20 Winter Natural Hair Moisture Retention Tips

I have to be honest, the only cool aspects of autumn that I enjoy are the cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and the crunchy sound that the leaves make when I step on them. While it might be great to have a regimen and stick to it, the reality is that conditions in our environment changes, […]

10 Ways to Grow Your Natural Hair With a Protective Style

Even though the weather has warmed up a bit, many women will still choose to do protective hairstyles in order to give their hair a break from frequent manipulation and from the elements. Protective styles are not only for the cold weather, they can also be done in the warmer season to protect the hair […]

How Hair Trims Increases Length Retention

How Hair Trims Increases Length Retention

What’s the big deal with split ends anyway? Why should I cut my hair so that it can grow longer? How does hair trims lead to hair growth? What does apples have to do with natural hair? In this week’s post on Bella Naija, I explained how hair trims DO NOT make your hair grow. […]

Five 4c Natural Hair Growth Tips For Beginner Naturals

Five 4c Natural Hair Growth Tips For Beginner Naturals

Growing 4c hair long can be very difficult because of the tendency for our hair type to be dry and break constantly. That’s why in this post, I want to share five 4c natural hair growth tips for five groups of naturalistas. There are many reasons why your hair might seem like it’s not growing. […]

Let’s Do The Maths of Natural Hair Length Retention

Let’s Do The Maths of Natural Hair Length Retention

length retention does not equal growth  One of the most commonly misused term in the hair community is length retention, and not only is it misused, it’s also rarely talked about and so, many women are unaware that healthy long hair is highly dependent on this important hair characteristic.  What is length retention you might […]

Hair Trims | Dusting Natural Hair with African Threading

Hair Trims | Dusting Natural Hair with African Threading

A quick and easy way to trim the ends  Dusting is a type of hair trim, except you don’t cut off as much hair as you would with traditional hair trims. It is also done more frequently, in between regular quarterly (every 3 months) hair trims. Dusting is done to clip off single stranded knots […]

Want healthy long hair? Say No to these 10 bad habits!

Want healthy long hair? Say No to these 10 bad habits!

Black hair, (relaxed or afro-textured) requires A LOT of care in order for it to be healthy and grow long like Indian and Brazilian people’s hair. Healthy hair care requires us to start doing certain things we’re not used to doing to our hair while also reducing or eliminating bad habits which are damaging to […]