What The Beehive: Rave Reviews On The Benefits Of Bee Pollen In Hair Care?

What The Beehive: Rave Reviews On The Benefits Of Bee Pollen In Hair Care?

The hair care community and more so the beauty industry keep us in the know as it relates to doling ...
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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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Putting Relaxer On Your Eyelashes?

Putting Relaxer On Your Eyelashes?

When I first saw the title of this video pop on on YouTube I automatically assumed it was a joke ...
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Can You Teach Your Kids To Love Natural Hair If You Are Relaxed

Can You Teach Your Kids To Love Natural Hair If You Are Relaxed?

I was going about my business recently when I saw the caption on a T-shirt: “I don’t need a relaxer; ...
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Do You Check With Your Man Before Changing Your Hair?

Do You Check With Your Man Before Changing Your Hair?

“You talking bout the braided pull up joint? If we talking about the same thing then I’m not a fan. A ...
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A Relaxer To Deal With Central Cetrifugal Cicatrical Alopecia?

A Relaxer To Deal With Central Cetrifugal Cicatrical Alopecia?

Recently I came across the video below from popular YouTuber glamfun who’s had some distressing news from her dermatologist. In ...
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How To Fall In Love With Your Natural Hair

How To Fall In Love With Your Natural Hair

It is a hot summer night and you are at your favorite look out spot with your man. You know what’s ...
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Hair-lebrities: Do Advertisements On Their Channels Diminish Their Worth?

Hair-lebrities: Do Advertisements On Their Channels Diminish Their Worth?

Before the advent of cinema, celebrities were those who had the good fortune of being born in an upper class ...
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But My Stylist Said  . . . ?

But My Stylist Said . . . ?

But my stylist said . . . co-washing is absolutely ridiculous there is no way you can ‘wash’ your hair ...
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20 Of The Best Black Hair Memes

20 Of The Best Black Hair Memes

I’m a stickler for good language. I don’t use slang too often and even when I do I want to ...
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Can You Learn Anything From A Naturalista With A Different Texture From You?

Can You Learn Anything From A Naturalista With A Different Texture From You?

PGneiicey and Naptural85 ‘Guuurl there is no way, that sistah with the 3C curls is going to be able to tell ...
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Products That Naturals Wish Someone Would Invent Already!

Products That Naturals Wish Someone Would Invent Already!

How many times have you seen a simple invention and slapped yourself silly in your head thinking, dang I could ...
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Natural Hair At Work: 6 Best Practices To Remain Professional

Natural Hair At Work: 6 Best Practices To Remain Professional

Back in March, the Huffington Post did an article surrounding the topic that black women worry that their natural hair ...
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Why Is Hair So Important To Black Women?

Why Is Hair So Important To Black Women?

I think probably the worst subject I ever took in school was Statistics. I hated everything about it, and what ...
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The Dark Side Of Hair Growth Supplements And Why You May Want To Reconsider Using Them

The Dark Side Of Hair Growth Supplements And Why You May Want To Reconsider Using Them

Even though I prefer to give advice that applies to the majority of our readership, it's difficult to talk about ...
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Why Do Women Still Use Relaxers? - A Retailer's Perspective

Why Do Women Still Use Relaxers? – A Retailer’s Perspective

We receive very interesting emails here at BHI and while most of them are your standard ‘help me make my hair better’ ...
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I’m So Much More Natural Than You! – A Protective Styling Debate

I’m So Much More Natural Than You! – A Protective Styling Debate

By Emily Of EmilyCottonTop I saw this comment on a post this week : I do not, however, feel that ...
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CRINGE - Crimes Of Hair Fashion That You Should Not Be Committing

CRINGE – Crimes Of Hair Fashion That You Should Not Be Committing

I hate the word ratchet, but when I see hairstyles that are a little tasteless that’s the only word I can think ...
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Have We Replaced Relaxers With Twist Outs Instead Of With Natural Hair?

