Tips for transitioners (part 1)

You don’t have to cut your hair to become natural. It is possible to go completely natural without cutting all of your relaxed or texturized hair. You don’t have to do the big chop (bc) as others have done. Many persons transition for various reasons, for instance, they are not ready to part with their … Continue reading Tips for transitioners (part 1)

“Don’t wash your hair too often because it won’t grow”

Another very common phrase that I still to hear to this day. Hair must be kept clean in order to retain moisture. When your hair is dirty, there are different factors that take place. Firstly, dirt and hair products will build up on both the scalp and hair. When the scalp is dirty, just as … Continue reading “Don’t wash your hair too often because it won’t grow”

“Water is bad for your hair”

This is actually one of the biggest misconceptions about natural hair. Like many others, I also believed this until about a year ago. Water your hair so that it may grow!! Although my hair was softer and easier to manage when it got wet, I never understood why and never knew the principle behind it. … Continue reading “Water is bad for your hair”

Hair Growth Factors

Factors that influence hair growth Now let's get into what most people are interested in, HAIR GROWTH. To understand hair growth, you must first understand what causes hair to grow and what prevents it from growing. Now that we understand a little bit more about the hair growth cycle, let us look at the factors … Continue reading Hair Growth Factors