Our Community

Welcome All,

I would like to thank you for taking your time,
reading some posts, adding a comment, liking us on Facebook , following us on Twitter and/or contributing
to ManeAttention.com by being a guest blogger, submitting your stories and
asking questions.

ManeAttention is a community platform and I
would love if we could all share our experiences, triumphs and challenges with
Natural Hair.

Please feel free to email any submission you may
have to maneconvo@hotmail.ca

I would love to read your stories and
learn from your experiences as well.

Please include the Category titles
(listed below) in the subject line.

Guest Bloggers – Please
submit a summary of what you would like to write about. Thought provoking
subjects are wanted. Articles providing product knowledge and reviews of
products are also welcome. Pics are desired.

Attention Please… – Please
email for question template, fill and return by email. Please include some pics
that would best illustrate your answers.

Transition Stories – If you
are transitioning, or thinking of it, or have advice about this stage-please
email you story. Transitioning back to natural hair can be a long and tough
challenge. I would love for us to see similarities, find support and receive
patience with each other. Pics are desired.

TWA Stories – If you
are not accustomed to short hair, having a teeny-weeny afro may be a shocking
experience, it was for me. But once its cut-its cut!  Please
submit stories and advice, styling ideas and support. If you have enjoyed this
stage and have some styling tips, please share. If you are finding this stage
to be a challenge, or are too nervous to do it-share your story as well-you may
get the encouragement you need.

Mey

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2 thoughts on “Our Community

  1. Help! I live in Ottawa, and just went natural. I did my Big Chop two days ago. I am having trouble finding hair products (leave-in conditioner, deep conditioner, ecostyler gel, etc.) Where in Ottawa can I find these?

    • Congrats on your big chop!!!! That’s amazing. So proud and the journey will be great. Products are the hard part…you will face trial and error but do not worry it will get better. So to Cleanse….try the Live Clean Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo at Shoppers (5.99 sale price), Moisture= Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner ($10 max for the family size at WalMart), Leave-in Moisture can be literally any conditioner diluted in water (so you can use the Hello Hydration in a spray bottle with filtered water) and to seal in the Moisture try olive oil. These products are the easiest to find in Ottawa…..and these are the basics.

      It may be better to start with the basics and the easiest items to find…..I don’t want to send you all over town either…so the Live Clean Shampoo can also be found at WalMart (6.99$ I think), the conditioner is there (the cheapest I’ve found for the size of the bottle) and of course Extra Virgin olive oil is at WalMart’s grocery section.
      For my preferred products check out my post on products

      http://maneattention.com/back-to-basics/confusing-world-of-products-natural-hair-products/

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