Have We Replaced Relaxers With Twist Outs Instead Of With Natural Hair?

The other day I looked up the definition of natural hair because sometimes with all the chatter about it, I ...
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Response To “5 Hair Blogger Falsehoods Debunked by a Professional Cosmetologist” On Afrobella Part 2

Response To “5 Hair Blogger Falsehoods Debunked by a Professional Cosmetologist” On Afrobella Part 2

In Part 1 we were introduced to Camille Reed who was interviewed by Bella creator of Afrobella.com. Camille, a professional cosmetologist had expressed concerns ...
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Response To "5 Hair Blogger Falsehoods Debunked by a Professional Cosmetologist" On Afrobella Part 1

Response To “5 Hair Blogger Falsehoods Debunked by a Professional Cosmetologist” On Afrobella Part 1

You know what makes twitter amazing? The fact that you can listen to a conversation and not ever be called ...
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Westernization Is A 'Problem' Across Many Cultures

Westernization Is A ‘Problem’ Across Many Cultures

Have you ever heard the story about the three elderly Chinese men who sat in the gardens of the Changle ...
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Who Else Wants Hair Products That Just Work?

Who Else Wants Hair Products That Just Work?

Insincere advertising has been around as long as, well, advertising. In the 1920’s Listerine (the mouthwash) was declaring itself a cure all ...
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Isn't It Better To Just Relax Natural Hair Than Flat Iron It Regularly? Part 2

Isn’t It Better To Just Relax Natural Hair Than Flat Iron It Regularly? Part 2

In the first part of this post we were just getting into the assessment behind the use of a relaxer versus regular ...
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Isn't It Better To Just Relax Natural Hair Than Flat Iron It Regularly? Part 1

Isn’t It Better To Just Relax Natural Hair Than Flat Iron It Regularly? Part 1

That's a trick question, isn't it? To answer let us apply a different scenario, Jennifer is on a weight loss journey she is ...
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Creme of Nature with Argan Oil No-Lye Relaxer

Are Relaxer Companies Running Scared Because Of The Natural Hair Movement?

Digital media has been a revolution in the hair care industry. As little as ten years ago there was precious little information online about ...
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Persistence Is Better Than Perfection In Your Hair Regimen

Persistence Is Better Than Perfection In Your Hair Regimen

Everyone's heard the story that Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times when trying to create a working light bulb before finally succeeding. When ...
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Fabulous Natural Hair Dolls - Time To Recapture Your Childhood!

Fabulous Natural Hair Dolls – Time To Recapture Your Childhood!

I grew up playing with standard caucasian dolls. From baby dolls in prams to Barbies in princess dresses. I remember ...
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Nappy or graphic

Is Nappy The New N Word? Response . . .

I call this a response because the idea was originally presented by the lovely ECP on her blog Longing4length. I’ve had racism on ...
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Young black girl pulling on her curly hair

Why Couldn’t God Give Me Straight Or Wavy Long Hair?

I’ve been pondering and pondering how to present this article, I could present it as a reader question then proceed ...
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Woman with hands in her curly hair

How Do You Know That You Love Your Hair?

At a recent hair conference the question was posed, do black women really love their hair? The premise for this ...
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Naomi Campbell in bikini and bald hairline

Lessons To Be Learned From Naomi Campbell’s Hairline

Oh Naomi Naomi. It’s hard to believe that you are 42 with that fabulous figure and lovely face. The hair ...
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"White" Products Are Great On "Black" Hair

“White” Products Are Great On “Black” Hair

I’m sure I’m not the first person to have the race conversation. You know, the one where a family member ...
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Bald woman posing

Bald is the New Bold

More and more women are rocking that beautiful bald head look with no concern with critics or the normal criticism ...
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Woman with shoulder length relaxed hair

Relaxed Chicks Are Beauties Too!

Hello, Beauties! A while back I was  talking to a friend of mine who has relaxed hair. Her hair was ...
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