Blog Posts - Hair Technique



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

Curly Puff on Natural hair - Brastrap technique

Afro puffs ( I call them curly puffs) are the cutest hairstyle to me.  I've always loved them and feel they can be so versatile.  Cute, elegant, funky looks can all be achieved with the curly puff.  I couldn't wait until my TWA gr...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Oct 31, 2013

Co-Washing - Natural Hair 101

Co-washing is a staple technique for many Naturals.  It's one of the first things I learned while on my quest for maintaining healthy, happy Natural hair. Water...it's essential for life and extremely essential for healthy Natural hair.&nbs...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Oct 29, 2013

Curly Girl Method - Nine months and counting

I know, I know.  This update is LONG overdue.  I was supposed to do an update over the summer but here we are in October and on my ninth month of following the Curly Girl Method.  Well, the good thing is that my hair is THRIVING and I...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Oct 9, 2013

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

Ponytail Banding - Stretching Natural hair

Shrinkage has got to be one of the most hated and discussed problem many Naturals face besides length retention.  Shrinkage, "the difference between what your hair looks like when it’s wet and gently stretched to its maximum length and what it...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Sep 10, 2013

Wash and Go from SimplyBiancaAlexa

SimplyBiancaAlexa It's no secret I am a BIG fan of the wash and go but everyone has their own way of doing it.  I wanted to share this version or SimplyBiianaAlexia's way of doing it since she uses a couple of the same products I use.  I ju...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Aug 20, 2013

How to remove single strand knots in Natural hair

(source) One of the biggest headaches Naturals face has to be single strand knots or fairy knots. They are just knots that can form on a single strand or even a few strands on our tresses.  They are annoying and pretty common in our kinky, coil...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Aug 8, 2013

Fighting Frizz - CGM

(origin) Frizz, frizzy hair, frizzy natural hair.  I cannot BELIEVE I haven't discussed this very common and quite annoying phenomenon that many (if not all) Naturals have battled at least once during their Natural hair journey.  Whether y...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Aug 1, 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

Technique Tuesday - Magnetic Twist Set Tutorial

I'm not a protective styler but I know there are plenty of you out there.  Here's Kim Love or Kimmaytube with a cute style she gets with two day old twists using rollers, water and one product.  I like Kim Love and can respect her for...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on May 28, 2013

Curly Girl Method (CGM) - Four months and counting

Time has FLOWN by and before I knew it I hadn't mentioned on the blog my CGM (Curly Girl Method) update.  I was SUPPOSED to come back at week 12 and discuss more but as MP says all the time...."Life gets in the way".  I'm at four months an...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on May 15, 2013

Day by Day Curly Hair Routine

More and more Naturals are realizing that protective styling is NOT the only option for retaining length.  I've always been one of them but we are seeing more and more on the scene.  If you are curious about it or already on the bandwagon y...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on May 14, 2013

(So-called) Coconut Relaxer (Repost)

I've recently seen this technique around agains and thought it was time to share this post as it may be making its rounds in the Natural hair blogs, groups and sites. You can sense my apprehension of this technique.  I cannot image that natural...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Apr 23, 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

Sometimes you gotta go back...(Repost)

(origin)  Products and techniques mentioned were from 2011.  On the CGM now. No, not to an old boyfriend or husband.  Goodness...if you left them in the past then they need to STAY in the past.  I mean back to an old trick that wa...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Mar 21, 2013

Technique Tuesdays - Pre-Wash Oil Treatment (Repost)

(ORIGIN) Shampoo, which is a cleansing agent used on hair, can be too harsh for Black hair.  It can strip the natural oils necessary to maintain healthy hair.  Nonetheless our hair does need this cleansing agent to cleanse away po...
by Seriously Natural Tumblr on Feb 26, 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

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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