Nice Dreads: Hair Care Basics and Inspiration for Colored Girls Who've Considered Locking Their Hair

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Three Rivers Press, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 143 pages
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Have you always admired women with flowing hair? Do you long for a wash-and-go style? In Nice Dreads, Lonnice Brittenum Bonner, the author of the classic Good Hair, shares her secrets and personal stories about dreadlocks—from cultivating buds to keeping those locks looking their best!

Perfect for women who want dreadlocks but aren’t sure how to start, or for those who’ve already started and want to know the best ways to keep hair healthy, Nice Dreads can help you grow your own lovely locks. From preparing for the haircut to everyday maintenance, Lonnice Brittenum Bonner tells you exactly what to expect, while photographs illustrate each stage of growth and showcase mature dreads in all their glory.

The author (who sports locks herself) knows firsthand the challenges of caring for this hairsty≤ those intimidated by a drastic cut or shy about showing off the stages of early growth will find personal encouragement from someone who knows exactly how they feel—and how great they’ll look! Learn how to overcome your reservations and wear your style with pride.

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About the author (2005)

Lonnice Brittenum Bonner began her writing career as a newspaper reporter with the Oakland Tribune. She has gone on to write several books on African American hair care, including Good Hair, Plaited Glory, and The Kitchen Beautician. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and son.

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