Trend to Try:  Blunt Bangs
May21

Trend to Try: Blunt Bangs

I’m completely focused on growing my real hair to long lengths, but every once and a while I get the itch for change.  Sometimes I get my fix with weaves or wigs, but that doesn’t always get it.  Recently, I changed up my look a bit with some long bangs and that scratched the itch.  There are a few different bang styles but one of the edgiest looks is blunt bangs cut precisely across, a perfect switch as the seasons...

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Natural Hair Discussion: Products for Natural Hair Only
May04

Natural Hair Discussion: Products for Natural Hair Only

For those who are meeting me for the first time, please allow me to introduce myself in one sentence:  My name is EbonyCPrincess and I am a healthy hair advocate.  I love all kinds of hair – short, long, relaxed, natural, transitioning, texturized –  literally all kinds as long as it is healthy.  If you rock wigs and weaves back-to-back, cool with me I just say don’t neglect your real hair beneath.  Because I am such...

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Moisturize Your Hair For Protection
Mar25

Moisturize Your Hair For Protection

Seasonal changes can bring a myriad of problems for your hair all of which rob your hair of its precious moisture: less moisture in the air, rougher fabrics against which your hair rubs, and colder air makes your hair more brittle, in the summer time, the sun can dry out your hair.  Dry hair leads to breakage but can be easily combated by drenching your hair in moisture for protection. Steam Treatments: Using heat when deep...

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Make Your Hair Color Last Longer!
Mar13

Make Your Hair Color Last Longer!

Coloring your hair is a tedious and harsh process for the hair – not to mention expensive if you have it done professionally, which I recommend.  After achieving the perfect look, the last thing you want is for it to fade away!  Here are a few tips on how to make your hair color last longer. Balance your pH.  Being sure to correct your hair’s porosity (the ability of the hair to soak up moisture) and restore its naturally...

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Part I:  What is a Prepoo?
Mar13

Part I: What is a Prepoo?

The Prepoo Explained – All About Preshampoo Oil Treatments A pre-poo (short for preshampoo treatment) is very similar to traditional hot oil treatments (HOT) except your oil of choice is applied to your hair before shampooing, hence the name “prepoo.”  One thing I would like to point out is that oils are not the only substances used for a prepoo treatment. Some women prefer to use other food items that have shown to be...

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