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Halo Effect: Protect Your Edges and Nape

The edges and nape of a woman’s hair can be the most troublesome, they are often much shorter than the overall length of the person’s hair.  Let’s say you’ve developed a regimen that seems to be working beautifully, your hair i...
Mid-Length Bob Hairstyle
Mid-Length Bob Hairstyle
Mid-Length Bob Hairstyle

Trend to Try: Mid-Length Bob

Years ago, bob styles were always on the shorter side and often tapered in the back.  Remember the iconic blond bob made famous by T-boz?  Chin and ear length hair is what I associated with the word “bob.” And back ...
update your look for fall
update your look for fall
update your look for fall

Update Your Look For Fall

When we move from the sunny, bright days of winter we sometimes hit a slump with our looks.  Along with updating our makeup and nail polish colors, changing your hair can make the transition from summer into fall exciting inste...
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hair tools
hair tools

5 Hair Tools That Have Improved My Hair

At the core of having healthy hair is keeping it clean, moisturized and providing the right amount of protein.  A great diet, exercise and drinking plenty of water are equally important.  Finding the proper products ranks third...
Tia Mowry Big Chop
Tia Mowry Big Chop
Tia Mowry Big Chop

I’m Confused about the Term ‘Big Chop’

I’m confused about the term big chop.  I like to think I know (almost) all there is to know in the online healthy hair community, with both natural and relaxed hair.  I enjoy reading in forums and blogs they way most people wat...
Tatyana Ali Hairstyles
Tatyana Ali Hairstyles
Tatyana Ali Hairstyles

Celebrity Hair Crush: Afro-Latina Actresses

The term Afro-Latino is not widely used and I first heard it during an interview with the lovely Tatyana Ali on an episode of The Mo’Nique Show.  She openly discussed her ethnicity and I was very intrigued – I must ...
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Dressy Protective Style: Braided Bun Updo

Royal. Elegant. Classy. Chic.  These are the words that immediately comes to mind when I see this braided bun updo!  I remember trying to duplicate it back in high school when it was worn regularly by Mary J. Blige.  It is such...
Hair Steamers
Hair Steamers
Hair Steamers

Hair Steamers – Your Secret Weapon for Moisture!

Hair steaming was all the rage in the BHM hair forums, ladies swore it was their holy grail item literally calling it the “best thing that’s happened to their hair”.  I was a bit skeptical because I know how t...
Natural Hair Fro
Natural Hair Fro
Natural Hair Fro

Natural Hair Does Not Always Equal Do It Yourself

When I first “discovered” the online healthy hair community a few years ago, I became fascinated with researching ingredients, methods, techniques, products and anything that would help my hair become healthier and grow longer....
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My Hair Story

“Duro duro, malo malo”, the hairdresser complained. Male patron asks (in Spanish), “How do you  do hair that is so hard and so bad?” Hairdresser begins to respond, but I interject.  “Excuse me. I u...