Category Archives: Hairstyles

Evergreen Style: Braided Flower Crown

Finally – Spring is here! Are you ready to get the most beautiful evergreen look of the season? Great! For a style as versatile as the seasons, reach for Curlformers, the best styling tool kit for curl definition and long-lasting volume. Learn how to get the prettiest look of the Spring season (and beyond) by watching our Curlformers-sponsored video tutorial: As you can see, accessorizing with a flower crown is über simple. All you will need to do […]

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Wedding Hair…

April showers bring May flowers, but June and July bring out the most beautiful natural brides. Before you jump down my throat, yes I know that every season has beautiful natural brides, especially since I got married in November. But, for the sake of our summer time brides I am going to give you some tips on keeping your hair flawless, and your special day sweat-free. (OK, I can’t really do that!) Do you have to have […]

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5 Heatless Methods to Add Volume to Natural Hair

1 / 1 Image:@AHFRO_BAANG The summertime is approaching, so that means that curly girls are beginning to search for cute hairstyles for the fun summer activities. In the summer you probably want to go for styles that don’t require heat. Curly girls love volume, and there are many hairstyles that you can achieve without putting heat on your hair. Let’s check out a few hairstyles that you can achieve volume without heat. Twist Outs I love a […]

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Curly Kids Will LOVE the EDEN BodyWorks BunHawk!

Summer break is officially here and protective styles are in full effect! A simple bunhawk + gold accessories This is the perfect opportunity to share this fun bunhawk look Taylor (model) & I created using EDEN BodyWorks Kids products. In this tutorial, you will get step-by-step instructions, product suggestions, and a detailed video tutorial. Styles like a bunhawk are what I like to call, a “transition style”, or one that can be transitioned into several other styles. […]

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10 Bold Head Wraps You Need This Summer

Summer is upon us, and you know what that means…time to pull out those beautiful head wraps that add style to any outfit, on top of protecting your hair. It’s a two for one package, we cannot get enough of. Whether you’re wearing it to help maintain your curls by keeping them strong, healthy, and beautiful or representing your culture, or even wanting to add some flair to your fashion, we’ve got the top 10 headwraps to […]

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5 Tips For a Killer Perm Rod Set

It’s wash day and you are stuck with the task of deciding what style you want to wear for the week. You have mastered your twist out as well as bantu knots, and are now ready to switch things up. You realize that you have some perm rods in your drawer but have no clue how to use them. Well it’s your lucky day because I am here to provide you with 5 steps that will help […]

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Rock On! How 2 Austin Stylists Are Cutting Curly Hair – Punk Rock Style

Creative expression has been prevalent throughout history, and it is still alive and well in today’s time. Whether it is through writing, protesting, performance art, or music, everyone finds a way to stand out so the message can be conveyed to whatever audience it is designed to reach. Sometimes, these messages are attached with a sense of fashion that aid in projecting whatever the artist is trying to say. So what about some of the loudest forms […]

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The Pressure to Straighten Your Hair for Formal Events: Do You Give In?

A month before graduation, I was dead set on straightening my hair for my big day. Many of you curlies  know what I’m talking about, the pressure to look “polished,” “sharp,” and “professional” for a big event. I think throughout the better part of my life, if there was an important occasion whether it was prom, homecoming, or graduation, I straightened my hair. People even voluntarily straightened it for me, viewing the transformative aspect as a fun […]

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How to Stop Being Overwhelmed By Your Hair

Do you get frustrated on wash day? I am here to tell you that you don’t have to be overwhelmed by your hair. In fact, caring for your hair can be stress free. I believe that creating a healthy hair regimen once you go natural is a critical part of your journey. Wash day does not have to be an exhausting process that you dread every week. Here are a few ways to simplify your hair regimen […]

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15 Natural Hair Salons in New York

Are you a curly girl in New York city looking for the best natural hair salons to help you care for your curls? We searched for the best salons in the New York area. Here are the top 15 salons in New York for natural hair, scroll through and find your new salon! Bohemian Soul Natural Hair Salon Brooklyn Bohemian Soul Natural Hair Salon specializes in natural and protective styling. Bohemian Soul offers an eclectic and bohemian […]

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The Products Boo & I Share & Love

My husband has locs and I always find his hands in my product stash. Every time I go to grab my favorite products I always find that they are running low. At first, I thought I was heavy-handed when it came to my products, but I later learned that it was actually my husband sneaking into my stash and using the products on himself. I never knew my husband loved some of the same products that I […]

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Easiest Faux-Hawk Ever: A Coconut Restore Tutorial

You know what we’re all about here? Samples. As in racks upon racks of sweet trial products, throwing little test baggies up in the air and making sample-angels, muling pounds of stuff to our loved ones and breaking the handles on our reusable bags kind of all about. But you know what ELSE we’re into? Embracing all kinds of textured hair, and getting you the inspiration bump you need. Our curlfriend Caroline here is rocking some fine-width […]

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