Graduation with Short Natural Hair: That Darn Cap!

  Graduation of any kind is one of the most gratifying times in a person’s life. Likewise, you have to look your best, but that cap is a pain! It seems that the hair that pairs best with the thing is of medium to long length and is straight or wavy. Basically any kind of […]

Mom, Let’s Try Something Different! Curls & Cornrows Style Tutorial

As is the case with Miss Nia, on a Sunday morning just before washing her hair, daughter informed me she wanted to try something different. All I could think was Oh, God! What does that mean? If chick says she wants me to shave her head bald because she thought long and hard and weighed […]

My Guy is Natural Too: Tips for Men & Tender Heads

My Boyfriend is Newly Natural Too! Okay, so my guy has never been relaxed, but he is natural and new to it. He loves the look, and I do too. A head of hair adds a touch of sensitivity, personality, and most importantly lets onlookers know that the man took some extra time preparing for […]

Twist Out Tutorial for Heat Damaged/Transitioning Naturals

Straggly straight ends ruining your styles? Twist/braid-outs are a simple go to style for most naturals but this style can be very hard to achieve for us naturals experiencing heat damage or for some of us who are transitioning. There is always a risk that the style won’t hold and you’ll end up with a puffy-straight hot mess […]

My Wash Day Routine for Relaxed Hair

Wash day can be stressful, but it really doesn’t have to be. In order to make my wash day seamless and pleasant, I developed a routine that I can follow no matter how I choose to style my hair. First, I only cleanse my hair on days when I have the time to follow my […]

Wearing Wigs – Glue and Glueless Methods

I remember the day I discovered Lace wigs. It was like a log had been pulled from my eyes, and I too was now able to whip my hair back and forth a la Willow. But with every good thing, there is always a downside. I have recently cut off my relaxed ends and I, […]

Snap Your Curls Back! How To: Beer Rinse for Heat Damaged Hair

What do we naturals fear most after we’ve been rocking a blow out for a few weeks? HEAT DAMAGE! If you ever find yourself in this situation, don’t worry your pretty little head, all hope is not lost. After you pull yourself out of that initial state of shock, give this innovative remedy a chance. […]

Natural Hair Journey Questions and Answers 1 year Natural – 4B/4C hair

Tell us about yourself! Hi I’m Marsha I have been Natural for 1 year, I got my big chop in my 6 month of going natural. Your hair looks good, what made you decide to go Natural? I went Natural, because my hair was damaged from relaxing it.  I was tired of going to the […]

Mini Twists on Mini-Me: Oh, No She Didn’t!

The day my daughter came to me and asked me to put mini twists in her hair for our 2012 family vacay two things happened: I cursed Whitney (Naptural85) under my breath and then I passed out. Well, not in the literal sense. What I did do was crawl under my covers, pull them over […]