Sisters sharing knowledge – Health and Hair

Sisters sharing knowledge – Health and Hair

From Lori van Echtelt in the Netherlands The two are interconnected. Sometimes a change in your hair texture or the amount of  hair loss is the first symptom that something is wrong in your body. That is one of the reasons to pay attention to your hair. It can give you invaluable clues over your …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Hair over 40

Sisters sharing knowledge – Hair over 40

From Lori van Echtelt in the Netherlands There is a lot of talk about menopause in Europe but not much over Perimenopaause. That is the period before menopause where you hormone levels start to change. Menopause is the cessation of your menstruation. Menopause means that you have gone a full year without a period. Periomenopause …

MBA scholarship in the Netherlands| 20% discount offer from Isabis Beauty for our social network members

MBA scholarship in the Netherlands| 20% discount offer from Isabis Beauty for our social network members

Black Women in Europe Social Network Business level member Isabis Beauty is offering members a 20% discount on two products delivered to your door in Europe. Get the details and discount: http://www.blackwomenineuropesocialnetwork.com/profiles/blogs/wwww-isabisbeauty-com-launches     Planning on your MBA? Maybe you will be now that there is a full scholarship available in the Netherlands. Get the …

Kathleen Ferrier – Powerful woman

Kathleen Ferrier – Powerful woman

Kathleen Ferrier – The Netherlands – Politics – Member of Parliament Kathleen Ferrier has been a member of the Dutch House of Representatives since 2002. She sits on the Foreign Affairs, Defense, European Affairs, Education, Culture and Science, and Dutch parliamentary delegation to the OSCE committees. http://www.houseofrepresentatives.nl/members_of_parliament/ferrier-kg-cda

Sisters sharing knowledge – Simplify your your life – Hair Routine

Sisters sharing knowledge – Simplify your your life – Hair Routine

From Lori van Echtelt in the Netherlands There are parts of life that I enjoy unexpected surprises. Not with my hair. I have my hair routines that require no thought. Having a hair routine simplifies your life and frees up time to do other things. It also reduces stress. Your hair routine has to be …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – The Netherlands 2 – Sprottje

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – The Netherlands 2 – Sprottje

Read the who and why behind the blog: Hello, It’s up in the air and ready to go. My blog on Black hair from a european perspective. I am also writing a book on trend, styling and managing ‘black hair’. For the view americans amoungst you, this might seem strange, but on this subject, here …

Sisters sharing knowledge –  It’s getting Deep – Deep Conditioners

Sisters sharing knowledge – It’s getting Deep – Deep Conditioners

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands I will stand on my soapbox and testify to deep conditioners. I have been doing my hair since I was 9 years old and I have this Sunday ritual of letting the deep conditioner sit in my hair. It forces you to slow down when you sit under a …

Dr. Renata Bies of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname lectures on the loss of language and African culture in Suriname and the rest of the Caribbean in Amsterdam

Dr. Renata Bies of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname lectures on the loss of language and African culture in Suriname and the rest of the Caribbean in Amsterdam

GLENN WILLEMSEN LEZING MET RENATA DE BIES August 23 is the UNESCO International Day for the commemoration of the slave trade and the abolition of slavery. But on this day we commemorate the death of our first director, Dr.. Glenn Willemsen, with a special series of lectures. This year’s guest of honor is Dr. Renata …

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Love Your Hair!

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Love Your Hair!

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands When I use the term “Love Your Hair!”, it has two meanings to me. One is to give a compliment to a person to tell them that you “love their hair!” and the second is more of a command, “Love Your Hair!”. Sometimes we do not appreciate something until …

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands (re-post)

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands (re-post)

We experienced technically difficulties when the post was originally broadcast. Thus the re-post. Bio: Nicole Bus website Nicole Bus is a soulful singer-songwriter with a raw and authentic sound. At age eleven Nicole started writing and composing her own songs. Her music is a presentation of her believes and deepest felt emotions. Compassionate and nurturing …

Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Hat tip: Euromight By Georgette Koning on Italian Vogue Name Ovo Drenth. Famous for Being a model. Distinctive features Her smile and her glance. Career Of Nigerian origin, she grew up in a village in the Dutch countryside, utterly removed from the fashion system. But her determination helped her pave her own way. “No scout …

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands

Bio: Nicole Bus website Nicole Bus is a soulful singer-songwriter with a raw and authentic sound. At age eleven Nicole started writing and composing her own songs. Her music is a presentation of her believes and deepest felt emotions. Compassionate and nurturing her music manages to empower and comfort. Even though she is still considered …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let’s talk openly about weaves

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let’s talk openly about weaves

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands If I had a euro for every time a guy called me up and asked me what he can get for his girlfriends hair because “she is wearing a weave and I hate it”. I would be on a private island somewhere. We have seen the explosion of weaves …