This post was inspired by two things. Yesterday, on the radio I heard an advertisements in the car on the way to church about a natural hair salon in Nashville. I was also inspired by my last post about the two sistas who have opened up a natural hair care salon in St. Louis, MO called the Nappy Kitchen.Continue reading
Dear NRH Readers,
In case you didn’t know, “African American people are embracing their natural hair more and more everyday,” Coleman Holmes said. This is a quote from Pamela Coleman Holmes who, with her friend Lana Coleman, just opened a hair salon dedicated to women with natural hair. The Nappy Kitchen opened in St.Louis, Mo and was inspired by the increasing demand for salons that cater to natural hair. Now please tell me why two women from Rock Hill, MO know more and more black women are transitioning to their natural hair but “documentarian” Chris Rock (said very tongue in cheek) in his movie “Good Hair” was completely clueless about this growing trend and acted as if all black women either:Continue reading
The incidents of hair breakage, or what is also called HB, has increased worldwide. It is estimated that 1 in 5 people suffer from hair breakage which is up from last year’s reports of 1 in 8.
Though the increased usage of flat irons, curling irons, relaxers, and blow dryers have been the most egregious contributors to this world wide epidemic, other little known factors have come into play:Continue reading
I don’t know about you but when I used to see commercials that had models with sleek, shiny, and straight hair I really started hating on them. For years when I flat ironed my hair, my hair never looked like those models on t.v. It would be straight but stringy and greasy with no movement. Pretty much the opposite of everything you want when you’ve spent 2 hours flat ironing your hair.
But I’ve discovered that there are some secrets to flat ironing your hair that can give you that bouncy, glossy, and sleek look that you see in the commercials..or at least get you pretty dang close.Continue reading