Hey all! Things have been quiet over here but here’s a video of a quick protective style I did! Be sure to like, share, and SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel! Youtube: HonestHairDiary Instagram: @HonestHairDiary Continue reading Marley Bun Protective Style – SUPER EASY!
Ladies, (and men who might be reading for themselves), this is quick mini rundown about what you need to know about beard care (emphasis on quick and mini!). Take these tips and share it with the men in your life. What’s better than telling him what to do! (And helping him with his beard in the process.) You can even pick them up a few … Continue reading Beard Products Explained – Ladies Put Your Man ON!
This is my first time using perm rods. It wasn’t that bad, its very similar to flexi rods (my favorite). I did get some flaking after this style but I explain why in the video. Watch and subscribe to my channel! Its a quick video. Thanks for watching! Continue reading First Time Using Perm Rods – Using All Creme of Nature Products!
Recently I did a poll on my Instagram stories asking “do you feel you see a fair representation of 4C hair on social media?”. Here were the results. This interested me a lot, it being split right down the middle. I got someone who asked what was type 4 hair, and I found that funny because nowadays no one believes in hair typing. Everyone just … Continue reading 4C Representation in the Natural Hair Community
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
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
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
I think the most common struggle people with natural hair go through is dealing with dry hair. It is the top complaint I hear! You may have all the “right” products, you’re doing what YouTube is telling you to do and your hair is still dry. Moisture Is what allows hair to stretch and be springy, shiny, and healthy. Sometimes your hair can look dry but it is not! … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Natural Hair is Dry
Anytime my hair is tangling and acting unruly, I know one of the main factors may be its time for a trim. Sometimes I can see the ends of my hair thinning , if I stretch it out I see a clear line of demarcation of where exactly needs to be cut. This may be 0.5 inches or even up to 3 inches depending on … Continue reading Put the Scissors Down: Why I Stopped At Home Trims
Yes the dreaded wash day. It’s tangled, not clean, and dry dry dry. However, when I hear friends and natural haired individuals on social media complain that wash day takes them many hours, I am confused. Yes, I agree it is treacherous but it should not be taking more than 1.5- 2 hours. And even less than that if you’re not deep conditioning! There are … Continue reading Wash Day Do’s and Dont’s: Cut Your Wash Day Time in Half!
I think we can agree we all have a love hate relationship with shrinkage. It lets us know out hair is moisturized and healthy but doesn’t allow us to show off all out length! One way to combat shrinkage is by stretching your hair. The act of elongating it to give you more length and volume! Here are my favorite three ways to stretch my … Continue reading 3 Ways To Stretch Your Hair