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  • Natural Shampoos Are You Dealing with Gummy Residue

    Natural Shampoos: Are You Dealing with Gummy Residue?

      I was reading over on K is for Kinky posted a great article on shampooing. She spoke about the difference between clarifying and chelating shampoos and also why each of these types of shampoos are beneficial when it comes to removing buildup from natural hair. I have never used a chelating shampoo, as I don’t […]
  • Relaxed Mothers Natural Hair Daughters

    Relaxed Mothers – Natural Hair Daughters: Is it Hypocrisy?

      As a mother I care a lot about my daughter’s self image, I want her to love herself inside and out and always remember that she is precious and unique. She’s a special treasure! This is what I think about when someone asks me if I would ever allow my daughter to relax her […]
  • Everything Looks Like an Ingredient

    Everything Looks Like A Hair Ingredient….

      For those of you who make your own products, I know you will agree with this next statement “Everything looks like an ingredient for a hair recipe!!”. I have went through our supplement cabinet and looked up just about every supplement we have to see if it is beneficial for hair and or skin […]
  •   Be Featured with Blogger Lacoya of Natural Black Girl. She shares about her blog and gives us some insight on why she has decided to share her natural hair journey with the world. After this article please head on over to her blog and subscribe! She is such an awesome writer!  I started my […]
  • Stranded and Abandoned: An Erotic Tale of Deception (Zane Type Story)

    NSFW! Stranded & Abandoned: An Erotic Tale of Deception (Zane Type Story)

      I was preparing to take a short trip with my ex Derek. We had been apart for two months and hadn’t spoken much. But for some reason he had wanted me to go with him to see his brother who had been in prison for the past three years. I also remember him saying […]
  • Remember The Natural Hair Care Basics

      With so much information on the internet and so many people telling you what to do with YOUR hair, it can be hard to stay on track. Even though, no two heads of natural hair are alike, we all can benefit from the same basic rules of natural hair care. You can always add […]

Latest Natural Hair Tips and Tricks

Are you looking for new tips on how to best care for your natural hair? This is the place.


  • Adding Henna to Regimen

    Adding Henna To Your Natural Hair Care Regimen

      Here is some information about the much debated natural Ayurvedic treatment called Henna. Henna is said to be a great way to naturally strengthen and add shine to your natural hair. Taken from the Long hair Care Community:  Pros, Cons & Other Effects of Henna: Henna has some undeniable benefits for hair, which is […]
  • What is Low Porosity Hair

    Damage Help! How Do I Know If I Have Low Porosity Hair?

      Do you find that you are moisturizing your hair religiously, but to no avail? I tapped into ultimate product junkie mode to try to save my strands, but nothing seemed to work! I quickly realized that my hair had a deeper issue: Low Porosity. What is Low Porosity? The porosity level of hair determines […]
  • Worried About Heat Damage

    Worried About Heat Damage?

      I’ve recently gotten my natural hair blown out and straightened at a Dominican salon. I’ve gotten quite a few questions about heat damage and the amount of heat used and the effect it may have on my natural hair. I just want clarify, I did not get a Dominican blowout. A Dominican blowout is where they […]
  • Tom Boy’s Guide to a Flawless Nighttime Look

      In recent years I’ve been trying to step away from my Tom Boyish flavor and act like a girl.  One of my hair care lovely ladies, Jarmelia, of Lia Naturals has been one of the few who’ve encouraged me to step onto the lady side.  But, I still find myself taking a lot of […]
  • Two Strand Twist Hair Tutorial & Maintenance Tips

    Two Strand Twist Hair Tutorial & Maintenance Tips

      Two Strand Twist Hair Tutorial & Maintenance Tips   The Two strand twist hair style is such a versatile natural hairdo that can be done on long or short hair. That’s probably why so many women love it! The fundamental idea behind two-strand braids is that it may serve as a base hairstyle for […]
  • Natural Hair Butters

    Start Your Own Business: Other Butters Besides Shea & Cocoa Butter

      Months ago I asked the lovely women of Naturally Curly, what butters they like besides shea butter and cocoa butter.  Here are some of the answers: “kokum makes a really good lotion. It is similar to cocoa butter in composition and hardness. I think illipe is also similar to kokum.”  “Mango is similar to […]

 

Natural Kids & Natural Moms

Are you wondering how to keep maintaining your child’s natural hair or locs? This is the place.


  • Natural Hairstyles Discussion: Dreads on Children, yay or nay?

    Natural Hairstyles Discussion: Dreads on Children, yay or nay?
      Natural Hairstyles Discussion: Dreads on Children, yay or nay? Until recently, I didn’t know children with dreadlocks was so common. I was on Facebook and stumbled across and natural hair page filled with pictures of children with sisterlocs and dread locs or locs. While the styles were cute and the children seemed to love […]
  • 3 Tips To Help You Deal With Postpartum Shedding

    3 Tips To Help You Deal With Post Postpartum Shedding
      So, with my baby being 4 months old, I’ve hit, ran full smack into natural hair postpartum shedding. Ugh! For those who may not know, after you have a baby most women go through postpartum shedding. This is when your natural hair comes… no FALLS, out. I’m not trying to scare you…it’s really that bad. My natural hair […]
  • Natural Hair Care After Having A Baby

    Pregnancy and Natural Hair
      As some of you may know I just recently had a baby. That explains the lack of natural hair posts around here lately. I hope you all forgive me! Today, I want to talk about how I’ve been taking care of my natural hair with a newborn and a toddle to chase behind all […]
  • Natural Hair Care For Toddlers, The Easy Way!

