Bleached + Colored Hair

Five Serious Things to Consider Before Bleaching Natural Hair

Bleaching hair has always been something that I never mess with. I did it once with Loreal Chunking in high school, and all of the bleached pieces turned into a hot mess. They were snapping and breaking all over the... Continue Reading

7 Natural Instagrammers Who Dyed Their Hair But Maintained Its Health

The days are growing longer and the weather is staying warm, which means ladies are ditching their dark hair for lighter hues! I enjoy seeing natural women experiment with color and sometimes, I even get the itch myself. The only... Continue Reading

Look Super Cool this Festival Season: 3 Ways to Dye Synthetic Braiding Hair

Kanekalon and Marley braiding hair have become a natural sista’s secret weapon. Having a bad hair day? Grab some braiding hair and twist and twirl until your hair is selfie perfect. Need a larger than life afro, but you aren’t... 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... Continue Reading

4 Ways To Combat Permanent Color Damage

Dying your hair can be one of the quickest ways to change up your look. But if you’re choosing to use permanent dyes, you’re playing Russian roulette for damaged, high porosity hair. Hair goes through a pretty traumatic experience when it is... Continue Reading

Janae from Houston // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. J: My name is Janae Miller. I am 27 years young and I’m a licensed cosmetologist, located in Houston, TX. Did you transition or big chop? J: I have been naturally curly for over 10 years. My transition to natural... Continue Reading

5 Must-Try Natural Hair Color Trends For The Fall

Perhaps you went light brown or blonde for the summer, and you are looking for a change this fall. Well, here are five hair color trends that are worth considering. 1. Red If you want to go darker but still... Continue Reading

Semi Permanent Hair Dye and Clear Rinses for Natural Hair

Style Icon Shenique Most of us will know about semi permanent hair dyes which stain the outer shaft of the hair but wash out over time unlike some permanent hair dye that can get right into the cortex. Some naturals... Continue Reading

Style Icons are BACK! Shenique from Jamaica // 3C/4A Natural Hair

Yes, it was gone for a minute, but now it’s back; the most comprehensive and sought-after compilation of real-world naturals online — our style icon series! Our beloved style icon coordinator, Meosha, left our team for new opportunities at the... Continue Reading

The Gray Hair Trend: Would You Try It?

There is an abundance of pressure for us, as women, to look beautiful – and forever youthful. Commercials and reality shows bombard us with “solutions” ranging from anti-wrinkle creams to botox to plastic surgery in order to eliminate any face... Continue Reading

Double Standard? Why is It Considered “Hood” When Black Women Experiment with Color?

  Justine Skye (left) Katy Perry (right) I’ve had a thing for colored hair for as long as I can remember. In middle school, all the skater chicks and alternative girls dyed their hair every color of the rainbow after... Continue Reading

True Life: I Chose Hair Color Over Length And I’d Do It Again

by Ijeoma of Klassy Kinks (pictured above)   For years when my hair was still relaxed, I begged my mother to allow me to get highlights, but she stressed that coloring my relaxed hair would damage it beyond repair. So... Continue Reading

5 Things Every Natural Should Know Before Choosing a Hair Color

by Alondra (pictured above) There are some of us curly girls who prefer to keep it 100% natural. You know, no chemicals, no heat, no styling utensils…no anything! On the other hand, there are many of us who actually prefer... Continue Reading

Is It Safe to Dye Natural Hair After Using Henna?

When I began henna-ing my hair over two years ago, I did it for one reason: to help thicken and strengthen my severely heat damaged strands. Over time, henna proved to be effective at not only that, but at helping... Continue Reading

3 Key Things to Consider Before Dyeing Natural Hair

 by Kelsey (pictured above) of Lifewithcoco2 If you’re anything like me, then you loveeee hair color! Ive changed my hair color 7 times since Ive been natural and I’ve always been asked a lot of questions. From picking a hair color to... Continue Reading