Keeping Your Hair Moisturized During the Cold Dry Winter Months

Winter

As the season change, so should your hair maintenance routine. While you might wear your hair out much more often in the summer and rely on carefree styles when it’s warm outside, your hair care routine will change during winter if you want to maintain healthy locks. Here are some winter hair care tips that will keep [...]

Keep Your Pressed Natural Hair Healthy and Make it Last Even Longer

Straightening Natural Hair

Many natural divas choose to press their hair so they can wear it straight.  However, there are a few rules you may want to follow in order to keep your pressed hair healthy. Do NOT go to the Dominican salon to get your hair pressed. Dominican stylists are very rough with kinkier hair textures. The use [...]

TWA Chronicles: Marcia Lee

mommymocha

What’s your TWA story? I went back to natural about a year ago after a bad relaxer experience with the “creamy crack”. Once I had new growth and there were just a couple relaxed strands left. So in the comfort of my bathroom I took the scissors and just cut it myself. My sister is a stylist [...]

Box Braids Gone All Wrong! Keep This From Happening to You

Box Braids Gone Wrong

  Have you ever experienced the excruciating pain from hair braiding? I’m sure we all have! It is one of the worst feelings in the world and the worst part is that the pain doesn’t end once you leave the stylist seat. It may take about a week or even two for the pain to [...]

The TWA Chronicles: @Theycallme_mo

twa natural hair

What’s your TWA story? I started my natural hair journey 2 years ago because I wanted a change. I’ve rocked every hair style from sew-in’s to braids, relaxers to mohawks and was tired of the bi-weekly trips to the salon and the damage I was doing to my hair. One day during a routine hair [...]

Winter is Around the Corner and Protective Styling Will be Back in Full Effect

protective styling for winter

Winter is almost here! So this means that protective styles are about to be in full effect! By definition, Protective Hairstyles are usually heat-free hairstyles concealed at the ends. There has been much confusion about what truly constitutes a protective style and by default, a protective style will encourage hair growth and length retention. Why [...]

4 Steps to Achieving the Best Roller Set Ever

get the best roller set results

I have yet to perfect my roller set technique!  If you’re like me, you need some help in that area.  After much research and perusing through article after article, I have found 5 tips to get a perfect roller set on your 4C textured hair. Choose Your Products Wisely  This seems like an obvious time, [...]