Share relaxed hair and havana twists   Havana twists- even the name of this style sounds sexy! The style has been popularized in the past...

Share relaxed hair and seborrhoeic dermatitis   Sebborrheic dermatitis can occur anywhere on the body that has a lot of sebaceous glands. The scalp...

Share To cut or not to cut—that is the question. If you take pride in caring for your hair, especially ensuring its growth, it can definitely discourage you to see dry and damaged ends. When confronted with this problem, what is the best solution? Are there really cure-alls such as split end menders, or special oils or conditioners that will repair hair? To understand...

Share Ponytail Rollerset Tutorial As a part of the interview series with Dena, she told us about her current favorite style, the ponytail rollerset.  I asked her to do a mini tutorial for it.  Here goes the quick tutorial for relaxed hair! Would you mind providing a short tutorial for your favorite style? Ponytail Rollerset Tutorial: I wash and deep condition my hair...

Share Here’s the second part of the interview with our own, Dena! Enjoy! protective style I always rave about the versatility that naturals have, do you feel that your style choices are limited since you have a relaxer? I guess that I jumped ahead and answered this earlier, but I actually feel the exact same way you do about the versatility! LOL Of course there...

Share Relaxed Ideals Revealed… The following is an interview with BHP’s Dena!  She reveals her experiences as a relaxed woman and the dynamics of her relaxed hair!  This is Part I of the 2 Part interview.  Be sure to check back for the second half of her exciting interview.  Enjoy! Where are you from? I was born in Memphis, TN. Did you have the option...

Share Which is better: lye or no-lye relaxer? No lye relaxers (boxed relaxer kits) are not the best form of relaxers to use.  Often they dry the hair out and damage the hair far beyond the effects that lye has on the hair.  The myth is often that “no-lye” is better because it is free of lye, leaving some harsh chemical, sodium hydroxide, out of the equation. ...

Share Meet LaToya, one of our faithful contributors over at the bhp forum.  She took the time out to have a quick conversation with us about wigs, protective styling, and her relaxed hair.  Hopefully you all can receive some of her wonderful tips and tricks about protective styling. What are your favorite protective styles? Half wigs, phony ponies, bantu knot outs,...

Share How to Take Care of Relaxed African-American Hair Because of the delicate nature of American African hair; is known for it natural state of dryness.  If you have this kind of hair type and your hair has undergone hair relaxers or any chemical treatment for that matter, it is wise to give it more attention than before.  Here are some recommendations on how to...

Share Protein Treatments for Relaxed Hair Felicia from Fredrick, Maryland asks: Is a protein treatment to be used before or after a relaxer?  Or both? Protein treatments are undoubtedly needed after the process, as they are meant to restore the keratin bonds that are broken down during the relaxing process, which is harsh to the strands.  However, this does not...

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