Natural hair sometimes gets a lot of flack for being difficult to manage, hard to control or style, – even though at times that is definitely true ( just ask me on days when I’m trying to detangle my hair…), natural hair is also very versatile when it comes to the different ways to which you can style it and wear it, but only if you use the right techniques and products.
The best thing about wearing your hair natural is a light drizzle or rain does not usually become your sudden and worst enemy! That being said, take a look below at some great examples of beautiful and fashionable ladies rocking their Continue reading
Many of us grow up surrounded by images of women with straight, flowing hair and as a result of seeing all these images and also being told at times by either those we love, our friends and even mere acquaintances that our hair is ”too kinky” (oh the nerve of some people!) or how much better our hair would look if could just ”get a perm or ”get a relaxer”, our self esteem when rocking our natural hair can suffer and can plummet below sea level!
Sometimes the images of bone straight hair and the constant parading around of ladies with this type of hair can sort of leave the impression that natural Continue reading
It takes a courageous woman to go out there without her crown of glory. Khalil Gibran said the following words:
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
How is the wind going to caress my hair if I shave my hair! These are the thoughts of a vain woman coming into light at how beautiful bald women can be.
I am talking about voluntarily getting out there with a shaver in one hand then hitting the streets with a short buzz. Some women are more comfortable with wigs, some weaves and some, straight up natural hair. Continue reading
Homage to the wash and go. This style is low maintenance and that sounds just perfect for the working lady or the busy gal. Who doesn’t like a no-fuss hairstyle. Natural hair feasts on convenience. If you can do a good wash and go, you’ve achieved major success.
Not only can you save time accomplishing your daily day to day goals, you now have extra time to pursue the hobbies you like. The key to this type of hairstyle is to keep moisture in your hair so you don’t end up with a fuzz ball by the end of the day. You must keep static at bay. Whether you’re going from transition to natural or just looking for ideas on the go, there are lots of photo inspirations you can check out. Continue reading
If you’re looking for easy hairstyles for transitioning hair, nothing works more than the power of photos. Ladies in the transition phase are in the in the process of growing out the relaxer and are looking for others who can inspire their hair journey. The big chop is the process of cutting off all the relaxed hair and starting afresh. Meanwhile, when you are in transit, you get to keep your hair as you wait for the natural hair to grow out. It’s always a personal choice as to which process an individual chooses.
Left: To achieve the above look(left), make sure your hair has lots of moisture locked in. Wash and condition your curls then seal with an oil base like almond oil. Next thing to do would be to use hair curlers (no heat) or Continue reading
This goes out to the natural hair females and males in various styles and colors of love. Love is loving each other through the knots and the tangles and knowing that you can come just as you are. It’s a beautiful thing to see couples embracing something that makes them relate. On that same note, it’s a beauty to see those couples who mingle with contrasts and differences. We don’t all have to like the same things but it’s serious, as hot fire, that respect should be served in acknowledging “different strokes for different folks”.
Whether you wear it long like Goldilocks or short and sweet, it’s the grooming that counts. No one wants to be near a 4- -month-going-on-6-never-been-washed-hair! Continue reading