Hair

Lawyer, author, and former First Lady, Michelle Obama is an inspiration to many. The first African-American to hold that exalted position, she is always on the ...

We place a huge amount of value in our hair, our very identity is wrapped up in our locks, our heritage running through every strand, so a hairstyle straight ...

Most black women know: the wrong hair dryer can not only give you one bad hair day but can actually destroy the integrity of each individual strand of hair, ...

Black hair carries a weight of history and symbolism behind it, from the days of Joan Johnson, who developed products designed for our black hair, forward. ...

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I love my Afro Caribbean hair and spend many hours caring for it, making sure it’s healthy and suffers from as little breakage as possible, but sometimes it ...

Straightening Afro Hair - Permanently Okay, so afro hair can be hard work, and as much as we joke about permanent straightening, it’s not a decision to take ...

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Afro Caribbean hair can be difficult to manage, so we often end up resorting to harsh chemicals and heat treatments in order to tame our wild locks. But is ...

Thick African-Caribbean Hair Many Afro Caribbeans are blessed with lustrously thick, glossy hair, but others, including myself, struggle to achieve that. ...

Alopecia in Black Hair The structure of Afro Caribbean hair can make it vulnerable to damage and hair loss. Characterized by tight curls, it grows out of ...

Traction Alopecia & Black Hair The innocent-sounding traction alopecia can be a real nightmare for the sufferer, and is a quite recent issue amongst ...

Black Hair Breakage As an African-American woman, I hear myths about our hair all the time; the most usual is that it doesn’t grow! Seriously? Of course, it ...

Black Hair Care Routines Having a hair routine that works for you and your hair is important, and the two don’t always coincide. If your hair needs a lot of ...

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