In case you didn’t know yet, 4C hair can grow to tremendous lengths when you take care of it the right way! In this article we explore 5 reasons why your 4C hair is not growing or may have stopped growing and therein provide you with simple solutions to grow it.
Many an African person, especially woman, has been conditioned into believing that the best way to manage their hair involves application of heat at some point. The untold story is that this almost always leads to heat damaged hair. If your hairstyling tool of choice involves heat, be it your curling iron, your hot comb, or your hair dryer; you must be familiar with heat damage.
The wig wearing community has steadily become popular and in 2022, 1 in 3 modern women owns at least one wig so it has become extremely imperative to know how to take care of your wig(s). Whether natural or synthetic, wigs are a form of creative expression and they come in different colours, shapes, textures, and designs. This article goes into depth guiding you on how to take care of your wig - synthetic or natural.
Did you know you can cook with shea butter? Shea butter is a multipurpose, healthy cooking oil. Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree.
Shea butter is rich in vitamin A, D, E and K and is high in essential fatty oleic, stearic, linoleic and palmitic acids. Shea butter, also known as Women’s Gold in Africa plays a key role in the kitchen.
The Ideal Skin is one that has the tiniest pores, an even tone, good complexion and an even texture. Ideally, it is one that has a smooth glassy look. Such skin is not difficult to achieve, however there are several challenges to overcome. That is why we are going to bring to your attention 5 skin care mistakes you are making that are keeping you from achieving the ideal skin.
There is no secret around the fact that drinking 1 - 2 liters of water per day is essential for good health. A regular glass of water can fix so many health problems that will save you some money on doctor visits. Truth is we tend to forget THAT most of the time! 60% of our body is composed of water which aids in blood circulation, digestion, absorption and excretion. And you’d be surprised to learn that there are so many benefits of water for healthy hair and skin that rotate around those core functions of water in our bodies.
There is a theory which started almost a hundred years ago that "straightened hair makes African people look better, more presentable and that it makes hair easier to manage." That theory left out a lot of loopholes many of which recent studies have shown that hair relaxers are a big trigger for several uterine cancer and others, among black women. Black women should be worried about the dangers of relaxing hair and the real risk that it is.
After you hair has been styled and you're looking way more awesome than you did before, the cherry on the cake would then be for you to make sure that your overall hairstyle is crisp and refined. There's no better way to pull that off than to lay your edges! That is why we bring you this short tutorial on how to lay your edges.