How Do You Deal With The Dreaded Hair Knot?

In my daughter’s haste to undo a box braid and try out a technique, she knotted her a portion of her hair. We tried finger detangling, detangling with a brush, spritzing the blasted knot with water. Nothing. No budging. Just a knot. Now patience isn’t a virtue I possess in abundance and at this point, […]

Moroccanoil Treatment – The Original

Hair Types: Natural, Relaxed and Weaves I’m back again with another hair serum product review! I have been using this oil on my weaves for around two years now, and I keep on going back. Why? Well lets take a look at the product details first. Its marketed as a conditioning, styling and finishing tool. […]

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 […]

The Hair/Wigs/Weaves of Braxton Family Values

I love some Braxton Family Values. Watching the dynamics of the Braxton’s sisters play out on “reality” television is quite amusing. But what I like watching most on the show is the ever changing wigs/weaves/hairstyles that the five Braxton sisters rotate through. They have come quite a ways from their first two seasons and picked […]

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 for Dealing with Pregnancy and Postpartum Shedding

After watching  Naptural85’s video about her experience with postpartum shedding thus far, I sat and thought about my own experience and realized how its effects shaped the way of how I now manage my hair. It’s a no brainier that we all have different and multiple hair textures so it only makes sense that we […]

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Big Chop?

As I was visiting one of the many natural hair sites I frequent, I came across a picture of a beautiful nine year old girl. She had just big chopped and was smiling from ear to ear. She seemed to “own” that hair style and her confidence was shining through. I was so proud of […]

Wagman’s PerfecTress Indian Human Hair – Deep Curl

Wagman’s Hair is a hair extension company based out of Pennslyvania. They’ve been around for a while and have consistently provided high end extensions at reasonable prices. The Deep Curl is the curliest option that they offer. In today’s big curly hair scene with Solange, Kelly Rowland and Teyana Taylor leading the pack of afro-kinky weave styles, […]