Regimens

UPDO VS FREE: THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR

UPDO VS FREE: THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Sometimes deciding whether to wear your hair up or down can very much feel like the fight of the year but depending on your perspective there is only one reigning champion or perhaps a draw. This fight will be a toe to match as the contenders will battle it out to the twelfth round. The fighters have weighed(…)

Beach & Pool Hair

Beach & Pool Hair

I am in love with the beach! My boy friend, son, and I are all beach bums! I’m talking swimming, surfing—> (insert boyfriend), snorkeling, diving, you name it! So with all these water activities my hair has to get wet. I get terribly down when I am not able to enjoy that beautiful thing that(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Rinny

Urban Bush Babe: Rinny

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Rinny and I’m the best all the DJs want to…I was in the middle of enjoying clips from “Coming to America” when I started this interview! How long have you been natural? Tricky question, my last relaxer was in October of 2007. From(…)

Old Product Regimen vs New: How my Hair has Changed

Old Product Regimen vs New: How my Hair has Changed

Over the past four years I have been pretty loyal to my personalized regimen and that loyalty came pretty easily since my hair seemed to favor well from my product regimen, and by favoring well I mean, I was retaining steady growth, moisture and very few split ends but then a change happened in December(…)

Benefits of Sesame Oil on the Hair (UV protection)

Benefits of Sesame Oil on the Hair (UV protection)

Yes, the same sesame oil that can make your food delicious can be used on you hair. Here are the benefits of cold pressed, unrefined sesame oil: -Acts as a natural sunscreen for your hair and protects from harmful UV rays -Natural healing oil full of antibacterials; great for healing scalp infections and fungus -Great(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Jessaye

Urban Bush Babe: Jessaye

Tell us your name and where you are from?  My name is Jessaye and i live in Boston, MA. How long have you been natural? As of August i will have been natural for three years.   What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? (…)

Hair Rules: Oldie but Goodie

Hair Rules: Oldie but Goodie

This is an oldie but goodie, one of my first staple products that I have left stranded underneath my sink ever since I found Curls Curl Souffle about 8 months ago. Hair Rules Curly Whip has treated my hair kindly in the past, giving me gentle hold, less frizz, shine, and moisture. I have used(…)

Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel

Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera Gel Benefits for Hair: – Moisturizes – Detangles – Can activate fresh growth – Heals and soothes damaged scalp from dandruff, scratches, & burns – Is an anti-puritic reducing dandruff, itchy, scaly scalp and Seborrheic Dermatitis – Balances pH level (porosity) of hair – Can help define hair – Can be used as(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Gina a.k.a Natural Belle

Urban Bush Babe: Gina a.k.a Natural Belle

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Gina AKA Natural Belle and I’m from London.   2. How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for 3 and a half years3. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work?   3. What(…)

Refresh the Ends of Your Hair

Refresh the Ends of Your Hair

Lovely people have been asking me what I do to re-moisturize the ends of my hair when they start looking dry and tired. Two things I use are a squirt bottle filled with water and my staple leave in cream Curls Curl Souffle. I squirt the parts of my hair that I want to freshen(…)