True Life

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...

A Stylist Speaks: Healthy Hair Practices Were Banned at My Salon

via Strawberricurls.com Before I was a hair stylist I was a DIY kitchen chemist just like many of the women who subscribe to the various online hair forums and blogs. I lived for mixing and trying new formulas and posting pictures to my Fotki account to chart my growth. My passion for researching, executing, and...... Read More...

My Boyfriend Changed After I Did the Big Chop

By Tyra of Indigenous Curls When I big chopped I was a few months into a new relationship. For years I rocked waist long weaves, huge fluffy wigs, or braids, while my own hair was crying out for attention. I spent months researching, and planning how I would transition, what styles I would rock, and...... Read More...

My Boyfriend Changed After I Did the Big Chop

By Tyra of Indigenous Curls When I big chopped I was a few months into a new relationship. For years I rocked waist long weaves, huge fluffy wigs, or braids, while my own hair was crying out for attention. I spent months researching, and planning how I would transition, what styles I would rock, and...... Read More...

My Boyfriend Changed After I Did the Big Chop

By Tyra of Indigenous Curls When I big chopped I was a few months into a new relationship. For years I rocked waist long weaves, huge fluffy wigs, or braids, while my own hair was crying out for attention. I spent months researching, and planning how I would transition, what styles I would rock, and...... Read More...

My Boyfriend Changed After I Did the Big Chop

By Tyra of Indigenous Curls When I big chopped I was a few months into a new relationship. For years I rocked waist long weaves, huge fluffy wigs, or braids, while my own hair was crying out for attention. I spent months researching, and planning how I would transition, what styles I would rock, and...... Read More...

My Boyfriend Changed After I Did the Big Chop

By Tyra of Indigenous Curls When I big chopped I was a few months into a new relationship. For years I rocked waist long weaves, huge fluffy wigs, or braids, while my own hair was crying out for attention. I spent months researching, and planning how I would transition, what styles I would rock, and...... Read More...