Co-wash or Cowash is short for conditioner washing. It’s simply washing your hair with conditioner. Co-washing is a major component of the Curly Girl Method created by Lorraine Massey. Massey encourages that curly & natural hair girls swap that old drying shampoo for your favorite silicone-free conditioner. Traditional shampoos have harsh detergents such as sodium […]
Archives for November 2013
Black Friday is right around the corner and it is time to rack up on some deals! But the deals are not limited to clothes and electronics. There are big savings on natural hair products as well! So that you can focus on checking out the discounted goodies, we scoured the web to search for […]
There’s no sense in letting your growth from protective styling go to waste. You don’t want weeks of hair growth scattered in broken strands across the bathroom floor. Removing your protective styles with caution will ensure that you minimize breakage and retain length. Whether you’re protective styling with your own hair or extensions, removal can […]
Bentonite Clay Hair Treatment is a clarifying treatment for hair that is said to leave hair soft and moisturized.
The Curly Girl Method (CGM) has been my staple for almost a year. I started in January of 2013 and have found success with the method, moisture retention, and hair growth. Lorraine Massey, a curly girl expert and the owner of the Devachan Salon in New York, created the Curly Girl Method and co-wrote Curly […]
Washing natural hair is not the favorite item on anyone’s to do list. It’s a daunting task. And as hair grows, it gets harder. As my hair has reached each hair length, I have learned to adjust my hair washing regimen to better meet the needs of my hair. Here are somethings I’ve learned along the way.
Wigs are a good tool for reducing the manipulation of your hair and enabling you to retain more length. In comparison to other protective styles like box braids, twist extensions, or sewn ins they have 3 major advantages.
I’m 29 and I’m actually not sad about it… Usually around this time I count the unchecked items on my to-do list but this year I’m counting my blessings. 29 Years of Life!
We all know that avoiding direct heat from blow dryers, flat irons, and curling irons keeps our hair healthy and reduces breakage. We won’t even mention the risk of heat damage. However, in some instances using (indirect) heat can actually work to your advantage. Read: 5 Ways To Avoid Heat Damage When air drying your […]
Photo: Hairstory | Faith D. Hair Typing is a system of classifying hair created by Andre Walker. The problem with hair typing is most people only focus on the ABCs and 123s of the hair classifications system or the physical appearance of hair. You know… I’m 4a/4b so on and so further. Hair Typing […]