The Benefits of Wearing a Wig
Jul18

The Benefits of Wearing a Wig

Many women in the world today wear wigs for different reasons.   It’s not only women of color, but other races as well.   The wig industry is a huge one and makes millions per year because of the demand and need for wigs.   Below are the reasons why many women of different ages will wear a wig and how it benefits them and their daily lives.   Wigs can conceal natural hair issues. Wigs are great for hiding hair issues that many young...

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Black Hair Myths
Dec15

Black Hair Myths

There are a lot of black hair care myths in the community that prevent people of color from having the true knowledge and facts.  Here is a list of 10 common myths many black women and men have learned growing up from family members and each other. Myth #1 Black hair doesn’t grow There is a common misconception in the black community that African American hair can’t grow long in its natural and relaxed state.   This common belief is...

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All About African Black Soap
Dec04

All About African Black Soap

Traditional African black soap is a very popular product used in the black community. Black soap also known as Anago Soap and Alata Soap, is originated from West Africa more specifically Ghana.  It is an organic soap that has been created and used for centuries.   The method in making traditional black soap has been kept a secret for just as long and the recipe has been passed down from generation to generation. Traditional African...

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How To: Curl Relaxed Hair with No Heat
Nov15

How To: Curl Relaxed Hair with No Heat

Creating curls on relaxed hair without heat can definitely be achieved. There are some great and easy ways to create this look. The methods listed below are great for anyone wanting to limit their use of heat for multiple reasons, especially for the health of their hair. Method #1: Single Braids   You can create beautiful curls and waves using the single braid method on dry hair. Take sections of your hair and create large or smaller...

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Bantu Knot Guide
Nov05

Bantu Knot Guide

Bantu knots also known as Zulu knots originate from the Zulu tribes of southern Africa near the Sea of Durban. This is a popular hairstyle among African American women and can be achieved with short or long hair. Bantu Knot Guide Things you will need: Shampoo and Conditioner Wide Tooth Comb Shea Butter Coconut Oil (optional) Spray Bottle of Water Clear or Black Elastic Bands De-tangle your hair by washing and conditioning with your...

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