The Top 3 Times You Should Go To A Salon

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I know when I first started my hair journey, I was going from having someone always doing my hair, to having to learn about it myself. Even though it was a little scary at first, I took the time to learn about my hair. What most naturals don’t realize though, is that even though we Click to continue…

4 Summer Time Natural Hair No-Nos You Need To Think About

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Summer is my favorite season, but it takes a toll on my fine and color treated natural tresses. Even though I can finally dress how I like and spend more than five minutes outside, I find that I have to pay more attention to my hair. If your mane is totally unprepared for the warm Click to continue…

2 Night Time Routines To Consider When “Pineappling” Doesn’t Work For You

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I must openly admit that am not a ‘pineappler’! I will not make it the next morning if all I do at night is put my hair in a high ponytail, cover with a satin bonnet and head off to bed. If you do not know what pineappleling your hair means, it is just a Click to continue…

If You Want Your Edges Back Stop Doing These 4 Things

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My daughter Jasmine is almost 6 years old and at that inquisitive stage where she wants to know why things are the way they are. She asks a question and whatever mine or my husband’s response she always has 8 more follow on questions. She is a bonafide information sponge at the moment. Yesterday when I told her that Click to continue…

10 Things To Remember When You Start Co Washing

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We are all very familiar with what co washing is but just in case you aren’t, it is a very simple way to add moisture to your hair whenever ‘she’ is feeling particularly parched. The method does get a bad rap at times because many people argue that using it as a method to cleanse Click to continue…

Back To Basics – 3 Ways to Stretch Natural Hair Without Heat

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Naturally curly hair shrinks – it’s a basic fact. Our kinks and coils can shrink up to 75% of our natural length. While it’s cool to shock people by stretching out a curl to show the real length of our hair, sometimes we want our styles to be a little longer. Insert stretching. Stretching natural Click to continue…

Back To Basics – Let’s Build A Natural Hair Regimen For Length Retention and Health

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Every now and again we have to check in and take a critical look at our regimen. What should we eliminate, what should we add, how can we maximize the health of our hair with very little time invested. We are all very busy and like all self respecting impatient people, we want the most benefit with very Click to continue…

Maintaining Natural Hair And Your Workouts At The Same Time

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I think we’ve all been there; ducking a workout in order to maintain that gorgeous halo of curls we worked so hard to achieve. Yes, I’m definitely guilty of this, and maybe some of you are too. But you should know there are many ways you can have your cake and eat it too. First, Click to continue…

3 Suggestions On How To Keep Your Hair Healthy During Lupus Treatment

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Many of us know Youtuber “Mo Knows Hair” and we watch her videos religiously. The video featured in this post that she did recently really hit home for me because my best friend was diagnosed with Lupus and I also have family members dealing with the auto immune disease. Mo did a wash and go Click to continue…

3 Must Have Product Types for Women With Fine Hair

3 Must Have Product Types For Fine Hair

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Fine haired ladies must take exceptional care when choosing hair products. This is because heavy products will build up more on fine strands and tend to leave a film weighing it down which may lead to breakage. Heavy product use can also cause individual hairs to fuse together causing unnecessary stress on the strands as you Click to continue…

The Ultimate Summer Regimen For Your Natural Hair

The Ultimate Summer Regimen For Your Natural Hair This Year

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It is raining like crazy today and I got caught in it. I don’t know about you, but every time it rains and I am rocking that ‘bun life’ I feel extra energized. There was a time in my life where I would run from the rain, avoid it like nobody’s business. Spring has definitely Click to continue…

Spring Is Here and Summer Is Right Around The Corner – Should You Be Switching Your Regimen?

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Many of us like to throw words around like “Summer Regimen” and “Winter regimen” as if our hair has suddenly morphed into something different other than basic protein with a bit of curly attitude. Even here on BHI if you hit the search bar and type in Winter regimen, you are bound to find one Click to continue…

4 Natural Or DIY Ways To Cleanse Your Natural Hair

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We all know by now, how much sulphate based shampoos can be damaging to our coils. Shampoos are formulated to clean the hair and scalp of excess grease, grime and gunk which have accumulated on the hair throughout the course of the day or weeks in some cases. However, if you’re low maintenance like myself, Click to continue…

Could Twists Be Causing Your Hair Breakage?

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  If you have noticed that your hair is breaking and you wear twists frequently, the twists could be the blame! It seems that two strand twists are the go to style for most natural girls; especially for those that cannot braid. The style is quick allowing it to be the ideal option for our Click to continue…

Is Washing Your Hair Monthly OK?- 3 Basic Ways You Can Decide For Yourself

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Often we will see a few of our favorite hair gurus say that they only have a major wash day once a month. It is easy to think that maybe that might work for you but at the same time not be sure if that option is best for you and your hair. There is Click to continue…

4 Tweaks to Your Regimen that Could Save You Time and Money

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I am no minimalist – at least not in the truest sense of the word. I love the idea (many of us do). As a matter of fact, it is the newest ‘it’ thing these days. On YouTube you are bound to find someone sipping an expensive glass of wine or drinking some form of herbal Click to continue…

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

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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…

Basic Training – 5 Essential Products for a Successful Hair Journey

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Starting a hair journey can be hard, especially if you never really took responsibility of your hair before like me. Now that the natural hair community is growing, more businesses are selling and marketing natural hair products, making it harder to choose one that will work the best. There are a ton of products out Click to continue…


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