Time-Saving Tips

5 Gorgeous Natural Hair Updos That Can Be Done in 7 Minutes or Less

These 5 updo tutorials will have you looking like you spent hours styling your hair, when you really only spent  7 minutes or less. 7 Minute Twist and Tuck BeautiFroHair created this intricate looking updo in just 7 minutes. She... Continue Reading

4 Hacks for the Easiest Wash Day EVER

The further you delve into your natural hair journey, the easier things should be. I’m a FIRM believer in not hustling backwards, so when something works, I ride that train ’til the rails fall off (or I get distracted… #PJwithashortattentionspan).... Continue Reading

3 Ways To Treat An Itchy Scalp Under Box Braids

I decided to get box braids installed about 3 weeks ago and let me just say, I fell in love! Box braids have are probably one of the absolute best protective styles I have ever tried. I’ve done nothing more than... Continue Reading

4 Flawless Natural Hair Styles That Can Be Done in 10 Minutes or Less

Whether you’re racing against the clock or are just a lazy natural, these 4 natural hair styles will leave you looking your best in just 10 minutes or less! 10 Minute Twisted and Braided Updo I don’t think there is... 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

How to Preserve a Perfect Twist Out for an Entire Week

When it comes to twist outs, the style itself is simple. You simply two strand twist your hair wet or dry with products. When you unravel your twists in the morning, you are greeting with large or small ringlets depending... Continue Reading

2 Tips to Help You Navigate Natural Hair Forums

Hair forums have long been a source of information for women of all hair types and hair goals. During the mid to late 1990s forums for women of color began to increase in popularity, eventually leading to forums in the... Continue Reading

3 Easy Updos for the Styling Challenged

I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m pretty much inept when it comes to styling my natural hair. I see tons of intricate, stunning, and sophisticated updos and protective styles all over social media and here on BGLH, and... Continue Reading

The Henna Hack For FAST Super Moisturized Hair

Got 8+ hours to do a hair treatment? I know some of you ladies do, but I’m sure many of you certainly don’t have time for that! If you love the thickening and conditioning effect of henna, you’re going to... Continue Reading

5 Mobile Apps That Will Help Your Natural Hair Journey in 2015

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’ve got a smartphone. You also probably have goals for your hair in the coming new year, but didn’t know that you can use your phone to help you achieve your goals! Take a... Continue Reading

The Benefits of Air Drying Thick Natural Hair

A central piece of advice that I’ve come across repeatedly for processed hair is the value of air drying hair versus using heat. Specifically, some women choose to air dry their loose hair, meaning they don’t use braids or twists,... Continue Reading

4 Unusual Hacks That Keep Natural Hair Moisturized

It’s a bummer when you’re down to the very last drop of your favorite leave-in and you know your order won’t come in for at least another week. It’s also definitely not cool, when you’re traveling far from home only to... Continue Reading

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... 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... Continue Reading