It's Perfectly Fine To Fail Occasionally In Your Natural Hair Journey

It’s Perfectly Fine To Fail Occasionally In Your Natural Hair Journey

A wise woman once said “Its my party and I can cry if I want to” and a famous black guy once ...
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How To Blow Dry Natural Hair Using The Tension Method

How To Blow Dry Natural Hair Using The Tension Method

Hello Shrinkage? I have a message for you, she told me… to tell you… that shes’ just not that into ...
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Relaxer Do's And Dont's From A Girl With Waist Length Relaxed Hair

Relaxer Do’s And Dont’s From A Girl With Waist Length Relaxed Hair

I was really appreciative of TheHappyHairShow on YouTube for coming out with her own list of do’s and don’ts for applying ...
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What Relaxer Stretching Is And Why It Is Important In Retaining Length

What Relaxer Stretching Is And Why It Is Important In Retaining Length

There was a time where I would run for the relaxer at the first sign of new growth. To me ...
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The LOG Method For A Shiny Moisturized Wash And Go

The LOG Method For A Shiny Moisturized Wash And Go

I know, I know, I know, yet another method of doing something for our natural hair, and we are practically ...
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The Curly Girl Method For Natural Hair

The Curly Girl Method For Natural Hair

What is the curly girl method? The curly girl method is just an alternative to caring for your natural hair ...
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Kelli-Nicole's Braid-Out Tutorial

Kelli-Nicole’s Braid-Out Tutorial

Get ready for cuteness overload because little Kelli-Nicole is totally adorable! Alicia James who we have featured here on BHI ...
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2 Ways To Achieve A Straw Set On Natural Hair

2 Ways To Achieve A Straw Set On Natural Hair

Have you ever craved some cute curls? The kind of curls that last for days and just look better and ...
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Transitioning 101: 5 Reasons Why You May Fail In Your Transition To Natural Hair

Transitioning 101: 5 Reasons Why You May Fail In Your Transition To Natural Hair

Years ago I worked in an office. It was the standard office job environment; taking lots of phone calls, filling ...
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Transitioning 101 - What Is Scab Hair And How Should You Deal With It?

Transitioning 101 – What Is Scab Hair And How Should You Deal With It?

Scab hair is not a true scientific term. Naturals describe the newly grown hair after the chemical relaxing has stopped ...
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The Difference Between Clarifying And Chelating Relaxed Hair

The Difference Between Clarifying And Chelating Relaxed Hair

So I know exactly what you are thinking, “this post came right on time!” Am I right? Okay maybe not, ...
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Achieving Your Perfect Wash And Go

Achieving Your Perfect Wash And Go

A “perfect” wash and go is relative. What that means is that you define perfection for yourself depending on your ...
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Soften, Straighten and Trim 4c Natural Hair - How Often Do You Trim?

Soften, Straighten and Trim 4c Natural Hair – How Often Do You Trim?

“Oh Arlene, your hair is laid girl!” The video I am about to show you is done by one of ...
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3 Tips On Cleaning Your Natural Hair Closet

3 Tips On Cleaning Your Natural Hair Closet

It’s a New Year and a new YOU as many proclaim. The air smells sweeter, the birds chirp louder, and ...
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Black Tea Rinse For Shiny Locs

Black Tea Rinse For Shiny Locs

Tea is typically not my thing, I mean I will have a cup every now and then and afterwards be eternally ...
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Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 2

Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 2

Hello Naturals!  I’m back to bring you more steps that should make your transition from relaxed hair to natural hair ...
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Sporting A TWA? Here Are Ways To Jazz Up Your Look This Season

Sporting A TWA? Here Are Ways To Jazz Up Your Look This Season

The holidays have galloped on rather quickly but with New Year’s Eve around the corner, the festivities still linger in ...
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How To Roller Set 3c Natural Hair

How To Roller Set 3c Natural Hair

How many Saturdays or Friday evenings did you run to the salon to get a roller set for the weekend? ...
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Should You Even Worry About Single Strand Knots On Natural Hair?

Should You Even Worry About Single Strand Knots On Natural Hair?

So perhaps you have just done your scheduled trim and you are feeling good, looking forward to continue with your ...
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Transitioning 101 - A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 1

Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 1

Transitioning from relaxed to natural is not as hard as some would assume. Most claiming how hard it is are ...
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Quick And Easy Tips On Natural Hair Growth And Length Retention

Quick And Easy Tips On Natural Hair Growth And Length Retention

BHI turned 5 this year and it’s been an incredible ride with ups, downs and plenty of sideways in our ...
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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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