On Trend: Curly Hair Perms Are On the Come Up

On Trend: Curly Hair Perms Are On the Come Up

By Michelby Whitehead Texture is literally the wave right now. Over the last few years, we have seen a tremendous movement among ethnic women, especially in the Latina community: embracing curlier hair. Their trendy AND curlier hair is perfect for the chica who...
Achieving Your Best Blow-Out, No Matter Your Hair Texture

Achieving Your Best Blow-Out, No Matter Your Hair Texture

By Michelby Whitehead  You love your natural waves, curls and kinks. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing your wash-n-go look like God herself styled it.   But then there are times you want to wear it straight, and your flat-ironed hair responds with “Girl,...
Crispy Ends? Try This

Crispy Ends? Try This

If your ends are damaged — not just dry and crispy, but split or broken — you should get a trim ASAP. A trim can improve the overall health and appearance of your hair, and make detangling and styling easier. Plus, you’ll likely feel motivated to care for your freshly...
How Do I Make My Natural Hair Shine?

How Do I Make My Natural Hair Shine?

Unlike straight hair, which reflects light, our highly textured strands, with their glorious bends and turns, refract light, giving them a somewhat dull appearance. So, similar to those pesky single-strand knots and shrinkage, it kinda comes with the territory.  Some...
Managing Multiple Hair Textures

Managing Multiple Hair Textures

If we polled the curly-hair community, we’d find that most identify themselves as having multiple textures. I’m a proud member of that club as well. My hair in the front is fine, loose and wavy, while my hair in the back is coarse, tight and coily. Nevertheless, I...
Summer Hair

Summer Hair

Here are 10 tips that can whip your strands into the best shape possible before the official start of summer: 1. Don’t fight nature. Don’t waste your summer prepping for twist-outs and roller sets. If it’s warm and sticky where you are, your efforts will be futile and...