Transitioning From Relaxed to Natural – 5 Mistakes to Avoid

As with any journey, transitioning to from relaxed to natural presents its own unique challenges. While everyone’s experiences are different, it can be helpful to see how others have navigated through the process. It’s been a little over 5 years since I transitioned, but I can remember a time when I was struggling to figure…

3 Reasons You’re Not Retaining Length

Many women feel that their hair growth has come to complete halt. I’ve said this many time before but  the fact is, unless you have a medical condition, your hair is always growing but you may not be retaining what you’ve grown. In other words, just as fast as it grows, it breaks, creating the illusion…

5 Tips to Moisturize Low Porosity Hair

Porosity is a measure of how easily water and other substances can enter and exit the hair strand.  Low porosity hair is hydrophobic, which means it repels water from the surface. This type of hair results in flat, tightly sealed cuticles that is more resistant to moisture loss and absorption. Knowing your hair’s porosity will help you make…

L.O.C Method for Maximized Moisture Retention

Many naturals have a problem with keeping their hair moisturized and trying to maintain a particular hairstyle for more than one day. For those with normal to high porosity hair (your hair quickly absorbs moisture) the LOC method may be the solution for you. L.O.C simply means Liquid, Oil and Cream.  This shows the order…