Tag: natural hair styles
What is the downright stupidest thing has someone said to you about your natural hair? We went out and asked that question in several natural hair groups and got some doozies. Feel free to share yours in the comments section below: Sherry: I had someone come up to me and say ….is that your hair? Like […]
The typical hair and hair follicles of those of African descent are tightly curled, thus producing hair that spirals. Black hair also typically has a larger diameter than Caucasian hair and retains less water, thus its relative “kinkiness.” The many styling methods utilized on Black hair cause concern with hair loss. Black hair is […]
Perms and relaxers have been a long-time favorite of African American women promising silky straight hair for difficult to manage locks, but this beauty regimen comes at a high price – hair breakage, scalp irritation, stunted hair growth, and even permanent hair loss. Discover the top nine reasons to avoid perms and relaxers and why […]
A study published in the Archives of Dermatology (August 2011) has found that weaves and tight braiding styles may contribute to a type of permanent hair loss that appears to be common among African American women. The study, “Medical and Environmental Risk Factors for the Development of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia,” was led by Angela […]
Check out this very cute video by natural hair diva JazzyTe007 who shows how versatile locs can be.
Styling Your Natural Hair With Flexi-Rods Explore the variety in styles available for natural hair with flexi-rods! Try a cute curly look using soft flexi-rods on natural hair. Available in a variety of sizes, you can do this look on very short to very long natural hair and get a different look each time. […]