My Daughter’s Natural Hair Journey – A Stylists Perspective

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Natural Hair Care is so much more meaningful to me than just being a professional hairstylist. It is a revolutionary, spiritual experience that has connected me on every level to the core of who I am as a Black woman. I believe that our natural hair journey is important as well.  For me, Ethnic hairstyles traditionally … Read more

The 3rd Annual Natural Hair Industry Convention: Baltimore 2016

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The Third Annual Natural Hair Industry Convention took place in Baltimore, Maryland. It was hosted by founders Susan Peterkin-Bishop and Angela Walker. It was an experience I will not forget.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Expanding Opportunities for African Americans in the Energy Sector

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The oldest civil rights organization in the country, The National Urban League (NUL), hosted a press conference, releasing the White Paper Report regarding the expansion of opportunities for people of color specifically, African Americans, in the energy sector.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part 4: Give Your Hair A Break!

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Teenagers love wearing their hair in protective styles because it gives them the ability to get up and go. Wearing protective hairstyles also can free up a chunk of their time to do more important things like arriving at school on time or enjoying social events with friends.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Three: Removal & After Care

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Your daughter has been rocking her Crochet Braids for about 4 weeks and it is now time for them to be taken out. The technique for uninstalling Crochet Braids is easy, however, the process must be done carefully to prevent cutting or damaging your child’s natural hair.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Dear Mama: A Letter To The Strong Woman Who Raised Us

Sometimes the best way to really honor your mother is to just put the right words together from your heart and say Thank You…

Dear Mama:  A Letter To The Strong Woman Who Raised Us

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Dear Mama,

I have never appreciated you more than I do at this moment. Through every stage of my life; you were there.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Two: 3 Tips To Help Maintain Crochet Braids

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It isn’t a shock that most teenage girls when contemplating wearing their hair in a “protective hairstyle” such as Crochet Braids, think solely of the result which is having a cute hairstyle. Many teens are unaware of the importance of scalp/hair maintenance when wearing protective hairstyles.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids – Part 1: Style Options

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You can’t go anywhere without seeing teenage girls wearing their hair styled in crochet braids. Crochet braiding is not a new technique, but it is one that is regaining popularity.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

The Pros & Cons of Cornrow Styles for Children #NaturalHair

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There is nothing more satisfying than witnessing a smile from a child who has just seen their new hairstyle in the mirror for the first time. Heart, diamond and star cornrow designs are blazing among children ages 9 and under. Children thrive on being trendsetters amongst their peers. With back to school starting for most … Read more

Sponge Styling: A New Trend for Men and Boys with #NaturalHair

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When it comes to natural hair we often leave the fellas out of it.  But we all know that chemically enhanced curls and texture changing chemicals is a thing for boys and men just as it is for women. So when when we share our messages about natural hair we really need to include our … Read more