How To Straighten Type 4a Natural Hair

How To Straighten Type 4a Natural Hair

I love a good flat ironing tutorial. Not only is it a great way to switch up your look but ...
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7 Tips On Handling Holiday Negativity Aimed At Your Natural Hair

7 Tips On Handling Holiday Negativity Aimed At Your Natural Hair

The holidays are upon us. Whether you are in sunny California with a slight dip in temperatures at night or ...
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3 Things To Remember When Deep Conditioning Relaxed Hair

3 Things To Remember When Deep Conditioning Relaxed Hair

Dare I say it; relaxed hair gets really dry too! One of the things that stood out for me the ...
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Top 10 Natural Hair Myths That I Believed Before My Healthy Hair Journey

Top 10 Natural Hair Myths That I Believed Before My Healthy Hair Journey

I am fast approaching the first year of my healthy hair journey (give it another six weeks). Looking back now ...
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10 Gift Ideas For Natural Girls

10 Gift Ideas For Natural Girls

It’s the holidays, and since I am snowed in and on the brink of cabin fever I have had some ...
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What Does Natural Hair Mean To You?

What Does Natural Hair Mean To You?

If you Google the question “what is natural hair?” one of the first websites to pop up will be Wikipedia, ...
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Alicia James does Cocoon Curls - Holiday Hair

Alicia James does Cocoon Curls – Holiday Hair

  It’s that time of year again when we are picking out those deep dark lip colors including a classic ...
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Cassia May Be Your Answer To Correct Damage From The Elements And Manipulation

Cassia May Be Your Answer To Correct Damage From The Elements And Manipulation

Yeah as I write this it’s the Christmas season; a time usually associated with merriment. Whether you are transitioning, just ...
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Four Simple Steps to Getting Your Best Flat Iron for Natural Hair

Four Simple Steps to Getting Your Best Flat Iron for Natural Hair

I must admit I have been loving the semi straight hair look that I have been rocking since the beginning ...
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5 Important Things I've Learned About Caring For Texlaxed Hair

5 Important Things I’ve Learned About Caring For Texlaxed Hair

I’m a sucker for a good challenge/project to throw myself into. Freshmen year I wanted to master healthy relaxed hair ...
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Tips For Beautiful Wearable Twists

Tips For Beautiful Wearable Twists

Just call me ‘two left hands Shorty’ because back in the day, I couldn’t twist, braid, cornrow, or flat twist ...
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9 Overrated Natural Hair Practices

9 Overrated Natural Hair Practices

Simple Simon was that dude that tried to catch a whale with his mother’s pail and it didn’t work out ...
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Relaxed Hair Myths I Once Believed To Be True

Relaxed Hair Myths I Once Believed To Be True

I will always remember the day of my first relaxer. I was in the seventh grade and one of the ...
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6 Tips For Older Women Considering Going Natural

6 Tips For Older Women Considering Going Natural

Uh oh, am I offending some by excluding them with this post? Sorry but older women do need guidance too ...
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Twist Outs Vs Braid Outs On Natural 4b 4c Hair

Twist Outs Vs Braid Outs On Natural 4b 4c Hair

Curls make you feel cute, you know it’s true! Hence why we tend to describe curls as flirty or fun ...
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The Forgotten Mature Naturals: Embracing The Gray And Hair Tips

The Forgotten Mature Naturals: Embracing The Gray And Hair Tips

We are familiar with some of the anecdotes related to the mature woman; “with age comes wisdom, experience teaches wisdom.” ...
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Tips to Teach Children How to Accept Their Natural Hair Even When Others Don't

Tips to Teach Children How to Accept Their Natural Hair Even When Others Don’t

Little black girl cries because she does not have long curl hair. It’s that time again when the spirit of ...
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Some Ways To Win The New Growth Battle As You Stretch Your Relaxers

Some Ways To Win The New Growth Battle As You Stretch Your Relaxers

She walks up to the line looking graceful and postured. Her back is straight her shoulders are relaxed. She doesn’t ...
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A Basic Length Retention Regimen For High Shrinkage 4b 4c Hair

A Basic Length Retention Regimen For High Shrinkage 4b 4c Hair

“The fact of the matter is princess; there is no secret to long hair!” - Unknown I can’t tell you ...
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How To Double Stretch Natural Hair

How To Double Stretch Natural Hair

Twist out, shrink, braid out, shrink, Wash and go, shrink, unless you have decided to just accept your shrinkage and ...
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The Search and Destroy Method

The Search and Destroy Method

Have you ever heard the saying ' If it aint broke, don't fix it" well that is my personal approach ...
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Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Oh how I envied her curls as I sat there eyes glued to my laptop screen while watching ladykpnyc on ...
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Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

Stretch 4c Hair With Flexi Rods Tutorial

I often talk about the importance of keeping your natural hair stretched for length retention here on BHI. Keeping your ...
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How Long You Have Been Natural Does Not Dictate How Much You Know

How Long You Have Been Natural Does Not Dictate How Much You Know

It’s almost thanksgiving and this year I plan to make my infamous delectable peach cobbler. I never grew up eating ...
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Flat Twist Out On Natural Hair Tutorial

Flat Twist Out On Natural Hair Tutorial

Regular braid outs and twist outs are great for when you are a novice and just want a cute style ...
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Top 20 Reasons To Return To Natural Hair

Top 20 Reasons To Return To Natural Hair

One of my favorite poems of all time is Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. The words of the poem ...
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Why Is The Hair At My Crown Looser Than The Rest Of My Natural Hair?

Why Is The Hair At My Crown Looser Than The Rest Of My Natural Hair?

Many of us long term naturals have noticed it. The hair closest to our forehead or nape is easier to ...
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Can You Ever Be Too Old To Go Natural?

Can You Ever Be Too Old To Go Natural?

I recently saw a senior citizen sporting snow white Afro curls and thought ” Wow, she exudes class”. The flecks ...
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Top 3 Sealing Oils For Relaxed Or Chemically Treated Hair

Top 3 Sealing Oils For Relaxed Or Chemically Treated Hair

Oils, oh oils. How do we healthy hair care lovers love thee! Oils are a major part of any healthy ...
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Would You Wear Kinky Hair Extensions?

Would You Wear Kinky Hair Extensions?

I have used extensions off and on during my hair journey and I genuinely think that they are a valid ...
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Pros And Cons Of Texlaxed Hair

Pros And Cons Of Texlaxed Hair

Call me greedy, but when it comes to my hair I’ve always wanted the best of both worlds. There’s nothing ...
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Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn't Mean You Should

Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn’t Mean You Should

Hair envy, hair crushes; we’ve all had these at some point on our hair journey. The way we react to ...
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Natural Hair In The Caribbean: The Truth

Natural Hair In The Caribbean: The Truth

Clothes check, shoes check, nails check, hair double check. Caribbean women take great pride in their appearance; we love to ...
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4 Natural Hair Care Techniques That Increase Length Retention In Relaxed Hair

4 Natural Hair Care Techniques That Increase Length Retention In Relaxed Hair

We all know that natural hair in its purest form increases length retention for most of us, but that is ...
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Yes Relaxed Girls Will Probably Have To Big Chop Too

Yes Relaxed Girls Will Probably Have To Big Chop Too

If you Google the term ‘big chop’ the search results will almost always reference ideas surrounding starting a natural hair journey ...
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