“Aging Gracefully and Not Running in Search of that Imagined Fountain of Youth”

Yoga From A Natural-Jeanie Sallah 

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In the name of beauty, youth, and that fresh-faced natural glow; we exfoliate, we wash our face as if it were a fine piece of fabric, we moisturize, and we never leave the house without sunscreen SPF 15 or higher. For insurance and just to tip the scales in your favor you buy the best cleansers, anti-aging creams, serums, and eye illuminating potions to ensure maximum beauty (you know you don’t want puffy dark circles under those eyes). As you can see, I’m all for natural enhancements like makeup, lashes, extensions, weaves, wigs, and such because a girl really does need a little help sometimes (You Know). What I’m not about is unnecessary plastic surgery, pumped-up booty shots, lip injections, or trying to squeeze your behind into your daughter’s outfits which are both off-putting, as well as a little “Side-Eye” weird. Seriously, they call it “Fake” for a reason. In our youth obsessed world do you sometimes feel like your scrambling to find your place; you know-that little smidgeon of evidence to convince yourself that “YOU STILL GOT IT”? Read More

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“And the Oscar Goes to Zendaya” and More on the Loc Controversy

BY: JEANIE SALLAH

 Today is Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6 whole post Oscar Ceremony days later and I’m still incensed, like I need the last word on this Fashion Police madness. With the advent of the internet no good or bad deed can go unchronicled and slip by us, so in this case that’s a good thing. I’m talking about Zendaya’s beautiful locked hair (and lets not forget her absolutely gorgeous dress) being immortalized for years to come on the Red Carpet…… Read More Here https://curlielocs.com/media/

February LOC Feature of the Month

Sequoia Symone Clark

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Sequoia’s Hairstory:

As a little girl my hair was very long and took my mother forever to style it so one day I cut it off. Since my mom was use to styling long hair the short curly hair was frightening to her so I got my first “Just for Me” perm at age 5. I continued to perm my hair as an adult since it was all I knew to do. I tried short hair cuts, ponytails, weaves, lace front wigs and braids. I even became a licensed Cosmetologist…. Read full Hairstory here https://curlielocs.com/feature-of-the-month/

“Happy Valentines to ME” or “Love Yourself”

Yoga From a Natural-Jeanie Sallah

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Alright it’s practically Valentine’s Day again, that time of year where our thoughts run more in the romantic direction. As a consequence, the ads flaunting his or her admiration because “He went to Jared’s” (Kay’s Jewelry, Macy’s jewelry counter, or whatever jewelry store strikes your liking) will show you just how much your loved one really cares for you (Ahh). Or does this sound familiar, “Hallmark Cards say “Make Every Heart Happy” (have you priced greeting cards lately? It’s expensive making hearts happy). Ok, indulge me one more time because I’m on a roll, Kohl’s Department Store says, “Gifts From The Heart, It’s Love At First Save”. From your heart to their pockets, now that’s what I call love. Something else that’s a little unsettling to me is that we celebrate love officially only one day a year, but don’t we love every day? It’s much like Black History Month that we celebrate once a year; for those of us that are black aren’t we black year round? Why the labels on everything, can’t we just be?

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