HAIR: Relaxed Journey
Your ends could be crying out for help and you don’t even know it! Our ends are the oldest part of our hair; so it needs extra tender love and care! Retaining length is based on the health of your ends. So, if you’re focused on growing your hair, your ends are #1 priority! Here are a few tips I live-by for maintaining strong healthy ends.
Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp—plain and simple! Our scalp is the foundation of our hair growth; therefore, it should be in the best condition. A flaky, oily, itchy scalp is no environment for healthy hair or hair growth. The scalp requires attention, just like our ends, so a consistent scalp routine is essential for maintaining a healthy scalp. Here are a few tips to get your scalp in tip-top shape!
Bunning is one of my favorite go-to styles. There are various buns that I’ll choose at any given time, but the bun-style that has grabbed my attention lately, is the top knot style. This style has been a hot trend lately. It’s sophisticated, chic and I love how quick and easy it is. You can dress it up for a night out or you can dress it down for a messy top knot look. Take a look and see how you can achieve this look.
Shedding takes place when we wash our hair, comb our hair or style our hair. On average, we lose about 100 hairs a day. An easy way to tell the difference between a broken hair and shed hair is simple. If you notice a tiny white bulb at the end of your strands, that’s hair that shed! The bulb means the hair has gone through a complete cycle of growth and as a result has fallen out. If your going through a shedding spell, here are three main reasons why…
So you just flat ironed your hair and you’re about to take a shower. What do you do? No need to panic! If I want to preserve a style, I wrap it.
Everywhere you turn you see a new product geared towards natural hair. These products tend to have ingredients that eliminating mineral oil, petrolatum and sulfates, but they can also cause dryness in relaxed hair.
Discovering your hair’s porosity level is equivalent to finding out your hair’s DNA. Once you figure out your hair’s DNA aka porosity level, you’ll be able to understand its traits allowing you to effectively take care of it.
One of the key pieces of advice that stuck with me during my journey is the importance of incorporating protective styles and low manipulation styles to retain health and length. But knowing the difference is important.
Our nape is very fragile and prone to damage. If you’re having issues all you need is patience, dedication and a few tricks and nape should grow beautifully.