I used to steam my hair occasionally when my hair was relaxed. I’ve however been doing it more regularly since I went natural almost six years ago. Ever wondered how to steam natural hair with a steamer? Ok, first things first. I’d describe steaming as the process of using hot moist air (steam) on your … Read more How to steam natural hair with a steamer
In the weeks leading up to my high school finals, I developed a habit of touching my hair (and sometimes pulling) when I was studying. My classmate warned me of imminent hair loss but I didn’t think much of it. But is it bad to touch your hair a lot? Let’s admit it – almost … Read more Is it bad to touch your hair a lot?
The truth is that black men have as many hairstyles they can wear as women do. My cousin – who has 4c type of hair – has always had a penchant to make his hair curly. But what are the black male curly hair products that one can use? There are those whose hair just … Read more Best black male curly hair products (and the methods)
One of our family friends, Mike, has always had long, healthy hair for as long as I can remember. We grew up in the same neighborhood and he preferred to keep long hair as opposed to my brothers who made regular visits to the barber. I’d always wanted to ask him the secret on how … Read more How to take care of a black male’s hair (simple tips)
My uncle has had dreadlocks for most of my life. I used to admire those long and gleaming locs for years until I also got dreadlocks a few weeks before I started my freshman year. For the 39 months I had locs, my uncle would never get tired of answering my calls when I had … Read more Best shampoo and conditioner for dreadlocks
I like wearing braids from time to time and don’t like getting them all soaked up when I go swimming. If you’re like me and love swimming, you probably understand the struggle of finding just the right swim cap. My friends share the same sentiments as most have dreadlocks, afros, and weaves. We had to look … Read more Best swim cap for black hair (Top 6)
When I was younger, every time I heard the term saltwater, I’d immediately think of ocean water. Besides swimming in the ocean’s salty water, there are saltwater pools that – as the name suggests – contain salty water. They aren’t incredibly common, but they serve as an alternative to chlorinated pools. So, is a saltwater … Read more Is a salt water pool good for your hair?
When you have had dyed hair for as long as I have, you know the importance of having a good swim cap. The same applies when your hair is either bleached or highlighted. I found this out the hard way a few years ago. Besides other measures to protect my hair when swimming, I’ve since … Read more Best swim cap for dyed hair (Top 5)
Having coarse hair is hectic and challenging to cope with, especially when you don’t know what to do. As a black man, you have probably woken up dreading to comb your hair because of how dry, flaky, and unhealthy it is. Are you one of those people wondering how to soften black male hair? Whilst … Read more How to soften a black male’s hair