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Wake up your natural with accessories

I love …love…love.. hair accessories! I get bored very easily and to keep from doing drastic things to my hair ( such as cut it, shave it, or color it)I normally accessorize. My flower has become my signature look- the bigger the better, the bolder- brighter- the saucier I feel ( lol..lol..)

I typically find pocket friendly accessories at stores such as Ross, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Craigslist, ETSY.COM, thrift stores, consignment shops, and flea markets. My accessories normally range from .50 -$6 unique items and multi purposed items are my fav finds. Accessories that can double as a brooch, shoe clip, belt, or necklace will always find its way into my collection. Below are a few things that I’m lusting over ( and ya”ll know I’m saucy enough to rock em all).



Couture Headbands




Flowers



Head Bands and Hair Clips


What do you do to ” change” your look? How do you accessorize? Where do you find accessories?

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I was just told- I project a bad image with natural hair!!!!!!!

OMG!!!! I’m on fire sitting here as I type this. If you see smoke- its just me- trying to calm the hell down…

I was holding out on you guys with a major announcement. I’m taking down my loc’s– not because I don’t want them anymore- but because I want them smaller and more uniformed. I was never really happy with the size, so I decided to take down this set, and start them over. I wanted to do the big reveal once I’m done- but that wont be until next week ( heifer messed up my plan).

We’ll I’m at work- sitting at my desk in my office **ok, Im’a be honest- **I’m sitting here looking at You tube videos on how to do a twist out **, you can obviously tell that some of my loc’s are gone. All of the front have been taken down- I only have the back loc’d. I have them two strand twisted going to the back into a pony tail. A co worker ( who shall remain nameless) walks up to my desk and say ” ooh, your loc’s are gone” * insert a big ass kool aid smile on her face*, I responded- yes, but not for good. I start with my explanation of why I was taking them down- she cuts me off –

** This is how the convo continued**

Her: good now you can go and get a relaxer

* insert the gas face and a bubble caption that reads ” GTFOH *

Me: You know I’m not getting a relaxer- I’m Au’Naturale baby ( she knows about the blog, the products, etc) I wont ever be going to a relaxer again- EVER- NEVER- AGAIN will the creamy crack take up residence on my hair!

Her: well you can go see my Dominican stylist ( Lucia) she can blow your hair super straight and it will be down your back-

* insert beads of sweat forming on my nose and silently praying for God to shut my mule-we are in a corporate building and I’m located in the executive suite*

ME:NO- THANK YOU- I’m happy being natural- and when they are all out I will rock a curly fro for a month, then re twist to re start loc’s in September.

Her: chile, please.. all you gotta do is get some protectant, hair oil and you will be good to go- I have a relaxer and I get it done every 2 weeks at the Dominican Salon. You have ” good” hair”- You will be happy with it and you”ll be able to do more with it {hair}. Lucia will hook you up!

** Me thinking to myself- is that what you did when you had to chop off your shoulder length hair into a short bob, because of breakage and bad perms-just use styling protectant, and oil – The oil you had me mixing for you and your daughter?? ummmmm**

ME: well to each its own, but did you ever think that everyone isn’t into the super straight hair – I love my curls- I love being natural!

Her: Why?? who would want to walk around and look like that on purpose?

** adjust my eyeglasses, insert the gas face with a twist and my church finger up!~**

ME: I know thousands of women, men, and children that has CHOSEN to be natural- its a choice-and believe me dear. I’m super fresh , happy, and confident EVERYDAY-regardless of how I rock- Loc’s, Fro, twist out, OR A RELAXER !

Her: ** slowly walking away out of my office** no way, no how would I subject myself or my daughter ( her daughter is 4) to that image.. Good luck with that

* stands up to escort her up outta my space * image of Martin Lawrence comes to mind of him throwing people out of his apartment* hand on my hip*

ME: Good luck with growing your hair back after that bad perm-ooh.. and you have a relaxer scab dangling- U might wanna check that ( :0 )

Divas!!!! I never knew this heifer felt that way about my hair. I’m in complete shock right now.. I’ve never heard a “bad comment” about my loc’s or my natural hair- so I’m completely caught off guard right now.. She had the friggin nerve to waltz her ass into my office and suggest that I project a bad image because I ‘ve chosen to be natural- BISH GTFOH!!!!!!!
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7th Annual Happily Natural Day

When: August 29, 2009 11:00 AM

Where:
Nubian Villiage Academy
2022 Sledd Street
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 329-3900

For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/Baltimore-Natural-Hair-Locs-Sisterlocks/calendar/10925758/

You can always get in touch with me through the “Contact Organizer” link on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Baltimore-Natural-Hair-Locs-Sisterlocks/suggestion/

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The Head Band Edition- The Perfect Summer Hair Accessory

With warmer weather approaching headbands are my new favorite hair accessory. Everyone can wear a fabulous headband. A big, bold headband always looks striking with natural hair. Try it and see — pull back your fro, your kinks, your curls, your twists, or your locs with a wide headband and know you’re working an accessory not everyone can. Here are some of my favorites.. ENJOY

For head wraps and scarves with true afrocentric flair, check out the beautiful
hair accessories of Wasijuru
Weezawear also makes lovely wide headbands that won’t get lost in a massive fro, for eight dollars a piece.
Bethany Lorelle offers the kind of accessory that can make you instantly memorable. Her styles of headbands look great on a short haircut or a TWA. Something like that with a simple dress at a summer wedding or barbecue? DIVALICIOUS!!!!!!
I love the Mandizzle collection from designer Mandi Derrow. The new headbands and clips are featured on Mandizzle.com. To purchase from Mandizzle, find the whole collection on Etsy.com.
Zurique Natural Hair Accessories and Jewelry
Our artisans create handmade hair scarves from a variety of quality materials such as silk, crochet, beads, cotton, satin, and chiffon to name a few. We offer an assortment of different sizes and patterns like paisleys, floral, animal print, geometric, and abstract print.