Natural Hair Styles

7 Beautiful and Easy Natural Hair Styles for a Spring Wedding (Locs Included)

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Whether you are the bride to be or a member of the bridal party, these beautiful hair styles can be worn on the big day… or to any formal Spring event! 1. Classic Textured Low Bun You can almost never go wrong with the classic low bun for a... Continue Reading

3 Bold Natural Hair Trends for Spring 2014

Content Provided by Klassy Kinks Crayola Color Your Curls Lots of people (myself included) go lighter with their hair color during the spring & summer with brown, auburn, copper, and blond hues. The more bold and fearless naturals are using all kinds of colors we haven’t seen since Kindergarten art class in their hair. Think pastel... Continue Reading

7 Protective Styles for Medium-Length, Kinky Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health A couple months ago, I wrote this post for my short-haired ladies.  Since I do not want to leave you medium-length naturals hanging, this post is for you all: 1. Jumbo Twist Updo Now this gorgeous style is one you can rock almost anywhere, be it a party, a... Continue Reading

8 Chic and Protective Updos for the Last Days of Winter

The winter weather is still here, and you’ve run out of protective style ideas.  Well, there is no need to worry.  Here are eight protective updos for inspiration: By Chinwe of Hair and Health 1.  Halo Updo on Natural Hair This style is pretty popular, but if you have not seen it (or tried it)... Continue Reading

Gorgeous and Easy 2-Minute Updo Using Kanekalon Hair

Absolutely adore Toni of My Natural Sistas’ extravagant updo! The look is very FANCY and super easy to do. Great for if you need a wow factor. Check out the video below! Ladies, would you rock this look on a night out on the town? Continue Reading

4 Styles for the Awkward Hair Growth Stage

  The awkward stage can be hard for several reasons -Your hair is not long enough to bun but is not a twa either -You may have liked having a bang/fringe but you cannot style your hair in this way yet -You may be bored of wearing a headband and pretty earrings as your go... Continue Reading

7 Romantic Natural Hair Styles for Valentine’s Day

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Whether you are going out with your boo thang or having a “single ladies” night, you might want to rock something other than your usual do – especially something more on the romantic side.  Here are just a few ideas: 1. Curly Perm Rod Set For this romantic style,... Continue Reading

How to Use a Curling Wand on Natural Hair

by Diedre of KeepitKinky Hair curled with curling wand – Source Curling wands were one of the most popular hair appliances of 2013. The great thing is they can easily be used on natural hair. Now, we don’t support the use of heat on a daily basis, but after getting home from work and having to... Continue Reading

5 Steps to a Perfectly Smooth Roller Set on 4C Hair

Still from Jouelzy’s 4c roller set tutorial   Ever since a few readers expressed skepticism on whether 4c hair could be smoothly curled and wrapped to a straight/relatively straight style in this article by Chinwe, I have been hunting down the perfect video to showcase that it is indeed possible to smooth 4c hair out... 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

4 More Gorgeous and Easy Ways to Wear a Bun on Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health This is a continuation of the last styles post on “6 Gorgeous and Easy Ways to Wear a Bun on Natural Hair”.  Here are four more spins on the classic bun, including a style involving twists: 1. High “Bun”- Like Do Even if you do not have enough length... Continue Reading

Flexi Rods vs Curlformers vs Plastic Rollers: Which Curling Tool is Best?

When I first began to style my hair, I compared and contrasted braid outs and twist outs to determine which style would provide the greatest elongation and last the longest. Recently, I compared different curling techniques to answer the same question. Which styles creates curls best suited for the needs of my schedule? Below I... Continue Reading

3 Reasons To Use Perm Rods on Natural Hair

by Nyasha of Blissfulcurls.com When it comes to curling your natural hair at home by yourself; knowing what do and what to get can be a mine field. But since I first went natural ohhhh so many years ago, the one thing, that I have always found to be a great way to curl my natural hair... Continue Reading

6 Protective Styles for Short, Kinky Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Let’s face it.  Protective styling can be a challenge for those with shorter, natural hair … especially kinky hair.  (I remember hating the way stubby twists looked on my head after the big chop.)  However, with the current rise of YouTube naturals, one can get a little more creative... Continue Reading

No More Wet Braidouts! 6 Tips for Getting Your Braidout to Dry In Time

By Tia of Angel’s Ringlets Late night workouts. The 9:00pm co-wash. After hours skinny dip (I have yet to try–but it’s still on my list). Whatever the reason is, at some point, we’ve all had to deal with a damp/wet braidout in the morning. For me, I leave the gym at 9:30pm sometimes (why is... Continue Reading

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