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Your Doctor Told You To Stop Getting Perms????

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Toni "Alika" Hickman is an activist, an author, a hip hop artist, a mother, deodorant maker and a stroke survivor.  She is the author of Chemical Suicide/Death by Association which is a book she wrote after having her 2nd brain aneurysm & 1st stroke at 32. The doctors advised her to stop perming her hair, and when she researched why, she also found out about lotions, deodorant, hair dye, perfumes, and much more.

Ri is a jewelry artisan, model and organizer of the Houston based natural hair community “Nappy Love Houston” where our mission is to embrace, celebrate and educate about natural hair. Ri also volunteers with a group “Modify” that facilitates various volunteer and fundraising opportunities that encourage a hands-on approach to improving our community.

Helecia Williams also known as iknowlee is a Youtube Guru who has been vlogging about her natural hair journey almost 2 years. Her Youtube channel has continued to grow opening up various opportunities in the natural hair community. She hit her two year mark on May 24, 2012 and will continue to track her journey exposing the good and the bad sides of natural hair. Her channel furthermore features fashion and makeup.