Sixteen Weeks Post Relaxer Hair Regimen
Apr19

Sixteen Weeks Post Relaxer Hair Regimen

I can stretch my hair relaxer time for up to a year comfortably.   On a regular basis, I relax my hair twice per year, that’s every six months, and I know that I am not unique in this regard.  There are many ladies who know how to handle their two textures comfortably and have managed to avoid breaking or shedding hair even though they are so far post relaxing.   There are advantages to wearing both hair textures for such a long time,...

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My Hair and My Boyfriend: The Things He Has Learned
Apr18

My Hair and My Boyfriend: The Things He Has Learned

In the recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in African American women taking better care of their hair; whether they are relaxed or natural.   When I first discovered the online hair community,  I became immediately engulfed.    I would spend countless of hours looking at online hair sites, blogs and YouTube.   I could not believe  the wealth of information strictly geared towards black hair and beauty.   I was doing lots...

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Men’s Hair Styles:  Which Do You Prefer?
Apr17

Men’s Hair Styles: Which Do You Prefer?

We have a lot of discussions on BlackHairMedia.com about how men prefer our hair to be styled.   As women, we like to know what is going to get and keep a man’s attention.   Hair has been a hot topic for Black women for a long time.   There was even a heated discussion on the Dr. Drew talk show,where an audience of Black men and women discussed hair.   Men spoke about which type of hair/hairstyle they preferred on women and women...

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Silicones in Hair Products: Good or Bad?
Apr16

Silicones in Hair Products: Good or Bad?

From natural hair, relaxed hair, and everything in between, silicone agents in hair products have received both negative and positive propaganda.   Not only have silicones been trashed and praised, many people don’t even know why silicones are good or bad.   This encourages the revolving door of misinformation.   The fact of the matter is that not all silicones are bad and it doesn’t have anything to do with your hair type, hair...

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How To: Tell If Your Hair Is Damaged
Apr13

How To: Tell If Your Hair Is Damaged

You might be thinking that after seeing this topic that you know pretty much when your hair is damaged so there is no need for an extensive analysis but the truth is, quite a few ladies do not know whether their hair is damaged or not.   They know it gives them problems now and then and it itches sometimes, and it sheds a lot around the winter season, but have no idea how to tell if the hair is damaged. This article is meant to shed...

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