How to Braid Cornrows: The Long Version - Larger illustrations of the step-by-step guide with additional notes and tips. How to solve issues that normally come up in cornrowing, such as hand positioning, too much tension, and fatigue. You can read by section:
Caring for African Hair - Everything you want to know about the care and maintenance of type 3c to 4b "Afro kinky" hair. From washing and combing and brushing without tears, to parting techniques, and beading.
Tree Braids - Basic tips on tree braiding, with helpful step by step video links.
How to Box Braid and frequently
asked questions about box braiding.
How to Make Dreadlock Beads
When you're done, show your beads at the DreadlockBeads.com gallery!
How to Crochet Dreadlocks - I
know what you've been told, but here's the real method for crochetting
locs, with color illustrations.
Braiding Terms in Swahili - a few words related to braiding and hairstyling in Swahili.
How to Tie a Wrapper: The basic unstitched garment, worn all over Africa, often referred to as an African saree.
Chakula cha Mchana! Time for Lunch: Long before there was bento, Africans were making beautiful and portable meals on the go.
for Darker Complexions: A fully color illustrated guide on
how to apply makeup, for darker skinned women. It's not just about
how light or dark, but your undertones too. See our color range,
and what colors and methods look best on us. More makeup and beauty
advice at our new site DarkComplexions.com.
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