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How to Do Bantu Knots
How to Do Bantu Knots
Any hair type can do bantu knots – for some it'll create looser waves, and for others, it will have a cute "curly q" effect with a head of tight, springy curls.
10 Under-$10 Products That Work For Type 4 Hair
10 Under-$10 Products That Work For Type 4 Hair
Save money while keeping your curls healthy!
How to Maintain Your Braids this Summer
How to Maintain Your Braids this Summer
Being a student didn’t leave me with time or energy, so box braids became my go-to. This is how I made them last.
Do You Oil Rinse Your Hair? (Maybe You Should)
Do You Oil Rinse Your Hair? (Maybe You Should)
A quick guide to oil rinsing for more moisture and less knots.
How to Recycle Your Hair Product Bottles
How to Recycle Your Hair Product Bottles
With all of the hair products we curlies use in our hair regimen, it's imperative that we know how to recycle all of that plastic!
5 Hair Brands that Will Biodegrade When You're Done With Them
5 Hair Brands that Will Biodegrade When You're Done With Them
Minimize your carbon footprint by supporting these brands made for textured hair.
This Is How You Straighten Type 4 Hair Without Damaging It
This Is How You Straighten Type 4 Hair Without Damaging It
Want to straighten your hair on occasion, with as little heat damage as much as possible? Try this.
Under-$5 Curly Conditioners for Naturals on a Budget
Under-$5 Curly Conditioners for Naturals on a Budget
These products won't hit your wallet where it hurts.
More Than A Hairstyle: A History Of Black Women’s Natural Hair
More Than A Hairstyle: A History Of Black Women’s Natural Hair
Tracking the rich, and often political, history of Black women’s natural hair over the past 60 years.
Your Favorite Conditioners of the Year for Type 4 Hair
Your Favorite Conditioners of the Year for Type 4 Hair
When it comes to curlies, it's the conditioners for us. These conditioners were YOUR top picks according to Type 4 voters.
4 Ways I Make My 3c/4a Hair Regimen Winter-Friendly
4 Ways I Make My 3c/4a Hair Regimen Winter-Friendly
The fun part: your winter protection doubles as an accessory to your personal style.
What is Your Hair Width? (And Why You Should Care)
What is Your Hair Width? (And Why You Should Care)
What is hair width, how do you measure it, and why does it matter?
How to Care for Your Hair During Chemotherapy
How to Care for Your Hair During Chemotherapy
Here's how to care for your curls while on chemotherapy treatment.
The Afro Pik Has Richer Roots Than You Knew
The Afro Pik Has Richer Roots Than You Knew
Artifact, Global Icon, & Cultural Treasure -- the afro pik has survived a transformation from ancient gift to a signifier of socio-political change.
3 DIY Ways to Remove Hair Dye at Home
3 DIY Ways to Remove Hair Dye at Home
Don't panic. Here are 3 at-home, environmentally safe options for removing unwanted hair dye.
How to Do the Praying Hands Method for Smooth Curls with Less Frizz
How to Do the Praying Hands Method for Smooth Curls with Less Frizz
Rub product between your palms, and using praying hands, smooth product from root to end. It is not nearly as complicated as it sounds.
Top 10 Detanglers for Type 4 Natural Hair
Top 10 Detanglers for Type 4 Natural Hair
You no longer will have to dread the detangling process.
9 Tips For Making Your Twist-Out Last
9 Tips For Making Your Twist-Out Last
Step 4 is possibly the most important, because if you skip it, you'll end up with tons of frizz and less definition.
61 Hairstyles for Short Natural Hair
61 Hairstyles for Short Natural Hair
Got 10 minutes? You'll want to see these gorgeous hairstyles to try for yourself.
How to Condition High Porosity Hair - And KEEP It Moisturized
How to Style Hair That's "Always Frizzy," According to Curl Experts
How to Style Hair That's "Always Frizzy," According to Curl Experts
A reader asks "my 3c/4a hair is completely frizzy with no definition when wet, and always frizzy, why?"
10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair
10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair
Thinking about transitioning to natural hair? Here are 10 tips to help you grow out your natural texture.
Type 4 Hair Tips Your Coils Can’t Live Without
Type 4 Hair Tips Your Coils Can’t Live Without
Simple hair care regimen and detangling tips for coily type 4 hair.
5 Reasons You Should Pre-Poo
5 Reasons You Should Pre-Poo
Do you pre-poo? Here are the top reasons your curly hair will thank you for it.
24 Best Moisturizing Products for Type 4 Natural Hair
24 Best Moisturizing Products for Type 4 Natural Hair
Based on thousands of NaturallyCurly community votes, these are the best products for Type 4 coily hair. Find your new holy grail.
Natural Hair Growth Remedy: Black Seed Oil
Natural Hair Growth Remedy: Black Seed Oil
"I've been using black seed oil for about a month now and I can definitely see changes."
6 Ways to Use Aloe Vera Gel
6 Ways to Use Aloe Vera Gel
How do our curls love aloe vera gel? Let us count the ways!