Category : Hair Care

by Staff - 1 month ago

Do You Have To Cut Thin Ends Off While You Grow Out Your Hair?

I had never seen such beautiful hair on a real live person. Sure there were models in magazines with sewn in, photoshopped tresses, but she was an everyday person just like me and she had resuscitated her hair to the point where she deserved her own...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Perm Rod Set On 4b/c Natural Hair Tutorial

How to style 4b/c hair is a very common question we get asked here on BHI. When you are not braiding, twisting or doing updos for protective styling requirements, braid outs and twist outs seem to be the default setting for many ladies. But curly sty...

by Staff - 1 month ago

7 Deadly Sins of Hair Care

Testimony I too can say that I have fallen victim to the wiles of temptation; the daily flat ironing sessions to maintain that perfectly straight look, trying to make my type 4 hair do what it was never meant to do or neglecting proper care practices...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Top 7 Natural Oils With SPF Sun Protection

Its snowing in Colorado right now and with news like that we really do not have a choice but to accept that the winter months are fast approaching. Typically we don’t think about sunscreen in the winter time, our thoughts of beaches and sweet d...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Don’t Use Lack Of Time As An Excuse For A Poor Hair Regimen

I do not have time to deep condition my hair, really I don’t. I do want to deep condition it  and every week I tell myself the same thing, ‘Em all you have to do is mix the concoction, the rest is just application, and that’s easy”. The p...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Top 20 Reasons To Return To Natural Hair

One of my favorite poems of all time is Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. The words of the poem emit such a great energy, you cannot help but feel the power of the words move you after reading it. For example when Ms Angelou says Does my sassiness upset...

by Staff - 2 months ago

What Are Tea Rinses And How Do They Benefit Your Hair?

Everywhere you turn these days there are rave reviews about super foods. Want a thinner waistline and a model’s profile? There’s a super food for that. Crave healthy long lustrous hair? You guessed it! There is bound to be a super food for that too....

by Staff - 2 months ago

Onion Juice For Alopecia?

Honestly I really cannot fathom blending an onion, straining it, adding it to my hair and sitting for an hour with a plastic cap as if I didn’t just put the other half of the onion into my oxtail dinner. On the other hand I would also say that...

by Staff - 2 months ago

How Hard Water Affects Your Hair Care Routine

I think one of my biggest pet peeves is a dirty kitchen; I cannot cook unless my kitchen is spotless so if you are hungry and you want breakfast you might have to give me 20 minutes if I head to the kitchen and it is a total mess. Having said that, b...

by Staff - 2 months ago

6 Practices That Rob Moisture From Your Hair

My family and I went to the Formula One races last weekend and here is the list of things that I forgot while on my sun filled three day weekend getaway. Conditioner – for some reason I figured I would not need any. Satin bonnet – I went...

by Staff - 2 months ago

The Comb Chase Method For Flat Ironing Your Hair

For years, black women have sought out ways to alter the natural curl pattern of our hair. Be it by brandishing the 19th century hair tong invented by Marcel Grateau to whipping up concoctions at a dinner table or applying our Vigorol, we have always...