Edges + Hairline

What Baby Hair? 15 Photos That Show Appreciation for 4C, Not-Laid Edges

The Summer Olympics may be over, but the negative comments about Gabby Douglas’ edges still linger. (Just last week, we shared a video in which Cardi B, of Love & Hip Hop, defended the gymnast’s hair.) It is normal for 4C... Continue Reading

[Pics] Genius or Too Much? Folks Are Tattooing in Their Lost Edges

Edges are important in haircare. They’ve now come to stand as a sign that you have your ish together and haven’t let your haircare regime fall by the wayside. The loss of edges can occur from ailments like alopecia areata or mechanical... Continue Reading

How One Woman Regrew Her Edges in Under 2 Months With a Derma Roller

If you are into skincare and spa treatments, then you’ve probably heard of the derma roller or had a treatment yourself. For those of you who aren’t aware, a derma roller is a skin care tool used to treat acne,... Continue Reading

More Stylists Sharing Photos of Braid and Weave Work on Balding Clients: Confidence Booster or Bad Practice?

Photo credit: Braids by Darnita Box braids, twists, and faux locs have really been making their rounds on everyone’s heads this year. They’ve always been popular, but currently, I can’t scroll through one natural hair account on Instagram without seeing... Continue Reading

Why My Edges Started to Thin and How I Restored Them Pt 2, Ijeoma’s Story

It’s time for another BGLH compilation series! This time we’re discussing edges; how they thin out and what you can do to restore them. Read the first portion by Geniece. Next up is Ijeoma. I didn’t even realize that I... Continue Reading

Why My Edges Started to Thin and How I Restored Them Pt 1, Geniece’s Story

It’s time for another BGLH compilation series! This time we’re discussing edges; how they thin out and what you can do to restore them. First up is Geniece sharing her experiencing with thinning edges. My challenges with thinned edges can... Continue Reading

How I’m Using Caffeine to Combat Hair Thinning and Alopecia

by Cassandre of CassandreBeccai.com “My hair is thinning.” My husband said (in his lovely British accent) as he stood in front of the bathroom mirror. Yes, it was now apparent. My hubby, just a year shy of 30, was already... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Bring Your Edges Back From Exile

#teamedgesA receding hairline or “bald edges” can really take away from a woman’s beauty. Rather than dealing with the issue, many have resorted to covering up the problem with a weave or wig, while others turn to supplements or “hair growth... Continue Reading

5 Key Causes of Nape Area Breakage

Do you have trouble getting the back of your hair to either grow or maintain as long a length as the rest of your head? Have people ever asked if you shaved the back of your head when you have... Continue Reading

3 Researched Recipes to Regrow Edges and Recover from Shedding

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Are you having difficulty regrowing your edges?  Or maybe you are having a hard time recovering from hair loss or severe shedding?  Well the following recipes may probably help.  (Keep in mind that while... Continue Reading

3 Styles that Won’t Damage Your Edges

What’s easier than scooping your hair into a ponytail, tucking it into a bun and heading out the door? Well, if you’re like me and have edges that break with only modest stress, styles like ponytails and buns are not... Continue Reading

7 Non-Damaging Products that Slick Edges

Regardless of how you’re styling your hair, chances are sleek edges are on the menu. Nothing sets off a natural hair style better than tamed, natural looking edges (unless you’re going for the messy look…which can be cute). There are... Continue Reading

Protecting Your Nape During the Winter Months

By Geniece of Beautifully Made One winter during high school a strange thing began to happen to my hair. My hair was relaxed at the time and up until that point gave me little to no problems. I rarely used direct... Continue Reading

7 Tips for Dealing with a Sensitive Hairline

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Like some of you, I have a sensitive hairline. Do not be fooled by the thick edges. Lol. My hairline has had a couple weak moments over the years, so I consistently monitor the area... Continue Reading

8 Reasons You Have Thinning Edges

Thinning edges are a recurring issue for many black women but it can be hard to pinpoint a culprit. Here are 8 possible reasons why your edges are thinning. 1. You style your hair too much and you don’t let... Continue Reading