Relaxed. I'm getting it relaxed. Relaxing hair is a foreign subject to people that don’t have to get it done. Relaxing your hair means chemically straightening your curly hair from the roots so it gets silky and straight. This something that a lot of black people have done to their hair but, non-black people can … Continue reading You’re getting your hair what!?
Sometimes our hair gets so unmanageable that we need to braid it down and put it away for a little while. The great thing about our hair texture is that it can stay in cornrows longer than someone with silkier hair. This makes it easier for us to use protective hairstyles to help our hair. … Continue reading What the heck are protective hairstyles?
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Growing up with hair that I didn't know how to handle wasn't easy. It was an afro one day and straight the next. When I went to the pool with my friends, mine dried super curly, frizzy and dry and theirs dried straight and silky, for the most part, and I always wondered why it … Continue reading The Mystery of Black Women’s hair