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.

Deadpool & All Things Marvel: How I Choose to Relate with My Teen

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Me:  WAIT!  Are they Marvel or DC?

Her:  oh my god mom

If I want to piss my teenaged daughter off quick, then all I have to do is ask her if the comic book character that she is talking about is Marvel (meaning Marvel Comics) or DC (meaning DC Comics).  Yeah apparently they are two different things and asking such a thing is completely asinine.  (Imagine her horror when I showed up as a modified Black BatGirl to her Miss Captain America on Halloween!  Eeek!) She loves comic books and is really into Marvel characters… Iron Man, ummm Agent Carter, Agents of the Shield, Nick Fury, Captain America, Thor… all of them. She is the youngest of 4 and her oldest brother was also a comic book fan.  

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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!!

The SistahChick Gets HYPE! H.Y.P.E. Youth Conference (Helping Youth Pursue Excellence)

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I have been in total support of Fusion Teen Talk Show since attending the screening of Episode 2 of Fusion Teen Talk Show: No Bullying Allowed with my daughter last year.  Since then I have watched this organization that benefits young adults grow in leaps and bounds.  Throughout the past year under guidance from founder Shakeitha … Read more

Fusion Teen Talk Show & TweenStyle Power to Host Vision Board Party

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I want to make sure that I start my New Year off right.  I plan to do that by giving back and also by supporting organizations and ideas that I believe in.  I became acquainted with this wonderful group over a year ago through their producer Shakethia “Queen” Robertson.  I covered Fusion Teen Talk Show Episode … Read more

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

Fusion Teen Talk Show Episode 2: No Bullying Allowed

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It was my pleasure to attend the screening of Episode 2 of Fusion Teen Talk Show: No Bullying Allowed with my daughter. This was presented at Woodruff Arts Center here in Atlanta and I must say that the hosts, producers and directors did a wonderful job.  My daughter and I checked out the event at … Read more