5 Reasons the Hair Typing System is Totally Overrated

The Hair Type Chart

When I started my healthy hair journey (HHJ) and learned there was a system in place that helps you determine what type of hair you have, I would sit for hours with my eyes pasted to the computer screen here, over at BGLH and YouTube just hoping to get it spot on. I wanted to see Click to continue…

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I’m Stunned: QVC and Dooney & Bourke Reps Laughing at Woman’s Natural Hair

Two female presenters showcasing a bag

Post by BlackHairInformation.com. My jaw is on the desk, and I’m stunned to silence…*drops mic* Watch the video and give us your thoughts. Harmless fun or shameful?

Melanese People Can Teach Us a Valuable Lesson in Judgement, Culture, and Race


I bet you didn’t see this one coming. Neither did I. Blacks with naturally blonde hair? That’s strange for those of us who have never heard of such a thing. We often wonder why some black women or colored women choose blonde dyes, extensions, etc to “compliment” their skin. Some people say some blondes are a bit Click to continue…

My Hair Salon Nightmare: Scissor Happy and Rough

before and after trim

A few weeks ago I decided to go to the same hair salon that my sister frequently visits to get her natural hair blown out. It had been a while since my hair had been trimmed by a professional (I usually trim my own hair), so I figured why not? A nice trim and a Click to continue…

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Poets Alysia Harris and Alex Elle’s Story – Being Black with Little to No Hair


mypoeticinsanity.BlogSpot.com For those of you who are poetry lovers, Alysia Harris and Alex Elle is probably all too familiar for you! These ground-breaking, strong, and inspirational women are full of raw stories and much beauty, but there is one thing they have in common: Once upon a time, they both made a big decision…shaving their Click to continue…

How Young is too Young when Using Extensions in a Child’s Hair?

kids with extensions

I am going to venture out on a limb here and say that this is a matter of opinion and is at the sole discretion of the mother or caretaker involved. I refuse to leave it at that though, we love our little girls, they are our pride and joy and caring for their hair Click to continue…

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3 Reasons You Should Not Get a Vixen Sew In


So I have another wedding to attend in May, and since I am on this “New Year New me” thing for the month of January I thought it would be cool to research the Vixen Sew In weave option that everyone is so crazy about. The thing is, I did not want to hear how Click to continue…

Sending Your Child to School with Messed Up Hair? Don’t Get Mad if the Teacher Fixes It


Have ya’ll heard about this yet? Well if you haven’t let me be the first to spill the tea for you. A teacher’s photo recently went viral on social media. Happens all the time, right? Well this time it was a picture of one of her students. The young girl came to school with tangled Click to continue…

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5 Hair Practices We Do That Everyone Says Are Bad For Us


Okay we get it! We get that we shouldn’t use certain products to care for our hair or we don’t need to do certain things to our hair for it to remain healthy. Anything else you want to tell me? No? Good! Now, let me get on with my life and pass me that Blue Click to continue…

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My Thoughts on White Women Wearing Braids and Other Kinky Styles


This topic has been quite controversial with all of the ruckus about supposedly “white people stealing the black culture and making it their own.” On social media, there has been quite a few topics on certain celebrities like the Kardashians getting plumped lips, butt surgeries, thick hair, etc. Now for the braids phenomenon…there is a Click to continue…

The Top Ten Hair Trends And Practices We Need To Leave In 2014


New year new you right? So cliche, but still very true. Every year we try to reinvent ourselves as individuals and in the fashion industry specifically hair, change is happening as well. Recently I saw a really cute video that basically looked at the top 5 makeup trends we need to leave in 2014, for Click to continue…

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The Top 7 Most Controversial Hair Topics In 2014


We do not shy away from controversy around here and 2014 wasn’t short of them. Some of the stories sparked massive debate, some made us a little angry, some were embarrassing and some made us proud. Sometimes it isn’t easy to share an unbiased opinion because you want to always remain positive but at the Click to continue…

A Pictorial Guide On What to Do When Strangers Want to Touch Your Hair


  Afrobella.com We tackle this subject at least a couple times per year because to be frank, it is a real problem. Imagine: you’re in the store, and a lady walks up to you and compliments your hair. You say, “Thank you”, and the predictable happens…she reaches for your hair. What do you do? A. Click to continue…

“I Don’t Do Your Kind Of Hair” White Stylist Refuses To Do African American Textured Hair [Video]


I first saw this story on yesterday, and certainly it is a controversial topic since race is sort of the center of discussion here. Before I lay into the meat of the matter, let me tell you what happened. An African American college professor, Dr. Lisa Thompson went to TGF salon in Houston Texas and wanted Click to continue…

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6 Naturals That You Should Be Following On Instagram


Ladies, I know most of you have Instagram, and if you don’t this might just be the post that will get you motivated to get one. I have a love affair with Instagram, its the one thing I check all day long even more than FaceBook. Not only can I see what my favorite Celebs Click to continue…

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6 Natural Hair Rules That Need To Be Broken


In current society there are rules whether fully successful or not they are necessary to ward off complete chaos or conflict. Rules, however necessary, may need to be broken from time to time as they no longer become effective, relevant or even right. Just like society, the natural hair community has self-governing rules that some Click to continue…

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My No nonsense Approach To Salon Appointments


It’s that time again to head to the salon! Personally, I don’t go to often because 1. I can do my own hair and 2. I don’t like being on other people’s time. But hey! I wanted to do something different to my natural hair. I love rocking the Afro puffs, flat twists, and perm Click to continue…

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How My Faux Dreads Landed Me A TV Role: My Story


Around 9:04 AM, on November 9th, my phone vibrated notifying me that I had an email. I thought it was just another coupon ad or my professors buzzing in a day early, but I was wrong. The email was from a casting company saying I had been booked for a small role in a TV Click to continue…

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