Hair Transformation Testimonies: The Journey from Relaxed to Natural

August 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

In this Transformation Day post, three women share their hair journeys from relaxed to natural. If you are thinking of or ready for a hair transformation, these true stories will inspire you. Michelle Thompson Personal-Finance Counselor and Coach, Washington, D.C. “I started experimenting with relaxers when I was 18 years old. I always wore my […]

Back2Basics: Summertime Care for Relaxed Hair

August 8th, 2018 (No Comments)

  Class is now in session, and it is time to go back to basics for a lesson on summertime care for relaxed hair.  Review the following tips and strands of thought to keep your relaxed hair healthy during the summer months. Summer has officially arrived, and while we’re excited for long, sunny days, dining […]

Hair Trend Weigh In — The Mohawk

August 4th, 2018 (No Comments)

What’s old is new and in again! That’s the story with the Mohawk, a style that’s making a fashionable and functional comeback.  Our friends at the Jamaica Observer provide a few reasons to consider this bold hair style. The summer heat can be very harmful to your hair, particularly if your hair falls within the […]

Hair Inspiration: Gabrielle Union’s Beautiful Natural Haircut

July 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

Gabrielle Union’s latest natural haircut is perfection. If you have ever feared the big chop or switching it up, worry no more. This hair transformation empowers and gives us life! Refinery29 went behind the chair with Gabrielle’s stylist for a perspective on the process.   Most people experience a range of emotions before a big […]

The beYOUtiful Life: Hair Notes from the 2018 BET Awards

June 28th, 2018 (No Comments)

In this edition of The beYOUtiful Life, let’s flashback to the 2018 BET Awards with a few hair notes and observations.         Every year, black women and men illuminate the BET Awards red carpet with an array of gorgeous beauty looks, and this year, vibrant hair colors were all the rage. From […]

7 Tips to Prevent Hair Breakage

June 20th, 2018 (No Comments)

  Class is now in session, and it is time to go back to basics.  Whatever your hair type and texture, review these seven tips to prevent hair breakage.   Hair can become weak and prone to breakage for a number of reasons, including but not limited to: over-styling, excessive coloring, lack of moisture, and […]

Now Showing in all of its Glory: Natural Hair on TV

April 24th, 2018 (No Comments)

Now showing in all its glory, natural hair on television.  Mashable takes a look at what eight shows are doing to positively promote natural hair. In this post, let’s take a look at four of our favorites. Shows like ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Insecure’ are changing the way natural hair is depicted […]

Protective Styles to Survive The Heat

April 17th, 2018 (No Comments)

Class is now in session, and it is time for curly-haired divas to go back to basics.  Hafeezah Nazim, an editorial assistant at, provides a few strands of thought on protective styles to survive the heat. And, if there’s one thing we know here in South Florida, the heat is no joke. Last September, […]

Hair Education: Advice to a Mom of a Daughter with Short 4c Hair

April 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

Even on a stylist’s day off, she – that would be me – is still thinking about your hair! As I reflect, recharge, and review the appointment book, I am captivated by this advice for parents and I trust you will be too. Feel free to send us a message with your strands of thought […]

Finishing Tips for a Great Hair Day

March 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

Mane: a reference to hair Monday: the second day of a hair professional’s weekend Even on a stylist’s day off, she – that would be me – is still thinking about your hair! Welcome to my Mane-ly Monday,  time and space for collective observations and opinions on all things hair:  trends, techniques, treatments, tools, environment […]

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