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Hair Extensions for Black Women
Thank goodness for all the different types of hair extensions because no matter how popular weaves and wigs are, they certainly aren't for everybody. They can be expensive, difficult to manage and let's not even talk about the pressure of finding a local stylist who actually knows what they're doing...
Since our love affair with hair grease has come to an end, scalp serums have picked up where they left off—just in a healthier, more nourishing way. While most of us take the easy route and simply rub our favorite oils directly on our scalp, it wouldn't hurt to invest...
Beauty influencer Briana Wright also known as Briana Monique’ on my social media, is facing some serious backlash after making cringe-worthy remarks about what she calls "African American Hair". The video posted to youtube was a vlog-style video that included a review of a few back-owned products she has been...
A good portion of us type 4 girls have hair that is fine, thin, or some mix of the two. And so the misconception that type 4 hair is naturally thick and full has led to a whole lot of disillusionment and disappointment when it comes to our respective...
Synthetic wigs for black women
Over the years, the quality of synthetic wigs have improved immensely. They've gone from super shiny, cheap looking replicas of human hair wigs, to wigs that are actually comparable—and sometimes even better—than their more expensive counterparts.  But no matter how great they are, they still have the tendency to become tangled,...
Maximum Hydration Method
The 'Maximum Hydration Method' has been heaven-sent for many naturalistas who have faced the issue of chronically dry hair. This is especially the case for those of us with low porosity, 4C hair. After years of research, natural hair expert Pinke Cube came up with this method to help black...
Have you ever seen a style on your Instagram that made you stop dead in your tracks? We have seen this style a few times on the main Instagram page, and we had to look into it. The braids are regular knotless braids but with heavy curly ends. Let's be clear, curling...
Medicare does not currently cover the cost of wigs so if you suffer from an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, you have to foot the bill of a wig if you choose to wear one. Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley would like to change that. According to the NY...
Quinoa
For the last few years, everybody has been raving about superfoods. Some of these are leafy greens, some are seeds and grains, and some— like quinoa— are a mix of things Of course we all know that superfoods are good for our bodies when we eat them regularly, but what if...
Most stylists these days, tend to take only card payments for services, for many reasons, including it being safer, cleaner for taxes, and much easier from a business perspective. With that said, we have seen way too many stories of stylists performing a service, and then after payment is made...
Twitter is reminiscing on the classic French roll hair style and it is opening up memories for us all. A classic French roll was the style we would do for mostly formal occasions. Typically your hair would be relaxed, freshly washed and conditioned and that tuck and roll had to be...
Growth balm
Protective styles and hair growth go together like peanut butter and jelly. Yes, they can be done by themselves but they're so much better together, and this growth balm from GIRL + HAIR makes it super easy to do so.  But first, let's be real—protective styling only leads to growth...
Should Children Wear Wigs As A Protective Style? - Twitter Debates After Viral Video
Every so often the topic of children and protective styles will come up and cause somewhat of a controversy. Whether its braids, braids with color, or extravagant cornrows, the opinions are usually split. This week it's wigs, and it's all due to a viral video of a hairstylist doing a...
Braidless Crochet - Ms Naturally Mary
Crochet hairstyles have been around forever and as the years go by, the styles are so much more natural and versatile. And let's not even get started on those install methods! They're far more seamless and advanced than back in the day. However, one thing has always remained the same:...
Skunk stripe
In guitar terms, a skunk stripe refers to the thin brown strip running down the neck of the instrument. And when it comes to hair, it's pretty much the same thing—a bleach blonde, light brown, or brightly colored highlight patch that contrasts the rest of your hair.  The trend recently...
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