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Big Sis Advice Episode 1: My Hair Journey

Photo Courtesy of Dominique Beltran
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

Photo Courtesy of Dominique Beltran
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...

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...

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...

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