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Let’s talk about Natural Hair Types - What's the deal with them?

Let’s talk about Natural Hair Types - What's the deal with them?
We all know that everybody’s hair is different. Chuck it up to genetics. It’s unclear why two sisters can look alike and have radically different hair. Over the years, different groups have created categories to help us navigate how to treat and style different hair types. 

5 Things to Consider when Picking a Hair routine

5 Things to Consider when Picking a Hair routine

You’re thinking about doing your hair, and can’t quite decide what to do. Procrastination is an option, but you had promised yourself to do better…Congrats! Here are 5 things you should be considering:

Lara on Wedding Planning, Family, Natural Haircare, and Keeping it all together

Lara on Wedding Planning, Family, Natural Haircare, and Keeping it all together
My name is Larissa but everyone calls me Lara, a passionate Wedding Planner, mother of 2 handsome boys and an HR Professional..Ohh and a Natural Hair Advocate.

Victoria on Living a Creative Life and finding Encouragement through the Journey

Victoria on Living a Creative Life and finding Encouragement through the Journey
We were so impressed with the super talented Victoria Simba, and hope you are as delighted as we were with this wide ranging conversation on Living a Creative Life and finding Encouragement through the Journey. Enjoy!

Elsa opens up about her Hair Journey and about Sustainable Self-Care Practices

Elsa opens up about her Hair Journey and about Sustainable Self-Care Practices
We recently got to chat with Elsa, a beautiful and smart curly hair enthusiast who runs a page to help guide newbies in their curly hair journey. S...

5 reasons we love Layering and the LCO method

5 reasons we love Layering and the LCO method
You’ve probably heard of the LCO/LCO methods by now. In a nutshell, this is a method of applying various styling products to get curls that look a...

Dr Lian on Advanced Treatments for Hair Loss

Dr Lian on Advanced Treatments for Hair Loss

What are some common misconceptions you hear about hair loss or aging?The main one would be that  nothing  can be done about it. Medical research continues to discover potential treatments. One shouldn’t struggle in silence. A good place to start is to seek out advice from a healthcare professional.

Ms. B.'s approach to caring for her locks

Ms. B.'s approach to caring for her locks
My hair has been relaxed, texturized, and locked. I have very tight curls, so when it was natural, it was hard to manage, when it was chemically treated, it always broke off eventually, often at the crown. I could never retain length, so I had to keep it quite short.
Now, just 2.5 years after starting my locks from a very short afro, my hair is the longest it has ever been and it's quite easy to maintain.

Brown girls who coach – On cultivating personal freedom and spiritual wealth

Brown girls who coach – On cultivating personal freedom and spiritual wealth
Brown Girls Who Coach is for aspiring women of color + entrepreneurs who are ready to take their business and sense of empowerment to the next level! We’re a spiritual mother daughter team who want to see more women living life on their terms with freedom, creativity + their natural talents at the forefront.

4 Things Pasta & Noodles Can Teach us about Natural Hair

4 Things Pasta & Noodles Can Teach us about Natural Hair
1-Hair, like Pasta, can get dehydrated, and in those moments, the best thing you can do is to let your hair soak up as much water as possible. 2-If you don’t want your cooked pasta to get all stuck together...

Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair?

Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair?
As a complicated year starts to wind down, let's reflect: On May 5th, 1962, in a speech in Los Angeles, Malcom X, Yes, THE Malcom X, the activist asked… "Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair"

How do you Care for Type 4 hair Specifically? 

How do you Care for Type 4 hair Specifically? 
When caring for your type 4 hair, ensure you're handling it gently and utilizing low manipulation styles when you can. Take your time when caring for your hair. Here are a few rules we like to follow: