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Textured hair is beautiful — but it can be challenging to manage and maintain. Join hair aficionados Krychna Baker, Sereine Brudent, and Lisa Hurley every week as they “spill the tea” on what’s hot and what’s not for your curly, kinky, coily hair. They have scoured the internet looking through hair tutorials and product reviews, so whether you rock natural hair, a perm, or protective styles, they’re your humorous, tell-it-like-it-is tour guides to an easier, healthier hair journey. So grab your favorite cup of tea, and tune in every week to learn how to achieve your #hairgoals.

Textured hair is beautiful — but it can be challenging to manage and maintain. Join hair aficionados Krychna Baker, Sereine Brudent, and Lisa Hurley every week as they “spill the tea” on what’s hot and what’s not for your curly, kinky, coily hair. They have scoured the internet looking through hair tutorials and product reviews, so whether you rock natural hair, a perm, or protective styles, they’re your humorous, tell-it-like-it-is tour guides to an easier, healthier hair journey. So grab your favorite cup of tea, and tune in every week to learn how to achieve your #hairgoals.
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United States

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Textured hair is beautiful — but it can be challenging to manage and maintain. Join hair aficionados Krychna Baker, Sereine Brudent, and Lisa Hurley every week as they “spill the tea” on what’s hot and what’s not for your curly, kinky, coily hair. They have scoured the internet looking through hair tutorials and product reviews, so whether you rock natural hair, a perm, or protective styles, they’re your humorous, tell-it-like-it-is tour guides to an easier, healthier hair journey. So grab your favorite cup of tea, and tune in every week to learn how to achieve your #hairgoals.

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English

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Episodes

E13 | Excuse Me, Your Racism Is Showing

11/12/2019
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Halle Bailey of Chloe x Halle fame has been cast as Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Some colonizers are protesting. Why? They claim that the fictional character “can’t be black.” (Cue collective eyeroll.) The Tap Team’s response? “Excuse me; your racism is showing.” Plus: Mattel’s Barbie Fashionista line includes a Black doll with afro-textured hair and the Tap Team feels represented. Tune in as they talk about why it is so important for melanated girls to see their image reflected—and...

Duration:00:33:17

E12 | Man Weaves and Moses Parts

11/5/2019
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Would you date a guy that wears a weave? Or would you judge? If women can wear lacefronts, then why can’t men? The tea is hot, and so is the conversation, as the ladies discuss this controversial trend. Krychna, Sereine, and Lisa also advise how wide is too wide for a part in a wig or weave. Plus: 4c, 3a, 2b…what does it all mean? The Tap Team talks about the “standard” hair typing chart, and why they developed a categorization chart of their own that celebrates all hair textures.

Duration:00:34:44

E11 | Don't Touch My Hair

10/29/2019
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What do you say or do when somebody tries to touch your hair? It’s a micro-aggression (or is it a macro-aggression?) that people of color deal with every day—and it happened to Lisa and Sereine. Tune in to hear how they dealt with “The Hair Touching Incident.” Plus: Have you heard about rice water for hair growth? It’s the latest fad, and we have opinions. Listen in to the hair-larious discussion about rice water “recipes,” and whether using the remedy can result in major hang time.

Duration:00:32:11

E10 | Hair Grease in Greece

10/22/2019
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Who remembers getting their scalp greased by their momma, sis, auntie, cousin, or bestie? It’s a beautiful part of black hair culture—and celebrities get it done too. The Tap Team talks about a tender moment between Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter Willow, who oiled her mom’s braided hair while they were on vacation in Greece. Plus: in this hustle culture, are we all neglecting self-care? The Tap Team talks about how to self-nurture, protect your energy, renew your spirit, and stay...

Duration:00:34:10

E9 | Would You Relax Your Hair for $1m?

