HAIR: Transitioning Journey
Most of us associate hair gel with ratchet women who completely saturate their edges with it in an attempt to blend in their real hair, but this isn't always the case.
I like to call this look a 3 in 1. It incorporates bantu knot-out curls, twist-out curls and pin curls. It's a simple and sophisticated up 'do style that would be difficult for anyone (or any day) to destroy. If you know how to style a bun, you can create this look.
As the days become shorter, the leaves begin to turn and the crisp chilly air is your first greeting to start your day, you soon begin to realize summer has quickly said goodbye and winter is upon us with a vengeance. This means 'transitioners' are even more vulnerable to all of the environmental elements the changing season has to offer. So whats a girl to do? Fear not, here are four simple solutions to protect your hair from the looming winter season.
Like many transitioners, maintaining smooth edges and kitchens were a concern of mine when I began to grow out my relaxer until I discovered those strands would stay smooth all day if I applied a leave-in conditioner, gel and wrapped them with a silk scarf overnight.
Over the past year, oil rinsing is a technique that has gotten amazing reviews from countless naturals.
Having a corporate job can create anxiety when you're considering transitioning to natural hair. before you transition, understand that natural hair IS professional.
In the South, where I’m from, sweet tea ranks higher than the finest of wines. I never considered using tea on my hair until I started to hear naturals raving about its potential benefits. I tried it and never looked back.
Don't only focus on changing your wardrobe, your hair regimen needs adjusting too. Here are a few tweaks you may need to make to your hair routine in preparation for the fall season.
Transitioning can be particularly difficult for women who are in school. It’s stressful, frustrating, time consuming and an extra job you’ll hate clocking in for.