HAIR: Natural Journey
As CEO of Gnote Management, a Canadian based music development company, Gail E. Phillip knew it was important to look professional and have beautiful hair at all times. In 2006 Phillip decided to be natural and feel like a new woman. Here, she shares her hair journey to healthy, natural hair.
Heat is probably one of the most controversial topics within the natural hair community. Should we use heat or completely avoid it?
According to a recent study conducted by cosmetic company Bountiful Hair, women who embrace their natural curls have low a self-esteem. Although it's a satirical wesbite, the survey claims that of the 3,000 women who completed the test, 2,500 of them believed women with straighter hair were prettier. We know this isn’t true; in fact women with natural hair have very high levels of confidence. Here, we highlight our favorites.
Maintaining healthy curls isn’t an easy feat, but these new styling creams and hair milks give thirsty strands impressive hold, shine and nourishment.
Kyndacee Harris, a Los Angeles-based office administrator and founder of girlsdressingcuteforwork.com, started her hair journey to natural hair in January of 2012. She embraces her curls everyday. Her new mantra: “[Being] nappy isn't an insult anymore.”
In February 2013, Julie Thomas decided to do the big chop. One year later, she did what most women would never consider—she cut it again, only this time it was a fierce tapered ‘fro. Healthy hair matters to Julie; not length. This is her story.
But before you get caught up in the BOGO’s and free shipping online deals, I think it’s wisest to first take a look inside your kitchen pantry.
Ashley was always known as the girl with long, thick hair. But as she grew older she felt she needed something different. She finally made the decision to be natural. Here, she tells her journey and dishes on her faves.
When trying to perfect your natural curl look, especially the beloved wash-n-go, the cut does matter.