How do I create a regimen for my natural hair?
Now in regards to getting to know your hair, I would suggest creating a regimen and then sticking to it for a month. Don’t change it, don’t tweak it, don’t switch it up at all. Follow that regimen for a month and assess the change in your hair. Was it softer? harder? Rough? Smooth? Limp? Full? Ect…[...] Read More →
How do I moisturize my natural hair?
If I got paid a dollar every time someone emailed me, Facebooked me, Tweeted me, or YouTubed me about how dry their hair is, I would have an impressive savings account. Moisture, and the lack thereof is a very important part of any naturals hair[...] Read More →
How often should I wash my natural hair?
To Wash or Not to Wash? It seems simple, right? Take a shower and wash your hair daily. Wrong! Washing your hair may seem like a simple task, but you would be surprised how many curlies are doing it wrong. Washing your hair incorrectly can lead to scalp irritation, dandruff, lice and other scalp issues.[...] Read More →
My hair is dry/brittle hair – HELP!
I’ve been getting lots of questions from readers about dry hair. This is a very common question because after years and years of harsh treatment from chemical relaxers, intense heat from curling irons and blow dryers set too high–your hair is damaged and it needs lots of care.[...] Read More →
Several Ways to Moisturize Rough Brittle Dry Crispy Ends
Winter is here and for many of us, the dry cold weather does a number on our hair, especially our ends. The rough, brittle, crispy feeling on your ends can leave you worried about the health of your hair. Here’s a few techniques you can try to moisturize your rough, brittle, crispy ends.[...] Read More →
Co-washing? What’s that?
Co-Washing is a technique that entails washing your hair solely with conditioner; this includes massaging the conditioner into your scalp like you would with shampoo as well as putting it on the length of your hair.[...] Read More →
How To do a Hot Oil Treatment?
Natural hair has special needs that can’t be ignored in order to keep it shiny, strong and healthy. Many naturals complain of dry hair some resulting from porosity issues and others, well, natural hair is just naturally drier than any other hair type.[...] Read More →
Do I need to use a Leave In Conditioner?
When and Why you should use a leave-in: Is your hair dry to very dry? – Use a Leave In! Does your hair frizz up like an electrocuted cat? – Use a Leave In![...] Read More →
What’s a Protein Treatment and do I need one?
How do you know if it’s time for protein treatments for your hair? The key is observance. To determine whether or not you should give protein treatments a try, consider the following questions: Is my hair thin? Does my hair lack body?[...] Read More →
Is it Safe to Use Products with Alcohol?
There are alcohols that DON’T dry out and damage your hair. These alcohols are knows as FATTY ALCOHOLS. The most common Fatty Alcohols that you will find in your hair products[...] Read More →