Natural Hair Styles

5 Chic Protective Styles That Can Be Worn On Any Occasion

Do you get tired of changing up your look depending on where you are going?  Here are five protective styles that you can wear for almost any occasion: 1. Vintage Tuck If you are a fan of Geri’s blog, Geraldine the Great, then you know that she has some serious styling creativity when it comes to... Continue Reading

5 Stunning Pictorials of Perm Rod Styles

Perm rod sets are hot with naturals right now — no doubt about it. And no wonder; the style is gorgeous and versatile, can be dressed up or down, and is heatless! The trick, of course, is to get it right. For some tips on what NOT to do, check out our writer Christina’s hilarious... Continue Reading

Box Braids, Kinky Twists and Other Styles You Can Do With Crochet Braids

Right now, crochet braids are what’s hot amongst the natural hair community. It’s truly exciting to see professional stylists and some at home stylists, take this style and put their twist on it. We’ve seen crochet braids with waves, afro hair, cork screw curls, and even bone straight hair. Some styles are so realistic looking... Continue Reading

The Drooling Continues … 10 MORE Pictures that Show the Incredible Versatility of Natural Hair

If I had to guess, many of you were drooling on your keyboards in the last post.  Here are ten more pictures (yes, more!) that show the incredible versatility of natural hair! 1. Mandajesspanda Mandajesspanda is giving us endless flexibility with these sixteen different looks.  Her hair transforms from little curls to big curls to... Continue Reading

5 Tips That Kept My Flat Ironed Type 4 Natural Hair Straight For 6 Weeks

For naturals like myself, who do not mind applying heat to their hair, flat ironing can be a real treat. Flat ironing not only shows the ‘true length’ of your hair, but it adds some versatility to hair styling. However, one of the downsides of flat ironing natural hair is it can often revert back... Continue Reading

The 12 Best Natural Hair Looks on the Red Carpet This Awards Season

Now that the Grammys are over, avid award show watchers can go back to having Sunday evenings all to themselves, for deep conditioning, twisting or doing nothing at all to their natural hair. The awards ceremonies that took place this weekend, had some big winners for black female artists and we also saw more diversity... Continue Reading

8 Romantic Natural Hair Styles for Valentines Day

With Valentines Day right around the corner, you’re probably wondering what you’ll do with your hair. Fortunately, there are quite a few sultry and romantic natural hair tutorials for special occasions. Take a look at these natural hair styles that will surely help prepare you for a special day! Romantic Beachy Waves If you’re more... Continue Reading

10 Pictures that Show the Incredible Versatility of Natural Hair

From ‘fros to twist outs to straight to puffs, the versatility of our natural hair never ceases to amaze me.  Here are ten beautiful collages that showcase this amazing flexibility: 1. NaturalMetra This collage is the epitome of natural hair versatility.  NaturalMetra gives us no limits to what natural hair can do. 2. JuicesandBerries Talk about changeability!  In... Continue Reading

4 Natural Hair Styles That Complement Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Trends

Though it might not feel like it just yet, spring and summer will soon be here and the various Spring/Summer 15 fashion week trends will soon be interpreted by retail stores at every budget. If you’re thinking about updating your natural hair this spring/summer or just curious about which hairstyles will best go with the... Continue Reading

Bunning Without Breakage — The 5 Rules of Bunning Natural Hair

Although there has been debate surrounding bunning as a protective style, you might be into buns for reasons other than  length retention. For instance, you might hate wet hair during winter and want confirmed multi-day hair or you might just like how buns look. Whatever your reasons for indulging, there are some tips can help ensure... Continue Reading

Why My Attempt at a Roller Set Was a Complete Fail

Yesterday in the afternooon I solicited prayers for my latest undertaking — a perm rod set with the big, brown jumbo rollers. Y’all might have thought I was just joshing around, but I seriously needed my prayer warriors to surround me on this one. If you’ve been following me on the blog, Instagram, Facebook,YouTube, and... Continue Reading

Heatless Curling for 4C Natural Hair: 5 Tips and Methods for Flawless Curls

Taiwo of Naija Curls Let’s talk all about curling 4c hair. Specifically, I’m referring to manually curling the hair versus enhancing the natural curl without a tool. The goal is to achieve either big fluffy bouncy curls or a smooth (or smoothish because let’s face it, some kinks don’t want to be smoothed out!) roller set. These... Continue Reading

[Video] 100 Years of Black Hair Styles in 1 Minute

Cut.com has set the internet a buzz with its titillating time-lapse video of black beauty through the decades. This is a follow-up to their previously released video from a month ago, 100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute which featured a white model. Starting in 1910, the video takes viewers on a journey of black beauty... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Wear a Chignon on Natural Hair

Here are five different ways to achieve a beautiful chignon on natural hair! 1. Low Twisted Chignon This low, twisted chignon is really simply to create.  Start on hair that has been stretched via banding, blow dry, roller set, or African threading.  There is no need to apply additional product, unless desired. Description: Low chignon that incorporates... Continue Reading

5 Simple Styles for Medium-Length to Long Kinky Natural Hair

It is a new year and time for some new looks.  For this natural hair style edition, we are including five simple options for medium-length to long kinky natural hair. 1. Twisted Updo Though the holidays are officially over, I thought I’d include this beautiful, timeless look from Chiaka.  Start on hair that is stretched via... Continue Reading