Growth & Retention

Urban Bush Babe: Bianca Walker

Urban Bush Babe: Bianca Walker

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Bianca Walker. I’m originally from Kenya, in East Africa. Now I live in New York City. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I own an online vintage shop called Global//Nobility. There’s(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Chime Edwards

Urban Bush Babe: Chime Edwards

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Chime Edwards and I’m from a small, quaint town called West Point, MS. 2. How long have you been natural? I have been natural for 3 years and 3 months. I big chopped in February 2009! Time has flown! 3. What do you(…)

5 Tips to Protect Your Hair When Swimming

5 Tips to Protect Your Hair When Swimming

I can’t go on enough about how much I love the beach and the pool, just swimming in general. Swimming is the best work out your body could ever get because it’s never harsh on your joints, especially the knees. It strengthens your lungs and gives you more endurance. Best work outs of my life(…)

Natural Hair No Regimen…What!!!

Natural Hair No Regimen…What!!!

No silk pillowcase, no organic products, oils or butters, no trimming or search and destroy of any kind, no co-washing or sealing, no protective styling or care in the world of making an effort to retain length or for that matter even the slightest notion of focusing on the “health” of the hair…um WHAT? This(…)

My Braid Out

My Braid Out

I must confess that this braid out was accidental, I have never really done a braid out in my life! I had the hair stylist from Khamit Kinks put my hair in two french braids after I got my hair cut because I had swim class that same evening. The stylist applied a small amount(…)

I got My Hair Cut at Khamit Kinks

I got My Hair Cut at Khamit Kinks

My hair was starting to get unruly and do this floppy thing and I found myself always messing in it to get it to the right shape. I finally decided it was time for a professional cut since I hadn’t had one in years! I went to Khamit Kinks , a salon in Brooklyn that(…)