FROM SHEA BUTTER TO HAIR GROWTH AND NATURAL HAIRSTYLES

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  • Takin care of your hair doesn’t have to take all day…

      I will admit I do get annoyed when someone says “I don’t have time to go natural!” or “I don’t have time to take care of my hair like you!”. I’m always like “huh?”. You have to MAKE time to take care of yourself, yes your hair is a part of yourself. The same […]
  • Stop the TWA Madness!!

    Stop the TWA Madness!!

      Okay so you just Big Chopped and have about 3-6 inches of hair. What to do? What to do? What natural hair styles can you do with your new short do? I see this question time and time again and it baffles me each and every single time. Listen, if you have TWA (teeny […]
  • 5 Must Have Ingredients Your Need In Your Hair Conditioner

    5 Ingredients You MUST HAVE In Your Hair Conditioner

      What are Conditioners? Hair conditioners are applied after shampooing to restore moisture and protein back into the hair shaft. Although, unless a conditioner contains small enough compounds or humectants, very little of it will actually enter into the hair shaft. This is why it is important to read the labels on your conditioner to make sure your not […]
  • Coconite Cassia Bars

    Coconite Cassia Bars: Lola Zabeth Mixtress Recipe!

      Recipe courtesy of LolaZabeth.com’s For The Mixtresses! Coconite Cassia Bars Ingredients 5 oz bentonite clay powder; draws out toxins, dirt, product build-up, and improves combability, defines curls. 2 oz unrefined cocoa butter; hydrating and high in vitamin E with emollient (smoothing) properties. 2 oz extra virgin olive oil; penetrates the strands increasing strength and […]
  • Black hair myths! Is natural hair really that bad?

      So you’ve heard all the news about going natural and you want to see what’s it all about, huh? Well, first, lets bust some natural hair myths! We’ll call them black hair myths. These are the lies or “theories” or even “old wives tales” that have been passed down for generations about black hair […]
  • To Brush, or Not to Brush?

    To Brush, or Not to Brush?

      Mam.. Step Away from the brush!  Put The Brush Down!!!!!!! When women start taking better care of their hair they begin to throw out a lot of products they thought were healthy or beneficial and the brush is usually one of the things to go… But why? There are many differing reasons why some […]

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.


  • Haircare: Add honey to your haircare regimen

      Honey, which is readily available in most grocery stores, is very beneficial to hair. Learn how to get shine, moisture and reduce frizz with a simple honey rinse. You will see the difference in your hair after the first wash with this amazing humectant. I have very curly hair which is prone to frizz. It […]
  • How To Deep Condition Properly

      Deep conditioning natural hair has got to be on just about every natural’s “Must Do” list. Deep conditioning hair can have many benefits, as it allows more water soluble nutrients to be absorbed into the hair strand due to the longer period of time you leave the product on your hair. But, did you know there is […]
  • 10 Natural Hair Don’ts from MadameNoire

      1. Scratching!!!!Hair Care Stylist PSA: PLEASE do not scratch your scalp! If you suffer from itchy scalp, first identify your problem. If your scalp is itching, the PH levels of it could be off balance. Pure peppermint oil is a great treatment for that. The causes of itchy scalp vary from lack of moisture […]
  • 4 Simple Tips To Help You Get The Most Out Of New Hair Products!

      DIY hair Care ProductsHow to use products may seem like common sense but, as the saying goes common sense is not so common; especially when it comes to natural hair care products. Between shampoos, puddings, gels, detanglers, and leave-ins, finding out how to use certain products can be hard work. We here are some tips that […]
  • How to find the cheapest hair products

      A lot of small business hair companies use a base to make their products. This means that a lot of companies are essentially selling the same exact product at different price points. So, if you do a little digging you can find a product you love for a lower price.Here’s how:Go to a wholesale […]
  • Coconut, Jojoba, & Mineral Oil: Moisturizing or Sealants?

    Coconut, Jojoba, & Mineral Oil: Moistuizing or Sealants?

      There is a lot of debate about which oils actually do penetrate the hair shaft, if any at all do. So, I did a little digging (and I do mean a little b/c this info was easy to find) and found the answer: Coconut Oil, Rice Bran Oil- penetrates the hair shaft Jojoba oil- […]

 

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.


  • Taking the Healthy Hair Challenge: Using Natural Products for Natural Hairstyles

      Treating Natural Hair Right.  Don’t Just Use Any Product for Your Everyday Natural HairstylesNatural Hair styling ProductsSome of us may not be aware of what it truly means to have healthy hair and skin. Furthermore, some of us may not be aware of the effects of our natural hair products and what they can […]
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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 […]
  • 8 of the Best Short Hairstyles for Black Women

      8 of the Best Short Hairstyles for Black Women As 2014 hits it’s midway mark, we’re starting to notice a new trend where natural hair sisters are embracing more short hairstyles for black women.  This is true despite the fact that having natural hair often ties itself to women and their desire to have […]
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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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Tell Me If You Feel Me Celebrity Shows Off Fabulous Fro

    Tell Me If You Feel Me: Celebrity Shows Off Fabulous Fro

      Hot or Not? Artist Brandy Shows the World Her Tresses Without Weave We’re not mad at you Brandy! Go ahead with your fabulous self! We’ve all seen a much needed shift in the celebrity world where actresses are becoming a lot more confident when it comes to natural hair.  Right now we’re taking a […]

 

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.


