Natural Hair

#HAIRINSPIRATION : 25 GORGEOUS WAYS TO ROCK YOUR TWA

A TWA (teeny weeny afro) is often the go-to style for those who are newly natural.  Most people feel that after big chopping, there is only one way that you can wear your hair. I know that when I big chopped  9 years ago, I had no clue how to style my hair.  The TWA has since become one of my absolute favorite hairstyles.  There are endless options when it comes to styling a TWA.

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MANE CRUSH MONDAY : SHANIQUE

Our Mane Crush Monday feature for this week is Shanique, better known as JourneyToWaistLength on social media.

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MANE CRUSH MONDAY : GHYANNE

This week’s Mane Crush Monday feature is the lovely Ghyanne also known as BeautyOutspoken on Instagram.

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MANE CRUSH MONDAY : IMANI EVANS

This week, we are crushing on Imani Evans’ beautiful mane.  Her big, bold afro is simply stunning.

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7 CUTE SUMMER HAIRSTYLES FOR NATURAL HAIR

Who wants to spend countless hours styling their hair during the summer?  Me neither! Here are seven looks that are cute and stylish, and require little maintenance that are perfect for summer.

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MANE CRUSH MONDAY : SAMANTHA POLLACK

This week's Mane Crush Monday feature is the beautiful Samantha Pollack.  We are absolutely in love with this gorgeous twist out.

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SILK PRESS ON 4C NATURAL HAIR

One of the things I love about natural hair is its versatility.  There are many different options when it comes to styling natural hair, and a silk press is one of them.  As you may or may not know, the silk press is a pretty popular styling technique.

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PROTECTIVE STYLING WITH CURLY WEAVE | DIVATRESS

This is a sponsored post. All opinions expressed are my own.

Ladies, are you looking for the perfect protective style?  Then look no further than Divatress.  I have partnered with Divatress to showcase a selection of their curly weave. Curly weave is a great choice when you want a break from the daily manipulation and styling of your own hair, or if you simply want to shake things up a bit. Divatress offers you quality hair combined with a fair price.

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5 Ways to Reduce Split Ends

5 Ways to Reduce Split Ends

Split ends occur when the end of a hair strand is damaged resulting in the strand separating into two or more fragments.  If left untreated,  the split end can progress all the way up to the scalp.

Constant manipulation – washing, combing, brushing and styling, (not to mention chemical treatments like bleaching and dyeing) can cause damage to your hair’s cuticle. Once the cuticle is damaged, your hair becomes weakened, and dehydrated, making it prone to split ends.

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5 Amazing Deep Conditioners for Natural Hair

Deep conditioners are a regular part of my natural hair regimen.  Now that we are approaching the fall/winter season deep conditioning is especially important because the cooler temperatures can wreak havoc on our hair. Deep conditioners restore moisture to hair, help maintain elasticity, strengthens hair strands, restores your hairs natural sheen, and helps to prevent and/or reverse damage.

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Combating Dryness in Natural Hair

Dryness tends to be a common problem among those of us with natural hair.  I have type 4C hair, and my hair can get very dry at times.  Because of my hair texture, it can tend to look dull as well.  When your hair is kinky, it is harder for the natural oils in your scalp to travel to your hair strands.  Continue Reading...

SENSATIONALLY NAPPY NATURAL HAIR T-SHIRTS

In case you haven’t noticed, the natural hair community is here to stay, and we are here for it!  So much has been inspired by the natural hair movement, including television, art and music to name a few. The fashion world has quickly caught on by offing different fashions that enable you to express your love for natural hair.

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5 Of the Best Oils for Natural Hair

As a natural girl, I’m pretty sure we all know the importance of oil on our hair.  I use oils on my hair for pre-pooing, deep conditioning, scalp massages and to seal in moisture.  

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3 Budget Friendly Conditioners for Natural Hair

Is there such a thing as a co-wash-aholic?  If so, that’s me (raises hand).  I love conditioning my natural hair, and I am always thrilled when I can find a budget friendly conditioner that works well for my hair.

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My Natural Hair Journey

I have been wearing my natural hair for 8 years now.  When I first went natural, I chose to big chop as opposed to transitioning. I wanted to feel that sense of immediate gratification.  There were a few times in the beginning of my journey that I considered going back to the “creamy crack,” but I am glad that I stuck it out.

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The Benefits of Using Grape Seed Oil

As a naturalista, I am pretty sure you use some type of oil on your hair.  Whether it’s coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, or castor oil – you are probably familiar with them all. At different times, and for different reasons, I happen to use all of the above.  I have noticed that my hair really loves grapeseed oil, therefore I have made it a regular part of my healthy hair care regimen.

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