Inspiration for New Naturals

We have a new page! - Inspiration for New Naturals (IFNN). Have you considered returning to your naturally textured hair? Just completed a big chop? Or know someone who is going through a difficult natural hair journey? Well, this page is for you! The page is found under the Hair tab on the navigation bar. … Continue reading Inspiration for New Naturals

Why Should We Deep Condition Our Hair?

Deep conditioning (DC) is important to maintaining healthy and happy hair - natural or relaxed. If performed on a regular basis, this treatment helps our hair retain moisture and protects it "deep" within the fiber to support the hair until the next treatment. The protective action of regular conditioners last only a few days. Therefore, … Continue reading Why Should We Deep Condition Our Hair?

Motivation: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Hey Sisters, Some of you have expressed an interest in leaving the chemical relaxer behind and returning to your natural hair texture. This is certainly a personal decision that involves both mental and physical preparation. My decision was based on a number of reasons that I disclosed in the Ask Dionne page. However, the main … Continue reading Motivation: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Black Hair Damage and Breakage: What Are The Common Causes?

Hey Sisters, Most of you have already seen the photo where I shared my experience of extreme hair breakage in "the kitchen" area. If not, see Dionne's Hair Journey. What could have caused this? You asked. Well, through my research, I've found a few of the common causes of hair damage and breakage that I'd … Continue reading Black Hair Damage and Breakage: What Are The Common Causes?

What Does It Mean To “Go Natural”?

Hey sisters,  Since our new website is about hair, food and lifestyle. Let's kick off the discussion with a topic about our hair. Got a question for you... What are your thoughts on the growing popularity to "go natural"? Is it a trend, a fad, a revolution? Or simply African-American women making a conscientious and informed … Continue reading What Does It Mean To “Go Natural”?