It’s entirely possible to go from curly to straight without a stitch of heat damage. It takes some preparation and patience but it’s well worth it. Here’s the breakdown: Step #1: Cleanse Your Hair Always straighten clean hair free from product buildup. You will always get better results starting with a clean slate and you […]
Straighten Natural Hair
8 Steps for Going From Curly to Straight With No Heat Damage
4 Ways to Straighten Natural Hair- No Heat Needed
Love the idea of straightening your hair but wanting to do so without heat? These suggestions will help!
15 Breathtaking Photos of Naturals With Dope Shrinkage
We gripe and complain about shrinkage but it isn’t always a bad thing. Check out these fierce ladies and their great examples of shrinkage!
7 Myths About Using Heat on Natural Hair & Heat Damage
I recently got a blowout or silk press, whatever you like to call it. I straighten my hair by first, blow drying then flat ironed it. It was gorgeous!!! You can see it here along with Tips to Keep Your Natural Hair Straight Longer. I enjoy the versatility of natural hair and you should, too. […]
5 Ways To Make Your Straight Natural Hair Last Longer without Reverting
My most recent silk press lasted for 10 plus days (don’t believe me, check my Instagram) with little or no reversion at all. Here are a few tips to help make your straight natural hair last longer.
6 Tips for Keeping Your Natural Hair Straight in Humidity
Every woman with natural hair knows that winter is straight hair weather — not summer or early fall due to the humidity. But if you are defiant like me (or live in an area with dry heat), then you probably rock straight hair in the summer and fall too! That’s not the case for me. […]
Stretching Method-Minimize Frizz
[ad#horizontal-banner] Stretching method is one of the few ways to minimize shrinkage of natural hair. It usually done this at night and covered with a satin scarf or bonnet. And it can be done on wet or dry hair. You can stretch the hair in a method called banding by many natural hair youtubers and […]
Silk Press: Straightening Natural Hair
One way to straighten natural hair. A Silk Press is where you blow dry the hair in sections and then flat iron to complete the straightening process. Many stylist use a Chi Flat Iron.
I know that some natural ladies are totally against pressing or straightening the hair but its not as damaging as you may think if done only occasionally. Here are some tips to avoid heat damage.
Pix from my Thanksgiving Press
I got a Thanksgiving press. It lasted a week and would have been longer but I had to get back to my workout routine. It was bone straight. I will add another picture later. It’s almost the same length it was before the BC.