Coconut Oil Alternatives for Eczema Relief

In continuing with this series on eczema relief, it only makes sense to discuss other forms of moisture through the use of essential hair oils. As mentioned in my last post, a great moisturizer is everything, and for many people who suffer from eczema (and for many curlies with porous hair), coconut oil is a […]

Natural Hair Treatment: Eczema Relief

When it comes to natural hair, I am definitely not a pro. Nonetheless, I have discovered a hair washing treatment that works well for my three-year-old daughter. It has been a challenging journey for us, and although we are proud members of the natural hair community, my daughter can attest to the fact that we […]

Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator Cream and Creamy Hair Lotion – Review

I have faced mounting hair care costs – the amount of money spent on maintaining my hair regimen was growing increasingly unaffordable. An 8 ounce bottle of the typical moisturizer in my neighborhood was running about $26 (not including taxes), not to mention the product running out in about 8 weeks (at best), and usually […]

What’s the Difference? Virgin Hair versus Yaki, Remy and BSS Hair

This is a question that is most likely plaguing the minds of many new to the world of Hair Extensions.  Fortunately, BHK is here to answer it! Unprocessed Virgin hair is hair that has been obtained from a donor, wefted with the cuticles aligned, and sold.  There has been no processing done to it to […]

How to Revive Your Old Weave & Extensions

Is your weave tangled? Matted? Unrecognizable? Well guess what? There’s hope! Here’s a way to bring your weave back to life and prep it for your next install, extending the lifetime of your weave while saving you some coins. First, you want to detangle.  Just like your natural hair, you don’t want to throw water on […]

No Heat Magnetic Roller Set on Natural Hair

Magnetic rollers are usually the roller of choice when setting hair in a roller set. For relaxed, blow dried and flat iron hair that often leaves hair with big bouncy curls but what about on natural hair without heat? What about on highly textured, type 4 (4C) natural hair? I tried out magnetic rollers on […]

#FollowTheStyle: YouTube Inspired Wedding Up-Do

#FollowTheStyle is where we try to recreate YouTube hairstyle tutorials and see how they turn out on every day women. Have you tried a YouTube tutorial? Tweet us your pics with #FollowTheStyle! My sister got married this past weekend, so I decided to go on YouTube and find a classy hairstyle for the wedding. I […]

Are you on “The Juice”? Oyin Handmade’s Greg Juice Product Review

Preface: Before we get into the actual review, here’s a little background on me and my hair journey. On July, 29, 2012, at approximately 3AM, I decided to big chop after 4 months of transitioning. (I was going through some ‘thangs,’ people.) My hair texture is mainly 4b/4c with some looser 4a curls in the […]

Let’s Bun It!

A month or two ago, daughter and I came across naturalista Breanna aka Mini Marley’s YouTube channel and immediately daughter tripped into the realm of admiration for this young lady’s vibrant personality, creative hairstyles and easy to follow tutorials making achieving the look(s), well …

Capelli Halo Rollers & Shea Moisture Setting Lotion Review

Retro ‘fro on deck! Capelli Care was a sponsor at out  BlackHairKitchen expo and they sent us some rollers to try out and review. With them I created a retro ‘fro look that I wore to the Chic N’ the City event I hosted in Washington DC, September 2013. The Capelli Care Halo Rollers are […]