Category: Natural Hair

The Importance of the Natural Hair Movement

There was a time when big Afros were a craze in the 1960s, but this brief movement was politically motivated in the time of the Black Panther Party. Today, the natural hair movement is an extension of what was started in the 2000s. I believe this movement is vital in today’s day and age because it’s ...

Best Protective Styles (Pictures Only)

Here are the best protective styles for natural hair from dread-locks to sew-ins. Dreads (Natural) Dreadlock Extensions Box Braids Crochet Braids Sew-in (Traditional Closure or Frontal) Feed In Braids

5 of the Best Shampoos for Natural Hair

Shea Moisture. Cream of Nature. TGIN. These are just a few of the names that come to mind when talking about shampoos. They are the holy grails for curly hair because of the products’ ability to wash your hair and leave it moisturized. Whether you do it every so often or even co-wash (Visit this article to ...

Natural Hair and the Workplace

On this website, we treasure natural hair. Kinky curls, 4A or 4C hair are precious to us. So, why can’t it be admired in the workplace? There’s no doubt natural hair sistas feel they have to tame their curls to get a job or when they go to work in a professional work setting. Usually, ...

Awesome Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Your Hair

Deep Conditioner You can use your coconut oil as a conditioning treatment or better yet ‘pre-poo.’ Apply coconut oil to your hair in generous amounts. Then, put a shower cap on and leave the coconut oil in for at least an hour. The longer the better! Then rinse out the coconut oil with shampoo. Detangler/Leave-in ...

The Best Oils for Natural Hair

Coconut Oil The holy grail of oils packed with essential vitamins beneficial for your scalp, hair follicles and of course your overall hair growth. What it does: Stimulates hair growth Moisturizes dry hair Adds shine and softness Prevents hair breakage and split ends Best Oil for All Hair Types Read this article to find awesome ...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Natural Hair

Washing my hair is such a long process that I have to set out a huge chunk of my day. As I’ve learned how long this process is, I want to help out all my natural sistas out with the do’s and dont’s of a long natural hair wash day. This includes the pre-poo, washing, ...

Should I Co-Wash My Natural Hair?

If you’re natural, co-wash has more than likely popped up in your hair regimen. Why? Co-wash is a widely accepted way to wash natural hair because it doesn’t have as many harsh chemicals as traditional shampoos (even if they’re natural products). Co-wash just doesn’t strip as much moisture and natural oils from your hair like ...

Shea Moisture New Smoothie

This product isn’t in stores yet, but guess what? It’s ABSOLUTELY amazing. At least for  my 4a/4b thin curly hair. After trying out the Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor line, I had faith in this product. To say the least, I hit the jackpot. I had no idea Shea Moisture came out with another smoothie, ...

A Review of Miss Jessie’s Baby Buttermilk Cream

Miss Jessie’s is like the best thing that’s happened to me in my natural hair journey. When I found it, though, I was anxious at first. I was paying $40 for two products (the Curly Pudding and the Baby Buttermilk), so naturally I didn’t know if I wanted to pay that much. After talking to some other ...