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Christina Patrice (Mane Objective)
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When was the last time you cleaned your combs and brushes? Thought so. Use these quick and dirty tips to remove dirt, hair, and product buildup from your styling tools!
When was the last time you cleaned your combs and brushes? Thought so. Use these quick and dirty tips to remove dirt, hair, and product buildup from your styling tools!
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Got 5 minutes and need a quick way to style your old wash and go or twist-out? This easy updo is perfect for natural and transitioning hair, and requires ZERO skill! #naturalhair   #transitioninghair   #updo   #protectivestyles   #youtube  
Got 5 minutes and need a quick way to style your old wash and go or twist-out? This easy updo is perfect for natural and transitioning hair, and requires ZERO skill!
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If you like to mix it up from time to time and flat iron your natural hair, this article will help you learn what tools and products to use to prevent heat damage!
If you like to mix it up from time to time and flat iron your natural hair, this article will help you learn what tools and products to use to prevent heat damage!
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If you're struggling to get your natural hair to grow past a certain length, this article is for you. In this week's Curl Care 101, I'm discussing how to get your hair to grow, and how to best retain your length! #naturalhair #hairgrowth #curlyhair   #hair   #curlcare101  
If you're struggling to get your natural hair to grow past a certain length, this article is for you. In this week's Curl Care 101, I'm discussing how to get your hair to grow, and how to best retain your length!
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It's only Tuesday, but a lot has been going on in the Twitterverse. Zendaya Coleman and Black Twitter responds to Giuliana Rancic's ridiculous commentary, and Shea Moisture gets slammed for using a white child in their Twitter postings. #zendaya   #zendayacoleman   #giulianarancic   #SheaMoisture  
It's only Tuesday, but a lot has been going on in the Twitterverse. Zendaya Coleman and Black Twitter responds to Giuliana Rancic's ridiculous commentary, and Shea Moisture gets slammed for using a white child in their Twitter postings.
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Your salon brand products that you bought from Target or CVS might not be working like they're supposed to -- but it's not your fault. Non-authorized retailers are practicing what is known as diversion, and it's messing up your hair. Please share this PSA with family and friends! #naturalhair   #curlyhair   #straighthair   #allhair   #thisimpactsusall   #graymarket   #target   #CVS   #walgreens   #hair   #haircare   #paulmitchell   #TIGICatwalk   #Aveda   #Mizani   #Redken  
Your salon brand products that you bought from Target or CVS might not be working like they're supposed to -- but it's not your fault. Non-authorized retailers are practicing what is known as diversion, and it's messing up your hair.
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Quick and Dirty Tips: Cleaning Your Hair Tools
I know this goes without saying, but sometimes we product junkies get caught up in the thrill of the product chase and neglect our precious tools. But after weeks of getting serious mileage put on them, the tools we use on our textured tresses need a little...
When was the last time you cleaned your combs and brushes? Thought so. Use these quick and dirty tips to remove dirt, hair, and product buildup from your styling tools!
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EASY Updo for Natural Hair (Zero Skill Required) -- Great for Transitioners, Too!
I asked a while back on Instagram if you guys were interested in my easy updo tutorial, and the answer was YES! So here it is, in all it's splendor (lol). To replicate my easy updo all you need is a moisturizer of choice, oil to seal, an edge tamer (optiona...
Got 5 minutes and need a quick way to style your old wash and go or twist-out? This easy updo is perfect for natural and transitioning hair, and requires ZERO skill!
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Curl Care 101: Flat Ironing Natural Hair without Heat Damage
This is it -- the final article! Curl Care 101 has been really fun for me on my end -- I love an opportunity to cut through the crap and get straight to the point. Hopefully, you all feel the same way and have gained something valuable in the process. Today...
If you like to mix it up from time to time and flat iron your natural hair, this article will help you learn what tools and products to use to prevent heat damage!
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Curl Care 101: How to Maximize Your Natural Hair Growth and Retain Length
I know what you're thinking -- today is Wednesday! It's not time for Curl Care 101 yet! Well, yes it is :) Since I skipped the week before last, I made sure to play catch-up by dropping this here part today, and the final article of the segment will be up t...
If you're struggling to get your natural hair to grow past a certain length, this article is for you. In this week's Curl Care 101, I'm discussing how to get your hair to grow, and how to best retain your length!
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Uh Oh, We Have a Problem: Zendaya Coleman Insulted Over Faux Locs // Black Twitter Outraged Over Shea Moisture's Use of White Children in Ads
I know, this isn't the norm for me. But I wrote them up for BGLH , might as well share here too! Actress Zendaya Coleman stunned at the Oscars on Sunday, walking the red carpet in a white, floor-length gown and faux locs. Coleman unmistakably made her mark ...
It's only Tuesday, but a lot has been going on in the Twitterverse. Zendaya Coleman and Black Twitter responds to Giuliana Rancic's ridiculous commentary, and Shea Moisture gets slammed for using a white child in their Twitter postings.
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Buyer Beware: Your Salon Products Might Be Fake (How to Spot Gray Market Products)
As seen on Black Girl with Long Hair . This article is a joint piece crafted by myself and Elle of Quest for the Perfect Curl. When salon brands state their products aren’t guaranteed to be authentic unless purchased from an authorized retailer, I thought t...
Your salon brand products that you bought from Target or CVS might not be working like they're supposed to -- but it's not your fault. Non-authorized retailers are practicing what is known as diversion, and it's messing up your hair.
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    Creator, Writer, 2011 - present
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Transitioning & Natural Hair Blogger
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I'm a native Angeleno, UCLA Alum, enthusiast of all things natural hair, and proud product junkie. In addition to running things here at The Mane Objective, I'm a writer for Black Girl with Long Hair and NaturallyCurly.com!
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    Political Science & African American Studies, 2008
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