7 Reasons to Love Jojoba Oil for Natural Hair



Although Jojoba oil isn't actually an oil per se, it's more of a waxy substance that comes from the seeds of the Simondsia Chinesis plant, or the Jojoba plant. Jojoba oil has not so recently become a hair, skin and beauty industry favorite, and is one of the more popular and common ingredients that you'll find listed on the labels of your favorite hair and beauty products.

Here are 7 reasons why Jojoba oil is exceptional for use on natural hair:

5 Reasons why your Natural Hair is Thinning Around the Edges


Hair that is thinning around the hairline seems to be a widespread issue for many women, and even for some men.  Sometimes there are obvious reasons why your hair may be breaking or thinning around the hairline and sometimes, the culprit may not be so obvious. Here are 5 reasons why your hairline may be breaking and what you can do about it:

Healthy Foods for Healthy Skin + Skin Care Regimen for Flawless Skin with Wendy & Jess


If you were blessed with flawless skin, good for you! However, struggling to maintain healthy, glowing skin is a daily task for many of us. The ladies of "Food Heaven Made Easy" thought it would be a great idea to whip up a video that features foods that promote your natural glow. In a recent video, they've rounded up their top 5 foods for healthy, glowing skin and also share their personal skincare regimens.





Natural Hair Care with My Honey Child Hair Products


After a week of battling a respiratory infection, which involved sweating my hair out under the blankets and coughing my lungs up, I felt pretty gross. My skin was dry, my face was peeling and my hair was a mess! I knew I needed an at-home spa day to get myself together and my hair definitely needed some TLC so, I decided to use the time to try out the My Honey Child samples that I recently received, and I'm glad I did!

Husband Totally Disapproves of Wife's Decision to Wear Natural Hair


Every woman who makes the decision to wear her natural hair after years of wearing wigs and relaxers probably wants her significant other to be supportive in her decision. Most women can't even fathom the thought of her partner admitting that they are no longer attracted to her new look.

A few weeks ago, a newlywed couple was invited to the Steve Harvey Show where the young wife expressed her husband's disapproval to wear her natural hair. After a bad weave experience left her with no other choice, he decided to cut out the weave and wear her natural hair. She stated that she had been wearing weaves mostly all her life, and her husband had never before seen her without one. Take a look at what this husband had to say about his wife's new natural look and what curly-girl guru Nikki Walton, (Curly Nikki) had to say about in response:

7 Tips for giving Fine Natural Hair a Thicker Appearance


One of the things I disliked most about my hair when I wore it relaxed was how thin and limp it would usually appear. Going natural was supposed to be the end to my thin hair problems, I just knew I would be rocking a full, big ole' head of kinky curls, but... it seems I was wrong.

Of course my hair became much thicker after I stopped chemically processing it and transitioned to natural hair but it still wasn't as full as some of the gorgeous, full Afros that I had seen. I have seen some Afros that seriously put mine to shame. Can we say jealous lol!? Seriously, the big ass afro' look is just something I have very rarely been able to achieve. The truth of the matter is that genetically, I just have thinner natural hair. Fortunately, I've learned a few tricks that have proven to be most effective when attempting to give my fine natural hair a much thicker appearance...

Out of Africa Pure & Organic Shea Butter with Vitamin E + Giveaway


Shea Butter has been used for centuries to moisturize the hair and skin, treat fine lines, scalp issues, wrinkles, and stretch marks. It is also good for people who suffer from eczema and psoriasis. Shea butter also regenerates dry and damaged skin including sunburn, blemishes, dark spots and uneven skin tone...

Kinky Curly Beauty's Signature Jumbo Flat Twist Pinup


The one thing I don't have when it comes to my natural hair is creativity, so I find myself in awe when I stumble upon a fellow natural who can constantly create innovative natural hair styles. I started following the gorgeous natural KinkyCurlyBeauty on Instagram a few months ago, primarily because of the full head of fire-cracker red natural kinks she was rockin'. I immediately fell in love with her original jumbo flat twist styles that she seemed to be able to continuously and effortlessly create...

Shea Moisture Launches "A Better Way to Beautiful" Cosmetics in Target Stores this Spring

 
I am totally out of the loop! While perusing my Instagram timeline the other night, I came across news that Shea Moisture, one of my top natural hair and beauty companies, is launching a new color cosmetics line this spring exclusively to Target stores! Can we say stoked!?

Glam HairBOX: Revolutionizing the Way Women Purchase Hair


Monthly subscription box services are one of those things that just took off as soon as they hit the pavement! The types of subscription boxes that are now available for women of color and women with naturally curly, kinky or tightly coiled hair is especially on the rise. There are several subscription box services available that cater to women with natural hair such as Curl Box, Curl Kit, and some others. Most of these subscription services offer samples of various hair products and tools, giving you options for what you use in your natural hair care routine...