trying new hairstyles

NEW BEGINNINGS: Try New Hairstyles

If you’ve just big chopped or got a new hair cut (or even a trim), one of the ways you can experience a new beginning with your hair is to try new hairstyles. Don’t do anything crazy. And, by crazy I mean trying to do hairstyles that you know good and well are no good […]

Grace Elyae slap cap

The Slap Cap: 4 Ways to Protective Style with It

The Slap Cap from Grace Eleyae¬†(pronounced Uh-Lay-uh)¬†is the perfect tool when it comes time to protective style your hair. It will come in handy to help your hair retain moisture in winter. If you’re looking to grow your hair longer or just maintain the length you’re at, protective styling is one of the most effective […]

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Protective Styling in 6 Easy Steps

Protective styling natural hair is one the most talked about topics in the natural hair community. Most of the time length retention is the goal. Other times, laziness or lack of time available to do one’s hair is working behind the scenes. Whatever your reason for choosing to style your hair in protective styles, follow […]

triple low horizontal bun

3 Low Manipulation Protective Styles for Fine Hair

When making the decision to utilize protective styling for length retention, you also need to make the decision on what types of protective styles will work best for your hair. Fine hair does best when handled less. Conversely, you don’t want to just “set it and forget it.” There’s three hairstyles in particular that I […]

accessorizing fine hair

Updated Hair Regimen for MahoganyCurls Hair Growth Challenge

In my two month check in for MahoganyCurls Healthy Hair Growth Challenge, I shared my disappointment in the results I’ve achieved to date. It’s early enough in the challenge that I realize that some of the recommendations for participating in the challenge weren’t necessarily great for my hair. “Rules” (guidelines) for the challenge: – Wash […]