Protective Styling: Why You Should Wear Protective Styles

In this blog, we’ll talk you through all the benefits of protective styling as well as everything you should know about wearing these hairstyles. How long should you keep them in? What kind of protective styles are available? How should you keep your protective style clean?

10 Effective Ways to Keep 4C Hair Moisturized

If you have Type 4 hair, then you’ve been blessed with kinky or coily hair that is naturally dry and spongy in texture. Depending on whether you’re 4A, 4B, or 4C, your curls may be tighter or form more of a zigzag to your scalp.

How to Care for Your Natural Hair This Summer

Both winter and summer weather have their own challenges for natural hair. When you’re preparing for the summer, head to the salon and get your ends trimmed so you can start fresh.

10 Step-by-Step Braids Tutorials

If you're looking for a neat way to style your hair and keep it out of your face, you can't go wrong with a braid. For many people, though, braids can be difficult to learn. That's why we've put together a helpful go-to guide to make it easier than ever before to have your hair looking like you just left the salon!

STYLE SHOWCASE: NAIV'ASHA JOHNSON'S FABULOUS EMBELLISHED HIGH-TRIO BRAIDED PONYTAIL ON YARA SHAHIDI

Celebrity Stylist Naiv’asha Johnson just did us all a solid by sharing the 411 on how she styled Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi’s gorgeous ‘do  for the NAACP Image Awards using Taliah Waajid brand products.  Naiv’asha dubbed it the "Embellished High-Trio Braided Ponytail" and I am here for this beautiful look all day.  This elegant protective style can easily be worn for work, play or a night on the town and is super easy to do on medium to long hair. Here’s what Naiv’asha did to achieve Yara’s style:

STYLE SHOWCASE: HEAD WRAPS AND GODDESS BRAIDS TO PROTECT HAIR STRENGTH AND LENGTH IN WINTER

It’s that time of year again when the temperatures start to dip and the air becomes dry. None of that is very good for rocking twist out or blow out styles. Cold, dry weather damages hair cuticles and leaves the hair shaft unable to retain moisture. Dry brittle hair, of course, is more susceptible to tangles and breakage. Protective styling is the key to strengthening your hair cuticles and enabling your hair to withstand the cold so that you can retain your length. I've discussed it before in the blog post here but I want to continue talking specifically about protective styling practices you absolutely want to incorporate into your hair care and maintenance regimen.