As my 4c hair grows out, in all honesty, it hasn’t been the easiest to detangle. This made consider a keratin treatment. It wasn’t my goal to change my texture so I can have some waves or spirals. It was done out of needing my hair just to work with me a tad bit more with tangles and breakage. I became so frustrated with my hair that I actually considered cutting it or going back to dreads. After realizing that I really didn’t want to do either of those options I took a leap and I tried keratin.
Archives for July 2014
Itchy scalp is a common issue even more so when wearing weave or extensions.
Often you find yourself doing the weave pat, you scratch all day and it just doesn’t seem to let up. To alleviate the itchies and make your protective styling experience more enjoyable here are some tips:
We’ve all dealt with at one time or another. Breakages happens…
Although it’s nearly impossible to completely eliminate breakage there are some preventative measures that you can take.
Shrinkage isn’t all bad. Sometimes you just want to stretch your hair a bit without heat. For some of us braiding or twisting our hair after washes simply does not work to stretch hair. So, lets take a look into what actually does produce a nice stretched out look on high shrinkage (Type 4) hair. […]
Hair products actually have an expiration date believe it or not, . Unfortunately, there isn’t a “use by” date printed on many of the labels of your favorite natural hair products, so you’ll have to use your senses and your sound judgment to decide when it’s time to discard a natural hair care product. Below are four […]
Jessica Williams, Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondents gives an in-depth look at the Army’s proposed restrictions for black hair in AR-670-1. You can read more about this proposal here.
Williams attempts to educate military personnel on the discriminative nature of new regulation.
Vlogger, EClark6 demonstrates a more natural way to start Marley Twists or Havana Twists (read more about the difference between Marley Twists and Havana Twist here) with the invisible root method. Instead of starting your extensions with a braid, you are twisting or intwining the extension hair around your real hair. Once the hair is […]
Humidity can cause your hair to swell in a matter of minutes. The best way to beat the poof and frizz that comes with humidity is to invest in great styling products that keep your hair hydrated, yet shield it from the moisture in the air.
Here are 10 Natural Hair Products That Do Just That
All smiles on her last day of chemo back in April A few years after my big chop, I never thought I’d be dealing with yet another TWA. But last year when my daughter was diagnosed with cancer, I was faced with the ultimate lesson in patience. With chemotherapy treatment, I counted down the weeks […]
It’s wedding season. Flowers are in bloom. The sun is shining. Beautiful, colorful weddings are in full swing. But with beautiful summer weddings come hot and humid weather… not the ideal conditions for wedding hairstyles. Hairstyles –especially natural hairstyles — for summer weddings are a major conundrum. Whether you are a bride, bridesmaid, or an […]