The Natural Hair Movement Sure Has Come A Long Way But Where Did It Begin?

The natural hair movement past and present

  Since I’ve been natural for 2 years, I’ve never really thought about the history of natural hair. I was simply enjoying my kinky roots since I became natural. But for a while now, I realized that there is a root to all things natural and I have been wondering: how did the natural hair Click to continue…

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What Is Your Natural Hair Mantra?

Natural Girls Rock

Everyone has that one thing that drives them? The thing to live by or the thing that keeps us going on a journey. It isn’t often that we talk about the thought process behind going natural or the psychology that drives the notion of being natural. In one of my natural hair groups today one Click to continue…

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4 Reasons Why I Love My Type 4 Hair

i love my type 4 hair

Do you have type 4 hair? I do! Can I level with you guys a bit? When I was a little girl I used to hate my hair, I had no appreciation for it, I did not like the fact that it was fluffy or kinky as we call it now. Where I am from Click to continue…

6 Bad Hair Habits Every Natural Should Stop Now

6 Bad Hair Habits Every Natural Should Stop Now

You are natural now and with this journey you are going to go through trials and errors you can’t even imagine. You are excited that now your hair is creamy crack free then soon you realize that there is a multitude of methods, techniques, tools, products, regimens to making your natural journey work for you and to be successful at it. Click to continue…

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4 Natural Hair Hacks for the College Curly Girl

College Curly

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…

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3 Ways to Prevent Single Strand Knots

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…

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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…

6 Things a Woman with Fine Hair Should Never Do


I grew up on the left side of an Island, as one of the worlds most famous singer’s once said, so the challenges of hair care while living there was much different from it is now. I would say they were not necessarily harder but alot less involved. I got my hair done every Saturday Click to continue…

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3 Hair Challenges You Should Try in 2015


As the new year approaches, we all take a little time out to reflect and set our new goals and resolutions. If we can do that for everything else, why can’t we do it for our hair? Natural hair challenges are fun because they make us do the extra hair care steps in our regimen Click to continue…

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4 Ways Natural Hair Took Over Mainstream Media In The Year 2014


Tracee Ellis Ross said it best: “2014 was the year I saw my hair on TV.” She would be absolutely right. During the year of 2014, we were able to see natural hair not only represented on Essence, and on natural gurus YouTube channels, but on TV shows, commercials, ads, movies, and even celebrities showing off their own natural Click to continue…

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Accepting Your Natural Hair Texture Is The First Step To A Succesful Natural Hair Journey


I was watching youtube like I usually do every night and I came across a video by Ambrosia Malbrough who was talking about texture acceptance. She kind of went over her hair story pretty quickly and made note of the fact that since her big chop and throughout her natural hair journey, over the years Click to continue…

5 Things Every Guy Should Know When Dating A Naturalista


No matter how you slice it, us natural girls have our own ways of doing things and we are pretty set in them. This list is for the guy who might be used to a woman with straight hair, maybe a perm or a weave, and who might need a little help navigating that natural Click to continue…

3 Reasons You Should Get A Cute Natural Hair Shape Up For The New Year


I told you how great it was the last time I got a trim right? I swore after that I would never ever let my hair go that long without some scissors again. Not only is it healthy to trim your ends but you will love how great blunt clean ends feel and how much Click to continue…

4 Tips For Preserving Your Protective Style


Protective styling is one of the best ways to help grow and retain long, healthy natural hair. Protective styling is also great if you want to manipulate and style your own hair less, like during the summer months or when you may be busy with other responsibilities. Even though protective styling keeps your hair out Click to continue…

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5 Hair Tools That Are Vital In Your Hair Care Arsenal


The other day my mom decided that it was time to clean out her beloved closet. Now, when it comes to clothes she is a serious hoarder and has even started creeping into the guest bedroom closet and mine since I am away at school. I knew this would be a daunting task that would Click to continue…

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Jumbo Flat Twist Marley Chignon On Natural Hair


I think that all of us know the versatility of Marley hair. You can do every natural style with Marley hair from twists to crochet braids, but I think that for me this the first time that I have seen Marley used in a jumbo flat twist bun/updo. This bun is absolutely gorgeous and is Click to continue…

Got A Hair Question? Some Of The Common Questions We Get Asked Daily


So everyone has hair disasters, woes, and setbacks. I mean, it happens ladies! That’s why it is called a hair journey. You win some and lose some, but you learn from the troubles and duds of the losses and mistakes to create beautiful roses of tomorrow. Sometimes we all need help from each other to continue Click to continue…

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