Protective Styles – Where It All Began Braids are beautiful. They mean many things to many people. They can make a statement while serving a purpose such as protective styling. I first started getting braids (having human or synthetic hair braided into my own hair) as a protective style when I became pregnant with my […]
Almost everyone experiences a hair disaster at least once in their life. I am sure you remember the day you would rather be dead than show up with your new hairdo in public. Weather it was an experiment that went terribly wrong or a hairdresser who messed up ugly you won’t ever forget the embarrassing feeling. As our hair grows we too grow over our embarrassment, learn to make better choices and eventually we can laugh about the whole incident. Unfortunately, not all experiences can be laughed off. When there is permanent damage caused no sense of humor can help fix the disaster and one has to learn to live with it. For others there is a lesson that can be learned. So, weather your story is one to laugh or to cry, please share it with us. As this is a place where we can learn from each other, heal and enjoy our hair. click here to send us your story.
From all the sad and painful stories I’ve received over the many years since I’ve been doing this, Isabella’s is the most heart wrenching one. Her courage to take off her wig and share her story inspired me to start this section and open up this sensitive topic of damage. In all my life I […]
Top 10 Causes of Hair Breakage in Natural Hair Among the various causes of breakage in natural hair, many are those which you have less control over while there are many man-induced ones, which can be handled with better care. Here are the most common ones.
73% of AA women complain of breakage, split ends, and dryness
An article I found on amazon.com.