How to prepare for Back to School as a (Newly) Naturalista

I know many of you probably aren’t thinking about your hair when writing your back to school shopping list, which is understandable. Between the laptops, stationery, clothing, bedding, dorm room items; as well as other last minute preparations needed before starting a new grade, school or even college or university, the last thing on your […]

Why I can’t afford to go to a hair stylist

Why I can’t afford to go to a hair stylist

    Ever since I went natural, I have been very careful when it comes to choosing my hair stylist. Even if it means being in charge of the styling, treatments and handling of my tresses. In the last few years that I’ve been natural, I can say that I’ve only been to the stylist […]

How to Wash Your Natural Hair In a Protective Style: Ultimate Guide

How to Wash Your Natural Hair In a Protective Style: Ultimate Guide

Last week, I blogged the negative side of Protective Styles which most hair gurus and stylists won’t share with you. I shared 10 reasons why protective styling won’t help with length retention, but can instead result in hair loss and breakage. Since the most common type of protective styling is often done with hair extensions, I […]

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Comb Natural Hair Often

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Comb Natural Hair Often

Blow Out, comb may be needed. I used a brush/comb with this style     Many women often ask me how I manage to comb my hair, because their own hair is VERY tough and nearly impossible to comb. In fact, I recently had a concerned “covert” natural haired woman advice that I use a particular product to […]

How to Comb Kinky Natural (4c) Hair Without Pain

How to Comb Kinky Natural (4c) Hair Without Pain

I often come across women who tell me they can’t keep their hair in its natural texture because it’s so difficult to comb their natural hair. “Oh, my hair breaks combs” they tell me. Then they ask me “How do you comb your hair?” My response is simple, “I don’t comb my hair” (not unless […]