Natural Hair Care

10 Essential Natural Hair Hacks

Surely, I can’t be the only one who has run out of shampoo on wash day or just can’t seem to find my conditioning caps when it’s time to deep condition. With these easy, yet effective hacks, you’ll never need... Continue Reading

Why I Don’t Part My Natural Hair

Seriously, I might be a little late on this one. Years ago when someone commented on my hair, saying it looked “nice but I needed to take out the part,” I thought it sounded 100% hater. What? What’s wrong with... Continue Reading

The $25 Tatiana Wig is Becoming a Favorite for Naturals

Everybody remembers the era of the famous curly Vanessa La Jay wig in the natural world. Now it’s all about the Sensationnel Tatiana wig. What makes this wig so special is that it mimics 4C hair perfectly and gives you... Continue Reading

8 More Inspiring Photos of Amazing Natural Hair Journeys

In June, we featured 10 Inspirational Photos of Amazing Natural Hair Journeys. Now we are back with eight more. First is Jess of Mahoganycurls.  Check out her 2009 to 2014 growth. Next is another growth collage of Ebony. Mariah‘s journey... Continue Reading

The Next Generation: 8 Kids on Social Media With Incredible Natural Hair

Many of us grew up in a period when it was normal to relax a child’s hair between the ages of 5 to 10 years old. These days, more and more parents are choosing to keep the hair of their... Continue Reading

The Natural Hair Community Is Confused About What ‘Coarse Hair’ Actually Is

You’ve probably heard your own or another person’s natural hair referred to as “coarse”. Girl my hair is so coarse I can’t comb through it! Honey, her hair is so coarse and knotted it looks crazy. Because I have coarse... Continue Reading

How I Maintain Bomb Natural Hair on a Lazy Regimen: Chinwe

There is a common misconception that in order to have beautiful natural hair, you have to do a lot. But the natural gurus on our writing staff know better than that. Over the next several days we will share how... Continue Reading

How I Maintain Bomb Natural Hair on a Lazy Regimen: Portia

There is a common misconception that in order to have beautiful natural hair, you have to do a lot. But the natural gurus on our writing staff know better than that. Over the next several days we will share how... Continue Reading

Can Water-Only Washing Maximize Natural Hair Growth?

Since we last discussed Whitney (Naptural85), her theory has evolved from incorporating co-washing to alternating between co-washing and water-only washing.  (In case you missed the previous discussion, here it is: Does Constant Washing Make Natural Hair Grow Faster?.) What is water-only washing?... Continue Reading

5 Wash and Go Mistakes Naturals Make During the Summer

Because of the temperature, summer seems like the prime time to wear a wash and go. Your hair dries faster, you don’t have to worry about cold air, and there’s often more moisture in the air (depending on where you... Continue Reading

Peppermint Oil for Hair Growth is FINALLY Backed by Research

The use of peppermint oil for hair growth is not new at all to the natural hair community. Search the archives of hair care forums and blogs, and you will find at least one thread or article devoted to it.... Continue Reading

How I Maintain Bomb Natural Hair on a Lazy Regimen: Cassandre

There is a common misconception that in order to have beautiful natural hair, you have to do a lot. But the natural gurus on our writing staff know better than that. Over the next several days we will share how... Continue Reading

New Salon Chain Will Offer $65 Quick Services for Naturals

Naturals have a testy relationship with black salons. It seems that if they’re not overcharging us, then they’re providing poor service, or even trying to sneak keratin treatments into our hair! And although there are plenty of great natural hair... Continue Reading

An Afro Pick with a Mirror? A Flat Iron That Steams? 5 Interesting New Inventions for Natural Hair

With more and more handsfree, super-powered, and specialized technologies being invented to make every aspect of our lives easier, there’s no surprise that the hair industry is looking for ways to bring innovative designs and technologies into products and tools.... Continue Reading

How I Maintain Bomb Natural Hair on a Lazy Regimen: Geniece

There is a common misconception that in order to have beautiful natural hair, you have to do a lot. But the natural gurus on our writing staff know better than that. Over the next several days we will share how... Continue Reading