What is A WnG Or W&G?

WnG or W&G stands for Wash and Go. This term refers to the convenient styling of washing hair and applying ...
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What Are Two-strand Twists?

Two-strand Twists is a style in which sections of hair are divided into two smaller sections which you will then ...
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What is A Twist Out?

Twist Out is a style created by two-strand twisting wet or damp hair then allowing it to dry before unravelling ...
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What is A TWA?

TWA stands for Teeny Weeny Afro. This refers to one to three four inches of textured natural hair which grows ...
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What is Transitioning?

Transitioning is the process of allowing relaxed hair to move to a natural state before cutting off the relaxed ends ...
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What is A TNC?

TNC stands for Twist and Curl. This refers to a technique similar to the braid and curl. Wet or damp hair ...
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What is Stretching?

Stretching means different things in different contexts: Natural hair – It refers to countering shrinkage by elongating hair in its ...
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What is SLS?

SLS stands for Sodium Lauryl Sulfate.  This is a detergent which is often used in shampoos and permanent and semi-permanent ...
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What is Slip?

Slip is used to refer to a smooth glide along the hair surface after applying oil or a conditioner. This is ...
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What is Shingling?

Shingling is the process of adding gel or curl cram to small sections of very wet hair and smoothing the ...
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What is Sealing?

Sealing is the process of applying an oil or a butter or cream to lock moisture into the hair by filling ...
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What is S&D?

S&D stands for Search & Destroy.  This is the process of locating frayed or weathered ends and trimming them off ...
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What is Protective Styling?

Protective styling refers to styles that protect the ends of the hair from drying out or becoming damaged. Such styles eliminate ...
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What is Pony Puff?

This is a style in which hair is pulled up into a loose pony and secured loosely at the base ...
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What is Plopping?

This is a technique, used to rid the hair of excess moisture, involves lowering head by bending forward and covering ...
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What is A PJ?

PJ stands for Product Junkie.  This refers to a person who constantly buys several products and brands on the market ...
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What is Pineappling?

Pineappling is the process of arranging hair atop the head in a pony puff using ouch- less bands in an effort ...
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What is Nappyversary Or Nattyversary?

This is a term used to refer to the anniversary of the day one decided to return to natural or ...
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What is MBL?

MBL stands for Mid Back Length.  This is yet another reference to hair length in which the hair extends down to ...
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What Are Locs?

Locs also known as dreadlocs, dreadlocks or dreads are a style in which hair is sectioned into small segments and ...
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What is A Length Plateau?

A length plateau is when your hair gets to a state of stagnation in that it seems to be stuck at ...
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What Does HH Mean?

HH stands for Hand in Hair, similar to Hand In Hair Syndrome. This is used to refer to the practice ...
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What Are Edges?

Edges refer to the hair around the hairline including the baby hairs which are sometimes styled into elaborate designs Some hairstyles ...
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What is HG?

HG stands for Holy Grail. This is used to refer to products which you have tried and proven to offer ...
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What is Henna?

Henna is a natural powdered dye which is derived from a particular plant when it is dried and pounded. When ...
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What is Hair typing?

Hair typing is a way to place natural hair into categories based on certain characteristics that indicate the amount of ...
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What Is A Frohawk?

A frohawk is a style in which the sides of hair are flattened against the scalp by smoothing, pinning or ...
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What is A Fro?

Fro is the shortened form for the word or style ‘Afro’ ...
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