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Natural Corner
 
Triangular Bantu Knots
Triangular Bantu Knots
Triangular Bantu Knots

Tips for Perfecting a Bantu Knot Out

I tried several bantu knot outs over the first two years of my healthy hair journey without any success.  This style is formed when your hair is twisted around itself until it forms a knot that resembles a stack of tires.  When...
 
 
Beauty
 
hair shaft diagram
hair shaft diagram
hair shaft diagram

All About Ceramides

A ceramide is a type of complex lipid which occurs naturally in the body and is a small component of the cuticle of the hair.   It is composed of a sphinganine molecule attached to a long chain fatty acid by an amide bond and i...
 
Hair Care
 
Winter Beauty
Winter Beauty
Winter Beauty

Update Your Hair for Fall

When we move from the sunny, bright days of summer, 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 inst...

 
 
All Things Hair
 
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bigstock-Woman-brushing-her-hair--IS--20898071
bigstock-Woman-brushing-her-hair--IS--20898071

Part III: How do you prepoo?

I have tried several methods of applying the oil to my hair.  Part of the problem is that oil is messy.  No way around that.  It runs down your scalp, onto your hair and clothing and if you are not careful it can ruin a good pi...
 
Hair Care
 
rain
rain
rain

Don’t Allow the Weather to Ruin your Good Hair Day!

For many black women, weather reports are a vital part of our hair regimen.  Whether you are relaxed or natural, the weather often dictates our hair styling choices and often can ruin our day if we are caught in an unexpected r...
 
 
All Things Hair
 
Molecular Structure of Biotin
Molecular Structure of Biotin
Molecular Structure of Biotin

Biotin Supplements for Hair

A great number of the women who frequent BlackHairMedia.com are in pursuit of hair information.  Whether we are natural, relaxed, loc’d, texturized, weaved, braided, long or short – most of us desire healthy hair above all.  On...