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!!

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.

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

Atlanta Winter Natural Hair Affair

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The ATL Winter Hair Affair was definitely a night to remember!  This natural hair event was presented by Pamela Jenkins, owner of Koils by Nature and hosted by none other than the #NaturalHairATLRoadTripCrew:  Ericka aka @SwarthyDaisy, Kiki aka @MahoganyKnots and Stacey (me) aka @TheSistahChick. More than 50 naturals, including one that traveled from Alabama descended … 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