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
I like talking about my heat damage story so that ladies with natural hair (and specifically Type 4 hair) can learn from my mistakes. Now, my horrible experience doesn’t mean that I stopped using heat styling appliances on my hair. Finding a way to straighten natural hair without causing any heat damage has to be … Read more Best steam flat iron for 4c hair
When I finally decided to go natural, I quickly realized that the blow dryer I used to use on my relaxed hair wouldn’t work as effectively with natural hair. I had to look for a blow dryer that straightens natural hair as desired, without feeling the need to go for a silk press. I eventually … Read more Best blow dryer that straightens natural hair
Hair conditioners are a must-have if you are looking to keep dryness and tangles at bay. They soften and smoothen your mane at a time when most people really care about the condition of their hair. There are many brands of conditioners in the market that cater for various hair types. So, if it’s that … Read more Should you use conditioner everyday?
Many years ago, I used to drink apple cider vinegar (ACV) every morning in a bid to lose weight. I had so many people tell me that this stuff is liquid gold. From warts to disinfectant to common colds, I’ve heard that ACV can fix all of them. This isn’t a new trend either. ACV … Read more Why do I need an ACV rinse for 4C natural hair?
When it comes to hair care, we are always looking for the best products to keep our hair flawless. One of the most common products since time immemorial is coconut oil. Though not as popular, avocado oil seems to be taking its place as one of the most effective oils for maintaining healthy hair. I … Read more Avocado oil vs Coconut oil for hair (Let’s compare!)
Dry shampoo is a godsent. Don’t have time for a shower after work, but need to go out on a Friday night with your best hair? Dry shampoo is the answer. I always come across this common question: How often should you use dry shampoo? I mean, dry shampoo will turn you from a zombie … Read more How often should you use dry shampoo?
Arthur Wing Pinero said, “Where there’s tea there’s hope.” Tea is actually pretty neat stuff. It has a ton of health benefits, gives you energy, and honestly what’s more comforting than a hot cup of tea on a cold day? Something that many people don’t know, however, is that tea isn’t just for drinking. Along … Read more Can I leave the black tea rinse in my hair?
Natural hair has come a long way. There are many perfect natural hairstyles. Careful observation reveals that one hairstyle is quite popular around the world. Slicked backed natural hair using a gel. There are many different brands of hair gel available in the market today. But what’s the best gel for slicking back natural hair? … Read more Best gel for slicking back natural hair (10 great options)