No matter where you are in your natural hair journey, you have probably heard about or experienced new growth. New growth is just what it sounds like. It is new hair that has grown in with your existing, older hair which is either relaxed or permed. When transitioning to natural hair, new growth can be difficult to navigate because you essentially have two different textures on your head now. Here are a few of my favorite new growth styling tips
Beautiful hair takes work. As if the constant washing, conditioning, and styling isn’t enough, hair needs to be trimmed on the regular to keep it healthy. Hair with dead and damaged ends is hair that has stopped growing. A lot of curlies struggle with length and refuse to trim. You may think cutting hair will decrease length, but it is only temporary, and it will help length in the long run! When it comes to taking on a do it yourself approach, t
Diving into the natural hair world can be overwhelming at first. There are various products and tips that everyone claims can grow your hair or defy shrinkage. With all the products and acronyms in the natural hair community, it is easy to become overwhelmed if you are not acclimated to it. People tend to get so caught up in the hype of products or methods to grow their hair that they forget about the small changes that can make a big difference.
Extracted from the fruit of the palm tree, this edible oil has been consumed in tropical places for thousands of years, and populations that eat a lot of coconuts are among the healthiest people on the planet. Add the benefits it brings to skin, hair, and scalp, and you can see the love for this miracle oil is well deserved. Despite what you may think you know about this premature-aging defying oil, coconut oil has more than one type. There ar
Now don’t get me wrong, I think my coils are pretty just the way they are, but there is nothing wrong with adding a little oomph here and there, right? Hair accessories come in many varieties and as naturals we are spoiled for choice. These are my top five ways to accessorize my coils:
So, I know I am totally a day late, but in celebration of all the wonderful men who provide for, inspire, and teach our children, I wanted to do something that may help you and him just in case. I've had to travel quite a few times, leaving hair duty up to my husband. There are also those times when Mommy is just not feeling well. So I've taught him a few tricks that he has been open to learning even though it terrifies him.
Most women are nervous about what we put on our hair. We want to make sure we are using the best products to get the results we desire. The problem is sometimes understanding that ingredients takes an advanced degree in chemistry. With so much talk lately about what chemicals do to skin and hair, it’s no wonder you have questions!
Healthy, beautiful hair doesn’t just happen. It takes concerted effort on your part to inform yourself about healthy choices, and it also requires firm determination to be able to follow through with making the necessary changes that will result in benefits. And interestingly enough, many of the nutrients that benefit hair also contribute to beautiful skin and a healthy body. So what are some healthy choices that can make your hair, mind and body
Warmer days mean a change up in my hair care routine and as most curly girls now know, it is quite popular to change up a few things when moving into a new season. There is no steadfast rule on changing up hair oils for every curly, as that depends on your own hair, climate, age, and health. Despite that, we’ve come up with a great list of five lightweight oils that are sure to win you over this spring and summer.
So your hair looks amazing and luscious…and then you look at your ends. Or maybe just less than 24 hours after spending all the time and effort into moisturizing your hair…it feels rough and sounds crunchy. If this sounds familiar, it’s most likely you have dry and damaged hair. Thankfully this is not the end of the world and you can bring your hair back to its luscious glory.
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