There are tons of shampoo’s out there on the market. Some claim that they can be used daily, others claim to be moisturizing, and still others claim to be clarifying. But what exactly is the difference between these classifications of shampoos? And how do they fit into a hair regimen? After asking myself these same questions, I did some research, and here are the conclusions that I came to.
There are a lot of misinformation being circulated on Youtube and in the natural hair community in general. I’d like to discuss the top 5 biggest hair myths to help you live your best curly lifestyle.
Both men and women desire to have beautiful, healthy hair, but few are lucky enough to be able to take their hair’s health for granted. Remember that hair is a fast-growing tissue and what you eat can make a huge difference in your hair’s health.
Many factors such as stress, underlying illnesses, genetic predisposition, and reactions from using hair care products can affect your hair. But the main factor is your diet.
It’s important to nourish your hair from within. Protein, which is the main building block of hair, is an essential nutrient, along with complex carbohydrates, iron, B vitamins, fatty acids, sulphur and zinc. Your diet should have a perfect balance of these.
I have used several tools and techniques to detangle my 4C hair. I have been a user of the Denman brush, wide tooth combs (still a fan), and other tools for a long time. I have always noticed how much hair is on the brush or comb after detangling and it was always a nice clump of hair. Continue reading
Protective Styling is the idea that styling your hair in a way which reduces or eliminates daily manipulation promotes length retention. Protective styling requires the tips of the hair to be tucked away and not worn loosely for an extended period of time consisting of days, weeks, or even months.
First, let’s discuss the truth about hair growth, shedding and growth retention. Continue reading
Hair Porosity…….what? This term has been thrown around by naturals but what does it really mean. There is so much information regarding this topic and some sites give way too much information while others are simply misleading. So let me break it down. Continue reading
Hair typing is the study of naturally curly hair by the categorization of hair textures. Some believe knowing and understanding your hair type is crucial to hair care and hair food selection. Others believe hair typing is unnecessary and carry little value since caring for your hair has more to do with genetics and overall health. Continue reading
So you’ve decided to give up on the creamy crack……welcome to natural hair therapy. Let’s get started.
When deciding to “go natural” the first decision of many revolves around how to rid your hair of the chemically processed ends. There are two methods commonly used once this journey of hair exploration begins: transitioning and big chop. Continue reading