How To Maintain Deep Wave Hair

Some women spend their entire life figuring out the optimal way to care for their hair. And once they figure it out, they realize that their hair is something that’s truly worth investing in. Opting for deep wave hair means that you’re seeking a style that’s sleek and luxurious. Yet, how you care for it also has a great impact on how long it lasts. Here’s everything you need to know about maintain deep wave hair (also known as Brazilian deep wave hair).

Benefits of Apple Seed Oil for Your Hair

When you think about natural fruit and vegetable oils that provide health benefits for your hair and skin, your thoughts may immediately jump to the ever-popular, coconut and avocado oils. Yet, there’s another kind of oil made from a fruit that has incredible health benefits that goes a bit more unnoticed. Did you know that an apple a day keeps the hairdresser away? Keep reading to learn how you can use one of your favorite fruits to keep your hair and skin, healthy and beautiful.

Everything You Need to Know About Protective Styles for Natural Hair

Natural hair trends are finally pushing the beauty industry to look for safer, more natural hair solutions for curls. Research into chemical styling products and processes is also picking up as an increasing amount of scientists are taking on the task of testing hair product ingredients often found in straightening relaxers and colorants.

Your Complete Guide to Transitioning to Natural Hair

If you're wanting to make the transition to natural hair, it is essential to understand the value of patience. Transitioning to natural hair isn't going to happen overnight, but it can be well worth the wait! And fortunately, there are several tips you can follow to make the transition as smooth as possible. Here's the ultimate go-to guide for transitioning to natural hair.

IT’S ABOUT TIME WE HAD A CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH; I’LL GO FIRST

Four years ago, I experienced my second miscarriage in as many years. The first loss caused me great anguish. I kept wondering why. What had I done wrong? What was the matter with my body? But I carried on and became pregnant again. The second miscarriage was devastating. It happened a mere three days after my last doctor’s visit—a visit in which I’d heard my baby’s heartbeat and took home an image of the sonogram. I’d never known pain like that before and I will never get over it.

SCHOOL DAZE, HAIR DAZE: 30 YEARS OF PROGRESSION OR REGRESSION?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Spike Lee’s movie, School Daze. I was in high school (I’m dating myself), when this movie came out, and I fell in love with it immediately. Not just because my homegirl, Cassie Davis, from the House of Payne and the Paynes debuted in it, but the depiction of black college life felt so natural and real to me. This movie, along with A Different World, helped me make my decision to attend, Southern University and A&M College, an HBCU.