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Big Sis Advice Episode 1: My Hair Journey

Big Sis Advice Episode 1: My Hair Journey

Kimiya Factory and Garry Leday

February 13, 2019

    Host: Kimiya Factory Guest: Jose Chapa Editor: Garry LeDay

Big Sis Black History Month: My Hair Journey

Big Sis Black History Month: My Hair Journey

Kimiya Factory

February 13, 2019

I remember my scalp burning; that meant the relaxer was working. I never sweat it though. “Beauty is pain,” I would tell myself as I imagined the admiring looks I’d get in the hallways. My hair would finally be straight and I would fit in at school. Curls and frizz were never in, and I could see...

Bad trends in modern times

Bad trends in modern times

Katy Gilbert

November 20, 2017

The ‘90s were a beloved decade of grungy jeans, combat boots and strappy dresses. The decade was also filled with trends we hoped never would make a comeback until now. Here lie the bad trends of the ’90s and their revamped looks. The Bowl Cut While many heartthrobs rocked this cut...

Tangled up history with hair

Briyah Phillips

November 1, 2017

It’s 2017; stores are stocked with curl styling creams, leave-in conditioners and curly hair products galore. Big, curly hair is admired and sought after, but this isn’t how it’s always been. Growing up, my hair was often seen as unruly, unmanageable and odd. For years, I wore my hair up in...