Three Tips for Summertime Scalp Health

Temperatures are going up, and the sun is hanging out for longer — summer is here! Between cookouts, graduation parties, vacations, or just days out in the park with your family, your time outside is going to increase significantly. Of course, a major part of this fun is looking (and staying) cute! Many naturalistas use this time to install protective styles for the season, but there are other options as well. Regardless to how you choose to style during the summer, it will be important that you keep your scalp clean and healthy as you expose yourself and your curls to the elements. 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

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