How to Find Your Holy Grail Product

HOLY GRAIL PRODUCTS

So you’re on the hunt for your holy grail product? Your one go-to conditioner, styler, gel, sealant, make-your-hair-feel-like-buttah product? Well, before you go and buy everything in the natural hair section at Target, here are a few pointers to help you find your BFF in a bottle: 1. Know/learn your hair. If you’re a newly natural, […]

Finger Combing Only Regimen: Is It For You?

fingerdetangle

Finger combing is a very beneficial way of detangling natural hair that consists of using solely your fingers to remove shed hair and tangles from your natural hair as opposed to using combs and/or brushes. Why finger detangle? Using your fingers instead of tools to detangle has many benefits: It helps you get to know […]

15 Stunning Photos of Ghana Braid Styles

Ghana Braids

Ghana Braids are an African style of braiding that has become very popular on the natural hair scene this year. They are also known as banana braids, Cherokee cornrows, invisible cornrows, and/or pencil braids. This protective style can last for weeks at a time and is extremely versatile: the braids can be small, medium, or […]

All About Traction Alopecia

TRACTION ALOPECIA

Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss in a certain area that is caused by applying constant tension and pulling to the hair in that area. Unlike other types of hair loss, traction alopecia is completely behavioral, and is not caused by diet, genetics, or any other source. The damage is reversible, but can […]

10 of The Worst Natural Hair Advice I’ve Been Given

WORST NATURAL HAIR ADVICE (1)

We’ve compiled a list of some of the worst natural hair advice that we have received. Read the experiences of the Black Nap’s team. Kanisha’s thoughts I’ve received some pretty terrible natural hair advice in my experience. Although it usually comes with good intentions, there have been times when I forgot one important rule of the […]