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3 DIY Refresher Sprays You Can Use to Refresh Your Curls Daily

I have been falling in love with wash and go’s lately. I don’t know if it is because I cannot wait for warmer weather or just the ease of being able to do it them especially after a work out. Not to mention I finally found my hair pick so I have been loving the Click to continue…

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3 Tips to Safely Remove Crochet Braids [Video]

One of the easiest and most realistic looking protective styles, our crochet braids have to come out eventually just like everything else. After the hours of installation, you might be dreading removing your style because it seems like it’ll take forever to uninstall. Fortunately though, crochet braids are super quick and easy to remove. Here Click to continue…


9 Laid Pixie Cuts We Are Loving [Gallery]

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5 Naturals Who Can Admit That Co-washing Is Not For Them

If you email me about having dry hair, one of my recommendations will most definitly be to co wash more often. Do you know why? Well, the most obvious reason is that most conditioners are water based and water is exactly what your hair needs when it is dry. In addition to water, the conditioner Click to continue…


Felecia Curry

5 Ways to Know It is Time to End Your Transitioning Journey and Big Chop

Transitioning might be the hardest thing you will ever do as you move forward with your natural hair. Maybe you might have had an easy time and you are thinking, well you should speak for yourself. If it was easy for you, that’s great but for some of us, at some point things got a Click to continue…


6 Tips for a Successful Transition to Natural Hair

There are two kinds of women out there – those that are willing to big chop, and those who aren’t. I definitely wasn’t willing to big chop when I first began my natural hair journey and wound up transitioning for a year and three months. If you decide that the big chop is not for Click to continue…


College Curly

4 Natural Hair Hacks for the College Curly Girl

College- one of the best and also most stressful times in our lives. In between studying and class, there’s almost no time for anything else. Being in college can be especially difficult if you are in the beginning stages of a natural hair journey. If your school is on a campus removed from different stores, Click to continue…

Single Strand Knots

3 Ways to Prevent Single Strand Knots

Single strand knots (also known as SSKs) is something that every curly girl knows about, and has probably experienced a fair few during some point of her hair journey. A single strand knot is just what it sounds like: it’s when the end of one strand wraps around itself and forms a knot. Although there Click to continue…


What’s the Skinny On at Home Keratin Treatments for Longer Lasting Straight Hair?

At-home beauty and hair products have been popular and a booming business for years and for many it makes perfect sense to use them.  They are practical, less expensive than salon visits and with the right person applying the technique, you can look like you just came from a salon. From hair dyes, to acrylic Click to continue…


3 Different Ways to Detangle Natural Hair

Detangling. Ugh, did you cringe when you read that word? If so, it means that you still haven’t found the proper way to detangle your natural hair. Learning how to detangle natural hair can seem hard, especially at the beginning of a hair journey. Below are three different ways to detangle natural hair. If you’ve Click to continue…


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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    5 Minute Flawless Curl Bun

    Are you looking for an effortless and chic updo that only takes a few minutes? Well look no further! Naptural85 has done it again – she shared her gorgeous ‘messy’ bun tutorial which we broke down into pictures, that looks like it’s perfect for any occasion. If you have shorter natural hair, you can adapt the Click to continue…


    Would You Ever Wear a Braided Wig?

    We all know that braided wigs exist. There are not too many wigs consisting of a braided style that looks realistic, though. Majority of the time, wig-wearers will just create their own braided style on the wig just by simply braiding it into a ponytail or braiding it to the side, but what about those Click to continue…

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    Styling Helps for those Experiencing Postpartum Shedding

    So you’ve rocked voluminous fros and curls all throughout your pregnancy. Your hair was in its prime and you were on top of the world because it was just healthy and bouncy and you were in love. Now you’ve started to see bald patches, and it’s falling out at such an alarming rate that you Click to continue…

    Mykel Trent

    Top 5 Spring Break Hairstyles You Should Consider

    It is almost that time of the year. Ahhh…beaches…clubbing…ocean breezes…travelling. You must not procrastinate on what styles and clothing you’d want to rock this year, I’m sure. Hair is most people’s least worry, but if you are reading this article then chances are you have been searching for a care-free, perfect, and effortless style! 1. Click to continue…

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    6 Tips for the Best Bantu Knot Out Ever

    I have been struggling with bantu knot outs since I first began my transitioning journey! Out of all of the styles I’ve tried, bantu knot outs have given me the most problems to date, and I’m sure there are a few naturalistas out there that may agree. The truth is, just like every other style, Click to continue…


    Eskimohair Shows How She Makes Straight Hair into Afro Textured Hair [Video]

    Afro textured hair can be a bit of a phenom don’t you think? Eskimohair uses some flat straw like devices to make zigzags in her hair that appear to be how some afro textured hair would look. We thought her technique was interesting, check out the video below: Did she nail it?



