Posts — hair length

Stretching Natural Hair

Posted by Main Admin on

Stretching Natural Hair

At a point in our natural hair journey, we feel the need to stretch our hair. Often times, we feel like stretching our hair to check the length. Other times, we just want a different look. No matter the reason, there are different ways of stretching hair. Shall we explore what these are? Let's go! African Threading The good old African Threading. Do you remember the days of old when our mothers used thread to braid our hair? Yes, that's it. African threading simply is using thread (usually black but a pop of colour hurt no one) on sections of...

Read more →

Dandruff? You Need To Read This

Posted by Main Admin on

Dandruff? You Need To Read This

If you've ever had dandruff, then you know how uncomfortable it can get. Those dry, flaky, whitish substance in hair which becomes difficult to hide sometimes. Not only is dandruff uncomfortable but very irritating to say the least. Have you tried to treat it to no avail? Before you give up on finding a remedy, let's try to address a few issues. What is dandruff? Dandruff is a fungal infection caused by the fungus known as Malassezia. This fungus feeds on excess sebum or oils on the scalp. It usually multiples and becomes very itchy.  Causes of dandruff When it comes...

Read more →

Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

Posted by Main Admin on

Unhealthy Hair Practices Which Have Become Normal

Natural hair care has become trendy over the years. Unfortunately, the trend hasn't come along with a lot of education on how to take care of it to promote health. The fixation on hair growth supersedes the need to treat the hair right. Consequently, there are a lot of unhealthy hair practices we focus on which have become normal. We draw your attention to such unhealthy hair practices. Using oil to moisturize hair Oiling isn't synonymous with moisturizing. To effectively moisturize, the products you use must be hydrating. If they aren't, you are using the wrong products. Water is key, especially...

Read more →

Contemplating Texturizing

Posted by Main Admin on

Contemplating Texturizing

Who else had a rude awakening after transitioning or having the big chop? The difference between caring for permed hair and natural hair is vast. There's no middle ground. The initial reaction of 'OMG what have I gotten myself into?' is surreal. For some of us, our main concern is the inability to comb the hair. Imagine the 'stress-free' life of combing permed hair willy-nilly only to wake up one day to natural hair which breaks all your combs. Let's forget about the combs we lost to our hair for a minute and think of the hurdles we need to...

Read more →

Growing Back Your Edges

Posted by Main Admin on

Growing Back Your Edges

Let's be honest. Growing back edges is one of the difficult things to do in the natural hair care process. It also takes a lot of patience, effort and time. It's not for the faint hearted. The problem with a lot of us is that we want a quick fix. Allow us to burst your bubble. There's no quick fix with growing back your edges.  What is the problem? The disturbing thing about losing our edges is that in most cases, we lose them due to bad hair practices of which we are all guilty off. What business do you...

Read more →