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From Sling to Slingshot

Well, I was about to check in for my first cruise ever! Before boarding the ship you have to do luggage check for all carryalls. I had a sling-type carryall—the kind where you place...
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Coneheads!

My most embarrassing hair moment was before I went natural, I was a freshman in high school trying to impress this senior I was crushing on. At lunch, I decided to take the long...
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Is She Sweating Custard?

The second most embarrassing moment, I was on a cruise with my ex and his family. I was in a rush, so I decided to do a wash and go with Kinky-Curly custard. Well,...
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Perfect Nightcap

I always wear wig caps underneath to protect my scalp, and one evening after I got home from work I ordered a pizza delivery. When it arrived, I answered the door thinking I still...
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You Dropped This

In third grade, my mom began learning to do box braid extensions by practicing on me. One day, at the end of gym class, the guy of my 9-year-old dreams came up to me,...
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Try Explaining That One

My most embarrassing natural hair story just happened a few weeks ago. I ran out of Kinlky-Curly Curl Custard so after washing I decided to try some of that Set It Free gel I...
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Grin and Bear it

I went to my family reunion in NC in hot July. I washed my hair and put Castor oil all over it. It looked good going on, but that stuff sat on my hair...
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Flagrant Foul

I haven't experienced any since I've been natural, but when I was younger in Jr. High, I was on the basketball team and my weave ponytail came off as I was running down the...
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Driving Hazard

I have long hair and I’m trying to grow it even more, but it does cause some problems. I was driving on a busy highway and had the window down, my hair blowing around,...
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Too Much Sauce

I used to love juicy hair: hair that was moist and shiny. I would use lots of coconut oil to get the look I wanted. Apparently having juicy hair can backfire, though! Last December...
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Everyday She Lit

Once I was in a restaurant and posing for a photo, and my hair was down. I didn’t realize where I was leaning and managed to burn a chunk of it on a candle....
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Big Wave

About 2-3 years ago I was in Florida at the beach with some family, my best friend, and her family. Well, I was going through my in-between weave stage, and had on a cute...
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Stealth Mode

I was the braid queen before I became a weave girl. So, I was in the middle of doing a lecture in front of 40-something teenagers. While looking down at the projector, I saw...
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Old Powder Brush

My cousin said that she would do tree braids for me. Now she braided my hair, but only the outside perimeter. I was stuck with literally my whole head out, wrapped up in a...
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Lonely Tail

Sometimes I wear a twist bun I make out of synthetic braiding hair. Well when I grew my hair cut out, I was so excited I was able to get a lonely tail (yes,...