My Kinky Hair: Low Maintenance Protective Styling Made Easy

MKH Post

Natural black tresses should always be celebrated for its unique texture that cannot be compared to any other hair type. Once we make natural hair and styling techniques our passion, we can start appreciating our inner beauty and realize that we can be strong, independent women without feeling the need to look like one of [...]

Protective Styling Season: The Messy Bun

The Messy Bun

Don’t be fooled by the name: messy buns can certainly be every bit as fabulous as looks that take much longer to achieve. The Messy Bun is all about ease, comfort, and fabulousness. They can look simple or intricate, “just woke up” or “beat to capacity.” It’s all up to you! There are bun tutorials [...]

Just A Reminder: Have Faith In Yourself

Have Faith In Yourself

When was the last time you told yourself you couldn’t do something? Maybe you said it verbally or simply thought it to yourself. All too often, we put ourselves down for really no good reason at all. We run away from opportunities that could be amazing for us because of the fear of striking out. [...]

TWA Chronicles: Rebekah

Rebekah TWAs

What’s your TWA story? Initially when I got my first buzz cut in 2009 I never intended to grow my hair out. I wanted to be like Jada in Set it Off (at the end when she cut her braids). I experimented for a few years. I rocked a short blond buzz cut for awhile then I [...]

Protective Styling Season is Back! Get this Look: Natural Extensions

Honeycomb

Fall is here and in full effect- which means it’s time to whip out your best updos, weaves, braids, twists, hair extensions, etc. That’s right, ladies: it’s Protective Styling Season again! When you pursue a protective styling regimen, it can easily get boring if you don’t find different ways to switch up your look. Each [...]

Have You Checked Your Comb Lately?

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Often, we overlook one of the most important aspects of the natural hair journey: The comb that we use. We usually only focus on whether the comb is a wide tooth comb or a fine tooth comb and we usually stick to the infamous wide tooth plastic comb. Lets take a look at different types of [...]

TWA Chronicles: Caela “itsohcaetolove”

Caela TWA short natural hair feature

What’s your TWA story? This is my second go around with having a TWA. I did my first big chop in September 2010 because my hair was thin, limp, and wouldn’t grow past my shoulders. I did my second big chop September 2014 because I was being irresponsible and gave myself heat damage. How do you typically [...]

TWA Chronicles: Charity

Charity TWA Natural Hair Feature

  What’s your TWA story? Ha Ha. It’s a pretty funny story. Here’s the condensed version. I’d done something extremely silly with my relaxed hair earlier in the year so summer 2013 found me with the coolest style, the sides and back were shaved and the top done up in kinky twists. One evening after [...]