Oh no this is not a negative post about 4C hair. The goal is for this to be helpful in setting some realistic expectations for your hair so you can overcome the hurdle of complicatedness and get to loving what God gave you. It’s all about embracing, baby.
Category Archives: Hair Politics
What is 4C Natural Hair?
Some will say that hair typing isn’t worth it. Often that’s people with looser curl patterns who have seen plenty of representations throughout the natural hair scene of their hair texture or just a person who has longed figured out how to work with their hair and jumped over the hurdles that would leave others […]
4 Things I Need To Do Better With My 4C Natural Hair
I have come a long way in my natural hair journey, in large part due to starting a YouTube channel. It’s really forced me to take time and care of my hair so that I can provide others with insightful information. It’s also opened me up to a lot of opportunity. But I still […]
Five Good Reasons To Wear Weave & Extensions
Women wear extensions, weaves, clip-ins and wigs for a variety of reasons ranging from protective styling, to bad hair days, ease of care or simply for the fun of it. Extensions come in many forms in order to cater to a diverse market. Weaves, wigs and the like have never been just for Black women. […]
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 […]
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 Quotes to Live By
Looking for some inspiration? Need a quick pick me up? Bad hair day, cause your hair just isn’t coming around? Here are some natural hair quotes to live by.
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 […]
7 Myths of Black Hair
Here are the top 7 myths about Black Hair! Has anyone every told you any of the following? Myth 1: Natural Hair Is Healthier Than Relaxed Black Hair Properly maintained hair is the only form of Healthy Hair! Relaxed and natural hair can get hair breakage if not properly maintained.
Playing by the Rules: Job Interviews and Natural Hair
Getting ready for a job interview used to be fairly simple because I play by all the traditional rules: 1) Navy blue skirt suit (because studies indicate that people who wear navy suits are more productive and get more positive results) 2) Black closed-toe pumps (I keep two of the exact same pair on hand […]