Natural Hair Styles

Trend Alert: 3 Ways You Can Curl Your Hair Using Aluminum Foil

Just when I thought there was no other way to curl hair, the internet proves me wrong. Foil curls create soft, voluminous curls by wrapping the hair with aluminum foil. The idea is to create curls without applying direct heat... Continue Reading

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 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

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

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

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

Shrunken Twist-Out? Poofy Flat Iron? How to Fix 5 Common Natural Hair Styling Fails

Let’s face it: whether you’re a seasoned natural or a newbie, styles don’t always come out how we want them to. There’s nothing worse than spending hours on a set style, only to have it look nothing like you wanted... Continue Reading

I Tried It: Multi-Colored Box Braids

When BGLH reposted the series of pictures depicting women with different colored box braids, I kind of went into this fairy-unicorn sparkly tailspin. I’ve never had box braids before, and certainly didn’t know that you could buy braid hair in... Continue Reading

Vixen Crochet Braids Are the NEW Crochet Technique

What happens when you combine the Vixen sew-in pattern with crochet braids?  You get the Vixen crochet braids! We first discussed the Vixen sew-in last fall in “Why the Vixen Sew-In is the Next Best Thing for Weave-Wearing Naturals“.  If... Continue Reading

6 Creative Protective Updos to Wear on Your Natural Hair This Summer

If you are protective styling this summer and need some style inspiration, then check out these six creative updos! 1. and 2. The Faux Updo – 2 Ways Naptural85’s creativity never ceases to amaze me.  In the following tutorial, she... Continue Reading

5 Undercuts on Naturals of All Lengths to Give You Life this Summer!

It’s finally summertime. While some people are getting box braids (myself included), or dyeing their hair bright colors (yup, did this too), it’s also a time when a lot of naturals get bothered by the thought of being hot, so... Continue Reading

16 Photos of Ghana Braids, One of Summer’s Hottest Trends

Ghana Braids (also known as “banana braids”) is a style that has been around for a while and is currently bubbling over with folks around the globe. The style is essentially your traditional cornrow style but much bigger. The style... Continue Reading

5 Simple Beach-Ready Styles to Avoid Tangles on Natural Hair

No matter how nice it is to not worry about ruining a fresh perm at the beach, there are still downfalls to letting your fro fly free in the salty air. For instance, salt water + loose hair + wind... Continue Reading

Bun it Up for Summer, 4 Simple Buns that Beat the Heat

While it would be nice to flaunt care free kinks and curls all summer, it’s not always ideal or comfortable. When it’s over 80 degrees and humid, it  may not be so appealing to have your hair in your face... Continue Reading