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Back In Ghana, Pat Thomas Gives New Life To Highlife

Pat Thomas, a singer and bandleader from Ghana, is nearly 70. He's lived in England, Germany, Canada and the U.S. But these days he's back home, once again making the music that enshrined him in the hearts of his countrymen: highlife.<p>In the 1960s, highlife out of Ghana and Nigeria ruled the dance …

The Easiest French Braid Tutorial You'll See

Nadine of GirlsLoveYourCurls writes:<p>'This braid tutorial is for those who would love to broaden their repertoire of protective styles, using more …

Hair care regimen to rock my natural hair [male, medium length]

I'm looking to change my hair care regimen so that I can keep my hair thick and manageable as it typically is after not washing it for a few days. …

Holy Grail | My Must-Have Hair Care + Hair Styling Products

I've waited many years to compile this Holy Grail Hair Care + Styling Products lineup because I was always waiting for the next best thing to sweep …

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Short & Sexy Natural Hair: The Best Looks On Instagram

Written by Nye J. Scott<br>Posted 03/27/15<p>Don’t get it twisted when it comes to short natural hair. You can rock and slay in various styles. And there …

How I Went from TWA to Back Length, Part 1; Ijeoma’s Story

<i>Many black women have been led to believe that retaining length in their hair is virtually impossible. But with the right regimen and knowledge, it</i> …

How I Went from TWA to Back Length, Part 2; Chinwe’s Story

<i>Many black women have been led to believe that retaining length in their hair is virtually impossible. But with the right regimen and knowledge, it</i> …

Cheating a Bantu Knot-Out with Flexi Rods

Hola chicas!<p>Do your bantu knots turn out whack? Check out <i>HappilyEverNatural's</i> solution to fake the look!<p><b>Read on!>>></b> <b><br>Style Details:</b><br>1. Started with …

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The ABC’s of Bantu Knot-Outs

By <i>Tina Munzu</i><p>Bantu knots are not for everyone. There is nothing worse than standing hours in front of the mirror installing the knots, enduring a …

4 Oils and Butters That Are Essential to My Waist Length 4B Hair Regimen

<i>We’re back with another compilation piece! Last week four BGLH writers shared how they went from TWA to back length. Now we’re talking about oils and</i> …

On the Couch with Lauren- "I have a confidence that I never had while relaxed, and I love that."

via <b>Global Couture, LLC</b><p><b>Tell us a little about yourself and your hair journey.</b> <br>My name is Lauren McCray. I’m 26 year and from North Carolina. I’m a …

3 Reasons Why You Absolutely Need to Use Leave-in Conditioner

by Kanisha Parks of <i>BlackNaps.org</i><p>Since going natural, you’ve probably questioned the importance of having a leave-in conditioner in your regimen. Some …

5 Ways to Switch Up Your Natural Hair Style This Spring

Are you bored with your current look? Here are five ways to switch up your natural hair style this spring!<p><b>1. Half Up Half Down</b><p>The “half up, half …

Got Dry, Greasy Natural Curls? Skip the Hair Butter.

<i>CurlyNikki Says:</i><p><i>SheaMoisture products are an 'oh-hell-naw' for my fine, natural curls. I've revisited the Smoothie many times with absurd results</i> …

THE 10 MINUTE TWISTED UPDO | Natural Hairstyle

Hair

20 Natural Brides Who Slayed Our Lives

Unfortunately, there are a few ignorant folks who still believe that natural hair cannot be styled to look glamorous enough for special occasions. …

4 Ancient Grains for Enhanced Gains

Our ancestors didn't have supplements like protein powders but they were still strong, lean, and healthy. How? They consumed ancient grains. Ancient …

Nutrition

10 Colorful Salad Recipes for Spring

Salads so shouldn't be limited to greens! Take advantage of this season's produce with healthy recipes featuring spring's finest fruits and vegetables<p>…

Fully Loaded Sweet Potato (Recipe)

The are many reasons why sweet potatoes are rock star tubers. They are versatile, vibrant in color, and pack a serious nutritional punch. Their …

Recipes

17 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make In A Muffin Tin

All mornings should start with a dozen French toast cups, if you ask me.

Orange Madeleines | Green Tea Madeleines | Early Grey Madeleines Recipe

<b>Madeleines Trois Parfums</b><p>I love madeleines, French butter cakes. Especially eating hot madeleins just out of oven with cold milk is heaven. So, today …

Dessert

ICON_SEARCH

Mango Mimosas<p>Planning to fête Mom with breakfast in bed or a leisurely brunch this Mother’s Day? Here’s a hot tip: Do as much as you can ahead of …

Cheesecake Flan — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Celebrate the ultimate in dessert mash-ups: a combination of creamy cheesecake and a rich caramel-laced flan.<p>Try this alternative to cheesecake made …

Blueberry Cardamom Chia Seed Pudding Recipe on Food52

• 1/2 cup Chia seeds<br>• 2 1/2 cups Almond milk (or rice, soy, or light coconut milk)<br>• 1 cup Fresh blueberries<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons Ground cardamom spice<br>• 1 teaspoon Cinnamon<br>• 1/4 cup Maple syrup or agave syrup<br>• 1 teaspoon Good vanilla extract<p>Blend milk, blueberries, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla and syrup together in a …