7 Steps to Longer Hair in One Year

Have you been looking at others’ growth and wondering what are they doing? “Why won’t my hair grow that fast in a year?” Well, it’s simple. Hair growth, regardless of the person takes time but there are also things that you can do over a 12-month period so that you too can see amazing growth. 1. Moisturize Believe it or not, moisture comes from water. Yes, the free liquid substance that is available right in your home. Try spraying your hair with water at least two times a week or right before … [Read more...]


Tips For Retaining Hair Length

Are you having a hard time retaining length? We all want healthy hair overall, but there are a few steps that will get us there. If one of your goals is to retain length but don’t know how, then you will benefit from these tips! * Detangle gently with conditioner- Use a conditioner with lots of slip so it will be easier to detangle. * Trim split ends regularly- doing so will guarantee healthier hair and prevent breakage. * Oil Pre-Poos- A “pre-poo” is usually an oil treatment … [Read more...]


WASHING HAIR IN SECTIONS & THE BENEFITS

Curly hair is more prone to tangles than straight hair.  It's a fact and it's a reality we curly/coily/kinky haired Naturals need to accept and embrace.  This doesn't mean we are doomed and must suffer through washing or co-washing.  This just means we need to find ways to fight the tangles without hurting our tresses. Our hair knots up so washing in sections can alleviate some of our hair trauma by working with it instead of working against it.  This will also keep us from spending too … [Read more...]


How to Know When It’s Time to Trim Your Natural Hair

Hair scientists, stylists, and bloggers debate on how often one should trim their natural hair, but one thing is for certain: healthy ends are essential to having healthy hair! Regardless of how often you plan to trim your hair, there are a few signs that you should bring out the hair shears sooner rather than later — coming from someone who’s had to deviate from her trim schedule twice in the past six months! Detangling is a Nightmare This is the main sign that trips me off, and this … [Read more...]


My Natural Hair Survival Kit

I have a very low maintenance hair regimen. I co wash (conditioner only) my hair in the shower about 2-3 times a week. When it’s wet, I apply a leave in and gel. I’ll let it air dry and I’m out the door. I only use shampoo when I go to the beach. I try to deep condition at least once a week using the bagging method overnight. I detangle using a wide tooth comb and my denman brush. I should finger detangle, but I'm impatient. LOL I am the wash n go queen and just let my hair do whatever … [Read more...]


25 Tips for Retaining Length

by Michelle of Radiant-Brown-Beauty Here are 25 things you can do to improve your natural hair and prevent damage. The goal here- to keep your hair on your head!Not including the obvious elimination of chemical treatments, this list contains all you need to maintain a healthy head of hair. They are categorized by care/maintenance and styling.Care and MaintenanceNix shampoos with sulfates. Sulfates strip the hair of needed moisture and natural oil, drying it out. Pre-poo (pre-shampoo) your hair … [Read more...]