10% Off African Black Soap

The skin care benefits of African Black Soap are well known among naturals — clearing acne, eczema, facial scarring and even stretch marks. And now this popular product is available in our online store! Our African Black Soap is top quality and sourced from Ghana, containing saponified shea nut butter, saponified coconut oil, saponified palm... Continue Reading

Lazy Practices That Still Help You Retain Length

Cassandre rocking her fro I’m not going to lie- I don’t care for my hair every single day and I’m pretty certain that most natural ladies out there don’t care for their hair every day either. It’s not that I don’t want to care for it, it’s just that sometimes it has to take the... Continue Reading

In Touch Weekly Compares Solange to a Dog Because of Her Hair

Celebrity and gossip magazine In Touch Weekly is coming under fire after publishing a picture comparing Solange Knowles to a dog. In a column called “Double Creature” the magazine published the following reader-submitted picture and blurb; “Yorkipoo Jackie is “basically twinsies” with Beyoncé’s sis, says the 5-year-old pup’s owner, Brian Murray Jr. ‘They rock the... Continue Reading

5 Tips from a Stylist To Maintain Healthy Color Treated Hair this Winter

Every year, we are advised to protect our hair and treat it well during the harsh winter weather. Just as the bitter cold and unrelenting winds can be murder on your skin, the same elements can take a toll on your hair. If you have color treated hair, the damage can be brutal. Fortunately, there... Continue Reading

3 Simple DIY Yarn Loc Tutorials

If you’re a fan of the recent loc extension craze, then you’d probably enjoy yarn locs as well. Loc extensions may be hard to replicate on your own, but yarn locs are the next best thing. Like loc extensions, the hair is palm rolled, but instead of adding additional hair to your hair, the hair... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Bring Moisture Back Into Dry Winter Hair

Sealing is crucial for reducing moisture loss but is only effective for so long. What do you do once the moisture is gone, especially during the winter when it seems to vanish more easily? Here are a few tips to restore that moisture to your hair. 1. Invest in a quality humidifier Cold weather leads... Continue Reading

White Hair Stylist Refuses to Do Black Client’s Natural Hair — But Was It Racism?

A story out of Houston has us pondering race and hair again. African American college professor Dr Lisa Thompson went to the TGF salon in Houston and, when she discovered that her regular stylist wasn’t there, was turned down by a white stylist who repeatedly insisted that she doesn’t do “African American” hair. On the... Continue Reading

Miss Jessie’s Co-Founder and Curly Haircare Pioneer Titi Branch Passes Away at 45

While more details are still forthcoming, news broke late Sunday evening on social media that Titi Branch, co-founder of the famed curly haircare brand Miss Jessie’s had passed away. Born on June 10th, 1969, Titi Cree Branch died on December 4th, 2014 in what online media publication NV Magazine is calling an apparent suicide due... Continue Reading

Chauntalia from Atlanta // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. C: My name is Chauntalia Wise. I am from Atlanta, GA. Did you transition or big chop? C: I transitioned for 8 months (March 25, 2013-Dec 3, 2013) and then I did the BC. I chose to go natural after I bleached my hair honey blonde February 2013 and I began to see it... Continue Reading

3 CUTE Winter Protective Styles That Incorporate Synthetic Hair

Winter. It’s the season that’s accompanied by more than just a weather change. More clothes. More family. More money…SPENT! However, if you’re natural, the onset of winter, for many, means less time dealing with your hair. As we all know,  it’s a good idea to protect your tresses from the harsh, dry air to help... Continue Reading

Micro Trimming Your Way to THICKER, Longer Natural Hair

This is not your usual trimming post. This is not about trimming off your damage in one fell swoop. Rather this is about micro trimming for eventual thickness and length. So, what is micro trimming? Well, it is essentially taking off ¼ to ½ of an inch of hair monthly or every other month to... Continue Reading

4 Easy Tips to Perfect Your Wig Regimen This Winter

The proper wig regimen can offer ultimate protection for your natural hair this season. Not only does this protective style shield your tresses from the elements, but it allow you to easily access your strands for cleansing, conditioning and moisturizing when necessary. Here are some tips to get you started on a wig regimen: 1.... Continue Reading

5 Fun Natural Hair Styles to Bring in the New Year

It’s that time again! The New Year is quickly approaching and some of you are probably looking for fun and festive natural hair styles to bring the year in. Why not try something fun and out of the box to start your year off? Whether you’re staying in, attending a small gathering, or hanging out... Continue Reading

 3 Easy and Effective Ways To Document Hair Growth in 2015

Can you believe 2014 is almost over?! If you’re like me then you’ve already thought about your resolutions for the upcoming year and how to use setbacks in 2014 to fuel your goals for 2015. When it comes to hair care, December is a great time to reassess any methods you found to be ineffective... Continue Reading

4 Reasons To Rock Mini Twists This Winter

  The winter season is the perfect time to try different protective styles. The cold weather is harsh on our hair; so a style that will keep your hair protected during these months can be very beneficial. One of my favorite protective styles are mini twists. Although they are time consuming to install, the benefits... Continue Reading