African American Hair

Drying Hair After a Relaxer

Drying Hair After a Relaxer

Relaxers take curly strands and make them miraculously straight in mere...

What Are the Benefits of Using Shea Butter on African American Hair?

What Are the Benefits of Using Shea Butter on African American Hair?

Thick and gorgeous African American hair can be as frustrating as it is...

Pure Olive Oil for Natural African American Hair

Pure Olive Oil for Natural African American Hair

African American hair has thick shafts and large scales, making it...

How to Dye African-American Hair Without Damage

How to Dye African-American Hair Without Damage

The only way to avoid serious damage to your locks when dyeing...

African American Hair Articles

Drying Hair After a Relaxer

Drying Hair After a Relaxer

Relaxers take curly strands and make them miraculously straight in mere minutes. If you decide to try a relaxer treatment, while your hair can come out looking sleek and straight, it will probably be a bit drier than before. Since blow-drying...

What a Black Rinse Does to African American Hair If Damaged

What a Black Rinse Does to African American Hair If Damaged

Instead of stressing over your damaged African-American locks, learn a fashionable way to fix them in a cinch. If you thought dyeing your hair only dried out your strands, you were wrong. Getting a color rinse, black or otherwise, is a fantastic...

What to Use to Thicken African-American Hair?

What to Use to Thicken African-American Hair?

African-American hair is known for being naturally thick and curly; however, some individuals have a thinner grade of hair that can be both a blessing and a curse. Thinner hair may be more manageable, but it lacks the lush texture of thicker...

How to Keep African American Hair Straight After Air Drying

How to Keep African American Hair Straight After Air Drying

For African Americans, keeping those tresses straight can be challenging.. When you decide to air-dry your locks, odds are they're going to be more frizzy, which makes it even more difficult to keep them straight. If you're having a little...

How to Style African-American Hair That Is Short in the Front and Long in the Back

How to Style African-American Hair That Is Short in the Front and Long in the Back

You may feel confused about creating hairstyles for African-American tresses that make the shorter hair in front work with longer tresses in back. Whether you've recently visited your stylist for a full set of fringey, angled bangs or you're...

What Are the Benefits of Using Shea Butter on African American Hair?

What Are the Benefits of Using Shea Butter on African American Hair?

Thick and gorgeous African American hair can be as frustrating as it is fabulous. High-end hair products are out there, but who wants to be product-poor when next season’s fashions are about to hit the stores? Never fear. Your mothers and...

Blond Highlights in African-American Hair

Blond Highlights in African-American Hair

If you're an African-American woman who has considered blond highlights, you've likely worried about highlights appearing too severe, or the nightmare of ending up with brassy streaks. Fortunately, there are tons of blond colors out there to...

If You Want to Go Natural Can You Use No-Lye Relaxer?

If You Want to Go Natural Can You Use No-Lye Relaxer?

Once you decide to go natural, there's no such thing as using a relaxer -- no-lye or otherwise. Going natural means exactly that; you let your hair grow as nature intended without using any kind of chemical straightener whatsoever. If you're like...

Hair Classification System for African-American Hair

Hair Classification System for African-American Hair

Oprah's world-class stylist, Andre Walker, has a number for the girls with the curls. A classification number, that is! Since African-American hair is so diverse in texture, it can be hard to describe hair type, let alone find ways to style and...

Pure Olive Oil for Natural African American Hair

Pure Olive Oil for Natural African American Hair

African American hair has thick shafts and large scales, making it thick, curly – and often very dry. Expensive, up-to-the-second salon products can help, but the best hair care secrets come from yesterday. Olive oil treatments are an...

How to Dye African-American Hair Without Damage

How to Dye African-American Hair Without Damage

The only way to avoid serious damage to your locks when dyeing African-American hair, which can be quite dry and coarse, is to go with a semi-permanent shade. Because these dyes work with a non-damaging alkaline agent, rather than ammonia or...

I Need Ideas for Styling Short African-American Hair

I Need Ideas for Styling Short African-American Hair

If you have short hair, you might think there’s not much you can do with it. If you're bored with your everyday short 'do, amp up your look with a versatile plan that suits your face and helps to beat the humdrum style you’ve been...

Styles for African-Americans With Long, Thick & Wavy Hair

Styles for African-Americans With Long, Thick & Wavy Hair

Dealing with long hair does have its challenges. If your hair is coarse in texture, then you may find styling your hair even more difficult. Tons of styles display that gorgeous hair of yours with ease. With a little practice, you can take your...

How to Highlight Dark Brown African-American Hair

How to Highlight Dark Brown African-American Hair

Dark brown African-American hair can go lighter than jet black hair, but a mega-light job still stresses the hair out. Stressed-out hair can become brittle and break off, leaving you with a totally unflattering look. Protect dark brown...

Spiral Curl Techniques for African-American Hair

Spiral Curl Techniques for African-American Hair

Spiral curls are perfect for any occasion that a fab chick like you might attend. Whether you’re getting ready for a day at the office or a night on the town, spiral curls will set your look off. However, because African-American hair is...

Tips on Blow-Drying African-American Hair

Tips on Blow-Drying African-American Hair

When it comes to blowing your hair dry, it's all about getting a smooth finish. Blow-drying hair can give you a very nice sheen and leave your hair healthier and stronger than if you were to straighten it. Get hip to the best technique for...

How to Grow Out Fine, Thin African-American Hair

How to Grow Out Fine, Thin African-American Hair

While it is known for being thick and coarse, African-American hair can also be fine and thin. True story. And hair texture has a lot to do with the difficulties often involved with growing hair out. Fine, thin hair can be troublesome because it...

About Natural African-American Hair

About Natural African-American Hair

Free yourself of perms, texturizers and other chemical products with a natural coif. Want to funk it out? Pick your hair into a fluffy puff. Need to wake up and go? Cornrow it in a funky pattern. No matter what the style, unprocessed hair shows...

About African-American Hair

About African-American Hair

Silky and straight or funky and Afro-like, there is so much you can do with African-American locks. Forget about the old adage that this type of hair is difficult to style; you just need to have an understanding of what it takes to accomplish a...

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