Make Your Curly Styles Last Up to a Week!
Jun11

Make Your Curly Styles Last Up to a Week!

When I was a teenager, I could wear a style for two weeks and when I went to the hairstylist for my next appointment the style would still look so good that my hairdresser would often remark that it didn’t look as if my hair even needed to be done.   I would preserve my style by any means necessary – sleeping on my propped arm, or with my forehead resting on my folded hands, or sometimes with a folded pillow beneath my neck and...

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Hairstyle Recap
May28

Hairstyle Recap

The past few years have been host to countless hairstyle successes and failures.   From short haircuts like Rihanna and Keri Hilson, long locks like Beyonce and tons of women shaving it all off and going natural like Solange.   So let’s sit back and review the good bad and the ugly – the styles that we rocked until the wheels fell off, the ones we look back on and go “What was I thinking??!!” and the ones we...

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Natural Hair Faus Pas
May25

Natural Hair Faus Pas

If you ask any African American women with natural hair, she may tell you that her natural hair journey was less than thrilling.   Almost every natural has experienced the roller coaster of ups and downs, love and hate of their natural hair.   The majority of naturals may also tell you that their hair suffered through a series of missteps that made the journey less than stellar.   This is common for even the most seasoned naturals.  ...

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How To: Wash Long, Natural Hair
May21

How To: Wash Long, Natural Hair

To some women, washing natural hair can seem to be a true chore, depending on how easy it is for them to handle their length and texture.  Some women have grown out their natural hair via extensions or other methods, and are unsure of how to take care of their own locks now that they’re longer.  Others have had long natural hair for a while, and haven’t yet figured out how to handle it. Women with long, natural hair need to be...

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World Natural Hair Show:  Naturals Unite!
Apr30

World Natural Hair Show: Naturals Unite!

  The 15th annual World Natural Hair, Health, and Beauty show presented by Taliah Waajid is the largest and most well-known natural hair show.  This event is the most anticipated event of the year for natural women, those women who are transitioning, and those who are curious and want to know more about what it takes to go natural and how to care for natural hair.  If you don’t know who Taliah Waajid is, she is the creator of the...

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