Did You Know That Thinning Ends Will Cause More Breakage? 4 Clues That Its Time To Trim

Did You Know That Thinning Ends Will Cause More Breakage? 4 Clues That Its Time To Trim

There she is, the girl who has long hair with stringy, frazzled ends. These are ends that look like they are just ...
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20 Best Silicone-Free Styling Gels For Natural Hair

20 Best Silicone-Free Styling Gels For Natural Hair

I’m one of the many who have kind of stepped away from silicones since going natural. While they are great ...
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Top 20 Shampoos For Natural Hair

Top 20 Shampoos For Natural Hair

Shampooing or cleansing is extremely important in keeping your hair and your scalp healthy. You don't want a shampoo that ...
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A Summer Regimen For Naturals

A Summer Regimen For Naturals

We had some 90 degree days this past week in Texas and before I fixed my mouth to complain, I ...
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What To Do When Your Hair Isn't Holding On To Moisture

What To Do When Your Hair Isn’t Holding On To Moisture

There is a problem that is afflicting a lot of new naturals which may be affecting you too. The problem ...
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Caring For Low Porosity Hair

Caring For Low Porosity Hair

When I went natural two and a half years ago, all I heard people talk about was hair typing and ...
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What Would You Do If You Had To Start Over Again With Your Hair?

What Would You Do If You Had To Start Over Again With Your Hair?

Recently, a friend of mine came to me for hair advice. She expressed her frustration after having tried everything recommended ...
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How Often You Should You Moisturize Relaxed Hair

How Often You Should You Moisturize Relaxed Hair

It is almost impossible to start your healthy hair journey without constantly being reminded of how important moisturizing and sealing ...
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5 Signs That A Conditioner Isn't Working For Your Hair

5 Signs That A Conditioner Isn’t Working For Your Hair

So let me ask y’all a question: Have you ever been online, seen a conditioner that everyone is raving about, ...
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Transitioning 101: An Example Regimen For A Transitioner

Transitioning 101: An Example Regimen For A Transitioner

Finding a weekly washing and conditioning regimen sounds so simple but honestly there are several different ways to do it ...
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The Curly Girl Method For Natural Hair

The Curly Girl Method For Natural Hair

What is the curly girl method? The curly girl method is just an alternative to caring for your natural hair ...
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My 4 Best Ingredients To Look For In A Hair Conditioner

My 4 Best Ingredients To Look For In A Hair Conditioner

In a hair world where practically every product promises great things for your hair, how do you choose what’s right? ...
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Should Conditioner Be Rinsed Throughly Or Is It Ok To Leave A Little In Your Hair

Should Conditioner Be Rinsed Throughly Or Is It Ok To Leave A Little In Your Hair

I have been seriously considering the resolutions for my hair journey this year. There are things that I learned last ...
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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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Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 2

Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 2

Hello Naturals!  I’m back to bring you more steps that should make your transition from relaxed hair to natural hair ...
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Protein Shots For Your Ends To Aid In Length Retention

Protein Shots For Your Ends To Aid In Length Retention

We run hair stories and interviews for a number of reasons; it feels great to share if you are the ...
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Transitioning 101 - A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 1

Transitioning 101 – A Complete Guide To Switching From Relaxer To Natural Hair Part 1

Transitioning from relaxed to natural is not as hard as some would assume. Most claiming how hard it is are ...
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Little Known Ways To Boost Your Hair's Tensile Strength

Little Known Ways To Boost Your Hair’s Tensile Strength

Tensile? What in the world do you mean by that? Ok do not sit there reading this and think, ' ...
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3 Things To Remember When Deep Conditioning Relaxed Hair

3 Things To Remember When Deep Conditioning Relaxed Hair

Dare I say it; relaxed hair gets really dry too! One of the things that stood out for me the ...
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Natural Products Are Desirable But Not Necessarily Better Than Synthetic Ones

Natural Products Are Desirable But Not Necessarily Better Than Synthetic Ones

Raw foodism has gained in popularity in the last decade or so with restaurants and online stores popping up everywhere ...
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The Best Moisturizers For Really Dry Natural Hair - LOC Method Friendly

The Best Moisturizers For Really Dry Natural Hair – LOC Method Friendly

Remember that LOC method post you all liked so much? Don’t even front, we know you liked that one! Well ...
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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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Want Thick Silky Shiny Hair Without Changing Your Color? - Cassia Obovata May Be The Answer

Want Thick Silky Shiny Hair Without Changing Your Color? – Cassia Obovata May Be The Answer

I like seeing some of the African or African American ladies who experiment with coloring their hair. I've seen blondes, ...
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The Search and Destroy Method

The Search and Destroy Method

Have you ever heard the saying ' If it aint broke, don't fix it" well that is my personal approach ...
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How To Use Glycerin In Dry Non Humid Weather

How To Use Glycerin In Dry Non Humid Weather

Glycerin is one of those ingredients everyone loves to hate including me. My reasons are varied; at first I didn't ...
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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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How Hard Water Affects Your Hair Care Routine

How Hard Water Affects Your Hair Care Routine

I think one of my biggest pet peeves is a dirty kitchen; I cannot cook unless my kitchen is spotless ...
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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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Do You Need To Prepoo If You Only Wash Your Hair Once A Month?

Do You Need To Prepoo If You Only Wash Your Hair Once A Month?

If you asked me that question and gave me only 2 seconds to answer it I would probably blurt out YES! ...
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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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How To Prevent And Correct Protein Overload

How To Prevent And Correct Protein Overload

If you asked Stevie Wonder what he would consider to be the ebony and ivory of hair care he would ...
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Are Protein Treatments And Conditioners Absolutely Necessary In Your Hair Journey?

Are Protein Treatments And Conditioners Absolutely Necessary In Your Hair Journey?

Between hair growth pills, hair growth oils and pomades that tingle when you apply them to your scalp, we are ...
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Back To Basics: Condition Your Hair But Shampoo Your Scalp

Back To Basics: Condition Your Hair But Shampoo Your Scalp

When learning about hair care for the first time, information overload is a real issue and for newbies this can ...
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The Staggered Protective Styling Regimen - Grow Your Hair Long The Easy Way

The Staggered Protective Styling Regimen – Grow Your Hair Long The Easy Way

Over the last few weeks we have posted quite a few articles on protective styling techniques complete with tips on ...
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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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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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Do People Still Think That Genes Are The Deciding Factor In Hair Length?

Do People Still Think That Genes Are The Deciding Factor In Hair Length?

Do you remember back in the day in school where there was always one black girl with long hair? We ...
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The Same But Different: Herbal Supplements Vs Vitamin Supplements For Hair Growth

The Same But Different: Herbal Supplements Vs Vitamin Supplements For Hair Growth

The UK and the US have a lot in common and aside from our accents, outsiders looking in would probably ...
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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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Heavy Oils And Butters Are Not For Everyone

Heavy Oils And Butters Are Not For Everyone

I cant decide if having fine hair is a blessing or a curse. I am more inclined to decide that ...
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