How To Care For Flat Ironed Hair While You Work Out

How To Care For Flat Ironed Hair While You Work Out

I know, I know, for most of us seeing the words “flat ironed hair” and “work out” in the same ...
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How To Choose The Best Protein Treatment For Your Hair

How To Choose The Best Protein Treatment For Your Hair

I can't say that I'm newly natural, in fact, a more spot on description would probably be "newly enlightened", but ...
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Ever Wonder Why It Can Be So Difficult To Find A Hairdresser For Your Natural Hair?

Ever Wonder Why It Can Be So Difficult To Find A Hairdresser For Your Natural Hair?

One day I was walking down a popular shopping avenue, and found myself in a strange position. I had just ...
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Do You Have To Cut Thin Ends Off While You Grow Out Your Hair?

Do You Have To Cut Thin Ends Off While You Grow Out Your Hair?

I had never seen such beautiful hair on a real live person. Sure there were models in magazines with sewn ...
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7 Deadly Sins of Hair Care

7 Deadly Sins of Hair Care

Testimony I too can say that I have fallen victim to the wiles of temptation; the daily flat ironing sessions ...
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Top 7 Natural Oils With SPF Sun Protection

Top 7 Natural Oils With SPF Sun Protection

Its snowing in Colorado right now and with news like that we really do not have a choice but to ...
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Don't Use Lack Of Time As An Excuse For A Poor Hair Regimen

Don’t Use Lack Of Time As An Excuse For A Poor Hair Regimen

I do not have time to deep condition my hair, really I don’t. I do want to deep condition it  and every ...
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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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What Are Tea Rinses And How Do They Benefit Your Hair?

What Are Tea Rinses And How Do They Benefit Your Hair?

Everywhere you turn these days there are rave reviews about super foods. Want a thinner waistline and a model’s profile? ...
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6 Practices That Rob Moisture From Your Hair

6 Practices That Rob Moisture From Your Hair

My family and I went to the Formula One races last weekend and here is the list of things that ...
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Postpartum Shedding - What To Expect For Baby And Mom

Postpartum Shedding – What To Expect For Baby And Mom

My son Jonross is almost 11 months old. It’s crazy how fast time flies because for me it was just ...
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Trust The Process Even When You Think It's Not Working

Trust The Process Even When You Think It’s Not Working

We all need motivation sometimes so let me allow Napoleon Hill to tell you a story… An uncle of R.U ...
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6 Ways To Deal With A Bad Hair Day Without Losing Your Cool

6 Ways To Deal With A Bad Hair Day Without Losing Your Cool

Step away from the scissors, step — away— from— the scissors! There is no way I can sit here in front ...
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8 Tips To Shave Time Off Your Weekly Hair Regimen

8 Tips To Shave Time Off Your Weekly Hair Regimen

We have been talking about saving time a lot lately and for me it is always at the forefront of ...
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51 Ways To Use Your Coconut Oil

51 Ways To Use Your Coconut Oil

I usually have three jars of coconut oil at any given time. One near my tub for oil rinsing and ...
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Tips And Tricks To Working With Natural Hair As A Busy Mom

Tips And Tricks To Working With Natural Hair As A Busy Mom

To do list: laundry, pack for day-care, check homework, make breakfast, plan dinner, finish reports for that big project, parents’ ...
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10 Reasons You Are At A Hair Length Plateau

10 Reasons You Are At A Hair Length Plateau

Do you know that feeling when you are at the start of your hair journey, when you are armed with ...
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10 Natural Hair Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

10 Natural Hair Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

Kids are starting school soon. Between work, cooking, housework, working out, the baby running out of formula, teenage son breaking ...
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8 Things To Consider Before Coloring Your Natural Hair

8 Things To Consider Before Coloring Your Natural Hair

I am a box color junkie, at least I used to be, but I was never the type do anything ...
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9 Ways To Treat An Itchy Scalp Naturally

9 Ways To Treat An Itchy Scalp Naturally

That moment when you finally get home from a long day, you take your bra off to give the girls a ...
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10 Black Hair Tips That You Really Ought To Know

10 Black Hair Tips That You Really Ought To Know

Isn’t Scandal just the best thing on TV at the moment? OK I may be exaggerating a little. I am ...
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Hair Under The Microscope: Types Of Hair Ends Deconstructed

Hair Under The Microscope: Types Of Hair Ends Deconstructed

See full size image After years or even decades of mistreating your hair and dealing with the problems that came ...
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How to Use Wet Bunning For Length Retention

How to Use Wet Bunning For Length Retention

Last year my number one cause of breakage may have been the typical dry ends or relentless single strand knots. With ...
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10 Ingredients You Should Look For In Your Conditioner

10 Ingredients You Should Look For In Your Conditioner

I remember how happy I was to see that there was going to be a new natural hair company launched ...
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The Beauty Spoon: Get Every Last Drop Of Your Hair Products

The Beauty Spoon: Get Every Last Drop Of Your Hair Products

So I was co-washing my hair a few weeks ago with my Aussie Moist Conditioner which was running out. Now ...
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Is Sodium Hydroxide In Your Hair Products Anything To Worry About?

Is Sodium Hydroxide In Your Hair Products Anything To Worry About?

If you are a chemist then sodium hydroxide is affectionately known as NaOH in common conversation. But for me it ...
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Back To Basics - How To Make A DIY Length Check T-Shirt

Back To Basics – How To Make A DIY Length Check T-Shirt

Tracking your progress while you grow your hair is pretty obvious to most of us but you would be surprised ...
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Protective Styling: 7 Tips For Using Wigs For Maximum Length Retention

Protective Styling: 7 Tips For Using Wigs For Maximum Length Retention

Wigs and for that matter weaves are products that I never thought I would ever use in my lifetime. Before ...
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Are Silicones Really All That Bad For Your Hair?

Are Silicones Really All That Bad For Your Hair?

I know you all are pros at reading the ingredients at the back of your hair products by now and ...
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Low Manipulation Vs Protective Styles - What Is The Difference And Which Is Better?

Low Manipulation Vs Protective Styles – What Is The Difference And Which Is Better?

Honestly there was a time I thought low manipulation styling was the same as protective styling and to make a ...
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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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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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A Strengthening And Nourishing Oil Mix For Your Healthy Hair Journey

A Strengthening And Nourishing Oil Mix For Your Healthy Hair Journey

There’s nothing more gratifying in your hair growth journey than when a random stranger stops you in the street to ...
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Transitioning Hair Inspiration: How To Straighten Transitioning Hair

Transitioning Hair Inspiration: How To Straighten Transitioning Hair

I am in awe of anyone who chooses to transition long term. Not only does it prove that your relaxed ...
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7 Ways To Rock A TWA

7 Ways To Rock A TWA

You may not think so immediately following your Big Chop but hands down the TWA is one of the sexiest ...
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