Nine Reasons Why You Have An Itchy Scalp

Nine Reasons Why You Have An Itchy Scalp

Itchy scalp can be embarrassing, painful and just plain disgusting! Sometimes I wish it was possible to scrape my scalp off my head and just scratch like crazy! Some other times, I wish I could get a steel sponge or something harsh so that I can just scratch and scratch! Sometimes I’m able to remedy […]

Three Best Times To Detangle Your Natural Hair Without Pain

Three Best Times To Detangle Your Natural Hair Without Pain

You’ve probably heard that you should always detangle your natural hair in the shower while it’s soaking wet with conditioner. But did you know that you can also detangle your hair after washing it, and in between hairstyles, even without a conditioner? If you’re wondering how that might be possible, here are three best times […]

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, […]

5 Benefits of Jojoba Oil on Natural Hair

5 Benefits of Jojoba Oil on Natural Hair

Jojoba (ho-ho-ba) oil, is actually a kind of wax derived from the bean seed of the Jojoba plant. The plant is found in California, Mexico and Arizona. Jojoba was used by Native American tribes on cuts and sores and to heal damage to the skin. It is shown to help fight wrinkles and promote new […]

4 Types of Natural Hair Damage and How to Minimize Them

Anyone who has been around the natural hair block for a while now probably knows how fragile natural hair can be. Although natural hair is versatile and can be twisted, curled, coiled and braided into many different styles, any excessive manipulation can result in a major damage to the hair. Aside from the typical hair […]

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 […]

Test Your Knowledge about Your Natural Hair, Take the Quiz!

After reading through the comments section on a few natural hair related posts online, I noticed a pattern in the comments that kept coming up on a lot of articles. Some of the comments are so controversial that they still spark debates between readers of the natural hair community. So, rather than dragging the same […]

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. […]

10 Benefits of Castor Oil for Natural Hair Growth

If you’ve been struggling to grow your natural hair for a while now, I will recommend you check out castor oil due to its rapid hair growth abilities. Before the Natural Hair Community discovered the amazing benefits of Castor Oil, castor oil was just a pharmaceutical item that was taken orally to help remedy constipation, […]