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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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Tika Sumpter’s Hairstyles

Tika Sumpter’s Hairstyles

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The beautiful actress/model Tika Sumpter mostly gravitate towards sleek straight hairstyles. She has worn high buns, short bobs, and long hair extensions. Even though she rocks the hair weave most of the time in the public eyes, she has healthy long kinky-curly natural hair underneath all those sleek styles. Tika Sumpter’s natural hair length and […]

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5 Tips for Scalp Care

5 Tips for Scalp Care

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As you are on your journey to maintaining healthy hair, you must not forget how important it is to care for your scalp. Your scalp is the foundation of healthy hair growth. A healthy scalp has normal shedding of cells from the surface as new cells form. When this process gets interrupted by the environment […]

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Ciara’s Loc Extentsions

Ciara’s Loc Extentsions

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ciara is getting back to work with a new hairstyle, loc extensions. The “Body Party” singer/dancer, shared her new look on instagram over the July 4th holiday weekend. Last year Ciara was rocking blonde cropped tresses, and now in 2104 she added long layers of dark brown and shades of blonde dreads to her hair […]

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Loc Extensions Atlanta

Loc Extensions Atlanta

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

An example of what Loc Extensions look like in these Atlanta streets. We ran across this pretty young lady, Brittney Washington while enjoying the festivities of the 7th Annual HBCU 5K/10K run walk. She was a volunteer from the title sponsor Home Depot at the event. This is why Thirsty Roots always has a camera […]

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InstaFeature: little girl big curly natural hair @lilia_free

InstaFeature: little girl big curly natural hair @lilia_free

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

ThirstyRoots.com InstaFeature @lilia_free is such a beautiful little baby doll with all that curly natural hair. Her mother definitely has a future model on her hands, such a natural for the camera, but dealing with all that hair has to be a task. We love see little girls rocking the fro. Front big twists and […]

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7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

To transition from relaxed to natural hair means to gradually cut off the straighten chemically processed hair as the new growth develops. If you do not want to do the “big chop” and cut the relaxed ends off all at once, then below are some great tips to help you begin the transitioning journey of […]

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Lupita Nyong’o Demonstrates Her Hair Braiding Artistry

Lupita Nyong’o Demonstrates Her Hair Braiding Artistry

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Who knew that, Lupita Nyong’o, this talented Oscar award winning actress have braiding skills under her tool belt of skills. Presented by Vogue, Lupita demonstrates on film how she primps her friends hair for free, all for the love of braiding and the artistry of hair styling: “When I got back to school from learning […]

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Braided Bun Ponytail with Bantu Knots

Braided Bun Ponytail with Bantu Knots

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, this hairstyle can be called a big braided bun ponytail with bantu knots. Oh yeah, don’t forget it kinda falls in the mohawk range. This is a hybrid style that takes on the shape of many things. No matter what you personally decide to call it just know that it looks good.

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Faux Braided Mohawk

Faux Braided Mohawk

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faux Braided Mohawk hairstyle is a bold move toward the direction of confidence for any African American woman who chooses the style. Cutting the sides of your thirsty roots low and rocking long tresses in the middle to be styled out as a hawk takes guts. But WHEW…when it’s done right like this you […]

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InstaFeature: naturally curly hair @caribbeanluv

InstaFeature: naturally curly hair @caribbeanluv

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

ThirstyRoots.com InstaFeature @caribbeanluv shares her deeply textured naturally curly hair and styling choices with us. She is just having fun with hairstyling on her natural curls with bantu knots, two strand twists, and simple side ponytails, of which, she has been wearing since a kid: #sideponytail game on point! yes lord #stillabigcurlykid #curlbox Braid out: […]

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