The CWK Straight Plates - Heatless Natural Hair Straightening!

When I saw this in one of my natural hair groups on Facebook, at first I was like, "CWK Straight Plates? Staighten without heat? Ok...Is this for real?  It this even possible? Yeah, sure..."  I mean, we've all (or most) been there:  roller setting, blow drying, flat ironing, banding, etc....more

Color Care| A Simple Summer Hair Regimen

Caring For Your Color Treated Natural Hair - Sharing my summer hair regimen, complete with products, prices and tips to properly maintain your color treated natural hair throughout the summer months....more

Back to School Hairstyles

Hello Readers...I can't believe it's that time again... School is back in session for our little babies... But between you and me, I have to admit, I'm glad!  Summer Camp can get very expensive after a few weeks.  ...more

SoftSheen-Carson Launches the NEW Hydra Steam Collection

Intense moisture immediately sinks in and refreshes natural hair. -PJ Gach...more

Black Women, White Women, and Natural Hair

The burn of a relaxer on my tender scalp.The hiss of the hot comb against my untamed roots.The fear of moisture in all of its iterations: rain, sweat, ocean.The anguish of getting the most minor trim because length--not health--was paramount.These are the memories I carry of the never-ending battle to hide the state of my kinky hair. It's an experience belonging to sisters all over the globe, this fight to make our hair submit to societal standards of what is acceptable and proper....more
Congrats and empathy from my different experience of automatically straightening my curly Jewish ...more

Come & Participate: '14 Cutest 4th of July Hairstyle Contest

 Hello everyone... Fourth of July is quickly approaching ! When family and friends come together to celebrate the day of freedom, light fireworks and eat good food! Why not show our cutest hairstyles! Come, join us and participate in our latest contest for a chance to win $50.00!! For more information on how to submit your photos, please click: www.caramelcurlz.blogspot.com...more

My Natural Hair Journey and Then Some

I was inspired to cut my relaxed hair and start afresh with my natural hair in 2009.  At the time, I was reading one of the books in The Nappily Series by Trisha R. Thomas. She's a great author.  I felt like the main character Venus Johnston was like me.   A complex woman, trying to make it in the world.   She felt heartache and pain, she was articulate, smart, successful and vulnerable. Just like me.  So like Venus I began to question why I processed my hair.  I realized that I relaxed my hair because I was conditioned to....more

6 Things About Teamnatural You May Not Have Known

  Nobody KNOWS everything. It's just not possible and if you are not included in a particular group then more than not you truly don't know much about it. So, this post is really for the non-members of #teamnatural but I'm more than sure some naturals may not know some of these either so stick around and see what you DON'T KNOW.  ...more
Thanks for posting this article.  I noticed that you don't include women who wear extensions ...more

Believe in Yourself

Tomorrow we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  In school and in our homes, we all learned about what this visionary stood for…peace, justice and equality for very race of people.  Today, I can appreciate the significance of his legacy more than ever. There are many memorable quotes that Dr. King made in his lifetime that are notable. As I ponder the gravity of them all, I think of this one that reminds me of my natural hair journey that I embarked on many years ago....more

Hair Growth & the Moon's Phases

As the year began, many of us made resolutions or goals for 2014…lose weight, start a business, have better relationships, etc. I know because I made them too. But I also made “hair goals” for myself…healthier and longer hair. So I decided that in order to have healthier, longer hair there were some things that I wanted and needed to do....more
I am a hair person, I cut my hair when I want something different. My beautician, cuts it. I ...more