Friday, June 16, 2017

Natural Hair Products - The Pre Poo

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Being a natural hair newbie can be challenging especially if you are new to our terms. One that is extremely important and often overlooked is the pre poo or the process to soften the blow of detangling and washing hair prior to the act. It is an oil or conditioner applied to hair prior to shampooing and a natural hair product naturals need to learn more about. 

What Is Hair Porosity?

Pre-pooing your hair before washing makes hair easier to detangle but it also keep hair moisturized as shampooing (especially with a clarifying shampoo) can strip it of the necessary oils it needs. Despite it sounding like just dumping a bunch of oil or a conditioning treatment on your hair, there is a right and a wrong way to do this so let's dive in and define and explain what to do. 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Hair Types

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Hair typing is the easy way to determine what type of curls you have. Although it is obvious enough that natural hair varies in texture, hair typing is a system that makes it easy to point out what category your strands fall in. Hair typing is a big thing in natural hair and while the verdict is out on whether it truly figures it all out for you, many still subscribe to it in aiding in hair product purchases and how to care for one's own curls.

Is Frizzy Natural Hair A Bad Thing?

There is more than just one hair typing system and while many may favor one over all the others, all bring some very vital information to the table. I've listed a few that you should get to know and you can then figure out which best suits your hair's needs. 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Natural Hairstyles: The Sexy Messy Bun & More!


BUNS!! We love them, rock them and are forever finding new ways to give them life in our natural hair. Buns are popular with natural and relaxed styles but without natural texture, our buns have volume and character that straight hair just doesn't have with these styles. A bun can be messy, to the back, up top, and even coupled with loose hair as the variations are pretty endless.

Create Finger Coils On Short Natural Hair

Buns are not just for the medium to long-haired naturals as small buns or simply adding some hair can give you as big a bun as you dare. Think buns are boring? Check out all the cute ways to style them and see just how amazing this simple yet fun look give your look.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Natural Hair Tips For Black Women

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Sometimes you just need to get to the point. Black women are going natural in groves and many are unsure just what to do. There are a lot of things to remember when going natural and new naturals or 'newbies' are often left flailing in the wind most unsure about what path to take or how long to hang in there. None want to cave and go crawling back to the creamy crack but there are some things they need to know to stay the course.  

Shampoo vs. Co Wash Natural Hair

It happens to the best of women so stop beating yourself up and know there is a way to natural hair success. We often just need some guidance or tips that will help keep the pathway positive and no matter if you choose to BC or even long-term transition there are five excellent tips that will make your natural hair softer, more manageable and moisturized.