    Finally A Twist Out For Relaxed Hair!

    Don’t get me wrong I love my relaxed hair, so much so that I decided to switch back from texlaxed, but sometimes I feel a little left out when it comes to protective styling–with braidouts and twistouts specifically. It seems as though you have to have to perfect formula in order to get a well Click to continue…


    3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Care If You Decide To Relax Your Hair After A Natural Hair Journey

    I don’t plan to relax, why? For one I don’t need one extra thing to do every 6 weeks and my fine strands are better without the added chemicals. But what if you aren’t like me and you want to relax your hair? Nowadays we feel pressure in our heads to stay true to the Click to continue…


    Stretching Relaxers: Do’s And Don’t

    For our girls who are wearing a relaxer you might be thinking about doing a little stretching. When getting relaxers, it’s recommended that you wait at least twelve weeks between touch-ups; that’s about three months. By that time most people have a significant amount of new growth to minimize the chances of the relaxer over-lapping, Click to continue…


    Sultry Summer Curls On Texlaxed Or Relaxed Hair

    We have had a few requests to feature some videos and styles that are relaxed or texlaxed. Truth be told we get alot of love from our naturals, but we never forget about our relaxed ladies – and so when we find a super cute style, we don’t mind sharing at all. Happyhairshow texlaxes her Click to continue…


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    Are You Ever too Old to Grow Long Hair? How Does Your Age Affect Your Hair Growth Rate?

    Right off the bat with no real thought my answer to that question is a resounding yes. Of course my answer is based on the flashes of pictures of gorgeous silver foxes with long flowing gray hair that my mind has retained. I also have a bit of experience too, my grandmother has hair that Click to continue…

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    Four Yoga Poses that Can Increase Your Hair Growth

    healingherbsbyrene.com Say What? My first impression of yoga actually being beneficial to your hair growth, I immediately thought, “That’s insane.” As I did some research, it kind of made sense. For those yogis out there, we know that yoga is just so healthy and beneficial for the body, mind, and soul in general, but have you Click to continue…

    Top 6 Oils with Hair Growth Properties- featured

    Top 6 Oils with Hair Growth Properties

    How many of you ever went out to Sally’s or your favorite beauty supply store and purchased some miracle oil? You know the kind, right? It is in a bottle that probably isn’t the prettiest; the smell might be a bit questionable, but the lady in the shop swears by it because it worked for Click to continue…


    Elongtress Biotin Giveaway – 3 Reasons Biotin Was the Number 1 Supplement Used By Our Readers Last Year (CLOSED)

    Hair growth is still the number one priority for most of our readers, and at some point in your life even if you have turned your nose up at the idea of long hair now you must admit it was probably a priority for you at one point or another. Yet hair growth is totally dependent on Click to continue…



    Guiliana Rancic’s Said That Zendaya’s Locs Looked Like It Smelled Like “Patchouli Oil or Weed,’ And Zendaya Responds

    Sunday night held one of the most prestigious and glamorous events of the award season, the Academy Awards aka The Oscars. As most of you know, fashion and beauty is a major part of the event. Which celebrity will wear which designer? Will we see makeup trends? How will starlets wear their hair? We saw Click to continue…

    Keke Palmer hair cut and dyed blond

    KeKe Palmer’s Has ‘Found Herself’ in Her New Hair Color and Cut

    The singer, dancer, actress, host has expressed to the world that she would like to be herself. She has expressed this with not only words in interviews and on her talk show, but she has also expressed this matter through her actions as well. Throughout Keke’s career, her hair and demeanor has pretty much stayed Click to continue…


    Tia Mowry Hardict Attends aSAG Award Party Looking Flawless, Curls and All

    Tia is really defining her own space in the celebrity world. She is fast becoming one of the most stylish women on the red carpet and this time was no different. Recently after rocking braids for a stint, she decided to pull the curls out and really rock them, pretty much every where. We have Click to continue…

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    Lupita Nyong’o Sweeps the 2015 Sag Awards in a Giambattista Valli Gown And Braids

    I swear Miss Lupita can do no wrong; that girl will do a video on Face Book putting on just lipstick and it will go viral in a matter of minutes, as if we have never seen someone apply lipstick before. There is no doubt in our minds that she is one of the most Click to continue…


    Porsha Williams Shows off Her Natural Hair on Instagram for 2.5 Seconds

    We have done a few of these “I am a celebrity look at my hair” posts before, but after getting bored with them, Porsha did one that caught me by surprise. She looks so cute with her natural hair before she got weaved up. Under her picture she posted the following: #AllNatural for 2.5 seconds???? Click to continue…