How to Stretch Natural Hair Using Bantu Knots

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As the mother of a teenage daughter I am constantly on the look out for ways to style her hair naturally without using heat or chemicals.  She has a head full of thick gorgeous hair and up until now she has been satisfied to wear her hair in twists, braids and/or plaits. She is older now and will be entering high school soon so we have been experimenting with loose styles and trying out appropriate styles for teens with natural hair.  I have taken great care of my daughter’s hair throughout the years and it hangs below her waist when it’s wet.  Shrinkage quickly camouflages the fact that she has any length at all with her hair shrinking up to her shoulders when it goes from wet to dry.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

3 Fashionable Protective Styles for Teens With #NaturalHair

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Happy New Year!  Are you and your teenage daughter looking for cute long lasting protective hairstyles to rock throughout the year?. Here are 3 favorites for my teenage clients: (Note:  All three of these protective styles have additional hair added. Marley/Havana Twist. The difference between these two popular hairstyles are the ends of the hair. Marley Twist … Read more

Who’s The Master? The Ultimate Natural Hair and Loc Competition

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Atlanta Premiere Loc Studio, Shea Locs Natural Hair Studio, put on their Annual Who’s The Master? The Ultimate Natural Hair and Loc Competition and it was awesome!  It had a very futuristic theme and the music, fashion show and beautiful hairstyles were really amazing.  I was there as a guest blogger along with YouTube Natural … Read more

Our Visit To The Good Hair Shop!

The Good Hair Shop

My daughter and I spent a glorious afternoon with Kiyomi Rollins, Stylist & Owner of The Good Hair Shop. The Good Hair Shop is a heat free, natural hair salon here in metro Atlanta.  Their motto is…”here, everybody has good hair!”  This neat little shop is located off of MLK in a bustling business building. … Read more

Introducing The Sistah Cafe’s Newest Contributor – Keianna Johnson

Keianna Johnson

I am so very pleased to introduce you to The Sistah Cafe’s newest contributor!  Introducing Keianna Johnson.  Some of you may already know who Keianna is since she has been the Social Information Contributor for Our Natural Kids since 2010.  Keianna also goes by “KeeKee”.  Let me tell you a little bit about her. Keianna … Read more

Natural Beauty at Georgia State University

I had the pleasure of visiting Georgia State University last week along with Naturally Me! Media/Tarin Boone to meet and greet with some of the beautiful naturals that go there.  We had a great time hanging out in the “quad”!  It was awesome to see just how many naturals there are at Georgia State. From … Read more

SummerTime Natural Hair Style for Kids!

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Summertime is here and with it comes many fun activities. For kids with Natural Hair it’s important to find a style that will work for YOUR child. Whether your child is active or not, it should be closely maintained in the summertime.  In the South temps are above 90 nearly everyday in the Spring and Summer. My LittleChick has … Read more