My relaxed sisters, raise your hand if you knew that natural black hair was actually easier to style than it's relaxed counterpart. Not many hands, are there?
Which hair type takes less time to care for? Natural hair or relaxed? Give yourself a checkmark if you answered natural.
One last question. Are natural sisters happy with their so-called unkempt, wild and yes, nappy hair? Yes, we are!
Myriads of black women have been programmed to believe that good, beautiful hair must be straight. So we relax it, fry it, burn it and do whatever it takes to rid ourselves of our pre-relaxed mane. We are convinced that we can't get a job or a man with a head full of naps. This is far from the truth.
Ms. Mireille Liong-A-Kong not only inspires black women to give their curls and coils a chance to break free from chemicals, but also educates the new natural to the styling options available to a fresh head of "NAPPtural" hair in her book "Going Natural - How to Fall in Love With Nappy Hair."
The black power afro is not the only styling option. Ms. Liong-A-Kong herself is pictured with more than a dozen different natural styles, not to mention describes and shows models with a plethora of others. Bantu knots, cornrows, twists, twist-outs and braids are just a few choices for the natural girl.
But you might reason that you could do those very styles on your relaxed hair. What's so special about going natural? Ms. Liong-A-Kong tells her own story. No more "hair-aches." No more chemical burns. No more bald scalp. No more breakage. Natural hair isn't just nappy; it is healthy.
This healthy hair can grow long with the right tender loving care. Locs are a testament to this fact. This book teaches you how to find the right products for your unique hair texture. You won't find an exhaustive product list, though, because all nappy hair is not created equally. Some strands and scalps react differently than others. Instead, you will learn which ingredients help and harm a natural.
You will also learn the completely different way of caring for fresh naps, from how to transition from relaxed hair with style to the art of detangling to the meaning of a trim. Ms. Liong-A-Kong doesn't just tell you what to do, but also tells how to do it and why it is important. This is how she cares for her hair, and it works, as shown by her luscious, healthy hair.
This book caters to the natural newbie. However, its thorough examination of natural hair will appeal to the natural with years of experience. Such veteran naturals will rediscover their hair's beauty, learn a new step in their hair care routine and may even be inspired to try some fresh hairstyles.
This book serves as a thorough guide for natural hair care. It motivates women to be confident just the way they are. New naturals, old naturals and wanna-be naturals alike will fall in love with their nappy hair.
I have never written a review on any book. However, I felt the need to leave one for this book. This book has been extremely helpful to me in my natural haircare journey. There are very few books out there for African American women who decide to leave the commerialized haircare arena to go back to their beautiful natural self. This book helped me in securing the right products to use on my natural hair. In this day and age, with all the haircare products on the market, it can be overwhelming. I am highly impressed with this book. It packs a lot in its 110 pages. It is well worth the purchase and will take a spot on my bookshelf along side my dictionary because I know I will constantly refer back to it for the various receipes provided. It also gives a simply breakdown on the chemicals that are in a lot of hair products which helps you understand what you are actually putting in your hair. I am a happy customer and will highly recommend it to my friends who wish to go natural like I.
I have owned this book since 2012 and it has changed my life when it comes to dealing with my hair.
My legs and back were getting stiffer and stiffer during the pandemic months to the point that I had to do something. So, I tried these slippers
The minute I put them on, I felt the blood in my legs flowing and tension relieved. Then the pins started to hurt so I took a break then tried them again.
Now, I have a routine. I put them on in the morning when I get up and wear them while making the bed, brushing my teeth and washing my face. I keep them on while fixing breakfast and without thinking about it, I got my 15 minutes of acupressure ready to start the day.
2 months later, my legs and back stiffness is gone, I get up easily, I am pain free.
They are really worth it. Don't order them if you can't stand a little pain though.
I purchased the fabric for the head wrap but need instructions on how to tie it to look like the advertised picture.
I purchase the White Moroccan Magic Dress and I love it. I live in San Diego and I can wear it year round.
I was excited about this product but leery because I thought my locks were going to be too short for it to work on my hair. I’ve been locked for about a year and my luxe are about chin length, but a lot shorter in the front. To my pleasant surprise I was able to put my entire head in the basin all the way up to my scalp. The shampoo balm smelled wonderful and cleansed my scalp and hair while I sat relaxed on the floor. It was almost meditative ☺️. After my last soak I rinsed for quite a while. My hair felt light and smells fresh. I’m looking forward ordering more shampoo bombs and doing this again ☺️
i want the white dress, nice
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Only negative thing I can say about the peppermint bomb, is that, I should’ve bought more!! This product worked wonders with my son’s locs! I added ACV to the soak as well, and made the perfect detox blend. The customer service is also GREAT! I look forward to buying more!
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I was able to detox my locs for the first time using the peppermint shampoo bomb and spa basin. I was beyond relaxed and my scalp felt so good with the shampoo bomb. This was by far the best investment 👌
Way heavy material.
First thing I noticed were smooth, super smooth bowel movements. It's a joy. Then my energy level is up. Also no more aches during my period. I use the roller braid to keep my scalp healthy.
Since I started to use it to clean my face, my skin feels smoother and wrinkles disappeared. This oil is indeed miraculous. Everything they say about this oil is true.
I use it twice daily a tea to tablespoon every morning before breakfast and every night before going to bed. I will keep doing this for the rest of my life.
This spray gives my locs the life they need. It's refreshing and smells wonderful and makes my locs feel nourished. I spritzed my locs for a braid out and they came out very defined. Whenever my locs look dull or dry, I use this spray. I also use it on a problem area along my hairline. Highly recommend!
Amazing product .
Really nice !!!!
I love my Dress. So glad I purchased I. Worth the price. Jus a beautiful dress
Saw this product being discussed on Facebook in my locked and loving it group. As a loc newbie I was looking for something to refresh my locks but not weigh them down or cause slippage. My hair smells great daily and is soft. I cannot wait to see if it aids in growth as well. I'm thoroughly pleased!
I have a pink sleeveless but want one with sleeves so i got a white one so pretty and fun to wear!!
Hi...mn complimenten. The silky shea hair butter...top produkt...en nog wel op gerelaxed haar. Hou nt van haarvet. Maakt mn haar stijf en bakt in de zon. Maar dit...en k heb maar n tipje nodig. Geeft glans en voelt soepel aan. T maakt me echt nwsgierig om kennis te maken met de andere produkten. Thumbs up👍🏽
Untangles like the best ever!!
Feeds your hair!
No more knots indeed!
Lekker smeuig precies zoals de omschrijving zegt. Goede voeding, geen knopen. Dus ook geen haaruitval.