HOW TO CLOSE THE HAIR CUTICLE & ADD SHINE!

HOW TO CLOSE THE HAIR CUTICLE & ADD SHINE!

The hair and scalp have a ph. Having the correct ph balance seals the hair cuticles making it smooth and shiny. The ph scale goes from 1-14 measuring the acidity or alkalinity, with 7 being neutral. The perfect ph for hair is 5.5-6.5, the higher the ph the wider the hair cuticles are open. An(…)

BOB MARLEY: TODAYS INSPIRATION

BOB MARLEY: TODAYS INSPIRATION

Many, many things influence my sense of style, including my Jamaican ancestry, and Bob Marley was definitely a style icon to me. I am loving the Fair lsle Sweaters and was pleased to find this pic of Bob wearing one.

HEY FRAN HEY!

HEY FRAN HEY!

Hey Fran Hey (http://heyfranhey.tumblr.com) is an amazing site created by the beautiful chica Francheska who also has the personality to match! The site is all about pictures of natural hair and fashion which are inspiring to say the least. We will be following up with Francheska for our UrbanBushBabe Interview. For now enjoy her site because(…)

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Then There Was Two

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Then There Was Two

Pictured here at age 5 is my identical twin sister/best friend and I since we were one egg. My twin aka TK Wonder is a talented writer and amazing MC who’s rhymes focus on the political and social tip. To put it bluntly she is straight up FIRE!!! I will post a pic of her(…)

URBAN BUSH BABE: CHERY

URBAN BUSH BABE: CHERY

1.Tell us your name and where you are from. My name is Manie, pronounced Mah-Knee but I prefer to be called Chery. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. 2. What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your line of work? I’m a student, singer/songwriter, writer,  etc… I do several(…)

THE NATURAL HAIR MOVEMENT:ARE YOU REDAY TO JOIN?

THE NATURAL HAIR MOVEMENT:ARE YOU REDAY TO JOIN?

An image I recreated from J. Howard Miller’s “Rosie the Riveter” figure with the famous slogan ”We Can Do It!” which was part of a government “campaign” to motivate women to take on male dominated jobs during World War II. I recreated this image not to compare natural hair to the hardships of that period but to(…)