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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Avoiding Flakes and 'Gooey' White Balls When Mixing Your Gels and Moisturizers

Avoiding Flakes and ‘Gooey’ White Balls When Mixing Your Gels and Moisturizers

We have all been there. You have finally purchased that new leave in conditioner everyone has been raving about and ...
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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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3 Survival Tips For Bleached Or Color Treated Hair

3 Survival Tips For Bleached Or Color Treated Hair

So you wanna bleach your hair huh? My personal experience with bleaching is nonexistent, honestly I absolutely love the look ...
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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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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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Natural Hair Nighttime Routine - No Pineappling Necessary

Natural Hair Nighttime Routine – No Pineappling Necessary

It’s no secret that I CANNOT pineapple my hair at night to save my life. I endure tons of shrinkage ...
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How To Save Matted Slept On Curls

How To Save Matted Slept On Curls

At least twice a week I wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Well, either I wake up ...
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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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Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Finger Coils, An Easy Styling Options For Super Coily Hair

Oh how I envied her curls as I sat there eyes glued to my laptop screen while watching ladykpnyc on ...
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10 Tips For Those Getting Braids For The First Time

10 Tips For Those Getting Braids For The First Time

Before my healthy hair days, the days when I didn’t know that deep conditioning existed, I decided to get braid ...
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5 Benefits Of Roller Setting Instead Of Flat Ironing Your Hair

5 Benefits Of Roller Setting Instead Of Flat Ironing Your Hair

One of the hardest parts of a hair journey is length retention. You spend so much time moisturizing, sealing, deep ...
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The Comb Chase Method For Flat Ironing Your Hair

The Comb Chase Method For Flat Ironing Your Hair

For years, black women have sought out ways to alter the natural curl pattern of our hair. Be it by ...
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Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn't Mean You Should

Just Because You Can Pull Off A Wash And Go Doesn’t Mean You Should

Hair envy, hair crushes; we’ve all had these at some point on our hair journey. The way we react to ...
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3 Styles To Blend Your Hair Textures While Transitioning

3 Styles To Blend Your Hair Textures While Transitioning

A couple of months ago, we had head shots scheduled for work. I haven’t taken any professional photos since my ...
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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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Protective Styling: How To Take Care Of Your Hair Underneath A Weave

Protective Styling: How To Take Care Of Your Hair Underneath A Weave

It’s no secret that weaves are very popular among black women. It’s also no secret that majority of weave wearers ...
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Protective Styling: Mini Twists And Mini Braids Tutorial And Care

Protective Styling: Mini Twists And Mini Braids Tutorial And Care

Mini Twist Care Mini twists are a particular favorite with natural ladies not least because they are beautiful and can ...
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Two Surprisingly Easy But Effective Homemade Braid Sprays

Two Surprisingly Easy But Effective Homemade Braid Sprays

In the run up to our protective styling challenge which I hope that you will be joining us in, you ...
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Havana Twists Tutorial And How To Maintain Them

Havana Twists Tutorial And How To Maintain Them

If you are a fan of those wonderful thick and lush looking havana twists we have seen flying around the ...
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Protective Styling: How To Style Box Braids

Protective Styling: How To Style Box Braids

Today the ever popular box braids are worn by naturals and relaxed ladies the world over. In the right hands ...
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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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Twist Out Tutorial From A 3 Year Old!

Twist Out Tutorial From A 3 Year Old!

Teaching our kids to love their natural hair as it grows is one of the most important life lessons that ...
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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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How To Band Your Natural Hair For A Heat Free Blowout

How To Band Your Natural Hair For A Heat Free Blowout

One of the most common complaints comments that I get from people who are newly natural is that their hair ...
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Fashion Forward Hairstyles for Black Women

Fashion Forward Hairstyles for Black Women

@torisipes_ A Natural Trend Big and beautiful, bold natural hair is a great way for women to express themselves. The ...
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A Critical Look At Weaves - Maybe Not So Protective After All

A Critical Look At Weaves – Maybe Not So Protective After All

I know what you are thinking, another post about how weaves pull on the edges of your hair, causing receding ...
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7 Tips For Styling Your Toddlers Hair Without Tantrums

7 Tips For Styling Your Toddlers Hair Without Tantrums

Like me, you’re the mom of an active (and of course stunningly gorgeous) toddler. She’s energetic, she’s eager to explore ...
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30 Updo Hairstyles For Your Natural Hair

30 Updo Hairstyles For Your Natural Hair

A couple of days ago I went to watch Star Trek Into Darkness and while I’m in no danger of ...
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Could Low Heat Styling Be The Next Big Thing In Black Hair Care?

Could Low Heat Styling Be The Next Big Thing In Black Hair Care?

Last week I had one of those, ‘man you look like crap moments’ and even though that might sound a ...
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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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