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      I love fixing hair. I actually know how to care for naturally curly hair (well I take pretty great care of my own…lol) and as life would have it, I am the mother of a sweet little girl, who does not like getting her hair done. If you’re like me, you couldn’t wait until […]
  • Relaxed Mothers – Natural Hair Daughters: Is it Hypocrisy?

    Relaxed Mothers Natural Hair Daughters
      As a mother I care a lot about my daughter’s self image, I want her to love herself inside and out and always remember that she is precious and unique. She’s a special treasure! This is what I think about when someone asks me if I would ever allow my daughter to relax her […]
  • So Your Daughter Wants a Relaxer…

    Daughter Wants a Relaxer
      Are you subscribed to African Export on Youtube? If not, why not? She is awesome!! Okay so she had a video up asking “What would we do if our daughters wanted to relax their hair?” My answer: I wouldn’t let her. I wouldn’t let my daughter do anything to permanently alter any part of […]

 

African American Natural Hair Styles

You have done the “Big Chop” uhh… now what? This is the place.


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    The New Natural Hairstyle Trend of 2014

      The New Natural Hairstyle Trend of 2014 Natural hairstyles can be fun. What’s even more fun is their versatility. But what tends to be a little crazy is that we associate these characteristics with long natural hairstyles rather than with short natural hairstyles.  Well, I’m here to tell you that short natural hairstyles can […]
  • Top HairStyles Black Women

    The Top Natural Hairstyles for African American Women

      The Top Natural Hairstyles for African American Women: Switch it Up! I’m back at it again! Challenging myself to take on new natural hairstyles for African American women.  I’ve embarked on this journey because there are times when I simply want to do more with my kinky curly locks.  Too often we limit ourselves […]
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    Natural Hairstyles for Transitioning Women

      The Big Chop Is For My Bold and Brave Natural Hair Sisters, Just Not For ME Not everyone chooses to start all over.  I, for one, was not one of them.  We’re not knocking the brave hair sisters who cut it all off.  Rock those TWA until you can’t no more!  But this post […]
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    The Big Wig Trends For Natural Hairtypes

      Beat the Humidity with These Top Big Wig TrendsHumidity sucks, especially when you’re into defined natural hairstyles or bone straight press outs.  Sometimes, there’s no anti-humidity/frizz control serum that will help.  So what’s a natural hair sister to do?  Wigs, wigs and more wigs.  Wigs are not only a great protective hairstyle, they are […]
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    The Cuteness of the Curl: Embracing Curly Hairstyles

      Embracing the Cuteness in Your Curls There’s something great about the diversity of natural, curly hair, no matter whose head it ends up on.  Curly hairstyles are not only sexy, but very easy to manipulate and style. With that being said, curly hair is also a little troubling to keep healthy.  Although it comes with […]
  • Natural Hair Styles:7 Cute & Simple Natural Hair Styles

      7 Cute & Simple Natural Hair Styles 7 Cute & Simple Natural Hair Styles!Natural Hairstyle: 1. MsVCharles- Very cute protective style! Great for spicing up a plain ol’ bun!Link to video- My ONE Hairstyle For Any Occasion Natural Hairstyle:2. MsVCharles- Very cute video showing how shingle and do a pompadour and banana clip!  Shingling […]

 

Growing Natural Hair Fast

Are you wondering about what ingredients are best for your natural hair growth “FAST” and what products will help?  This is the place.


  • What To Look For In A Product Review To Determine If A Product Will Work For You

      With so many new natural hair companies popping up and just as many enthusiastic reviewers, product reviews are a dime a dozen these days. It can be easy to end up spending hundreds of dollars on products that don’t  work for your natural hair. Here are some things to look for you when watching […]
  • Hair Care- How to Pick a Great Moisturizing Conditioner

      Being, that I don’t like to waste money and I like to use quality products, I have to read ingredient lists. To get me to put a product in my buggy the company really has to have the ingredients to back up the price. So, what exactly do I look for in a conditioner?Quality […]
  • How To Pick Natural Hair Products

      With so many newly come up natural hair product companies (including my own) it can be hard and down right overwhelming to choose a company, much less a product to try on your natural hair. I always follow a few simple steps when looking online or in person at natural hair companies and deciding […]
  • Natural Shampoos Are You Dealing with Gummy Residue

    Natural Shampoos: Are You Dealing with Gummy Residue?

