These are 15 essential tools every natural should have in their hair cabinet, closet, or drawer. We’re talking haircare tools, not products. These are the tools needed for the most effective haircare regimen that I personally use on a weekly and daily basis.
Yes, I am an African American woman with type 4 hair and I have taken the interesting route of attempting a Caucasian woman’s hair tutorial. This video is purely for fun and entertainment. Just a little something to make you smile through this trying time.
I tried a wash and go for seven full days on type 4b/4c hair and some pretty surprising things happened. I’ve always considered my hair to be pretty hopeless when it comes to wash n goes. Type 4b/4c hair really doesn’t have curls that can be defined.
These are the BEST MOISTURIZERS and Deep Conditioners for DRY type 4 natural hair HANDS DOWN! I’ve been on my natural haircare journey for 10 years now and I’ve tried dozens of hair products. Figuring out the best moisturizers and conditioners for natural hair is really time consuming and expensive. Luckily, ya girl has your back. These are the best of all the hair products I’ve tried
If your hair isn’t getting enough moisture, it may not be a product problem. Perhaps it’s a porosity problem. In the video above I will show you how to easily test the porosity and density of your hair. I’ll give tips on building your hair regimen and include an explanation of hair thickness and density.
Can you distinguish hair types 4b and 4c apart? In the video above, I discuss the different hair types and compare them. In particular, determining the difference between type 4b and 4c hair types. Then I’ll take my research and look at the strands of my own hair to determine my hair type.
It’s common to hear that type 4 hair is hard to manage. Complaints about shrinkage, detangling time, lack of curls, unruliness, and its unattractive look are almost “facts” in the natural hair community. Natural hair in conversation typically comes with a list of pros and cons in relation to chemically treated hair.
Don’t get me wrong, venting from time to time is valid – we all get frustrated. However, the idea that type 4 hair is hard to manage as a rule? We should think long and hard about that.
This is a simple, easy, and effective hair wash routine for hair types 4c 4b and 4a. I don’t know about you, but when I first went natural, I did the absolute MOST on wash days. Sat under dryers, steamers, hot oil treatments weekly, blow dryers, aloe vera juice, oil concoctions – ANYTHING I saw other naturals do that claimed to promote hair growth. As my life got busier and more complex, I couldn’t afford to spend hours weekly on my hair routine, so I simplified it. I thought my hair would suffer, but surprisingly, it didn’t. Here’s my updated SUPER SIMPLE wash day routine.