Dressy Protective Style: Braided Bun Updo
Oct24

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 an easy style yet beautiful and definitely appropriate for the dressiest of occasions.  You can create this style with either a ponytail (use a phony pony or hair extensions if you need additional length)...

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Hair Steamers – Your Secret Weapon for Moisture!
Oct23

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 these trends come and go – everybody raves about an item, tons of reviews pop up around the net and 9-10 months later nobody seems to be talking about it.  I kind’ve figured it to be one of those.  I...

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Natural Hair Does Not Always Equal Do It Yourself
Oct22

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.  I excitedly shared this information with my friends and family and was met with a bunch of different reactions.  Although I wear my hair relaxed, I encouraged my mother to transition to natural hair because...

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Celebrity Hair Crush:  Ashanti
Oct18

Celebrity Hair Crush: Ashanti

Ever since Ashanti first burst onto the music scene singing the hook Ja Rule’s hit “Always on Time” with long softly curly tresses – the perfect 1b/27 mix, I’ve been in love with her hair.  Ashanti is super trendy – always rocking the latest and hottest looks and at times setting the trends.  She is fearless with her looks, one day wearing way-down-to-there extensions, red, blonde or black tresses,...

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Trend to Try: Ninja Bun
Oct17

Trend to Try: Ninja Bun

I’m not really sure why this is called a ninja bun…I mean do ninjas wear buns?  Do they even have hair?  Not sure, but anywhoo this style refers to an extremely forward placed hair bun.  The top knot was something new and outside of my normal styling repertoire, but I have to admit I have not been daring enough to try this style as of yet.  In fact, I’m on the fence about whether I even like this style or not, but regardless it is...

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