4 Tips for Wedding Fashion Etiquette

It’s wedding season and that means cute hair and cute outfits! You ALWAYS want to look your best when it comes to a wedding. If you’re single….let’s just say the possibilities are endless! All jokes aside, looking your best should always be the goal. Let’s explore a few ways you can achieve your best hair and style all wedding season long.  Keep your hair moisturized: It’s important to make sure your waves, kinks and curls don’t appear to look dry and crunchy. Outdoor weddings are especially dangerous due to the sun’s UV rays. I like to use Thirsty Curls or Midnite Train to retain the moisture in my hair while outside. Read More

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

Helecia Williams’ Summer Hair Protection Tips

With August wrapping up and the kiddos heading back to school, the realization that summer is drawing to a close is setting in. But, there’s still a few weeks of heat left to deal with – especially if you live in Houston like I do, where it feels like the summer can last well into October! I enjoy the outdoors as much as the next girl, but the sun is unforgiving, and can definitely take a toll on your hair. To help combat this, I created a DIY Hair Mask using Uncle Funky’s Daughter Richee Rich Conditioner and other common household Read More

Summer Travel Tips for Naturals

If your summer has been anything like mine, your suitcase has gotten a lot of mileage over the past couple of months. Travelling, either by yourself or with your family, is as much a part of the summer as hundred-degree weather, tasty snowcones, and fireworks in July. Albeit exciting, leaving home to go to new places (or old favorites) definitely comes with a healthy dose of stress – especially for us moms, who tend to bear the responsibility of making sure the kiddos (and even the hubby) are properly packed, in addition to ourselves. That stress level only doubles down Read More

5 Steps To Maintain Moisture While Styling

Ladies, I’m sure you can relate to this scenario. You’ve just put the finishing touches on your fresh bantu knot out or perfectly defined twist out. You go about your day as usual and get tons of compliments on your curls. You’re kinda feelin’ yourself, right? However, when you get home and actually feel your hair, you realize it’s drier than the heels of your granddaddy’s feet. Ughhhh! So, the question is, ladies: how can we maintain a beautifully defined style without sucking all of the moisture out of our strands simultaneously? Here are a few tips to help you 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