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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… View Post

Pre-Wash Oil Treatment

 (ORIGIN) Shampoo, which is a cleansing agent used on hair, can be too harsh for Black hair.  It can strip the natural oils necessary to maintain healthy hair.  Nonetheless our hair does need this cleansing agent to cleanse away pollution, dirt, hair products.  Sounds like a losing battle but… View Post

Straightening Hair…..NOT An Advocate

 I understand there are a lot of Naturals out there who find nothing wrong with straight hair.  Hot comb, flat iron….they are friendly tools to some of the fine women in the Natural hair community.  I am not one of them…. Now that I have become a Natural and… View Post

Who do you look to (for Natural hair support?)

 (ORIGIN) The decision to leave your well-known way of taking care of your hair is harder than some may actually realize.  It may be harder than anything you’ve ever done before.  What can make this transformation not only harder but failure ridden is a lack of support.  Five and… View Post

Silk Wrap Natural Hair…What The Heck Is That & Is It Healthy?

Silk wrapping your hair is a relatively new technique of wrapping your hair while dry with a bit of moisturizer and shine spray and sitting under a hooded dryer. The purpose of this treatment was intended to give relaxed hair the ‘flat ironed and silky’ look without the heat trauma involved.  Silk Roller… View Post