Growth & Retention

Current Nighttime Routine

Current Nighttime Routine

Photos: Delphine Diaw Diallo   I think one the biggest realizations during this ongoing hair journey it is just that … an ongoing journey! I use to be so diligent in sticking with one regimen that worked, but later grasped I would never have grounded a regimen that I am even more content with today,(…)

The Same Yet Different: The Breakdown Of Our Hair

The Same Yet Different: The Breakdown Of Our Hair

Photos: Joey Rosado  For those of you who are not familiar with who I am, I just so happen to have a best friend who was born from the same egg as mine; my identical twin sister. As twins we get asked some very amusing questions, but a few questions that are consistently asked daily regarding(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Coralie Jouhier

Urban Bush Babe: Coralie Jouhier

(Featured photos: Vivienne Mok) Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Coralie Jouhier and I come from Paris.         How long have you been natural?   I’ve always been natural.         What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair(…)

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

  Tell us your name and where you are from?   My birth name is Kelsey Elizabeth McJunkins, but I go by Kelsey Lu. I was born in Charlotte, NC but I like to say I personally “grew up” in Winston Salem, NC where I went to North Carolina School of the ARTS.    (…)

Exclusive Interview With Margot Bingham Of Boardwalk Empire

Exclusive Interview With Margot Bingham Of Boardwalk Empire

I caught up with Singer/Actress and star of Boardwalk Empire, Margot Bingham on the red carpet of HBO’s Girls season 3 premiere, held at the Lincoln Center in New York.   Set during the prohibition,  Bingham portrays character, ‘Daughter Maitland’, a young jazz/blues singer born to a prostitute in New Orleans. Suffering from Stockholm Syndrome, ‘Daughter Maitland’(…)

How Iron Deficiencies May Cause Hair Loss or Stunted Growth

How Iron Deficiencies May Cause Hair Loss or Stunted Growth

You deep condition, pre-poo, hot oil, seal and tried every organic/all-natural hair products known to man, but for some reason you are still experiencing excessive hair loss or stunted growth. Well the answer may be a iron deficiency. I recently was talking to a close friend who just had baby and beside the obvious topics(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Khadijat Oseni aka KO and I’m from Brooklyn, NY.     How long have you been natural? I’ve been chemical-free for a few years now however I’ve only had an afro for about a little over a year and a half.    (…)

4 Tips You May Have Not Considered In Promoting Healthy Hair Growth

4 Tips You May Have Not Considered In Promoting Healthy Hair Growth

Photo: Ali Kate Cherkis. I receive numerous questions a everyday regarding hair but the most popular one by far regards growth and what products I would suggest to help grow long hair successfully. As simple as this question seems, many people are looking for a topical miracle. A magical product that will enhance growth and prevent(…)