Growth & Retention

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Katra Awad. I am a daughter to Egyptian and Hispanic parents. I was born in California and currently reside in Brooklyn.     How long have you been natural? I have been natural all my life. My hair is a reminder of my past,(…)

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

The moringa leaf is the next superfood and maybe the world’s most nutritious green. It contains more nutrients and natural remedies than your body knows what to do with. There is evidence that this plant has the potential to kill bacteria and parasites, fight diabetes, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation throughout the body. Check(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adey. I am an African born and raised in Ethiopia and now live in New York City.     How long have you been natural? I stopped relaxing my hair in 2001 (after reading Pamela Ferrell’s “Let’s Talk Hair”) and transitioned over a(…)

Urban Bush Babe GG

Urban Bush Babe GG

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos and interview.   Tell us your name and where you are from?   My name is GG Renee, but you can call me GG.  I live in Silver Spring, MD.     How long have you been natural?   It’s been four years. I got my last(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Samio

Urban Bush Babe: Samio

Tell us your name and where you are from? I’m Samio and I’m from England.         How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural all my life.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I model and I(…)

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Hair When Swimming at the Beach or the Pool

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Hair When Swimming at the Beach or the Pool

The picture above was taken of me during my honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii while I was snorkeling (Honeymoon post coming soon!). For those who love swimming like I do or may have children that swim, here are some tips for protecting your hair. FYI try to stay away from parting your hair, because I got(…)

Cutest Twist Out Tutorial EVER from 3 Year Old Riley!

Cutest Twist Out Tutorial EVER from 3 Year Old Riley!

I absolutely adore children, but this little girl Riley takes the cake! I was smiling so hard it made my cheeks hurt! Watching it also made me miss my son being that age. Check out her twist out tutorial below, you are guaranteed to smile.