natural updos, leave in conditioner, protective styling tools, hair care tools, special occassion hair

Protective Styling Tools to Gift to Your Favorite Protective Stylista

Posted by NI4TW on Dec 1, 2017 2:20:34 PM
 

If you're wondering what holiday gifts to grab for a certain style-conscious, hair care-obsessed someone in your life, you can't go wrong with tools that will help her protectively style her lovely mane all year long.

One of the most integral tools in your protective styling arsenal is the comb—and not just one comb but many. Rattail for parting, wide tooth for detangling, afro for picking---they’re all necessary. While plastic and metal combs can cause static in the hair and damage to the scalp, wooden combs are much kinder and gentler on both. Wooden combs like those offered by Breezelike help to evenly distribute your hair’s natural oils throughout your hair and don’t scratch or tear your scalp. Wooden combs are also durable and sturdy enough to last a lifetime.

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Topics: Protective Styles, Wigs, protective styling tools, wooden combs, christmas gifts natural hair, hair care christmas gifts, hair care holiday gifts, hair care tools, natural hair care gifts, holiday gifts

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