ThirstyRoots

My goal is to teach myself and others about our beautiful black hair and to have a place where we can come together to get examples, advice, and information of black hair growth and hairstyles. Whether you have permed, pressed, or natural hair its still black hair and it's beautiful.

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The Weakest Link: 3 Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to the Ends of Your Hair

The Weakest Link: 3 Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to the Ends of Your Hair

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ends of your hair is the oldest and weakest part of the hair shaft. Therefore in Afro-textured curly hair, it’s normally the driest part because the natural oils (sebum) produced from the scalp have a hard time reaching the ends, due to all the kinks and bends from the curls. 3 reasons why you […]

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Celeb Hairstyle Evolution: Teyonah Parris Hairstyles

Celeb Hairstyle Evolution: Teyonah Parris Hairstyles

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actress Teyonah Parris has made a statement on the red carpet with her captivating natural hairstyles. Styled by talented celebrity hair stylists such as, Felicia Leatherwood of Loving Your Hair With Natural Care (detanglebrush.com, @lovingyourhair), Queen Boone (@queenwink), Anta Fall and Kangue Dioume (KhamitKinks.com). The rising star actress has had a role in the hit […]

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Hairstyles Black Men 2015

Hairstyles Black Men 2015

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The hairstyles black men 2014 was the beginning of natural hair twist styles and the ending phase of mohawks. Dreadlocks have always been deep in numbers when it comes to African American styling but 2013 saw rapid numbers as well. More men are starting to were their hair with some type of texture incorporating the […]

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Prom Hairstyles Black Girls

Prom Hairstyles Black Girls

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prom hairstyles black girls should be elegant yet practical as there will be a lot of dancing, laughing and high energy partying. You don’t want your daughter to look a hot mess when she arrives home that night. She doesn’t want those kind of questions coming at her…LOL. Bobs and updos work well but see […]

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Braided Hairstyles Black Women 2014

Braided Hairstyles Black Women 2014

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The braided hairstyles black women 2013 were spruced up with two strand twist and even dreadlocks to give more flair. Natural hair has taken off and reached major heights in growth so the styling options for braids in 2013 were vast. Regular cornrow braiding was rarely seen and the intricate designs were heavy. Check it […]

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Safe temperature to flat iron hair

Safe temperature to flat iron hair

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

How do you know when you are scorching your hair to frail limp strands when using heat? Safe temperatures to flat iron medium to coarse hair can be between 360 – 410 degrees (°F). Also, one important fact to know before pressing your hair with a flat iron or any heat styling tool, is that […]

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Braided Hairstyles Black Hair

Braided Hairstyles Black Hair

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

You can never go wrong with braided hairstyles black hair designs. It doesn’t matter if you want the style for looks, low maintenance or protective styling. Braids are a quick and easy way to do so much for presentation of an African American woman, child or man. Stylist in salons create awesome designs from their […]

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Black Teenage Hairstyles

Black Teenage Hairstyles

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black teenage hairstyles are often funky and daring. As a teen these young women are not afraid to cut or color their hair. Many have no job or boss to answer to. Just classmates and teachers. Seen here are some of the hair styles we are talking about being rocked by some very confident teens […]

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Short Hairstyles 2014 for Black Women

Short Hairstyles 2014 for Black Women

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s the short hairstyles 2014 for black women that will keep you looking good and a bit cooler than if you were wearing your thirsty roots longer. If you have been searching for that cute hairstyle to rock for spring and summer check these pictures out.

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Natural Hairstyles for Black Women Over 50

Natural Hairstyles for Black Women Over 50

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here are some natural hairstyles for black women over 50 years old that are not wild. The models may be a bit younger but the styling is on point. Any middle aged woman can wear these styles and have a sense of pride without looking foolish. You may be a grandmother but that doesn’t mean […]

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