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Natural Resources Bootcamp

I mentioned in my post from the Tracee Ellis Ross & CurlyNikki event that I got the chance to meet the amazing Tamika Fletcher who is the Co-Owner of Natural Resources Salon. The salon is located in Houston, Texas but the lovely ladies of the salon help educate naturals amongst the states, learn the history behind their hair and how to care for it. They do this through the “Natural Hair Care Bootcamp“.

I was glad to have received the chance to be apart of such an amazing thing a couple months ago(yes this post is past overdue). Upon arrival to the location in which the event took place I was delighted to see tables adorned with manikan heads and a variety of tools to get to learning.

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Once the group of about 15 people had all arrived we were introduced to the ladies behind the “Natural Hair Bootcamp”. Once we got to know a little about them, we dived right in to learn about ourselves and our own history.

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The slideshow documented the history of the roots of our hair, back to Africa to the present.

Following the slideshow we got to the hands-on part of the event!

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We were able to learn techniques for twisting braiding, detangling, locking, and ultimately caring for our hair.

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We even got an added bonus; how we should blow dry our hair and trim.

This event was definitely one to cherish and I thank the amazing ladies of Natural Resources Salon for such a great experience and program. They helped to reintroduce me to my hair and my roots. I even got some goodies to go home with, how awesome of these ladies.

If your interested in learning more check out NaturalResourcesSalon.com

Love your Kinks,

CurlyNikki, Tracee Ellis Ross & a ton of Curl girls

I had the privilege of joining what felt like millions of naturals, well known naturalista  CurlyNikki, and actress Tracee Ellis Ross at the Optimum Salon Haircare event last night. Let me just say the event was beautiful. CurlyNikki has done it again; another event with excellent an turn out.

As the space at 404 NYC was adorned with big fros and mini fros, naturals had the chance to mix and mingle with each other and talk hair, alongside their complimentary drinks. We also got the chance to learn more about the Optimum 6 in 1 miracle oil. Yes, a naturalistas dream products and seeing more than one other person in a room full of people with hair like theirs.

Tracee as she welcomed guest waiting on line. Them curls! That Dress!

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Check out CurlyNikki & that curly fro!

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The ladies welcoming us all. Oh and do you see those curls!!

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 Yummy, Refreshments…Cookie pops brilliant idea!

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Who said DJ’s couldn’t look stylish and play dope music. The music was on point!!! She was turning the tables to the beat of every naturals’ song in that place. I was loving every moment of it.

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Tamika of Natural Resources Salon & I. Her braided updo was too on point.

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I just couldn’t resist these curls on my fellow TWA gal

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Curly Nikki and the people behind Hairscapades

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The amazing Antoinette & Shanti of Around the Way Curls

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Curly Nikki, Ericka & I (not the best shot put we were looking fierce)

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The lovely Mamanaturalista & I

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I would like to thank all of the naturals, CurlyNikki, Tracee Ellis Ross, & Optimum Salon Haircare for an amazing night full of fun. Can’t wait to do it again.

Love your Kinks,

BkAphrodite