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The Best Press Ever!!

By:  NaturaLeah On:  May 02, 2012 0 Comments

Ok…So, it was also my ONLY press ever, but I still stand by the claim that it’s the best

Hi ladies!  I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from us at Living No Lye.  We appreciate all of your continued …

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Sasha’s First Trim!

By:  NaturaLeah On:  May 29, 2011 0 Comments

Ok ladies, it’s been a while since I’ve posted an update on my personal natural hair journey. I’ve been experimenting with styling techniques and products. So, I definitely want to post my review of As I Am curling jelly. Stay …

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I’m an Afroholic!

By:  NaturaLeah On:  March 01, 2011 3 Comments

So, I found myself up late googling “Jill Scott + afro” for no particular reason and came across a post by Cassidy of the Natural Selection Blog from July 2010.  In the post, she shares some of her favorite celebrity afros, which was …

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My First 2 Months Natural and what I named my hair…

By:  NaturaLeah On:  January 28, 2011 6 Comments

Ok.  So, it’s not OFFICIALLY 2 months yet (BC’d December 4th).  But I didn’t want to wait another week before sharing my experience so far!  First of all, I feel ZERO regret.  Never felt it from the minute I sat in Michelle’s chair …

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Leah’s Natural Hair Makeover – The Big Chop!

By:  NaturaLeah On:  January 20, 2011 3 Comments

Watch our first Living No Lye Big Chop Makeover! Our show’s co-creator, Leah Smith, finally completes her 8 month transition into the world of natural hair with a dramatic big chop, cut and styled by the ladies of Atlanta’s Urbanbella beauty salon. Follow …

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Natural Hair Makes the Nightly News….and Ratings Soar!

By:  Brandi Cohen On:  November 30, 2010 4 Comments

For years, Rochelle Ritchie, an African-American news reporter at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, FL, was told that she needed hair extentions to appeal to viewers. She wore extentions for six years and watched her career climb, but her hair was suffering…

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How to do a Straw Set

By:  NaturaLeah On:  November 15, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve never been courageous enough to do my own straw set (it seems like it would take hours), but I love them when I see people rocking them. It’s also a great style for transitioners because it blends the two textures very …

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TWA Styling Ideas!

By:  NaturaLeah On:  November 12, 2010 0 Comments

Well, since my own BC is right around the corner, I’ve been looking for some creative ways to style my hair.  Since I’ve been transitioning for 7 months, I’ll probably end up with a not so TWA-TWA (which brings up another question…when is …

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My Hair….At this very moment…

By:  Yolo On:  November 04, 2010 0 Comments

My hair…at this very moment…is in two strand twists and bantu knots.  I just washed it for the taping of the first episode of Living No Lye that I along with Brittany will be filming tomorrow!!!!!   This is my …