Time-Saving Tips

6 Steps to Curb Tangles When You Wash and Go

by Elle of Quest for the Perfect Curl (pictured above) When women used to tell me that they “couldn’t” do wash and go’s, I’ll be honest, I kind of gave them a side eye. After all, how can you not do a wash and go? Basically, it just means wearing your hair in the state of your... Continue Reading

6 Cute Summer Styles That Can Be Done With Just 5 Bobby Pins (or Less!)

by Ijeoma of Klassy Kinks Vlogger Iknowlee In the summertime, there may be a few reasons why you might quickly need to get your hair off your neck: it could start raining, it could be scorching hot or the humidity can disrespect your hard earned twistout. No matter what’s driving you to dig through your... Continue Reading

Why It Takes Me Just 2 Hours to Wash, Detangle and Style my Back-Length 4C Hair

Who wants to spend a whole day washing natural hair? Not me. I will admit, there was a time when it literally did take me a whole day to complete the process. I would spend several minutes shampooing, up to an hour or two deep conditioning, a few hours detangling, all night air drying in... Continue Reading

4 Easy Fixes for Common Wash and Go Problems

At this point in my natural hair journey, I’m certain of three things: I suck at doing twist-outs. I can henna my hair in my sleep. I have pretty much mastered the wash and go. Even though I’ve practically got my wash and go down to a science (a super science, thanks to my new... Continue Reading

5 Easy Updos that Can Be Done in Minutes

If you’re like me, you have little to no time to spend styling your hair. You have a whole list of other tasks to complete be it for school, work, family, or just life.  At the same time, you don’t exactly want to step out of the house looking crazy.  Well here are five easy... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Keep Your Hair Healthy During Your Lazy Week

by Ariane of BlackNaps.org Lazy weeks are pretty much inevitable. We all have them. Especially when your natural hair gets a little longer and the maintenance is more work. But even when you don’t feel like giving your hair the attention you normally would, you can still keep it healthy with these simple tips: 1.... Continue Reading

The Natural’s Guide to Traveling Overseas: How to Style and What Products to Bring

by Adeola of The Mane Captain Traveling can be stressful, whether you’re doing it for business or pleasure, over long distances or short. For us naturals, the stress escalates as we contemplate which tools and products to bring along and what to leave behind to avoid fees for excess weight. Some of us might even... Continue Reading

How To Revive An Old Twist-Out

by pRoy of Steel Feather Lace Elephant Y’all are not going to BELIEVE how I achieved this hairstyle… or maybe you might.  I don’t know how believable it is, but I have video footage to prove it so apparently it works. Let’s talk about how I said I was going to go the whole week without doing anything... Continue Reading

3 Tools that Effectively Distribute Oil to Natural Hair

Let me start this article off with saying that there is nothing wrong with the traditional pour oil into your hands, rub and apply method. This method has stood the test of time and certainly for non-liquid butters, is the only way to apply oil to hair. However, if all you want is a tiny... Continue Reading

4 Cute and Quick Hair Styles for Naturals On the Go

By Chinwe of Hair and Health I think we all have those days where we are just too busy to wash or style our hair.  The reality with those days is that there is not much to do other than the puff or a simple bun … or is there?  Check out these four styles:... Continue Reading

3 Quick and Easy Head Wrap Styles for Bad Hair Days

Style Icon Keisha By Imani of Tribe Called Curl It’s just one of those days. Rain/snow/sleet/hail is coming down hard, and you just. can’t. with your natural hair. It desperately needs to be redone, and you don’t have the time or the patience for it. You need a quick and stylish solution, so you can walk... Continue Reading

3 Time-Consuming Natural Hair Practices to Avoid

By Imani of Tribe Called Curl The joy of being a Lazy Natural comes from doing the least possible to maintain healthy, vibrant curls, coils and kinks. All hair involves work, and of course we’re not advocating that you skip out on a basic hair care regimen. But, the endless hours dedicated to practices with... Continue Reading

How to Cleanse Natural Hair in 30 Minutes

I am at the stage of my hair journey where the latest products or hair growing techniques no longer pique my interest. I am, however, always on the hunt for tips and tricks that will shorten the time it takes me to wash, detangle or style my hair. Over the past two years I’ve cut... Continue Reading

3 Ways to Cut Your Shampoo Time

By Geniece of Beautifully Made When it comes to hair care don’t “show me the money”. Show me how to save time! Over the past year I’ve been washing my hair on a bi-weekly basis. If I was a lady of leisure I would wash my hair every 5-7 days, just to keep that “just washed” scent ever present. Alas,... Continue Reading

3 Ways to Cut Your Detangling Time and Stop Breakage

By Jc of The Natural Haven Bloom Natural hair is not something that is mastered in a few days. It is generally the case that you need to take a few baby steps to gradually change habit of a previous lifetime. This is especially true when it comes to detangling, things that work when hair is... Continue Reading

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