Your Guide to Hair Conditioners
Jan14

Your Guide to Hair Conditioners

Conditioning your hair is probably the number one thing you need in your regimen for healthy hair of any length.  Relaxed, texlaxed, texturized, transitioning, loc’d, natural – it doesn’t make an ounce of difference, you need to condition your hair regularly.  However, there are several different hair conditioners for different purposes and they are not all created equally, so it can be a bit confusing.   Most of the time when someone...

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Add Volume to Limp Hair
Jan14

Add Volume to Limp Hair

Let’s face it, there is nothing glamorous about lifeless flat hair.   Unfortunately, many of us were born with it and have no idea how to style it.   Ponytails are cute but it does not have to be a life sentence.   There are more options to adding life to your hair than you can wrap your brain around and I am going to tell you about a few.   Teasing is not the best option, especially for Black hair as our hair is naturally dryer...

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Celebrity Hair Crush: Keshia Knight Pulliam
Jan14

Celebrity Hair Crush: Keshia Knight Pulliam

My very first original hair crush is the beautiful Keshia Knight Pulliam aka “Rudy Huxtable” from The Cosby Show.  I have always loved, lusted, envied, admired, and been in awe of her hair.  As a kid I loved her hair more than any other long haired African Americans.  Though I was very young in the 80s when she was on the Cosby Show – I identified so strongly with her because her hair appeared to be an obvious type...

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10 Steps for Healthier, Relaxed Hair
Jan13

10 Steps for Healthier, Relaxed Hair

If you are a natural sister, meaning your hair is free of chemicals, I applaud you!  I think it’s one of the best ways to have growing, healthy hair.  However, if you’re like me and you’ve got some hard to manage 4B hair that you like to wear straight 99.9% of the time you might be addicted to the creamy crack and ain’t nothing wrong with that!  It doesn’t mean we despise our culture or we hate ourselves.  It only means we like to...

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Different Hair = Different Hair Products
Jan13

Different Hair = Different Hair Products

Kinky, curly, straight, coarse, fine, thick – the differences are endless when it comes to African-American hair. Combine a few of these conditions and you might be dealing with a daily headache.   It’s no mystery that African-American hair not only looks and feels different, but did you know it’s also structurally different? Ethnic hair actually grows in a spiral, which makes it more susceptible to breakage.   Researchers have...

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