7 Brilliant Natural Hair Styling Products Under $25

7 Brilliant Natural Hair Styling Products Under $25

I went to the mall the other day and to my surprise they had opened a new beauty supply store ...
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Maintaining wavy natural hair

Tips For Maintaining Straightened Natural Hair Longer Than A Week

Taking a straight break, shouldn’t be stressful by any means but should be literally a time to enjoy your hair while limiting ...
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4 Reasons It's Time To Ditch Your Stylist

4 Reasons It’s Time To Ditch Your Stylist

I am totally inept when it comes to styling my hair. If it’s not in a ponytail or hanging down, ...
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Woman with long flowing black hair

7 Things You Should Consider Before Flat Ironing Your Hair

Heat styling might just be the thing to do this winter for many different reasons, the top few being it ...
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Male hair stylist holding steel cutting scissors

7 Questions You Must Ask Your Stylist

Not all stylists are created equal. Most of us know this and tend to search around until we find someone ...
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Overrated

6 Totally Overrated Styling Tools & Products

I find it amusing that I haven’t yet met a real life person who’s admitted to reading the 50 Shades Of ...
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Woman with hair on fire

Prevent Heat Damage By Knowing What Really Works As A Heat Protectant

Whether you are relaxed or natural, the use of direct heat is a point of contention with most hair gurus ...
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Natural black blown out hair in a ponytail

Can Straight Hair Be Considered A Protective Style?

Rocking your hair straight in the winter is for some a no brainer, often you will hear naturals say things ...
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How To Wear A Short Wig or Weave When You Have Long Hair

How To Wear A Short Wig or Weave When You Have Long Hair

Long hair is overrated. It’s nice to have it but it’s also a great deal of work to maintain, particularly ...
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5 Fall Autumn Hats

Fall Hats And The Hair Styles That Compliment Them

If you walk around the mall these days you will notice a couple of things, less kids running around and ...
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Best braid size for hair growth

The Best Braid Size For Length Retention Without Damage

For the ‘weavelistas’ among you braids are like the poor relation that you don’t visit very often. Even though they ...
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Teyana Taylor with long kinky curly hair

Getting Over The Weave Or Wig Stereotype

Got hair envy? Who doesn’t, how many times have you come across your favorite celebrity or just a random girl ...
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An Easy Night Time Braid Out Routine

An Easy Night Time Braid Out Routine

One way to achieve a quick curly do in the morning without sacrificing a ton of time in the morning ...
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How To Style You Natural Hair In A Fabulous High Bun

How To Style You Natural Hair In A Fabulous High Bun

The high bun is definitely in this season as the sun shows us who is boss this summer. Its way ...
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Woman with hands in her curly hair

How to Maintain The Simplest Curly Styles For More Than One Day

You ever spent hours on your hair creating a style for the week for it only to get frizzy and ...
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Woman having a cup of tea with rollers in her hair

Tips for a Faster Rollerset!

I am finishing up the last weeks of a six month rollersetting challenge I hosted through my personal blog, during ...
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Young woman with shiny long straight hair

Get Shiny Strands This Summer!

Nothing says summer hair more than soft, moisturized shiny hair!  Hair that is nice and juicy looking and has so ...
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8. Let your hair down

Pulled Back Hairstyle With Braid Detail Easy Hairstyle

I love the tv show Game Of Thrones. Apart from the wonderful writing and plot twists, I absolutely adore the ...
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Hair shears scissors and small tooth comb

Does Trimming Your Hair Often Make It Grow Faster?

This is one of those myths that refuse to die. Regardless where you go, either salons or hair forums, you ...
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Learn How Hair Color Works To Understand The Risks

Learn How Hair Color Works To Understand The Risks

Hair color is a fabulous way to change your style and us women have been changing our hair color for ...
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Sedu Revolution Tourmaline Ionic Styling Iron 1"

What Features Should Your Flat Iron Have?

Flat irons are becoming more sophisticated, with higher quality materials and more options than ever.  With all of the different ...
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Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Hair Shrinkage: To Deal or Not to Deal?

Shrinkage is an issue that most Naturalistas deal with. However, just as all people are different, so are the opinions ...
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How To Achieve The Best Braid Out Ever

How To Achieve The Best Braid Out Ever

Sometimes perfecting a braid out can be very difficult without practice or a great technique. Here are nine steps that ...
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Woman in suit with straight hair

7 Steps to Straightening Natural Hair

For many women who are natural, straightening their hair is a huge task in itself. The process of combing, removing ...
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Little curly haired girl with flowers in hair

Natural Hair Tips for the Stylish Gal!

Wearing your hair natural is a wonderful achievement for those who for years have chemically relaxed their hair. For some ...
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Black red and platinum blonde hair

Add A Splash Of Color To Your Hair Without The Damage

With spring here and with the warmer weather approaching, it’s the perfect time to add some color to your luxurious ...
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Bun with braid detail

Summer Style – Bun Updo With Braid Detail

Standard buns are great to wear every day, if you are a grandmother or work in a  prison. But for ...
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Tips For Breaking Out Of Style Boredom

Tips For Breaking Out Of Style Boredom

Have you ever been so bored with your hair that it leads to pure frustration and unhappiness? There are some ...
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Oval face shape

Choosing The Right Hairstyle And Glasses For Your Face Shape

Are you in the market for a new hairstyle or glasses? Before you even consider changing anything you should figure ...
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Should You Give The Next Hair Fad The Time Of Day?

Should You Give The Next Hair Fad The Time Of Day?

@askproy Fads travel through pop culture like wildfire. Love it or hate it, once it has caught the attention of ...
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Huge curls after a roller set pulled into a pony

Ponytails – The Easiest Low Manipulation Hairstyle For Length Retention

Huge curls after a roller set pulled into a pony I admit freely that I don’t like protective styling. I’m ...
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Understanding Flat Irons:  Ceramic, Tourmaline, Ionic and Titanium

Understanding Flat Irons: Ceramic, Tourmaline, Ionic and Titanium

There are several types of flat irons on the market, made of differing materials.  With all of the terms and ...
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Talk to the hand

Sticky Situation: Switching Stylists in the Same Shop

The Scenario:  You have been patronizing a particular stylist for months, maybe even years and at first you were pleased ...
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Should you kiss or dismiss your stylist?

Should you kiss or dismiss your stylist?

So you have formulated a hair regimen that works for you.  You’ve decided to either transition, continue to relax or ...
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Stylist In Action

How to Leave the Salon with a Smile!

Most women of color invest a lot of time and energy into their hair and it seems that once you ...
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