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Episode #5 - Her Hair Story w/ Angela McKnight

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Release Date: 08/31/2020

Episode #7 - Her Hair-Story w/ Toia Barry show art Episode #7 - Her Hair-Story w/ Toia Barry

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Have you ever experienced hair envy?! You know, desiring for your hair to be like someone else's...wanting their texture, their length, or their thickness. Well, even as a Natural Hair Enthusiast, Lifestyle Blogger, and Professional Cosmetologist, Toia has experienced hair envy.  Listen to the full episode to see how she was able to overcome her hair envy and embrace the beautifully textured hair she was blessed with.   We talked about everything from terminal length, hair typing and so much more to help you on your natural hair journey.  And don't forget to head on over to...

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Episode # 6 - Her Hair Story w/ Corin Wright, Owner of Style Haven show art Episode # 6 - Her Hair Story w/ Corin Wright, Owner of Style Haven

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Corin is an On-Set Tailor, Wardrobe Specialist, Entrepreneur, and a Fashion pundit. With over twenty years in the fashion industry, she is a Style Enthusiast that brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to both her clients and budding fashion professionals. She is a true example of one who has turned her passion into a career. Corin is the owner of Style Haven LLC a full-service boutique and a naturalnista since 2004 For about 10 years she had trouble with hair loss due to Alopecia and she tried everything to address the issue from cortisone shots to changing my diet & she drinking...

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Episode #5 - Her Hair Story w/ Angela McKnight show art Episode #5 - Her Hair Story w/ Angela McKnight

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Angela V. McKnight, NJ State Assemblywoman, Founder of AngelaCARES, a 501c3 nonprofit, and CEO of Thank HER Now. In 2019, Angela decided that she was DONE!  She said "I am done with wearing protective styles. I am done with hiding who I am. I need to learn to care for myself and for my hair" Have you ever felt like this?!  Listen to the full episode to see how Angela learned to love, embrace and own her natural You can also watch this Episode on the Natural 2 Natural YouTube Channel @  For more info, please visit us on our website @ ...

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Episode # 4 - Her Hair-Story w/ Sheran Pierre show art Episode # 4 - Her Hair-Story w/ Sheran Pierre

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Growing up, Sheran's aunt mostly did her hair. But her aunt didn't have enough patience to do my hair because she moved around a lot. So one day, her aunt decided to relax her hair. It was a Saturday. She was 6 years old and her aunt applied the relaxer. She remembers seeing the "Just for Me" box and thinking that her hair was going to look just like the girls' hair on the box. Boy, was she disappointed. As a kid, she really, really, really wanted long hair but she never thought she could achieve it because she was just a regular black girl. Not mixed. No Indian in her family. None of that....

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Episode #3 - Her Hair-Story w/ Allyson Springett of Mystique Natural show art Episode #3 - Her Hair-Story w/ Allyson Springett of Mystique Natural

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Allyson's natural hair journey started when my white male endocrinologist asked me why black women relax their hair? She explained to him the challenges we faced with our hair, not just the maintenance but the discrimination in schools and the workplace. The conversation was deep. He then gave her the CONS of the chemical breakdown of relaxers and the effects of them on the mind, body, and spirit. And from that very moment, she decided to stop relaxing her hair. 

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Exercise is not just for looking good! It is great for feeling good and improving your overall health…which includes the health of your hair. Here are 3 Hair Benefits from exercising Increases blood circulation to the scalp which in turn nourishes and stimulates growth in the hair follicle.  Helps to reduce stress-related hair loss/shedding by producing a hormone called serotonin.  Helps sleep better which leads to better cell renewal….and since hair is the fastest growing cell in our body it definitely benefits from this. 

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Episode #2 - Her Hair-Story w/Chrishan Wright of Blaxit US show art Episode #2 - Her Hair-Story w/Chrishan Wright of Blaxit US

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Chrishan Wright is the founder of Blaxit US, a company dedicated to informing and empowering Black Americans interested in leaving the U.S. for a new life abroad. In this episode, Chrishan shares her hair journey and how at 13, she convinced her mom to allow her to relax her hair, which later she realized was a big mistake. She decided to go natural until she was 31, then went back to the creamy crack when she entered Corporate America, only to cry her eyes out.   To connect with Chrishan and learn more about her company, visit her website at ...

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Angela V. McKnight, NJ State Assemblywoman, Founder of AngelaCARES, a 501c3 nonprofit, and CEO of Thank HER Now.

In 2019, Angela decided that she was DONE!  She said "I am done with wearing protective styles. I am done with hiding who I am. I need to learn to care for myself and for my hair"

Have you ever felt like this?!  Listen to the full episode to see how Angela learned to love, embrace and own her natural

You can also watch this Episode on the Natural 2 Natural YouTube Channel @ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Ikx_voRAvWCM3zpUEz6iw

For more info, please visit us on our website @ www.mekonewyorkllc.com

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This Episode is sponsored by Sheran Pierre, Senior Mary Kay Consultant & YouTuber (Sher-N-Tell)