What To Do If You Have Slow Growing Hair

What To Do If You Have Slow Growing Hair

Since the widespread popularity of black hair websites – BHI included of course – a lot of women have quite ...
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Optimize Your Hair's Strength2

5 Ways To Optimize Your Hair’s Strength

Why is the hair that is all over the bathroom and on the sink considered gross yet when its on ...
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What To Do When Your Hair Does Not Grow At The Rate You Think It Should

What To Do When Your Hair Does Not Grow At The Rate You Think It Should

Alright y’all , so I personally have a beef with stagnant growth. I mean I don’t know about y’all but ...
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A Juice Tonic for Hair Growth

A Juice Tonic for Hair Growth

This is a particularly special post because it focusses on the number one issue most of us have and that ...
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4 Reasons You Are Not Retaining Length

4 Reasons You Are Not Retaining Length

Whether we want to believe it or not, most women who are natural are length driven. I’m sure it’s the ...
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How Protective Styling Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good In Your HHJ

How Protective Styling Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good In Your HHJ

If you have any knowledge of the diet industry you will know that majority of the people who lose a ...
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5 Mistakes That Are Costing Naturals Length

5 Mistakes That Are Costing Naturals Length

If you scan our message inbox and search for these two words ‘not growing’ you might find more than 100 ...
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How To Get 4b Hair To Waist Length In 3 Years

How To Get 4b Hair To Waist Length In 3 Years

If you watch the below video you might think that getting your 4b natural hair to waist length is kind ...
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African American Black Woman With Big Hair

Is Hair Length Your Biggest Goal And Should It Be?

The great thing about being a blogger is that I get to reach a lot of people with my opinions, ...
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Hair Growth Rates In Black People - The Undiluted Truth

Hair Growth Rates In Black People – The Undiluted Truth

Since I have been involved in hair care, I have been very interested in hair growth, particularly fast hair growth ...
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The Use Of Anti Fungal Cream Miconazole Nitrate As A Hair Growth Aid

The Use Of Anti Fungal Cream Miconazole Nitrate As A Hair Growth Aid

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever tried for hair growth? In the beginning of my hair journey I was ...
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Oiling Your Scalp Is Not Necessary For Healthy Hair

Oiling Your Scalp Is Not Necessary For Healthy Hair

What black woman cannot remember sitting between her mother’s legs as she parted, combed, brushed and (sometimes brutalized) our hair? ...
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5 Reasons You Need Water in Your Hair Care Regimen

5 Reasons You Need Water in Your Hair Care Regimen

I love water. Always have. I love drinking it, playing in it and giving my hair life from it. Even ...
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2 Inches Of Hair Growth In 5 Days? Inversion Method, Hairdrenalin Potion And Bamboo Leaf Tea

2 Inches Of Hair Growth In 5 Days? Inversion Method, Hairdrenalin Potion And Bamboo Leaf Tea

Not too long ago a story broke in the media of a woman who tried to rob a Beauty Supply ...
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Cayenne Pepper As A Hair Growth Aid?

Cayenne Pepper As A Hair Growth Aid?

Most of us know cayenne as a food spice, right? It’s in our favorite hot sauces and it can be ...
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Jamaican Black Castor Oil Vs Clear Castor Oil

Jamaican Black Castor Oil Vs Clear Castor Oil

Whenever I visit the family in Jamaica, before I leave my mom knows she has to take me to get two ...
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The Dangers Of Not Assessing Results In Your Hair Regimen

The Dangers Of Not Assessing Results In Your Hair Regimen

We were sent this question recently here at BHI: I tried the coconut lime relaxer, didn’t work, then the caramel ...
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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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6 Ways To Reduce Mechanical Damage To Retain More Length

6 Ways To Reduce Mechanical Damage To Retain More Length

When it comes to hair damage for most of us we think of things like improper use of heat or ...
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Increase Your Hair Growth Rate With The Greenhouse Effect (GHE)

Increase Your Hair Growth Rate With The Greenhouse Effect (GHE)

If you are anything like me, your days consist of seeking out new ways to boost your hair growth so ...
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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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Clips Ins As A Protective Style?

Clips Ins As A Protective Style?

I’d like to think that my hair journey has made me a bit adventurous. I’ve learned to try out different ...
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Biotin And Skin Break Out Issues - Be Cautious

Biotin And Skin Break Out Issues – Be Cautious

If by chance I was hired to be an ambassador for biotin or any other pills related to encouraging hair ...
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Do Not Ignore These 9 Symptoms Of Distressed Hair

Do Not Ignore These 9 Symptoms Of Distressed Hair

You have seen the error of your ways and you have made a resolution to approach your hair care differently ...
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Protective Styling - How To Install Crotchet Braids Tutorial

Protective Styling – How To Install Crotchet Braids Tutorial

Recently we wrote about the decline of relaxer sales over the last few years since the popularity of the healthy ...
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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 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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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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Onion Juice For Alopecia?

Onion Juice For Alopecia?

Honestly I really cannot fathom blending an onion, straining it, adding it to my hair and sitting for an hour ...
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The Difference Between Shedding And Breakage

The Difference Between Shedding And Breakage

Salt. Sugar. At first glance, these two substances look very similar. They're both white and crystalline. As children, many of ...
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The Inversion Method - Grow 1 Inch Of Hair In 7 Days!

The Inversion Method – Grow 1 Inch Of Hair In 7 Days!

Read All About It! TV & Computer Craze Is Giving Kids Cancer! Cops Probe Obama! Daily Pill To Cure Diabetes! ...
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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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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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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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Top 5 Protective Styles For Maximum Length Retention

Top 5 Protective Styles For Maximum Length Retention

*Raises hand* *Clears throat* and stands shyly; Hi My name is Emily and I hate do not enjoy protective styles ...
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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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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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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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