  • Start Your Own Business: Where to Purchase Hair Product Ingredients

      When I starting trying to make my own hair care and skin care products at home, I spent hours trying find the cheapest best quality ingredients. Well, I going to save you the hassle and let you know where you can look to get the ingredients you need to make your own hair care […]
  • Frizziness & Dry Hair with Dr. Bonners Castille?

    Frizziness, Dry Hair, & Losing Moisture with Dr. Bonners Castille? This May be Your Problem

      I was surfing the web a few weeks back and thought I would buy Dr. Bonners Castille Shampoo Yum!  I just love castille soaps and I saw so many places that said it was good on hair as well as on the body being the “all naturalista” that I am.  So I brought the […]
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    You Asked for It! My Current Natural Hairstyles & 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 […]
  • Should Natural Hair Products Be a Luxury or a Necessity?

      Naptural85 on YouTube posted a really cute video about her views on natural hair products. Her views were along the lines of (and please watch her video) natural hair products should be a luxury and not something you depend on. She wasn’t talking about “natural products” but, more so natural store bought products and […]
  • Authentic African Shea Butter, Is Your Shea Butter Authentic?

      I love shea butter (or what I thought was shea butter). I use it on my hair daily and guess what? What I was using was not African shea butter! Nope!! I don’t really know what I am using as it just says shea butter but, it doesn’t match what I was reading about […]
  • “You Are What You Eat”: How to Grow Your Hair Faster By Caring for the Inside

    “You Are What You Eat:” How to Grow Your Hair Faster By Caring for the Inside

      Hair Care Tips that Start from The Inside: Learn How to Grow Your Hair Faster By Taking Care of…..You   Grow Your Hair Faster and Stronger My hair sisters never leave home (or stay home) without them.  That so cautiously placed set of rules most natural hair types adhere to when dealing with their […]

 

Ingredients

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


  • Natural Herbs That Help Provide Healthier Hair

      There are lots of herbs you can add to your homemade mixes to help provide stronger, healthier hair! For many of us we don’t just have natural hair but, we like choosing natural products as well and if we can make these products ourselves that’s even better! So, let’s talk about some inexpensive herbs […]
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    Natural Hair DIY: Make Your Own Exotic Hair Butters- Just 2 Ingredients!

      Are you thinking of starting your own natural product company? I will be regularly giving you tips and tricks to do this, so make sure you SUBSCRIBE & stay tuned! I was looking around on The Dish Forum found a post about making your own butter using almond oil, hemp seed oil, olive oil, […]
  • Start Your Own Business: Cold Process Green Tea Soap Tutorial

    Start Your Own Business: Cold Process Green Tea Soap Tutorial

      Making cold process soaps seems daunting to many when really it is a simple task. Once you get the hang of things it really is a quick process and quite addicting. Learning how to make soap allows you to explore making shampoo, dishwashing liquid, laundry powder/detergent, shampoo bars and of course body wash! So […]
  • 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 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 […]
  • Ayurveda Haircare

    Ayurvedic Haircare

      Ayurvedic haircare is basically the use of different herbs to help maintain the health of your hair. It is thought to have originated in India. Just from reading about different cultures, I think every country has their go to herbs for hair and skincare. It would make sense that other countries would use teas, […]

 

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!!!


  • 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 […]
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    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…   […]
  • Start Your Own Business Make Lotion For Hair Or Skin Care

    Start Your Own Business: Make Lotion For Hair Or Skin Care

      Talk It Out Tuesday on SoapQueen.com did a blog post on making lotions. Check it out: All Things Lotion Hair milks, creams, lotions are all about the same with varying amounts of water/liquid. Here is the recipe that was posted on the Soap Queen Blog: 18 oz. Distilled Water 1.2 oz. Shea Butter 1.7 […]
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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 […]
  • Start Your Own Business: Where to Purchase Hair Product Ingredients

      When I starting trying to make my own hair care and skin care products at home, I spent hours trying find the cheapest best quality ingredients. Well, I going to save you the hassle and let you know where you can look to get the ingredients you need to make your own hair care […]
  • Ceramides: What Are They and How Can They Benefit Your Natural Hair?

      I have been hearing ALOT of talk lately about ceramides. At first I thought, they were just abother “craze” or something and didn’t pay the “talk” any attention but, after further research, ceramides are actually quite beneficial to our hair. I was also shocked when I found out that I had been using ceramides […]

 





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