Finally, the warm weather gods have decided to grace us with back to back warm days. Looks like spring is upon us and summer is coming. Time to change up that winter regimen for summer hair care. Sadly, I did not do a great job taking care of my hair this winter. I only had … Continue reading Spring/Summer Hair!
Photo: Aminah Fonseca The Business of Black Hair Since 2009 Tennessee has fined several braiders and more than thirty salons in excess of $100,000 not because of any health or sanitation violations but because the braiders are unlicensed. In Tennessee to obtain a license to braid hair braiders must ‘complete at least 300 hours of … Continue reading Braiders and Fines
Sunday is my hair day, the day I try to devote to washing, deep conditioning and every six weeks or so dyeing. I bought some dye a few days before, jet black, and was all set to take a few hours to get rid of my gray hairs that pop up around my edges. Then … Continue reading Back to Henna
Black Hair Economics Although I find it insane that schools do not teach their students how to do all types of hair I do wonder if they did how that will impact the black hair stylist in the black communities. Would we then run out to the high end streets to get our hair … Continue reading Salon Diversity, Are You Here For It?
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I find, in being Black, a thing of Beauty; like a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness… a native land in neither time nor place… a native land in every Black face! Be loyal to yourselves; your skin; your hair; your lips; your speech; your laughing kinds are Black kingdoms, vast as any … Continue reading Beauty
To the the extent that you are ruining your natural hair journey? I have been chasing the curl since 2011 when I started my transition back to natural. I remember looking at countless photos on numerous natural hair blogs and dreaming of the day when I would have this big curly afro that defied gravity … Continue reading Are You A Curl Chaser?