10/18/2019
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What if you could get paid – really paid – for using the creamy crack? Listen in as the Tap Team talks about whether it’s worth it to put a relaxer in their natural hair again—for the right price. Plus: Do you know about the LOC and LCO methods? The ladies discuss their preferred methods for applying liquid, oil, and cream to their strands to keep them healthy and hydrated.

Duration:00:31:03

E8 | Nose Hair Extensions?? Just...WHY??!!

10/10/2019
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We don’t know who thought that NOSE HAIR EXTENSIONS were a good idea, but...they aren’t. These follicular Frankensteins look as horrible as you think, and they need to be banished forever. We can’t unsee them, but we can definitely talk about them, so listen in to the hair-larious discussion of the trend that should never have happened. Plus: There’s a war being waged against natural Black hair, and it’s affecting POC of all ages - even school-age children. Listen in as we discuss the latest...

Duration:00:28:52

E7 | Kimono is a Kim No-No!

10/8/2019
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From kimonos and cornrows to braids and baby hairs the Kardashian clan has shamelessly appropriated and monetized hairstyles, fashions, and cultural traditions. SO. NOT. OK. We call out Kim Kardashian for her repeated cultural appropriation, especially when it comes to hairstyles. Plus: Is the black hair salon on its way out? Listen in to learn why the Tap Team hasn’t gone to the hair salon in years – and why they might never go back.

Duration:00:22:29

E6 | #Katsnatched: Why Does My Wig Look Like This!?

10/8/2019
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Is your protective unit #katsnatched? The Tea on Tap team introduces this term, which they use to describe wigs that are balding, tattered, low-quality, and past their prime. Hear the team’s tips for how to source high-quality wigs, save your coins, and avoid being #katsnatched. Plus: Chris Brown had words for black women (and their hair) and the team has words for him. Listen is as the girls share their (tart) opinions on the singer’s latest song, “Need a Stack.”

Duration:00:26:15

E5 | Hair Vitamins: Do They Really Work?

9/16/2019
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In this episode the Tea on Tap hosts discuss their experience with taking hair vitamins. Did or do they really work? Also, we pay homage and tap it up for Tamekia Swint, who founded the nonprofit organization, Styles For Girlz, to help teach textured hair care education to parents with kids in the trans-racial adoption community. Things discussed in this episode include: Resources mentioned in this episode: SugerBearHair VitaminsThe Mane Choice Hair VitaminsHair SilicaBlue Ivy- Lion...

Duration:00:27:29

E4 | That Hairline Though!

9/16/2019
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In this episode the Tea on Tap hosts discuss iconic black model, Tyra Banks, and her protective unit worn in her sports illustrated post retirement photo shoot. Also, the fabulous Iman gracing the cover of Essence with tribal flair. Tune in as the team sips, spills and stirs the tea! Things you will learn in this episode: #Catsnatched! Resources mentioned in this episode: Tyra Banks Photo ShootIman Essence CoverInstagram Shout out - Tailored Crowns @TailoredCrowns

Duration:00:36:50

E3 | Ugh! It's Wash Day

9/3/2019
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Join us as we discuss the dreaded wash day, how to approach a "friend" that may have hair odor and hair oppression. You don't want to miss out on this! Tap and tune in for the tea.

Duration:00:26:58

E2 | The Wave Snatched My Wig!

9/3/2019
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It's beach season and many textured hair women like to rock protective units (wigs) at the beach or pool. How do you secure your unit? Tap and tune in as the team spills the tea on various protective style options and products to keep your unit intact (and avoid any mishaps)!

Duration:00:31:47

E1 | Fake Scalp Wigs and Curly Eyelashes – Oh My!

7/17/2019
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Do you love protective styles? Get ready for the next level in lace fronts: fake scalp wigs. The team spills the tea about this trend, and discusses the pros and cons of the time-saving style. Plus: somebody tried to make super-curly eyelashes a thing, but the Tap Team says they’ve got to go. Tune in to hear their thoughts on this “it should never have happened” look.

Duration:00:30:25