Natural hair varies from texture and the way it responds to treatment and care. One thing we know for sure is that healthy hair is a reaction of a good routine. To have frizz-free curls is a dream come true. Curly style are awesome for the wash and go, twistouts and braidouts. You can take these 10 snippets of wisdom in your quest to find how to define your curls.
1. Lock in Your Natural Curls
How do you lock in your curls? Well, by applying your natural hair products while your hair is in it’s wet state. These days I never use a towel. I found out that a towel was the object that doomed my curls. The material just creates 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
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To get rid of dandruff:
Just use a squeeze bottle, dilute some apple cider vinegar and apply this mixture directly to your scalp. Allow it to sit on your scalp for around 15-20 minutes. Dandruff actually keeps your hair from growing due to the fact that it sits there clogging your scalp and your scalp needs to breathe and blood to circulate in order for your hair to grow!
Lemon water in the morning rocks to wake up to. I usually wake up with one tall glass of warm water with 1/2 lemon juice straight from a lemon. The juice is an antiseptic and also works as an antioxidant. In fact, I’m always asking for this lemon drink whether on the plane or at a restaurant. When other people ask for pop or freckled lemonade, you guessed it… Continue reading
Naturals are always inquiring about the nature of the dry and dull texture that comes with having kinks and curls.
You may have gone through a hair-transitioning period and you thought that once you went natural your hair wouldn’t be as dry. Yes it’s true that chemical relaxers do their fair share of damage but it’s all you when it comes to the way you care for your hair in the transit phase.
Keep in mind that the more curls or coils you have, your hair will lean towards a drier texture. While our straight haired Caucasian (and Asian) neighbors are crying about their hair being “greasy”, our roots are thirsting for moisture. The way our hair waves and bends makes it difficult for the sebum, that your hair produces, to get all the way to the rest of the strands. You may also notice that it is easier to achieve natural hair shine when your hair is straighter! 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