#CurlsForTheCure: Inform. Inspire. Give.

About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. According to statistics, in 2017, an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,410 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. Everyone knows at least one woman who has struggled with the disease, participated in a walk, donated or posted insightful information to raise awareness of the epidemic. It’s no secret what tolls breast cancer takes on patients mentally, emotionally and physically, and that one of the most Read More

iknowleee: How I Knew It Was Time To Cut My Hair

I’ve honestly had the urge to cut my hair for an extremely long time. It wasn’t until very recently that I realized I was holding on to it because the people around me wanted to –– specifically my mother. She’d always raised us to skirt the stereotype of the “typical” black girl. She didn’t want us to wear weave, insisted that we take proper care of our hair, and absolutely forbade us to wear it short. Her girls were always the black girls with long hair — it was a source of pride for her. She truly believed it was our crown. Read More

5 Tips to Prepare Your Hair for the Winter Air

Winter has arrived! In the same manner that we change up our wardrobe to adapt to the harsher, colder weather, we also have to change up our hair routine and products. If you don’t know how to care for your hair during this time of year, or if you need a refresher, here are few tips on how to keep your hair winter-ready! Because our natural hair tends to be a bit drier during the colder months due to the dry air, heaters all around us keeping us warm, winter knit hats covering our tresses, and a host of other reasons, it’s important to Read More

Top 5 Summer Do’s

Summer is right around the corner and many of us will be hitting the cruise ships, airplanes, and loading up cars to head to our much needed and anticipated vacation destinations. Planning, preparing, and packing for a vacation can be very hectic and time consuming, so for many the last thing we want to have to deal with is our HAIR!!! Your vacation should be about relaxation, sight-seeing, food, excitement, and maybe even some shopping. Not spending time twisting, braiding, stretching, and co-washing. Let’s face it…how we are going to style our hair from day to day while on vacation Read More