You've decided to return back to your natural hair and good for you, but now what? You don't know the first thing about effective Home Hair Care and every Google search on "Natural Hair" brings back 94,400,000 results in (0.53 seconds). So are you returning back to your natural hair or getting a degree in Google searching with a minor in being confused? Returning back to your … [Read more...]
4 Tips on Natural Hair Shedding & How Much is Too Much?
You ever have that fear that you’re going bald? I can’t be the only one who has experienced washing their hair and detangling, only to freak out at the amount of hair you keep seeing come out in the sink. Oh, so you just going to leave me out here in the cold all by myself. Well, since I’m the only one who has experienced this, allow me to give myself some tips on hair shedding … [Read more...]
3 Things to Avoid Doing While Your Woman Transitions Back to Her Natural Hair
If your woman is transitioning back to her natural hair, then let me give up the ghost a bit and tell you that, YOU TOO are in Transition. Men have you figured it out yet? If your lady just came in and said the magical words, “I'm going natural”, then you need to know she not only just signed herself up to transition, but you as well. So what does this mean for you? A few … [Read more...]
15 Things a Man Should Do Once His Woman Goes Natural
When asking a woman what was the hardest part about returning back to her natural hair, I wasn't surprised to find out it was all about how her mate felt about the decision. If her man wasn't encouraging, this made her journey a bit stressful. The moment your lady decides she is returning back to her natural hair, you both begin to transition. Men, it will be up to you to … [Read more...]
If Mommy is Beautiful, Then What AM I?
Being a mother is also about being the first woman your child looks up to and tries to emulate. I thought about the power a mother has over her children, then in a flash I thought about a mother not activating that power or worst, allowing the media to dictate what it means to be beautiful. While enjoying a breakfast date with one of my Butterflies, I was hit with the best line … [Read more...]
Got 99 Bonnets, Why Can’t I Just Find One?
Where is it? I know I had it. I always put it right here when I take it off in the morning. Seriously, this is ridiculous, why is my bonnet always missing? It's as if my bonnet has legs and walks around my house after I leave work. What is she trying to prove by being lost more than being found? And how is it that I have 99 bonnets but I can't find one? Sound like your life? … [Read more...]
3 Ways to Save Your Edges for the Winter
WINTER IS AMONG US. Now what are you going to do about your #Edges? It's been a long time coming since you had to worry about something so critical to your health. During the summertime you probably spent your days trying to perfect your wash-n-go. But just like the Sam Cooke song, A Change Gone Come, and it's in the form of Jack Frost with little to no love for edges. But … [Read more...]
5 Ways to Win Natural Hair Points with Your Lady
If it hasn't happened in your relationship, it's coming. I can assure you. Soon your lady will come in and say these words, "Bae, I think I want to go natural". After those words are uttered, you'll feel the change in the air. And before you know it, you're both going Natural without you truly knowing what that means. I want to help all my fellas out a bit. When your lady says … [Read more...]
Videos: Styling Your TWA For The Winter Season with These 3 Go To Styles!
If you're recently returning back to your natural hair or prefer to keep your hair short, you're dealing with the same question many Butterflies with TWA's are asking, what can I do for the winter to protect my hair? No matter the length of hair you'll have come wintertime; we all must adjust to harsher weather. I Big Chopped during the winter so trust me when I say I … [Read more...]
3 Necessary Tips to Winter Proof Your Hair in the Fall Season
Don't wait one more day to winter proof your hair. Time keeps ticking and it seems the only things preparing for the winter are the leaves. So when do you think is the best time to prepare your hair for the winter? This question shouldn't stump you. Just as you prepare for a night out on the town with your girls, you must also prepare your hair for the winter. You wouldn't … [Read more...]
Hair Washing: 5 Things You Must Have for Wash Day
It's Wash Day Sunday. Well not today, but it's coming. No matter what day you wash your hair, there are 5 Must-have things that every Butterfly needs in the bathroom for wash day. If you're washing your hair at home, and don't have the complete list of things, then you're hustling backwards. By the end of this blog post you'll know for sure where you stand on having these … [Read more...]
Top 5 TWA Style Videos Every Natural Should Watch
Many of our Butterflies have recently returned back to their natural hair and are ready to rock their Teeny Weeny Afros (TWA) with style. I always hear there are just not enough TWA style videos out there to keep our short hair sisters styling and profiling. Then it came to me, I needed to find the best of the best in TWA style videos. I'm talking about styling that is easy, … [Read more...]
Can Parents Enhance Their Little Girls Self-Image?
Parents have to worry about so much. On a daily basis, parents have to worry about the safety, well-being, education, and many other factors when it comes to their children. One would have to ask, “What other factors do parents have to worry about? Well, before you create that long list, in enters self-image, another factor for parents to add to their plate of … [Read more...]
Kid Natural Hair Transitions: What’s the Best Transition Plan for my Child?
What plan is the best for parents when they are choosing a natural hair lifestyle for their child? There are 3 different ways a natural can transition. Short term (0-1 months) Mid-term (2-11 months) Long term (1 yr. or more) Not all mothers are willing or ready to chop off their child's hair if they opt for a short or mid-term transition, so what is a mom to do? … [Read more...]
5 Things EVERY Natural Should Do Regularly
We are inundated with information about our natural hair every day. Styling seems to take priority over your Home Hair Care, and before you know it, we are all lost from the things we need to be doing, regularly. Then it dawned on me, there are 5 things EVERY NATURAL, yes every natural should be doing no matter their length, texture, or hair aspirations. Let's get into the 5 … [Read more...]