Natural Hair More Than a Trend, A Political Statement to Some

In 1966, as the fight for civil rights rose to a feverish pitch, a radical cultural movement arose in the African American community…natural hair became beautiful. Black women across the nation abandoned their chemically straightened hair for big afros. The afro was a political statement, a rebellion against the notion perpetuated by many within white… Continue reading Natural Hair More Than a Trend, A Political Statement to Some

Avoiding Breakage While Wearing a Protective Style

Shielding your hair from excessive manipulation and the brutal effects of the weather is critical to the success of your natural hair journey. Protective styles limit manipulation of your hair as combing, brushing, and styling all add stress to the hair that causes breakage. Styles such as braids, wigs, and buns protect the ends of… Continue reading Avoiding Breakage While Wearing a Protective Style

Winter Hair Care: How to Prevent Breakage

As the temperature drops, humidity steadily diminishes with each day turning your healthy, shimmering curls into brittle, limp strands of hair. The biting winter air is particularly drying, sucking the moisture out of your natural growing tresses. As a result, many natural sistas tirelessly toil during the winter months with maintaining moisture and stopping breakage… Continue reading Winter Hair Care: How to Prevent Breakage