8 episodes

A podcast dedicated to bringing women together to connect, share, cultivate a love for our beautiful kinky, coily, curly textured hair. And, to provide advice and tips from passionate hair care experts, like me, to guide them on their journey

Natural 2 Natural Simeko Hartley

    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A podcast dedicated to bringing women together to connect, share, cultivate a love for our beautiful kinky, coily, curly textured hair. And, to provide advice and tips from passionate hair care experts, like me, to guide them on their journey

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

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

    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 tons of water. However, recently she found a new product that has her excited about her natural hair again..... 

    • 36 min
    Episode #5 - Her Hair Story w/ Angela McKnight

    Episode #5 - Her Hair Story w/ Angela McKnight

    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)

    • 31 min
    Episode # 4 - Her Hair-Story w/ Sheran Pierre

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

    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.
    You can also watch this Episode on the Natural 2 Natural YouTube Channel @ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Ikx_voRAvWCM3zpUEz6iw
    Sheran Pierre - Educator & Senior Mary Kay Consultant........YouTube: Sher-N-Tell | FB @itssherpierre
     
    For more info, please visit us on our website @ www.mekonewyorkllc.com

    • 28 min
    Episode #3 - Her Hair-Story w/ Allyson Springett of Mystique Natural

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

    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. 

    • 35 min
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    Meko's Minute - Exercising Benefits For Healthy Hair

    Meko's Minute - Exercising Benefits For Healthy Hair

    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. 

    • 1 min
    Episode #2 - Her Hair-Story w/Chrishan Wright of Blaxit US

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

    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 www.blaxitus.com
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    This episode is sponsored by Meko, New York LLC, a Natural Hair Care & Beauty Business Consulting Group.  
    Join the Natural 2 Natural private Facebook Group to learn how you can enter our N2N Gratitude Give-Away for your chance to win a FREE Head Wrap
    We Are On This Journey Together

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Soap Coach ,

Owning My Natural

Simeko, love your podcast. I’ve been owning my natural for the last 12 years! It’s been a process and I’m glad you’ve been a positive part of that journey. I’m going to be more intentional about my self care especially during quarantine!

Sistahs Connect Podcast ,

Simeko is the TRUTH!!

I’ve been waiting for this podcast! I know that I’m in good hands and know for sure that this will be binge worthy!! Congratulations on your launch Simeko! This podcast will be a game changer!

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