7 Strategies for Managing Your Hair Post Chemo

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it always causes me to reflect on loved ones specifically impacted by cancer. We have all been touched by cancer. Personally, I’ve lost my father, grandmother and aunt to cancer in the past 15 years. Like so many others, I also have family and friends who are winning the battle against breast cancer each day. So, it’s extremely important to me to support women in their breast cancer journey. Cancer patients can lose hair after chemo because — while chemotherapy is effective at killing rapidly dividing cells — it can’t tell the difference between Read More

Styling Tips to Wash and Style Your Wig Unit

Recently, Haute Kinky Hair (HKH) teamed up with Uncle Funky’s Daughter for an amazing opportunity to test out their products on the HKH natural hair extensions. I wanted to take a moment to share with you a few tips on how you can use your Uncle Funky’s Daughter products on the HKH hair or any other natural hair extensions you may have. Prepping the Wig Unit Before wearing your wig unit, you need to wash, detangle, and condition the unit. A light, moisturizing shampoo such as Rich & Funky Moisturizing Shampoo works well. I recommend detangling the hair while shampooing Read More

5 Tips for a Tear-Free Morning Hair Routine

When it comes to managing natural hair on your little princess, it is absolutely essential to have the right tools and techniques.Many moms quickly discover that you must tame your daughter’s tresses the night before, or be prepared to put a little extra time in during the morning routine. One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “What can I do about dry, brittle hair?” This is a big issue for most naturalistas, as natural hair has a tendency to be drier than most textures. After years of styling my natural tresses and those of my three girls, I’ve Read More

Self Love Discovered Through the “Big Chop”

Five years ago at a professional conference, two ladies were thrown together as roommates. Like newfound friends, the ladies stayed awake all night chatting about life and getting to know one another. In the midst of this late night pow wow, one roommate shared with the other about her natural hair journey and the struggles she was facing during her transition. The next day — still giddy from staying up late — the two ladies hurried to nearest salon, grabbed styling scissors and clipped away the relaxed hair. Before they knew it, the “Big Chop” was complete, the transformation was Read More