Black Hair Myths
Dec15

Black Hair Myths

There are a lot of black hair care myths in the community that prevent people of color from having the true knowledge and facts.  Here is a list of 10 common myths many black women and men have learned growing up from family members and each other. Myth #1 Black hair doesn’t grow There is a common misconception in the black community that African American hair can’t grow long in its natural and relaxed state.   This common belief is...

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How To: Braid Hair with Extensions
Dec06

How To: Braid Hair with Extensions

Overview Braids are considered another form of protective styling.  Braids reduce the daily manipulation needed to care for your hair.  Braiding your natural hair with extensions can give you styling versatility without compromising your natural hair. There are very few limitations on the length, texture, color or size of the individual braids.  Braids can help prevent unnecessary damage to your hair.  Braiding your hair with...

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My Natural Hair is a Man Trap
Nov14

My Natural Hair is a Man Trap

So I have embraced my natural hair for about six years now. During this time I have noticed a peculiar pattern. Men really love my hair in certain styles more then others. There is talk about how natural hair is not as appealing to men as straight hair (most can’t tell the difference between a perm or a blowout). But that issue is not what I am responding to. When it comes to my hair, men like it a very specific way. You would think...

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How To: Grow Thick Hair Naturally
Nov08

How To: Grow Thick Hair Naturally

Thick beautiful hair is really a sight to behold, whether it is natural and wavy, kinky curly or relaxed, thick hair is really glorious. In days gone by the thickness of a person’s hair was viewed as a mark of their health. Most women have at some time or the other wished that they had thick flowing hair or that their hair could make a big perfect Afro like the wigs they used to wear in the sixties. The beauty about hair is that when...

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Natural Hair Styles: Different Natural Hair Styles For Different Situations

A common misconception is that naturally curly or kinky hair is not versatile. When the idea of going natural  is brought up to some relaxed ladies, they normally respond with “Oh, it just wouldn’t look right on me” or “It doesn’t fit my style.” The idea that natural hair has to be accompanied soley with the southern, sultry sistah girl type like Beyonce when she played “Foxy Cleopatra”...

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