Am I advocating ‘NO HEAT’?

 This only came up from a comment on one of my earlier posts, straightening hair…..NOT an advocate.  The comment was about removing all forms of heat from her hair care regimen.  I stopped and thought about it for a minute…..am I suggesting I do the same or advocating a…

What do I do with my hair NOW??

(origin) OK, you’ve  made it past the TWA, teeny weeny Afro, stage. (Longer than two inches) It was hard and it was painful for you.  It could have been painful for a few reasons.  You don’t like your hair short.  Your significant other doesn’t like it short.  You are a minimalist and…

THE NATURAL HAVEN: Hair Damage is Necessary and Expected

Love this site!  The Natural Haven is a blog with a scientific angle on Natural hair and gives excellent information for aiding in achieving healthy and happy hair.  This post sheds some light on a hot topic for Black women.  We are always trying to combat or completely stay away from hair damage.  I…

Garrett Augustus Morgan, inventor of the first hair straightener.

Can’t discuss Black History on a Hair blog without discussing where most of us started.  Relaxers. Hair Relaxers: Hair Discovers Lye (origin)   His name was Garrett Augustus Morgan and he was born the seventh of eleven children of former slaves. He is best known for his invention of the…

Kim Coles’ Grow-Out Challenge

(Source) Kim Coles’ Grow-Out Challenge: “Share your grow-out challenge.”I’m sure all in the Natural hair world has heard about the Kim Coles’ Grow-out challenge.  I’ve been dealing with kids and snow days here in Denver so I haven’t had the opportunity to share.  Sorry about that.  I have jumped on…

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