HAIR: Natural Journey
Winter is here and so is the cold weather. Making it the perfect time to protect your hair and focus on its overall health. During this time our edges are usually more fragile and much shorter than the rest of our hair. We must ensure that we are protecting them on a daily basis especially in winter. Here are a few tips that have helped me with my edges over the years.
When Autumn Adeigbo was a little girl she threw pennies into every wishing well because she hoped for long hair. From elementary school to her last year at Spelman College, her hair endured perms, weaves, wigs, braids, crochet and even a short Halle Berry haircut. Finally, she decided to loc her hair, and after 10 years of growth, she is proud to rep team #LongHairDontCare. Here is her hair journey.
Deciding to wear your natural curls is a big decision, but is it something you should discuss with your man first?
Aderonke’s hair journey has been more like a life journey. When she decided to stop relaxing her hair, she instantly had a new lease on life. “Hair becomes a part of you and the journey never ends,” she says. I'm never going back to perms because to me, it isn't just hair. It's life, love, growth, strength and the ability to thrive.”
Award season is here, which means lots of glitz and glam. To me, natural hair is the next big thing in the hair industry and I there should be more of it on the red carpet. We have a few stars showing their natural curls, but we need many, many more. Here is why…
Growing up, I should've had dolls that looked like me: brown skin, fuller lips, wider nose and kinky hair. Things must change for my future children.
Did you know the FDA classifies caffeine as both a drug AND a food additive? I had no idea caffeine could be used for medicinal purposes let alone hair growth. So exactly why is caffeine great for natural hair growth?