Black Hair in the Military

In the Air Force, having been a member for 12 years, there is an Air Force Instruction on the governing of how one is to present themselves while in uniform – the policy is called AFI-36-2903, Dress and Appearance of Air Force Personnel. There are similar policies for other branches of the military. Within the […]

The Stick And Associated Problems: Getting Rid of Underarm Discomfort

I insidiously despise my underarms. They have been a problem for me since I began autonomously grooming myself back in middle school. I thought I knew what I was doing. I asked my mom and sister, researched the proper ways to shave, and the right products to use. The Struggle I live in Texas. During our cool […]

What If Your Significant Other Hated Your Natural Hair?

When I decided to big chop, I only thought about whether or not it would work for me. I didn’t consider anyone else’s feelings, because truth be told it’s my head and I decide what to do with it. However when I saw myself in the mirror, I immediately thought my husband was going to hate it. […]

Natural Hair and Fitness

Being fit and staying active is key in order to lead a healthier lifestyle.  However women in the Black community have had a challenging time with staying active because of their hair and the way it may be styled. I can remember back when I was relaxed – there days and even a few weeks […]

The Pros and Cons of Weave as Protective Styles

Protective Styles are very popular in the hair growth field, they are what keeps your hair growing and protected while you get to style it however you like. However, some protective styles hurt more than help and can cause irreversible damage so you always want to look at the pros and cons of Protective Styles […]

To Be or Not To Be?! How I Decided to Go Natural

To be or not to be natural??? That IS the question! Any relaxed beauties out there contemplating on going BACK natural? (As I like to say). What about those courageous new transitioning chicks? Whichever department you may fall under, for the most part we all can agree that, the big decision to switch gears can […]

Product Review: Tangle Teezer Original Professional Detangling Hairbrush

 When I decided to go natural it was obvious that the hair-care tools I used previously wold have to be upgraded. My relaxed hair was very long but quite thin, so I had no real heavy duty combs or brushes. I did what every transitioner does – I rushed to YouTube for details on what […]

6 Tips & Tricks to Successful Thrifting

Hundreds of blogs/vlogs have popped up in the last couple of years featuring incredibly well dressed men and women that buy their clothes at thrift shops. And I’m sure you’re sitting there puzzled, wondering how they seem to find such great pieces in a sea of junk. Well, today’s your lucky day. I’m going to […]