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College Life at a Predominantly White Institution: Black Girl Problems

I’m a freshman at the University of Florida, which is currently the Top 7 Public School in the United States. The university has high standards when it comes to academics, and I’m truly grateful to be at one of the most academically excelling universities in the country. It wasn’t easy getting here. That being said, ...

Knot Today! Best Detanglers/Leave-in Conditioners for Natural Hair

Nowadays, I finger detangle my hair but that is a long, meticulous process. When my hair is really detangled, I use Kinky Curly’s Knot Today (which actually ran out, I need a refill!). In my opinion, Kinky Curl’s Knot Today is the best detangler out there, which is why it’s first on this list. Kinky-Curly ...

Curl Activators under $10!

I’m a total product junkie. I’ve brought Shea Moisture, Miss Jessies, and TGIN hair products on the expensive side and African Pride and Cantu on the cheaper side. To be honest, there are plenty of affordable curl creams out there that are actually better than hair lines like Shea Moisture and Miss Jessies. So, here’s ...

Taliah Waajid Curly Curl Cream…Yay or Nay?

So, I never actually bought this product; my older brother gave me his spare container when he came down to visit. I really wanted to like this product, being a fan of Taliah Waajid in general, but I didn’t. Initial Thoughts: I opened the jar and the cream was very THICK. The jar said I ...

What is the Big Chop and Why Do People Do It?

So, what exactly is the big chop? A big chop is cutting off all your permed or damaged hair and starting fresh with a natural head. Many people do a big chop because they’re ready to transition their hair to its natural state. Whether or not someone would do a big chop is a difficult ...

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

Best Products for 4A, 4B, and 4C Hair

4A, 4B, and 4C are different but share several similarities. That being said, a person with 4A can use the same products as someone with 4C hair. Shampoos and conditioners are especially true – they don’t target between the three; they target different issues like dandruff, hair growth, low or high porosity, etc. This post ...

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, ...

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 ...