Although I'm giving up heat for the next year, I wanted to know what the best heat protectant is for hair as I plan on getting some extensions installed at the end of the summer. When I had weave back in February, I noticed that after blow drying and flat ironing my hair got crazy split ends and heat damage. So, I wanted to know that you all's favorite heat protectants are?
Here are more tunes/playlists that help pass the time while you’re doing your hair:
As graduation season is steadily approaching, I would like to point out some stylist that you may like to check out.
Meet Kobi Marshall, a graduating senior Management major from Wheaton Maryland. When she's not working hard at school she's a local hairstylist. @kamglamstyles on Instagram. I asked her for some hair advice and here's what she had to say:
This BBC article by Rumeana Jahangir gives a high-level explanation of the stylings and significance of Black hair from the beginning of civilization to our contemporary culture. Starting from the earliest human civilizations, African men and woman used their hair to symbolize a connection with God, express grief and readiness for war. Next, hair became less of an … Continue reading How Does Black Hair Reflect Black History ?
YA'LL.... I have found the perfect wash & go products. No more are the days of undefined curls/coils, overly crunchy hair and ridiculous shrinkage. I now have found great combination products that allow for my hair flourish all day.
Today i decided to switch it up. I wanted to cater more to my people with beards out there. So, Meet Nenwon Gbilia, a graduating senior, Marketing major from California. Here's his story: 1. How long have you been growing your beard? I don't usually answer the question about how long I have been growing … Continue reading Nenwon Gbilia | Journey Feature
Meet Ambe Sennon, a junior Finance major from Baltimore, Maryland. I asked him a few questions about his natural hair journey. Here's his story: 1. How long have you been loc'ing your hair? I've been growing my hair all my life. 2. What are your favorite products? I like Argan Oil and Coconut Oil. Occasionally I put … Continue reading Ambe Sennon | Journey Feature
Meet Abeni Watts, a junior Marketing major from Philadelphia, PA. I asked her a few questions about her natural hair journey. Here is what she had to say. 1. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I've been natural my whole life. I've had locks until the 8th grade when I cut my … Continue reading Abeni Watts | Journey Feature
So excited to post the first Journey Feature. Meet Rachel Kenlaw, a senior Supply Chain major from Washington DC. I asked her a few questions about her natural hair journey. Here is what she had to say. 1. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I have been natural my entire life. … Continue reading Rachel Kenlaw | Journey Feature
The "Journey Feature" section of this blog will feature some of my favorite local naturalistas and naturalistos (lol). There will be the same general formatting of the features such as their hair type, regimen, edge control, favorite products etc. As more features are posted, I would love to hear what you all do to keep … Continue reading Introducing the Journey Feature
Now that the summer and finals season are quickly approaching, I would like to turn our attention to head wraps. Headscarves are cute and trendy ways to protect and/or hide your hair, accent your outfit and connect to your inner-baduizm.
I am have huge proponent of supporting Black businesses. Since this is a hair blog, I thought I would highlight some black-owned hair/ hair care companies. Below are 10 companies you can support and help keep our dollar within our community:
Last month, I decided to give my hair a break from the usual damage I put it through. Every year I change my hair color and get a press and curl about four times during the year. Because I have bleached my hair, I want to let it breathe and grow on its own. Therefore, … Continue reading One Year without Heat & Chemicals
As more people are turning towards natural/essential products to increase their overall hair health, I decided to emphasize great ingredients to elevate your shea butter or flax seed gel. Note: because these oils are highly concentrated/potent , you should mix them into other carrier oils (ie. coconut or jojoba oil). With that in mind, here are 5 essential … Continue reading Essential Oils to Help Boost Hair Health
Meet Carlissa Fells, a junior Marketing major from Columbus Ohio. Here's her story: 1. How long have you been natural? Why did you go natural? I have been natural my whole life 2. What are you favorite products? The Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea leave in condition and curl defining creme. 3. What are your least … Continue reading Carlissa Fells | Journey Feature