Essential oils have been used for many years for their healing benefits and are often used in aromatherapy for their relaxing properties. Using essential oils for hair health can also be very beneficial. Here are four of my favorites.
Blow drying may be the quickest way to battle shrinkage and get that stretch you desire but it’s not the only way. If you have sworn off heat for good or just want to minimize the amount you use, here are five easy ways to stretch natural hair without heat.
When people ask me how long I’ve been natural, I usually give them the short answer- that I did my big chop in October of 2009. What I leave out is that that was actually my SECOND big chop! Yep. I went natural once before… but I hated it!
Here’s an easy, sleek high bun for you busy moms, you girls on the go or anyone looking for a quick style for any occasion!
Just three years after the success of her best-seller Better Than Good Hair, CurlyNikki.com founder Nikki Walton partners up with Dark and Lovely to release the FREE e-book When Good Hair Goes Bad! Yaaasss boo… F-R-E-E!!
Ylang ylang. What is it? What are the benefits of its fragrant oil and uh… how in the world do you pronounce it?! I’ve been wondering about this oil for a while so before I add to my regimen, I thought I’d do a little research. Here’s what I found.
I, for one, am a lil more than tired of hearing women with kinky textured hair complain about all the things their hair can’t do all while panting over the looser curls of another natural. It’s sad, really. Meanwhile, one of my workmates, who has much looser curls than I have, always compliments my hair. One day she exclaimed,” I LOVE all the things your hair can do!” So, why is it that we often want what we don’t or can’t have? While catching up on my YouTube video-watching this morning, I caught this one by AskProy. I’ve talked before about embracing your kinks, sharing a PSA from vlogger CharyJay. This is yet another great expression of that message! PRoy is definitely in my head as she breaks down a few reasons why she loves her kinky textured hair (often referred to as “Type 4”) and why you should too! I’m with her on every single point! Have you battled with really embracing your hair texture? Do you now share PRoy’s enthusiasm about all the wonderful things our kinky textured hair CAN do?! I sure hope so! xoxo Toia B.
We’ve all had times when we try out a new style or even attempt one that we’ve done before and, for whatever reason, it’s a complete fail! Thankfully, there ARE a few ways to save a failed natural hair style. Here are some suggestions…
We’ve all got those remarks that make us cringe when we hear them. Well, instead of the mini rants that I tend to do among friends or on my own Instagram page via perfectly-crafted memes, here’s a lil roundup of the natural hair comments many of us would rather not hear!
Well, hello there, gorgeous! Just wanted to let you know that you can head on over to Natural Hair Rules!!!™ NOW to learn about my favorite deep conditioners to help get you through this harsh winter in my latest contribution. Click the graphic to go directly to it! Go on! Read it, share your comments on the site and lemme know what you think! As always, thanks so much for the love and support. xoxo Toia B.