Natural Hair Styles

15 Gorgeous Photos of the Emerging Purple/Fuchsia Hair Trend

A few weeks ago natural hair veteran AskProy went against the grain and dyed her blonde hair purple for fall. Last week, she gave us another shocker and went fuchsia. After doing a bit of research, I noticed that she’s... Continue Reading

10 Beautiful 4C Natural Hairstyles for the Fall

This fall season is all about goddess braids, curly sets, and sculptural updos for my 4c naturals!  Here are ten video tutorials for ten such looks. 1. Goddess Braid I cannot talk about the goddess braid enough. This look is such an easy, fail-safe option.... Continue Reading

Why I’m Skeptical of the $300 Flat Iron Brush

A few weeks ago, many naturals marveled at a video showing a mother straightening her daughter’s hair with a DAFNI Straightening Brush (a type of flat iron brush) in one pass. The self-proclaimed revolutionary hair straightening brush will supposedly get... Continue Reading

10 Naturals You Should Be Following on Instagram

Raise your hand if you remember Fotki photo albums?  Back in the day (okay, maybe not that far back in the day), it was the website to visually capture beautiful black hair growth.  If you were on a serious natural or... Continue Reading

5 of the Best Wearable Bantu Knot Tutorials

Bantu Knot-outs have always been a go-to for many naturals to achieve super cute wavy curls. However, bantu knots are an equally wearable style. The style can be somewhat of challenge to get down right. We’ve rounded up 5 bantu... Continue Reading

4 Faux Low Buns That Will Protect Your Hair This Fall

Faux buns are an effortless way to look chic without too much fuss. Not only are they a get up and go hair style, they also keep the ends of your hair protected while saving you some time getting ready... Continue Reading

10 More Stunning Natural Hair Pictorials

Last year we featured 10 of the Most Stunning Natural Pictorials.  Since then, there have been many more hairstyle pictorials on Instagram and Pinterest.  Here are our top ten choices for this year. MyfroandI demonstrates how to create this super... Continue Reading

Micro Cornrows Are Making a Comeback and Yaya DaCosta is Slaying Trend

You remember micro braids; the super small braids that took hours to install, but were extremely popular in the early 2000s (back then R&B singer Alicia Keys was the covergirl for the look.) This week model and actress YaYa Dacosta... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Style An Old Twist Out

Raise your hand if you can relate to this tragedy. You’re a twist out gal and wash day is coming up. You keep telling yourself that you’re going to wash and twist your hair for the following week over the... Continue Reading

10 Gorgeous Photos of French and Dutch Braid Updos on Natural Hair

The hair styles naturals manage to create never cease to amaze me, from intricately braided looks to simple and sweet.  Here are ten gorgeous updos featuring French braids and Dutch braids. This braided updo by Mandajesspanda is absolutely beautiful.  To... Continue Reading

5 Versatile Ways to Style a Top Knot on Natural Hair

The top knot – a natural gal’s go to hair style when she doesn’t have time for much else. It’s a simple hair style that makes any outfit look chic. Throw on a bold lip and some chunky jewelry and... Continue Reading

3 Ways to Fake a Bantu Knot Out

I’m a sucker for a fly bantu-knot out, but let’s be honest, sometimes after you’ve done the bantu knots and sat under the dryer for hours, your curls still manage to turn out limp and wet, instead of voluminous and... Continue Reading

4 Cute Styles to Retain Moisture in the Cold Season

Combatting dryness is the name of the game this season and is not just about the products you use.  Here are four cute styles to help your natural hair stay moisturized. 1. Two-Strand Twist Updo This jumbo twist updo will help... Continue Reading

My Secret to Flawless, Long-Lasting Curl Definition

Day 2 curls   I’m about that wash and go life, and at this stage in the game I’ve pretty much perfected my wash and go. I mean dang, it only took me almost 2 years. Seriously, it took me... Continue Reading

7 Advantages TWA Wearers Have Over Naturals With Long Hair

Oh how cute you are My teeny weeny afro But please grow out soon I wrote that haiku a little after my “Big Chop,” years ago. It’s how I felt everyday about my TWA. However, that’s all it was –... Continue Reading