Let’s face it, even with our go-to’s and grails, we can’t help but to experiment with new lines and products. The Black haircare industry is a potentially $500 billion dollar industry, so why not put some of our own money back into our own community? Here are a few Black-owned beauty business that are making waves and are definitely deserving of your support.
In order to get the most out of your moisturizer you need to choose the best one for your hair type and texture, and understand which type of moisturizer to use based on the climate you live in. In general, moisturizing hair follows a specific order in order to retain and maintain hydration.
1. Cleanse or Co-wash
3. Moisturize with a water based moisturizer
4. Seal with oil
It’s been a challenge lately to make time for myself to take care of my hair. Maybe you can relate. I have two young children, I work full-time and my weekends are jam packed with activities and events. Somewhere in there I need to wash, deep condition, style my hair, wait for it to dry properly in order for me to go about my business. While I typically have a routine in place it’s been... View details ⇨
Here is a vid demonstrating how I slay this super easy closure wig. I needed a cute protective style that would take little effort to accomplish and also cause no tension. This natural hair texture wig was the answer! Perfect for every hair type and takes less than 2 hours to complete!
DHT is a hormone that causes hair loss for both men and women. Many things can factor into it. Read here for more info about DHT. If you are having issues with stunted growth, weak strands or severe shedding then this rinse is for you. It will also soothe an itchy or irritated scalp as well. Check out my recipe below.
About a year and half ago I decided to start detangling on damp hair instead of soaking wet hair. When our strands are saturated in water the hair shaft swells, making it weak and vulnerable to breakage. Since my 4a coils are fine in width, I know that even though wet detangling in the shower was easier, it is not the best approach to prevent breakage. After parting my hair in six section... View details ⇨
I transitioned from 2009-2011. I can say that transitioning was very hard for me. At the time, I had no idea how to do my hair at all. The two textures were like night and day, and I was frustrated with my tresses.
Ask about how to keep your hair moisturized and you are guaranteed to hear about the LOC Method for moisture. Tried it and it didn’t work? It happens, here are a few possible reasons why your outcome was less than pleasing:
I didn’t realize until I looked through the selfie folder on my iPhone that I’ve had a pretty amazing six months growth wise. In the picture above, the left image is from September 2015, the center image was taken in November 2015, and the one on the far right is a recent pic from this month (March.)
Sorry to disappoint, but I haven’t been doing anything fancy. I’ve been keeping it pretty... View details ⇨