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NATURAL HAIR

  • I’m Pretty Sure My Coworker Called My Hair Bushy

    I’m Pretty Sure My Coworker Called My Hair Bushy

    Hair is a topic that comes up pretty frequently in the workplace. The joys of working with other naturals who I can learn from and exchange tips with is rewarding and makes the day go by faster. One day a friend had dropped off her unused CurlBox items at my …
  • Why I Gave In and Got Box Braids After I Swore I Never Would

    Why I Gave In and Got Box Braids After I Swore I Never Would

    One Monday morning I was literally fighting with my hair to at least lay down, so I could leave and get to work on time, or at least not be incredibly late. On the drive to work, I knew that I needed to book an appointment for a protective style…. …
  • My First New York Natural Hair Salon Experience

    My First New York Natural Hair Salon Experience

    Going to a natural hair salon has always been on my things-to-do in New York bucket list. I had my fair share of failed regular salon visits, so when I was finally able to get an appointment at one of the premier natural hair salons in New York City, I was …
  • Is Protective Styling Breaking Your Bank? – 4 Ways I Cut My Costs

    Is Protective Styling Breaking Your Bank? – 4 Ways I Cut My Costs

    Protective styling in general can get costly depending on the type of styles you like to wear. In my natural hair journey, I learned that my hair loves to be left alone, and protective styling coupled with good hair care has led to great length retention. Where I live it …
  • Curly, Kinky, Coily: Is there a Difference?

    Curly, Kinky, Coily: Is there a Difference?

    Can someone please clarify the difference between coily, kinky and curly? I don’t subscribe to the hair typing system so I just figured, “Hey! I’ll stick with some basic terms to simplify things.” I thought perhaps general terms that are already readily defined by a dictionary to describe hair could be …


GROW YOUR HAIR LONG

Woman with long afro hair

So you are interested in beginning your journey to healthy long locks?

Wonderful! Let me put your mind at ease straight away by stating categorically that your hair CAN grow long regardless of your genetic makeup or hair texture.

There are lots of different ways you can approach hair growth and length retention and this website will provide you with a systematic approach in your healthy hair journey which will give you consistent results in the long run.

From the most fragile relaxed hair to the kinkiest coarse natural hair, I will show you step by step what you need to do grow your hair long.

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HAIR GROWTH

  • Get Moving! – Exercise More And Get The Best Hair Ever

    Get Moving! – Exercise More And Get The Best Hair Ever

    As we have been told by physicians, we all know the basic exercise rule of thumb is to get at least thirty minutes every day and make sure to eat well in that combination. The common saying when it pertains to health is that 80% is diet and the 20% is …
  • 6 Years And My Hair Is The Same Length – What Am I Doing Wrong?

    6 Years And My Hair Is The Same Length – What Am I Doing Wrong?

    We get a ton of emails from women who feel a bit defeated with regards to their hair growth. After a few years of being at the same length, anyone with growth goals in mind would get a little frustrated. I remember early in my journey I would have this …
  • Study Proves That Scalp Massages Can Re Grow Your Hair

    Study Proves That Scalp Massages Can Re Grow Your Hair

    We all know that scalp massages can do wonders for our hair growth. As a matter of fact on every single post, we do on the subject of growth we always include scalp stimulation because increased blood flow to the hair follicles can jump start growth. With that said even …
  • My 5 Quick Tips For Preserving And Growing Your Edges

    My 5 Quick Tips For Preserving And Growing Your Edges

    Our hairline is the most sensitive area of our heads. The edges and nape often suffer the most hair loss due to tension and bad hair practices but there are ways you protect, save and grow out your edges if you are suffering from hair fall. 1. Reduce tension If …
  • A Super DIY Hair Growth Oil Recipe That Isn’t For The Faint Of Heart

    A Super DIY Hair Growth Oil Recipe That Isn’t For The Faint Of Heart

    Whenever I find a recipe dedicated to hair growth I get just a tad bit intrigued. If you are into mixing oils then this recipe is just right for you. I have followed Curly Proverbz for about a year now and she is known for her super long thick hair. …

RELAXED HAIR

  • 5 Bad Habits To Avoid When Growing Long Relaxed Hair

    5 Bad Habits To Avoid When Growing Long Relaxed Hair

    By now, we all know that long, healthy relaxed hair is a thing that some of us don’t get to see because it can be quite tedious to achieve. But like everything else, once you learn the dos and don’ts, all you need to do is be consistent and then …
  • I Used To Be That Girl – Relaxers Made Me Stop Working Out

    I Used To Be That Girl – Relaxers Made Me Stop Working Out

    I’ve always been an athletic girl; for as long as I can remember my mother had me in soccer, basketball, and then when I got to middle school I started running track, and it stuck with me throughout college and even financed my tuition through a full scholarship. Along with …
  • Do You Still Relax Your Hair? – 5 Tips For Relaxing Your Hair At Home

    Do You Still Relax Your Hair? – 5 Tips For Relaxing Your Hair At Home

    I don’t know about you, but my very first relaxer was done in my kitchen by my mother, who is not a licensed cosmetologist. I do think that going to a salon and letting a professional relax your hair is the best option, however, if you need a touch-up but don’t …
  • My Mid-Natural Life Crisis Forced To Get A Protective Style

    My Mid-Natural Life Crisis Forced To Get A Protective Style

    Many women of color rely on protective styles as a way to maximize hair growth and to not have to deal with managing the upkeep of their hair for a period of time. I personally love getting box braids or twists because the extra time in the mornings and the …
  • The Time I Tried To Relax My Own Hair At Age 12

    The Time I Tried To Relax My Own Hair At Age 12

    Ever since I could remember, my mother did my hair. It was our Sunday evening routine. We would come home from church, she would cook dinner, or maybe take a nap and then cook dinner, or maybe start my hair and then cook dinner, but whatever the order, my hair …