Frustrated with Transitioning? Learn Tips To Keep The Momentum Going

Transitioning is not a walk in the park...well then again if it is, the walk is definitely a long one especially as a first time transitioner! Here are 5 tips to keep the momentum going—even during those horrible "I want to cut all my hair off NOW" moments!

Found in Transition: Cipriana Quann On Recovering From Heat Damage

You have just washed your hair and are beginning to realize your curls just don't have the same old spring or are you experiencing excessive split ends, breakage or dryness? Chances are if you have gradually used too much heat over time, you could be a victim of heat damage. Yes, I know, the dreaded words no transitioner wants to hear, but sit down and take a deep breath not all is lost! Depending on the severity of the damage in some cases there are ways to rehabilitate your curls so they are at least a contender with your curl's former glory days. 

Found in Transition: Cipriana Quann on The Art of Big Chopping

Scissors in one hand, doubt in the other—you have decided to take the plunge and go for the Big Chop! If you are thinking about taking the step into the glorious world of natural hairdom, but not quite ready for the big chop, then transitioning is something you may consider. Although I big chopped 6 years ago, I have transitioned two times in the past before my BC (big chop), each time the result was from a chemically treated process that went horribly wrong. With each transitioning experience I learned what worked and why the art of big chopping was such a tremendously beneficial part of my successful hair journey.

Lost in Transition: Cipriana Quann’s Top Festival Hair Moments

Hitting a record attendance of over half million attendees this year at the 20th Anniversary of the Essence Festival, it is no wonder this year was not only record breaking but a momentous one. A four day celebration held in New Orleans, the energy and excitement of the festival was instantaneously contagious. As a first time essence festival goer you can only imagine it felt a bit like being a kid in a candy store for the first time. Here are my top 5 Festival Hair Moments of the 20th Anniversary of the Essence Festival.

Found in Transition: Cipriana Quann on Summer Hair Accessories for Transitioners

Summer is officially here and what better way to bring in the change of the new season than to diversify your look. Hair is one of the most recognizable ways to create change in a big way, but for some, playing it safe regarding hair is a more appealing option. Well accessorizing may be your answer. Quick and easy, accessories can provide versatility, altering the look of your tresses while transitioning.

Found in Transition: Cipriana Quann On The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Vitamin D

A beautiful day at the beach can turn into a living nightmare for our hair if left unprotected from the sun. Although vitamin D is a necessity for our bodies, navigating your exposure to the nutrient as a transitioner can be a bit tricky because your hair is very fragile—especially at the line of demarcation. Tune in as I explain the good and the bad of Vitamin D, how the sun affects our hair, and what exactly you can do to prevent damage.

Found In Transition: Cipriana Quann Gives 5 Reasons Why Less is More in the Summer

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Summer is almost here and like changing seasons, it can be hard to predict the state of your hair, even for the most savvy hair connoisseur. Taking in all the glory that summer has to offer, also has its side effects—like, humidity, which can wreak havoc in more ways than one. Learning how to show Mother Nature whose boss and solidifying a technique that will produce sound results can maximize the most of what summer has to offer. One of those techniques is monitoring your product usage. Find out why less products are more when it comes to combating the heat.