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Natural Hair Shrinkage Before and After: Tips to Reduce Shrinkage

Shrinkage is a natural aspect of 4c hair. It surprises me each time natural haired women are shocked by how much their hair shrinks. The truth you must embrace right now is that the more coily the hair is, the more it shrinks. Think of your 4c natural coils as a spring. The only way …

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How to Get Rid of Natural Hair Split Ends in Three Easy Steps

Split ends are not cool. They can prevent you from enjoying your natural hair and even from growing long hair! That’s why in this post, I will be sharing how to get rid of split ends. I will also be sharing three natural hair products you can use to treat split ends, so that you …

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5 Ways to Use Hair Scissors (Shears) for Maximum Length Retention

When most of us began our hair journey, we tried to read all we could on ways to grow our natural hair long. Some of us even did a lot of research on hair products which would make our curls pop and grow them long. Then after we’ve accumulated all the products we read about …

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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. …

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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 …

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5 Reasons Why The Ends of Your Natural Hair are so Fragile and Weak

We’ve all been told many times without number to protect our ends because they are weak and fragile. We’ve also been told to apply products to our hair starting from the ends and working our way to the top. Another popular hair tip we’ve received is to always tuck the ends of our hair away …

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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 …

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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 …

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