      I was reading over on K is for Kinky posted a great article on shampooing. She spoke about the difference between clarifying and chelating shampoos and also why each of these types of shampoos are beneficial when it comes to removing buildup from natural hair. I have never used a chelating shampoo, as I don’t […]
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    How to Win Thinning Hair Edges Back Part 2: Five Products to Include Hair Regimine

      Natural Haircare Rehab Starts With Natural Hairstyles that Help, But Also Natural Products that Promote Hair GrowthMore than likely you are here because you’ve graduated from the first stage of rehab, which was to successfully let go of slicking, tightening and gluing those tresses.  We’ve already established that one will need to ditch the tight braids and weaves, […]
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    You Asked for It! My Current Natural Hairstyle & Routine Part 1

      You Asked For it:My Natural Hair and Hairstyle Routine Like most women I care a lot about my body and my natural hair (well I should say most humans, right?). I try to keep myself as healthy as possible by constantly learning about and cleansing out toxins. Well, back in 2006-2007 ish (my brain […]

 

Ingredients

Are you wondering about what ingredients are best for your natural hair and which ones are not? This is the place.


  • Natural Hairstyle: Oil Rinsing for Added Moisture

      If you have highly textured hair and you are looking for ways to help eliminate excess tangles and matting on wash day, try an oil rinse. Not only is oil rinsing great for cutting down [and in some cases eliminating] single strand knots, but it also helps replenish moisture lost from shampooing; leaving your […]
  • Grainy Shea Butter

    Start Your Own Business: How to get Smooth Whipped Shea Butter When It’s Grainy

      A recent problem I have run into when making whipped shea butter is grainy shea butter. Gritty/ grainy shea butter is shea butter that has what feels like, little tiny balls mixed into it. The “grit” melts into the skin within seconds but, can be annoying if you’re trying to make a smooth and […]
  • Everything Looks Like an Ingredient

    Everything Looks Like A Hair Ingredient….

      For those of you who make your own products, I know you will agree with this next statement “Everything looks like an ingredient for a hair recipe!!”. I have went through our supplement cabinet and looked up just about every supplement we have to see if it is beneficial for hair and or skin […]
  • My Recent Hair Adventure With Fenugreek

      Unlike most naturals who love the summer months and get the best hair during the summer, I hate the summer months when it comes to my natural hair. My hair always gets dried out, breaks, sheds and acts like a straight fool. Since going natural I always struggle during the summer to balance maintaining […]
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    Being An Educated Consumer: Reading Product Labels

      When many of us decided to take better hair of our natural hair, we began looking to use products that were more beneficial for our hair and also our bodies. Many natural hair and skin companies know that a lot of women and men are making the switch to healthier lifestyles and are marketing their natural products […]
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    Oil rinsing for Hair: What is It?

      My hair had been really dry and since I had run out of my deep conditioner, I think my hair was having withdrawals. Well, I stumbled upon a blog where a woman was talking about oil rinsing and how it had given her hair shine and moisture. She showed before and after pics of […]

 

THINKING OF STARTING YOUR OWN NATURAL HAIR BUSINESS!

We have all the information you need… Products, Ingredients, Supplier Info, Website design info, Marketing Info and much more… So Stay Tuned!!!


  • Benefits of Shea Butter

    Benefits of Shea Butter For Your Hair

      I talk a lot about using unrefined shea butter, but what exactly are the benefits of unrefined shea butter? Unrefined Shea Butter contains vitamins A, E, and F.  Vitamins A and E help to soothe, hydrate, and balance the skin. Vitamin F contains essential fatty acids, and helps protect and revitalize damaged skin and […]
  • Natural Hair Butters

    Start Your Own Business: Other Butters Besides Shea & Cocoa Butter

      Months ago I asked the lovely women of Naturally Curly, what butters they like besides shea butter and cocoa butter.  Here are some of the answers: “kokum makes a really good lotion. It is similar to cocoa butter in composition and hardness. I think illipe is also similar to kokum.”  “Mango is similar to […]
  • Start Your Own Business

    Starting a Natural Hair Business: Deep Conditioner Recipe With Ayurvedic Herbs

      Are you still dreaming of that big business idea? Do you sit at work thinking about how the company you work for does not consider your ideas? Do you feel like sometimes you need to take your bosses place because “He Just Doesn’t Get It”? If so You are in the right place…   […]
  • Shea Aloe Butter

    Start Your Own Business: Shea Butter & Aloe Vera Gel Make “Shealoe”

      Shea Butter plus Aloe Vera Gel equals, Shealoe! Shealoe, is best described as a creamy defining gel. It’s great for defining wash & gos, twists out, braids outs and for taming flyaway hair. I don’t remember where I found the recipe for this creamy gel from, sorry. Here is the recipe: 4- 6oz. Shea […]
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    Start a Hair Product Business: Small Business Ethics

      As a customer don’t ever feel like you have to continue to patronize businesses that display poor business ethics. You set the standard for how you want to be treated as a customer. Whether you’re a customer or business owner being involved with a business that doesn’t follow these simple “rules” can set you […]
  • DIY Leave in Conditioner

    Start Your Own Business: Homemade Leave-In Hair Sprays

      Question: So, I was wondering if you have any tips or info on homemade leave in spray conditioners i can make myself ? DIY Hair Care Answer: There are plenty! Vegetable Glycerin (can be found at a health food store) and water is great, ratio 4:1 (glycerin is 1), honey, olive oil and water is another […]

 





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