what's the difference between type 4a 4b and 4c hair?haircare
April 2, 2020

How To Tell The Difference Between 4b and 4c Hair Types

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jyRJnLo0CECan 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. For the comparison, I've used the modified Andre Walker hair typing chart (below). I've also included photos of each hair type and video footage of my hair strands against the hair chart. Some of the photos are sourced from Naturally Curly and Kenny OlapadeThis is the Andre Walker hair…
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March 30, 2020

Beautiful Bantu Knot Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Nal4NfOBicBantu Knots are a style created by the Zulu people of South Africa, and "bantu" translates to "people" in many African languages. It's a gorgeous style that has been worn by many celebrities like, Scary Spice, Jada Pinkett Smith (Matrix) and Rihanna. If you enjoy learning about the history of black hairstyles, check out these articles by history.com, and naturallycurly.com. Quick Tip: This style is a little easier to do on stretched hair, as you can tuck the ends faster, but it doesn't have to be flat ironed or blow dried. It's best that the hair is slightly damp, but not…
is natural hair hard to manage?haircare
March 26, 2020

Is Natural Hair Really That Hard To Manage?

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.
easy wash day routine 4c hairhaircare
March 23, 2020

Easiest Wash Day Routine For Type 4 Hair

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…
how to fix a failed natural hairstylehaircare
March 20, 2020

Fix A Failed Natural Hairstyle FAST

How do you fix a failed natural hairstyle? Most of us have been there. We've spent HOURS  on a bantu knot out, braid out, twist out, or a wash 'n go only to be met with disappointment. A failed hairstyle in the natural hair community is so common. That's why I've perfected how to fix failed hairstyle. I hope you enjoy watching how I've transformed this fail into a beautiful special occasion updo.
4c over-processed texturized hairhaircare
March 17, 2020

5 Uncommon Reasons NOT to TEXTURIZE Your Hair

I made A LOT of mistakes with my hair, but this was the absolute worst. I CRIED ALL NIGHT to my husband, but you wouldn’t know because I showed up on camera the next week all smiles and sticking to the facts. The REAL fact was, I ruined my hair with texturizer.
March 12, 2020

Month’s BEST 4c Hair Products…and some others goodies

Using the right products for thick 4c hair is crucial if you want to attain long natural hair. In this video I share four of my current 4c hair product obsessions. These 4c hair products keep my hair moisturized, healthy, and growing. Each product I've used multiple times and they haven't let me down.
March 9, 2020

I Copied A Cartoon’s Hairstyle – Hair Love Short Film Reaction

I didn't grow up with a father, so I find myself particularly touched emotionally when I see stories that depict healthy father-daughter relationships. In response to the 2020 Oscar winning short film, Hair Love, I chose to recreate the faux hawk hairstyle in the film. Hair Love is an animated film about an African American father trying to do his daughter's hair for the first time. The film was created by Mathew A. Cherry. This Get Ready With Me (GRWM) video shares my reaction to the film while doing my hair and sharing my personal experience growing up without a…
woman with afro side by side dry scalphaircare
March 2, 2020

Eliminate Dry Scalp in Natural Hair Fast

If you are looking for a quick and affordable way to cure your dry, itchy, flaky scalp, this article is for you. Nizoral contains Ketoconazole which is an anti-fungal treatment. If you have seborrheic dermatitis, struggle with dandruff, or dry scalp this product may be for you.
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September 5, 2019

Get Ready With Me – Louis Vuitton Exhibition

I recently met a woman who’s grandmother had just passed away. When she went through her grandmothers things, she found piles of clothes with tags still on and boxes of special china and silverware that had never been used. She said her grandmother was always waiting for a special occasion. Her story made me sad, but it also made me think.