Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaway w/ MegaGrowth!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and BHK has paired up with MegaGrowth to do a giveaway honoring those who have been impacted by breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings forth a great amount of education and discussion about the disease and prevention. MegaGrowth  encourages all women to raise awareness about the importance of screening and the early […]

Evolution of Wash Day & A Giveaway

I love change … evolution, the growth or development from what was once considered the norm. It is truly a freeing and also gratifying experience, especially when it happens under your nose with little-in-stature-individuals entrusted to your care for a time, e.g. walking unassisted, feeding themselves, tying their own shoes, dressing themselves, reading and writing, formulating […]

As I Am Cleansing Pudding Product Review

Everyone raves about the As I Am Coconut Co-Wash and various styling products. But it’s been pretty hush on the review front with regards to the Cleansing Pudding, a moisturizing sulfate-free cleanser. Chock full of moisturizing agents and saw palmetto (which has been linked to helping with male pattern baldness), this cleanser definitely cleaned my […]

Let’s Talk Hair Shedding

How much hair should one shed? What is normal shedding? How to tell if you have a shedding problem? What causes excessive shedding? What’s the difference between shedding and breakage? The questions around shedding never end and as one who has done a good bit of research on the topic, it seems as though the […]

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, […]

Juror B29 Speaks Out on George Zimmerman & the ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict

Allow me to interject some personal opinion in here. I have not an ounce of sympathy for juror B29 and the loss of sleep she is claiming on her interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts. What law was she reading that she could not convict George Zimmerman of manslaughter? Was it not “the killing of […]

Summer Daze & Big Hair

Hey all. Hope you’re enjoying these hot, humid days and if you’re lucky enough to be experiencing milder temperatures, be nice … don’t rub it in. Just offer up supplication for those of us stuck here in Hell. Nia finished taking out her box braids and wanted to share the results with you. Unfortunately, due […]

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 […]

Healthy Hair + Skin and the Green Smoothie [Recipe]

The green smoothie and I have become close over the past two year and half years. I have seen the benefits in my skin, hair and overall health. My Skin  When I am a wee-bit stressed I gravitate to refined sugars and processed foods – like most people – because they are quick, easy and […]

A Hair Story: My Protective Styling Challenge

I can’t believe I actually got a weave! Ok, let’s backtrack a bit. My friends and I are dancing for an event and I was super excited because it would be my first time on stage with my luscious kinky curly hair. I went home and realized that I had to trim my hair. Like […]