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Sheila Ndinda : Growing Healthy Natural Hair

By Sheila Ndinda, Natural Hair Blogger and Influencer Hey fam! Here’s my latest healthy hair update. One year and eight months have passed since I got my tapered cut and my hair has been flourishing. Its the healthiest it has ever been and I am very excited about that – Health over length any time! Through out my journey I have come to understand my hair, what it likes and what it does not like. I have thin hair strands and I avoid putting a lot of tension on my hair. I  ...

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KD@5 : The Nairobi Natural Hair Event of the Year!

This event was Lit! The East African Natural Hair scene is officially abuzz  on fire! This Saturday Naturals in Nairobi had 5 good reasons to celebrate during the Facebook Group Kurly Diaries’ 5th anniversary event. The Kurly Diaries group was formed by a team of passionate Naturalistas in response to a need for the Natural Hair Community to have regular events. The first one, Kurls and Cocktails, brought together a crowd of over 100 women back in 2012. Held at a leading Nairobi  ...

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Jay Cee: How to Protect your Natural Hair without Weaving or Braiding

By Janet Chencha Some individuals express surprise when I tell them that I do not wear weaves, wigs or braided extensions. Friends have asked me how exactly I protect my hair since I don’t “protective style.” For those unaware of the term protective styling, these are styles that keep the ends of your hair tucked away. The goal is to protect it from friction, dryness, constant handling and protein loss. In my opinion, protection does not come from one particular style. It encompasses your  ...

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Craving Yellow: My Natural Hair Journey part II

Part II: Craving Yellow TN Interview.    TN:  How did going natural impact your life? It still shocks and humbles me that Craving Yellow is what it is. For starters, who would have thought that I’d be sharing my haircare journey online with thousands of AMAZING readers?!  I’ve met so many amazing people as a result of going natural. I’ve learnt to trust the flow and embrace the unexpected. TN:   How did you find the Tricia’s Naturals FB group way back then? A friend of mine at work  ...

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Craving Yellow : Growing into Womanhood and my Natural Hair Journey

  As many of you know, Tabitha Tongoi, aka Craving Yellow, has been around here in the motherland of Kenya. Tricia’s Naturals caught up with her for an exclusive interview on life as a global citizen embracing her natural hair and chasing sunshine! 🙂 TN: Tell us, when exactly did you leave home for the first time? I grew up in Kenya and moved to South Africa at the age of 17 to pursue my A-Levels. I then moved to the United States and thereafter the United Kingdom for University.  ...

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Beauty

Acne solutions that work

By Naomi Nasinyari, Former Model, Certified Image Consultant and Personal Trainer. Getting Rid of Acne from the Inside  For the last 15 years, I have struggled with acne. I have had strangers on the street stop me and recommend products, pills, or professionals who can help me. I have struggled through blackheads, and whiteheads, and deep cystic acne. I have spent tons of money on acid facial peels, antibiotics, and salicylic acid products. Finally, after all these years, I have smooth,  ...

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Hair Care

Henna Application Made Easy

I love Henna. My hair absolutely thrives on it. It is my go-to protein treatment. It strengthens and adds body to my strands, and it helps prevent breakage and damage. Henna strengthens my fragile, type 4 hair and mimics a protein treatment.   Ever since I learned about using henna for natural hair on Curly Nikki’s blog, I have used a process of trial and error until  I found the easiest, stress-free method to apply it. The secret? Coconut milk. Canned coconut milk to be precise.  ...

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How to sleep with your Twist-out and Afro styles

The Best night-time routine to preserve your Twist-out or Afro. When our natural hair begins to gain length, it is normal to want to wear it out in a loose afro or in a voluminous twist-out. To prevent matting and tangling, we are told we should moisturise daily and put the hair in  twists at night before bed. Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood commented on this during her trip to Kenya sometime back. It is vital to protect your hair and preserve the style when sleeping hence the need to  ...

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