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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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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