Coily Hair Articles

More Hairepy for Hot-Comb Survivors
More Hairepy for Hot-Comb Survivors
I want a style that will be easy to manage and will look good, too. What products do you recommend to soften my naps so they won't feel so hard after washing?
It's All Good Hair: The Guide to Styling and Grooming Black Children's Hair
It's All Good Hair: The Guide to Styling and Grooming Black Children's Hair
Finally, there's a lifeline for those who are desperately seeking help in styling their black children's hair.
Answers for your questions
Answers for your questions
But my disclaimer about not being a professional hair stylist has not stopped readers from seeking me out for facts about their follicles. Since I promised never to leave you ‘stranded,’ I will occasionally use this space to answer your questions about hair care.
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Tight, curly hair should always be cut dry. Blow dry the hair out with a wide-tooth comb -- not completely straight -- and leave a little elasticity.
Majoring in Curls: Air Hair
Majoring in Curls: Air Hair
Air travel is hard on hair, no matter how you spin it. The air within planes is conditioned and circulated and also very dry.
Making the Transition
Making the Transition
Transitioning is about learning to accept the texture with which you've been born rather than trying to mold it into something else.
Nappy for President!
Nappy for President!
I asked them to tell me which nappy they would pick for president. and who should be the vice. I asked them to name who they would like to see serving as secretary of state and who should serve on the “kitchen” cabinet.
Hairlocking: Everything You Need to Know: African, Dread and Nubian Locks
Hairlocking: Everything You Need to Know: African, Dread and Nubian Locks
Nekhena Evans is a pioneer in the locked hair care industry.
Ready for a Hot New Look? Go Short!
Ready for a Hot New Look? Go Short!
Going short is a fun way to change your look, and a perfect way to cool down for summer.
Ahoy Ye Nappies!
Ahoy Ye Nappies!
Maybe it’s a good thing that I couldn’t make it on the cruise this year. The last time I went, I failed miserably in my attempt to comfort any permed-challenged souls.
Do Black Blondes Have More Fun?
Do Black Blondes Have More Fun?
I was drawn by the teeny, weenie platinum blonde Afro. “Do nappy black blondes have more fun?” I asked her pointedly.