Category : Lifestyle

by Staff - 1 month ago

Jumbo Flat Twist Tutorial

Want a pretty protective style but don’t have the time to install something intricate? Why not try a jumbo flat twist. It doesn’t take long to style and with proper wrapping at night, it can last for a whole week. You can always restyle i...

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

Thanksgiving Message

So much has happened this year that reminds us all of the blessing that is this life. Let's all take a moment to pause and reflect on our blessings and give thanks. As I think about my blessings, I am grateful to readers. Thank you for being the hear...

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

Boozy Cranberry Ice Cream Float

This post is sponsored by Discount Drug Mart but my opinions are my own. If you are on the run and need a quick cocktail drink for your holiday parties, go to your local Discount Drug Mart Store and grab a few simple and affordable ingredients to mak...

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

The Joy That Is This Life

Basking in the SunshineRaising my children has been my life's greatest joy. One reason is because I get to experience the world through their eyes. The simplicity of their love. Their joie de vivre. The way that they take pleasure in nature and peopl...