If you’re one of the thousands of women across the country currently using hair extension services to add a few inches of length to their gorgeous locks, you’ve likely heard it again and again. Pretty much any stylist will tell it to you: always avoid using heat-styling tools on your weave or extensions. These tools are terrible for your hair extensions, and will damage them even more than they damage your natural hair.
For curling iron enthusiasts, this can come as an unpleasant surprise. But what if there were a way to make your hair curl without the use of heated tools? What if you could st
What is “good hair? And why is achieving whatever “good” hair means or looks like so important, not only to African Americans but among the entire African diaspora? Is unprocessed hair good enough for American standards?
Unfortunately — or fortunately depending on who you ask — there is absolutely no such thing as “good” hair. No. Such. Thing. In fact, many within the American black community and the entire African diaspora find the term highly offense if not downright ignorant. Why? After all it’s just hair, right?
The reason why the term “good” hair is and can be considered offensive is because the term describes a hair texture that is straighter and less textured than Afro hair, which is typically tightly coiled, texture, and coarse. Long story short; the closer Afro hai