How do you recover your hair from heat damage? You don’t! It is as good as gone and that’s the truth. It has to be cut. Now, you may think your letting go of length but you’re really not. That hair is dead, it no longer responds like the rest of your hair. If you can muster up the strength to let it go – … Continue reading Recovering From Heat Damage : My Story
You came here to see what the best curl creams are so keep scrolling! Yes, I have personally tried and loved all these products! Taliah Waajid Curly Curl Cream Gives great shine, which is underrated in natural hair products! Sticky in consistency but thick – meaning it gives great hold. Eliminates frizz completely. Provides moisture , that’s why it’s here okay?! Obia Naturals Twist Whip … Continue reading Moisturizing Curl Creams Every Natural Should Try!
Hey all! On my birthday (July 28th woo!) , I got a protective style for my week long cruise. Because who wants to do their hair on vacation? I wanted something quick and easy, so I got the fairly popular style of 6 feed in/goddess braids with small braids in between. There was much deliberation about whether I should get them straight back or to … Continue reading First Time Feed In Braids! : Trigger Warning Included
Quick video on how I do this easy style! Continue reading How to: High Puff With A Bang!
I got these braids on 12/28 on an impulse because I took the day off from work. I have been wanting to protective style for a while now. I got my hair done at Elegance House Creations Salon in Queens, NY. This is the same place I got feed-in braids for the first time which you can read about here. My hair was not freshly … Continue reading Lemonade Feed In Braids
Everyone at the Golden Globes looked STUNNING! Black women are truly beautiful. It was also great to everyone dressed in black to support the #metoo movement. Of course I was paying close attention to everyone’s hair! Here are the ones that stood out to me the most! We must start with Oprah She posted on Instagram what she was doing with her hair for the … Continue reading Black Hair at the Golden Globes 2018
You can find ALL these tools at your local beauty supply store, however I’ve linked where you can find them on Amazon with ease. OK lets begin! Denman brush To help detangle hair and clump curls. People usually remove a few rows so it can get through curly hair easier, me included. Wide Tooth Comb To help detangle hair. I have about three of … Continue reading Tools You NEED If You Have Natural Hair
Jane Carter Curls to Go Untangle Me Weightless Leave-In Conditioner Jane Carter Curls to Go Untangle Me Weightless Leave In 8oz/ 237ml I think this is my favorite leave in that I’ve tried this year. I was skeptical at first because of the thin consistency but it is moisturizing like whoa and has a nice smell. Curls Blueberry Bliss Twist and Shout Cream Curls Blueberry … Continue reading The 7 Best Natural Hair Products 2017
ISSA GIVEAWAY! I am so grateful for the growth of my Instagram page to over 1k followers, and the growth and support of my blog honesthairdiary.com. I really appreciate you ALL! I will be giving away a $30 giftcard to Sephora and a Remington Curling Wand! (I have the same exact one its bomb). It will be from Today Dec 18- Dec 21 and there will … Continue reading HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!
Here are TWO styles that i use to get heatless curls. They look the same as wand curls, only difference being they take a little while to dry. If you are someone who doesn’t like to use heat , these methods will work for you. Heatless curl hair styles are great for the holidays. Also scroll to the very end to see my wand curls … Continue reading Heatless Curls for Natural Hair : Tips Included
When you do not want to anything that would move your life forward (or that requires energy that you don’t have). i.e. working out, studying, applying to jobs, cleaning, writing, promoting your personal projects, making those doctors appointments because who else is gonna do it, laundry , the list goes on and on and on and …on. You have no oomph, no gusto, and no energy on … Continue reading How to Get Out of A Rut
A simple regimen works. Consistency is key. New Naturals, Old naturals! Having a hair regimen is a must. You need this to streamline your hair process and it’s the best way to maximize the TLC your giving your hair whenever you do it. Whether you don’t have one or this is a refresher course, let’s get into it. I wash my hair weekly or sometimes … Continue reading Building A Natural Hair Regimen – suggestions included!
Welcome to A Quick Guide on Natural Hair for Men! The guys have been feeling left out, and I do have some men followers! I appreciate you. You can also share these tips with men you know, family members, friends, etc. Nowadays the trend is for guys to have an afro or a high top fade, that showcases their curls. Of course they don’t want … Continue reading Mens Natural Hair Guide
When I read my heat damage story I posted a few months back I cringe. “How do you fix heat damage? You don’t!” So harsh! I straightened my hair on October 15, 2017. When I washed it out after 3 weeks and my curls didn’t all revert back I was DEVASTATED. I smelled the burnt smell I had smelled when my hair was being blow … Continue reading My Outlook on Heat Damage , Respectfully REDACTED
Im on YouTube! Subscribe – HonestHairDiary . I use this style to stretch my hair after wash day, or as a protective style. Easy enough right? Continue reading HOW TO: Crown Braid
Cutting down breakage is the first step to long hair. Length retention is the key to healthy growing hair! Here are 4 steps that’ll help! Protein Treatments Protein treatments are great for strengthening your hair and battling breakage. You should do one about 1-2 times a month. You can find homemade recipes for protein treatments, their main ingredients being eggs and mayo. My favorite … Continue reading 4 Steps To Preventing Breakage in Natural Hair and Retaining Length