Create A Hair Regimen, Low Manipulation Styles, Protective Styling, Regimen Building, Videos

Regimen Building: Protect Your Hair

Why Protect?  The hair products that we use can only do so much to keep our hair on our head and looking healthy.  It is important that we take steps to protect our hair from unnecessary breakage.  Limiting manual breakage helps with retention, which expedites the results we see from growth.  It also ensure that our hair’s potential for fullness/thickness/volume…

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Create A Hair Regimen, Healthy Hair Care, Regimen Building, Videos

Regimen Building: Adding Strength

Why Add Strength? You want to add strength, or more specifically protein, to your hair because it adds structure to the hair shaft making it more resistant to breakage and more capable of retaining moisture.  Our hair is made up of proteins but chemical treatments and heat tools can deplete it of some of it’s structural components.  Protein treatments and/or…

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Create A Hair Regimen, Healthy Hair Care, Regimen Building, Videos

Regimen Building: Adding Moisture

Why Add Moisture? Our hair behaves and looks best when it is well moisturized.  Our scalp naturally secretes oils to keep the hair moisturized, but daily styling, contact with fabrics, the weather outside, chemical treatments, heat tools and shampoos all deplete the moisture content in our hair.  Because of that we have to incorporate moisture into our hair regimen.

Roller Setting, Tutorials, Videos

How To: Set Your Rollers

how to set your hair on magnetic rollers at home

When I made my healthy hair journey video, I thought I was in over my head.  But when I decided to record and edit an actual video to complement my How to: Rollerset blog post, I was really a fish out of water.  Not so much on the recording of the video but the uploading/editing process is incredibly time consuming and…

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My Relaxed Hair, Videos

2009 to 2012: My Relaxed Hair Journey

I wanted to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! With the new year almost upon us, I’ve been in a bit of a reflective mode.  As I’m sure most of you out there have been too.  In the celebratory spirit (being happy about what’s been accomplished thus far and hopeful of…

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