Blog Posts - Hair Education



8 Ways To Reduce Breakage During Detangling

@riecyspiecesAs naturals we face different challenges with our hair, whether if it is the beginning stages (transition) or just pure frustration with not knowing what to do. KEEP CALM! DON’T FRET! This is not an uncommon issue at all. One thing we...
by Seriously Natural on Aug 26, 2016

5 Tips on Preventing Breakage When Long-Term Transitioning

@trinigal99If you’ve made the decision to transition long-term then you already understand the difficulty that comes with dealing with two textures. The line of demarcation (between the relaxed hair and natural hair) is a weak spot that is very pro...
by Seriously Natural on Aug 22, 2016

3 Main Reasons Why Your Natural Hair is Lacking Luster

Why Does My Hair Always Look So Dry?When it comes to maintaining moisture in your hair, sheen is one of the main characteristics you are told to look out for but what if your hair doesn’t have “sheen?” The reason being is straight hair reflect...
by Seriously Natural on May 15, 2016

ARE YOU TAKING CARE OF YOUR AGING HAIR?

Yes, we know we need to be exercising for our health as well as eating right.  Both of those things are seriously important as we age but are we caring for our hair for our health as well?  Most Naturals I know are super particular about wh...
by Seriously Natural on Jul 9, 2014

Why You Need a Professional Trim

Many curlies have learned that many professional hairstylists do not have or exercise the proper education on cutting curly hair. Unfortunately, many curlies would rather live with damaged ends than get a haircut from a professional that doesn’t ha...
by Seriously Natural on May 16, 2014

10 Terms to Know Before Going Natural

Despite all the information on how to care and style natural hair, there are essential aspects that are commonly overlooked. Some of the basic terminology that is casually spoken by seasoned naturals usually leave the newly naturals confused and tryi...
by Seriously Natural on May 13, 2014

Texture Typing: Does it Help or Hurt?

Written by NaturallyCurly Co-Founder Michelle Breyer for her blog, The Curly Connection.Last week, we were thrilled to see that the NaturallyCurly Texture Typing℠ System ranked first on BuzzFeed’s list of essential tools for the cu...
by Seriously Natural on May 12, 2014

Finding the right stylist for your natural hair trims

(source) Ah, the dreaded deed that some feel is necessary while others have gone years without it.  There are Naturals who just about break out in hives over the thought of it, while others do it at home with relative ease.  Despite where...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Sep 24, 2013

NC - Inside Oprah's HAIR Issue

(source) Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE has discussed Oprah's latest installment of her magazine where she is donning a 3.5 Afro wig which is gorgeous and fabulous.  This has got to be one of the most talked about issues in the Natural hair comm...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Aug 27, 2013

Greenwashing, it occurs in Natural hair product promoting

(origin) The Natural hair movement has pushed the uses of herbs, oils, and organic properties to a whole new level.  Herbal remedies for illnesses or even just for better living has increased over the years but with so many Black women jumping...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Aug 23, 2013

Tea Rinses for your hair

(origin) This Natural hair journey is ever changing as we learn more about what aids in happy healthy hair.  Despite being a Natural for over seven years I am still learning about the plentiful ways of treating and loving our tresses. Tea rins...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Jul 30, 2013

Maybe Natural hair ISN'T for everybody...

Now, first breathe...breathe and calm your worried nerves about what I just said.  I know many in the Natural hair community hate that statement....you know the one, Natural hair ain't for everybody. Yea, too many of us have heard this time...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Jul 17, 2013

Guest Post: Choosing to "unloc" my Locs

Some loc lore: the hairstyle's history is rooted (no pun intended) in Jamaica, where Rastafarianism taught that Haile Selassie was the Messiah, Africa was the promised land, and dreadlocks were NEVER to be cut. Personally, I've heard even unloc'd fol...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on May 22, 2013

Getting rid of your gray with a pill?

If you are in my age bracket (40-50) more than likely you have seen a few grays spouting here and there.  Now, some have no real issue with gray hair while others find them a nuisance, a push into being old or just stubborn and hard to deal with...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on May 2, 2013

Ridiculously simple solutions to Natural hair problems

There are tips, techniques, videos, tutorials, testimonials and features all available for the newly Natural all the way to vastly advanced.  The web is FLOODED with Natural hair do's and don'ts and, quite frankly, can become overwhelming.  ...
by Seriously Natural on Mar 26, 2013

Does Black hair grow slower?

(origin) Is there a difference in how our hair grows?  Isn't hair all the same as far as growth whether race or sex?  This is my first time hearing about this but apparently a few feel that there is.  According to Livestrong.com LÓ...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Feb 13, 2013

Technique Tuesdays - Washing hair in sections (and the benefits)

(origin) Curly hair is more prone to tangles than straight hair.  It's a fact and it's a reality we curly/coily/kinky haired Naturals need to accept and embrace.  This doesn't mean we are doomed and must suffer through washing or co-washin...
by Seriously Natural on Feb 5, 2013

Love your hair, not the type

  Hair Typing: Learning to Accept The Hair You Have  I found this video of a vlogger I like (Mahogany Curls) on Facebook. Some women were talking about this (really getting out of control) issue some Naturals have about defining curls or...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Jan 31, 2013

Afrobella - Silk Stocking for hair

  Gotta say I am loving this video and share some of her issues with matted or crushed hair in the morning. I will be giving this a try real soon and if you suffer from the matted or crunched hair look then you might wanna give this a try.&nb...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Jan 26, 2013

CGM update

Well, I've been unofficially doing the CGM (Curly Girl Method) for about a month but I got the book, curly girl, The Handbook, three weeks ago.  I've been fumbling around trying to figure out what I'm doing and which route to take while doing it...
by Seriously Natural on Jan 22, 2013


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