Madame Walker was undoubtedly a true entrepreneur in the Black hair care industry.
The regulation of human hair growth has been said to be one of most mysterious biologic events. Most naturals know, the average person grows about a half an inch of hair per month. Some women grow more, others less. But there are some techniques you can use during your transition that will help your hair grow longer.
We all know the rules, right? Apply a moisturizer to your hair and seal with an oil to properly retain moisture. Pretty simple. But what if you were using moisturizing techniques that were actually ineffective. Moisturizing no-nos happens to the best of us. Make sure you’re moisturizing the right way with these quick hair tips.
The afro is more than just a hairstyle, it was an incredibly powerful symbol of the civil rights movement.
I like to call myself a bad chick on a budget; I never sacrifice quality to save money, but I like inventive ways to save by creating treatments on my own. Natural hair products can become very expensive, so I’m all about DIY projects that don't require too many steps. Here's a list of different home remedies to check out. I'm sure they'll save you money and, hopefully, strands.
So you’ve decided to transition to natural hair, but don’t have an idea where to start. First, be patient and understand that not everything you hear is true. Here are five myths naturalista’s will tell you while you’re transitioning.
When transitioning for a long period of time, it is best to snip the relaxed ends away slowly. This allows your hair to maintain a full, healthy look as you rid yourself of the chemically altered strands.
Are you having difficulty convincing mom to make the switch? Here's how to have "the talk."
It sounds cliché, but my big chop was freeing. If you are nervous about big chopping remember your reasons for making the decision and push through negative thoughts.
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?
Creating twists was the first hair style I learned as a young dusty-footed girl in Mississippi. Twists and braids are used to create many natural hairstyles, and knowing how to do both will make setting your hair in a style a breeze. But even when we think we’ve mastered the technique they still look crazy. Here are four possible reasons…
Over the past couple of years, ombré hair color has been a top trend with women of all ethnic backgrounds. Bright "crayola box" colors have been extremely popular but for the fall and winter-go for warm golds and browns. But, which look is great for you?