Why you should stop using shampoo on your locs : It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you need to wash your locs with shampoo . After all, it’s what we’ve always done and what we’re used to—but it’s not the best choice for your hair. (Why you should stop using shampoo […]
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The versatility of Natural hair.
Enjoying my last Afro Before starting locs, I wanted to do an Afro just one more time. It’s my favorite hairstyle and I wonder if I am going to miss it. Since I have had quite a few questions about my fro over the years, I made a how to make an Afro video that […]
After reading the essays of the contestants of ANNM 2013 for challenge 6, I realized that I never did a blog about my all time favorite wrap that I wore all summer. It is a simple wrap but what makes it super special it I used a Pangi. A Pangi is a traditional Maroon wrap. It […]
If you spend too much time on your natural hair putting your hair in tiny twists to get a nice twist out that last, this video is for you. Take a look to see how you can save time styling your hair in a twist out.
The Kumba Out style is derived from what we call Motjo Kumbas in Suriname. It’s one of those house styles that women wouldn’t wear out. Like cornrows used to be, good to wear underneath a wig but never for the world to see.
An updo has many advantages in general but especially for natural hair.You hardly have to worry about a collapsing hairdo as one of the great things about our tresses is that it naturally stands up as some explain to connect with a higher power.
Photo by Going-Natural.com Unfortunately I missed the grand opening of Meko New York Hair and Spa Boutique in Orange NJ on October 17. It is quite a ride from Brooklyn but it was worth a while because owner Simeko Watkins-Hartley explained to me that they specialize in more than natural hairstyling.
Twisted Cornrows styled by:Tameeka Although I am a DIY-er for the most part, there is no denying that a stylist can really take your look to the next level. Tameeka whom I met back in 2003 is one such a stylist. More than a stylist, she calls herself a Natural Hair Care Specialist.
A while ago I was asked how my loc extensions looked when they were loose and if I could post pictures.It took a minute but here they are.
Black women, natural or not, are always on the look for that one product that perfectly defines the beautiful shape of uniquely coiled strands with a healthy shine and cheerful bounce. Still, this may not be as difficult as you may think. In fact, it can be fairly easy to make your curls happy.
After eight weeks of rocking my locs-without-commitment, I went back to Quincy, my stylist, to get my locs re-twisted. After getting the job done she created this fabulous style and once again I was elated. I still couldn’t believe that I could rock the same beautiful styles that sisters with long mature locs wear. I […]
Year of the CURLS!Curly Twist out Cream This new Curly Twist Out Hair Milk is clearly designed with an understanding of African coils. It adds a whole new dimension to the versatility of natural hair. Now, even if you’d get bored with your fro, braids or twists this amazing new Curly Twist Out Hair Milk […]
After taking out the loc extensions, I pampered my hair with a Hair & Scalp Detox Treatment to thoroughly get rid of all possible buildup and give my strands a serious boost. Then I proceeded with the next steps.
It definitely takes time to get them in but once done extensions are a breeze to care for. You can keep them in for at least 8 weeks and during this time it’s very unlikely to have a bad hair day.
Locs styled by Quincy While thinking for weeks about a low maintenance style for this summer, I saw this woman with a gorgeous loced style. At a closer look, I could see that they were extensions. Now I was even more interested.
Before & After African hair is uniquely versatile. Limited only by your own creativity, natural coils allow you to change up your look spectacularly without the need for a drastic hair cut or even color treatment. Here is an example. It’s an afro mo-hawk slash Rihanna do. What do you think?