The Healthiest Way to Style Hair: Roller Setting
Nov05

The Healthiest Way to Style Hair: Roller Setting

Hair Styling is the finishing touch to your crown and glory; there are many ways to style your hair, but not all of these are healthy ways. A lot of people use heat on their hair every single day, by using curling or flat irons. Heat everyday equals hair breakage, hair breakage equals no growth retention. You should be able to style your hair using a heat source (not direct heat, except for special occasions) once a week and maintain...

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Why is my hair so dry?
Nov05

Why is my hair so dry?

When I first joined BHM, I was on every Natural Hair and Hair Growth thread searching for a cure to the incessant breakage and dryness my kinky, coily, highly-textured tresses were suffering.  I was deep-conditioning weekly with heat, still dry.  I moisturized and sealed with oil, still dry. I slept with a shower cap on to keep my hair moist, but alas my hair remained dry and even worse it became more tangled.  At this point, I was...

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Two Ways to Stop Hair Shedding Dead in Its Tracks
Nov05

Two Ways to Stop Hair Shedding Dead in Its Tracks

So you finally grew your hair to a length that you can put in a ponytail and now it’s shedding like crazy.  That seems to be the problem that most of us have experienced at one point during our hair journey.  One day you are combing your newly grown hair and the next thing you know, it keeps getting thinner and thinner and you can’t seem to find a cause nor can you seem to stop it.  There are a multitude of reasons that can cause hair...

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Great Leave-In Conditioners for Black Hair
Nov05

Great Leave-In Conditioners for Black Hair

As a self confessed product junkie, I have tried numerous products and treatments on my hair.  Since I am constantly doing something to my hair, you would not think that it ever has time to go through dry spells.  Well, it does.  Being a natural, my hair needs extra moisture, but there are certain times throughout the year that my hair gets very dry, and those times are mainly in the winter.  I’m about to show you some leave in...

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Three Simple Golden Rules for Hair Care
Nov05

Three Simple Golden Rules for Hair Care

I have only been natural for eight months and my regime that I had when I began is completely different than it is now. I have decided to simplify and make sure that I covered key practices to ensure I got the best growth out of my hair. With that said I think over all afro hair care is very simple, what is not simple is the diligence and patience that is needed to accompany that hair care. This is a realization I have come due to the...

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