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Natural Hair Styles

8 Beautiful Styles for Fine, Thin (Low-Density) Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health This article was highly requested after my last natural hair styles post, so here we go! Many people err on the side of equating “natural hair” with having “thick, full, BIG” hair.  In reality, some naturals have thin (i.e., low density) hair.  Some also have fine strands (i.e., strands with...... Read More...

Two Ways to Do Safe, Wash-Out Hair Color

Now that we’re in the second half of October, the Halloween parties and events are in full swing. Costumes and wigs are fun, but why cover up your gorgeous mane when you can add fun pops of color to your own tresses? I know, I know. Generally speaking, wild out pinks, purples, blues, and greens...... Read More...

5 Cute Protective Styles for the Fall

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Fall is here, and that means protective styling for some of us.  However, protecting your ends does not have to translate into boring hairdos.  Check out these five cute looks you can rock this fall: 1. Braid and Tuck This style is so easy to do yet so chic....... Read More...

Unraveled: How To Take Down Locs

By T. Hall of DopeReads.com Last month I shocked a lot of people when I posted pictures of my giant Afro on Facebook. That might not seem so strange, except for the fact that for the past five years I have had (dread)locs. Yes, you can comb out locs. No, your hair isn’t necessarily damaged....... Read More...

True Life: My Scalp is Too Bougie for Synthetic Hair

by Crystal Powell  of Kinky Hair Affair  I recently received a BOMB protective hairstyle in my hair, which I planned on keeping for two weeks. Everything was great! I didn’t have to style my hair. I just keep up with the normal daily maintenance (oiling scalp and spritzing with a moisturizer). I also received so many compliments...... Read More...

6 Gorgeous Updos for Short to Medium-Length Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Take your updos to the next level with these six styles: 1. Classic Pompadour Even though this updo may be a classic for some, it can be daring and new for others. Reminiscent of Janelle Monáe’s look, this style can be done on short or medium-length stretched natural hair....... Read More...

4 Hair Styles for Naturals who Work Out

Are you the girl that goes in to the gym works on every machine, knows her muscle groups and strength trains them? Or, are you the girl who prefers to glow rather than sweat it out? Are you recovering from injury and require only low strain work outs? No matter what your personality, there is...... Read More...

4 Hair Styles for Naturals who Work Out

Are you the girl that goes in to the gym works on every machine, knows her muscle groups and strength trains them? Or, are you the girl who prefers to glow rather than sweat it out? Are you recovering from injury and require only low strain work outs? No matter what your personality, there is...... Read More...

4 Hair Styles for Naturals who Work Out

Are you the girl that goes in to the gym works on every machine, knows her muscle groups and strength trains them? Or, are you the girl who prefers to glow rather than sweat it out? Are you recovering from injury and require only low strain work outs? No matter what your personality, there is...... Read More...

4 Hair Styles for Naturals who Work Out

Are you the girl that goes in to the gym works on every machine, knows her muscle groups and strength trains them? Or, are you the girl who prefers to glow rather than sweat it out? Are you recovering from injury and require only low strain work outs? No matter what your personality, there is...... Read More...