Favorite Winter Protective Styles for 4C Natural Hair

It’s cold outside, hopefully if you’re listening to Christmas music on repeat it’s the MoTown or Cee-Lo x-mas albums and your hair is probably telling you that your summer time moisturizing process ain’t giving you the fluff you had during those long sunny days. Unfortunately, I do not have the magical answer on how to […]

Curlformers on 4C Natural Hair + Oyin Handmade Review!

Who hasn’t heard about Curlformers! Everyone has been doing reviews and tutorials on Curlformers, but where’s the 4C love at? I reached out to Curlformers and they were kind enough to send me a back to try out. I went with the long/wide set (pink + orange) because I was originally thinking I wanted to […]

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 […]

Straight Tapered Cut on 4C Natural Hair

I did the unthinkable. I, Jouelzy, a person who has built a decent following based on my hair tutorials and redefining the idea that natural hair is simply curly, chopped off the bulk of my nappy, dry, unmanageable and all the other false constructs people use to define my hair. It’s often perceived that because […]

Best Ever Roller Set on 4C Natural Hair

A lot of us have preconceived notions about what our hair can and can not do. With my 4C natural hair, I had given up all hope on ever getting my hair to have a silky appearance without the use of chemicals or extreme heat. But Jamia of Natural Oasis, slayed all my nightmares and […]

Can You Flat Iron 4C Natural Hair?

Haven’t you heard? Word on the curb is that ladies with the extra kink cannot get any amount of heat to tame their hair into straight tresses for a temporary switch up. Girl, that’s lies, tales and fallacies. With some patience, the right product and a good flat iron it most definitely can be done. […]

Why Knowing Your Hair Type Will Help with Relaxers

Most of us are use to hearing the hair type discussion come up only in the natural hair community. But it can also be a valuable resource to ladies who relax their hair. I spent many a years, feeding into the myth that I needed the extra, extra, EXTRA strength relaxer in order to get […]