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The Best Curly Perm for African-American Hair

The Best Curly Perm for African-American Hair

Ever since ancient Egypt, women have been striving for long-term curls....

What Are Some Good Hairdos for Day-Old Dirty Hair?

What Are Some Good Hairdos for Day-Old Dirty Hair?

Whether you were short on time or just didn’t feel like washing...

Most Efficient Low-Wattage Hair Dryer

Most Efficient Low-Wattage Hair Dryer

You might not realize it, but your hair dryer uses a lot of electricity....

How to Use Wind Down Creme for Curly Hair

How to Use Wind Down Creme for Curly Hair

When you’ve got a head full of unruly curls that need taming,...

The Best Type of Weave Hair That Holds a Curl

The Best Type of Weave Hair That Holds a Curl

The point of a hair weave is to slip into whatever styles you wish...

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How to Remove Dry Shampoo From My Hair Weave

How to Remove Dry Shampoo From My Hair Weave

A dry shampoo can be a wonder product in your beauty arsenal, but the long-term effects are not so wonderful. One of the main ingredients in dry shampoo is powder, such as a natural cornstarch or synthetic talc. Some weave-wielding women avoid or...

The Best Synthetic Hair for Twist Hairstyles

The Best Synthetic Hair for Twist Hairstyles

You twist if you’re a white chick. You twist if you’re a Chica. African-American hotties passionate about the newest of the new in hair fashion get their twist on, too. Twist hairstyles are trending big time, as red carpet shows and...

Most Efficient Low-Wattage Hair Dryer

Most Efficient Low-Wattage Hair Dryer

You might not realize it, but your hair dryer uses a lot of electricity. In fact, the government's Energy Savers website lists hair dryers as using between 1,200 and 1,875 watts -- that's more than a microwave oven uses. Save money on your...

Interlocking Hairstyles

Interlocking Hairstyles

Thinking about working a locked look but don't want to limit yourself to just one hairstyle? Although a full head of dreads might be the first trend that comes to mind, dreads aren't the only way to experiment with weaving your hair together....

Alternative Techniques for Textured Perm Wraps

Alternative Techniques for Textured Perm Wraps

Textured perm wraps are H-A-U-T-E hot. A textured perm looks more natural than other types of perms because it gives you bouncy waves that incorporate different curl sizes. But you should know that a textured perm isn’t the only way to go if...

The Best Body Perms for Black Hair

The Best Body Perms for Black Hair

When it comes to black hair, the word "perm" can mean many different things. Unlike relaxers -- which are sometimes referred to as perms -- a body perm adds waves to already relaxed locks or loosens tight curls to make them more...

The Best Type of Weave Hair That Holds a Curl

The Best Type of Weave Hair That Holds a Curl

The point of a hair weave is to slip into whatever styles you wish without consequence to your natural locks, but weave hair does have its limitations. Some types of weave hair can't be changed from straight to curly and back, while others are...

The Best Curly Perm for African-American Hair

The Best Curly Perm for African-American Hair

Ever since ancient Egypt, women have been striving for long-term curls. They would wrap their tresses around wooden sticks, cover it in mud and bake it under the sun. Lucky for you, today's solution is easier: Get a perm. The right curly perm can...

Sew-In Weaves and Hair Growth

Sew-In Weaves and Hair Growth

Getting long hair can be a real drag if you're not naturally predisposed toward quick growth or you suffer from breakage due to a harsh styling regimen. One way to encourage your hair to keep grow while protecting it from the usual day-to-day...

The Best Shampoo for Thermal Conditioned Hair

The Best Shampoo for Thermal Conditioned Hair

Thermal conditioning, also known as thermal reconditioning is a heat-based process designed to straighten curly hair by restricting the bonds of your hair. Thermal conditioning works on most hair types, and side effects are usually minimal in most...

Weave Hairstyles for a Stocking Cap

Weave Hairstyles for a Stocking Cap

Searching for a weave style that's less damaging for your hair? Stocking cap weaves, also known as quick weaves, are much more gentle than your typical bonded styles. Weaves are often attached directly to the hair or scalp, which can lead to...

What Is a Wash and Wear Perm?

What Is a Wash and Wear Perm?

You’re about to get big news: Every permanent wave on the planet can produce wash and wear hair -- why else would you subject your scalp to all those chemicals? Fact is, the idea of “wash and wear” anything is pure marketing hype...

What to Know About Box Coloring for Hair

What to Know About Box Coloring for Hair

Using a box of hair dye to color your tresses at home is a convenient and less expensive alternative to having it done at a costly salon. You can get a professional look even if you're a hair-dyeing amateur if you follow all of the dye...

Natural Hair Perms

Natural Hair Perms

There is a lot of controversy in the realm of women with natural hair regarding perming. Some use the word perm when they mean chemical relaxing, while others consider a spot perm a way to volumize or blend their natural look. Perming natural hair...

Step-by-Step Windmill Perm

Step-by-Step Windmill Perm

A windmill perm, also known as a piggyback perm or helicopter perm, uses a special technique to curl hair that is 6 inches or longer. When you do a windmill perm, you use two perm rods on the same section of hair. However, instead of wrapping the...

How to Use Wind Down Creme for Curly Hair

How to Use Wind Down Creme for Curly Hair

When you’ve got a head full of unruly curls that need taming, special styling products can bring your mane into submission and make your strands straight. Although John Frieda has replaced “Frizz-Ease Wind Down Relaxing Creme”...

The Best Ways to Sew in Hair Weaves for Bob Hairstyles

The Best Ways to Sew in Hair Weaves for Bob Hairstyles

The bob is a short, sassy cut that's been popular since the 1920s. It's low-maintenance but still manages to be totally fabulous. Celebrities from Keira Knightley and Aleksa Palladino to Katherine Heigl rock the bob on red carpets and in...

How to Do a Swirl Back Ponytail

How to Do a Swirl Back Ponytail

Amp up your standard ponytail with a little imaginative styling. Sometimes all it takes is an artfully positioned swirl or two in your hair to transport ho-hum to "oh-stun." Do a swirl-back ponytail for a stylish updo that will work for...

How to Make Your Bangs Look Piecy

How to Make Your Bangs Look Piecy

Rock the bang look -- just about everyone’s doing it. Whether you opt for an eyebrow-skimming fringe or a sideswept style, make your bangs look piecey to finish the style. It doesn’t take much time or effort -- and just a smidgeon of...

What Are Some Good Hairdos for Day-Old Dirty Hair?

What Are Some Good Hairdos for Day-Old Dirty Hair?

Whether you were short on time or just didn’t feel like washing your hair today, you’re left with a greasy ‘do that you can’t style as you normally would. Don’t just throw on a hat as your excuse -- there are ways you...

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