What is Coily?

Coily is a term used to refer to some natural textures for which the general characteristic of the strand is a ...
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What Are Coils?

Coils also known as comb coils or finger coils are a style achieved by wrapping small sections of wet hair around ...
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What is Clarifying?

Clarifying is a process of cleansing the hair to remove oil, product and minerals build-up, by using specialty shampoos or a ...
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What Does CG Or CGM Mean?

CG is the abbreviation for Curly Girl and CGM stands for Curly Girl Method. This is a routine that eliminates the ...
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What is CBL?

CBL stands for Collar Bone Length. This abbreviation makes reference to hair that extends down to the level of the ...
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What Is A BSS?

BSS stands for Beauty Supply Store. This is where you go to stock up on cosmetics and hair tools ...
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What is BSL?

BSL stands for Bra Strap Length. This makes reference to hair which extends down to the level of the bra ...
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What is A BNC?

This is a style which involves plaiting or braiding the hair in its wet state and then rolling the ends ...
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What is A BKT?

BKT stands for Brazilian Keratin Treatment. This is a blow-out treatment in which chemicals are used to temporarily smooth and ...
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What Does BC Mean?

BC stands for Big Chop. This is the process of cutting off all relaxed, chemically treated or damaged hair and ...
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What Is “The Kitchen” In Haircare?

The kitchen refers to the hair in the nape are of the head. The hair in the kitchen is said to be ...
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What Is JBCO?

JBCO refers to Jamaican Black Castor Oil. It is made from the beans or seeds of the castor plant (Ricinus communis) ...
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What Is A Bantu Knot Out?

Bantu Knot Out is a style achieved by taking down Bantu Knots to reveal really defined curly or wavy texture ...
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What Is A BBB?

BBB refers to Boar Bristle Brushes. These are brushes that are made from boar bristles. They are thought to be beneficial for ...
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What Are Bantu Knots?

Bantu knots is a hairstyle which involves twisting small sections of hair in one direction until the hair coils and ...
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What Is Banding?

Banding is a stretching technique in which hair bands/ties are affixed one after the other from the scalp along the length ...
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What Are Lace Wigs, Lace Front Wigs And Full Lace Wigs?

A lace wig is a hairpiece in which hair is tied by hand to a lace base. It is valued ...
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What Is Baggying?

Baggying is process in which a plastic cap is used to cover the hair to boost moisture. It is believed ...
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What Is APL?

APL stands for Arm Pit Length. This makes reference to hair that extends down to the arm pit ...
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What is ACV?

ACV stands for Apple Cider Vinegar. This is often used as a rinse after shampooing and just before conditioning in ...
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What Is Hand In Hair Syndrome?

Hand in the Hair Syndrome, sometimes abbrevited as HH is the compulsion to touch or manipulate your hair – which ...
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What is Texturizing?

Texturizing is way of processing hair using a chemical texturizer that enhances curl pattern ...
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What is Texlaxing?

Texlaxing Hair is a way of deliberately processing Hair with a relaxer so that it retains some of it’s texture ...
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What is No-Poo?

No-Poo means No Shampoo Method. This is the process of eliminating shampoo and embracing non-foaming detergent free cleansers such as conditioners ...
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What is Pre-Poo?

Pre-Poo means Pre-Shampoo Treatment. This is a treatment that is applied to the hair before shampooing ...
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What is Moisturizing?

Moisturizing is a leave-in product containing water to help soften hair ...
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What is the LOC or LCO method?

LOC stands for Liquid, Oil, Cream and LCO stands for Liquid, Cream, Oil. These are both methods of layering products while moisturizing ...
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What is an SSK in Natural Hair?

SSK stands for Single Strand Knots. These are knots that form on individual strands of natural curly hair ...
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