Moisture Basics: Moisturizing and Sealing Your Hair

Hey guys and gals, I’m back today with a new video that’ll be the first in our series about moisture! In Part I of “Moisture Basics: Moisturizing and Sealing Your Hair” we cover the important role of humectants and oils in the moisturization process. We also show how water improves elasticity and other ways moisture […]

Ask Audrey . . . Transitioning from Relaxed to ‘Texlaxed’ and Stiff Hair Issues

Hi guys, it’s Audrey! Today we’re going to answer a few questions that we’ve gotten from the SBH community!  It’s a great way to stay in touch and answer some of your burning questions. When possible, I’ll try to include a video response to really help things along! The questions really span the gamut of […]

Understanding The Protein/Moisture Balance

If you’ve read The Science of Black Hair, you know that we speak at length about the protein/moisture balance (Chapter 6, pg. 93).  It’s just so important! For those of you who are like: the protein/moisture what?  Here’s a quick video (well six minutes is not exactly quick, but you know what I mean!), that shows […]

SBH on Youtube! . . . Finally!

So, The Science of Black Hair is turning TWO this year and I figured that it’s time to ramp things up a bit!  After much deliberation, it finally happened.  I finally stepped from behind my Macbook and onto the screen, lol. And ladies, I have to tell ya– it’s so much easier to just… write… […]

The Science of Black Hair in Audio!

Still thinking about what to get that special someone on your Christmas list?   Your mom? Your daughter? Sister? Your stylist?   Well, we have the perfect solution!   The Science of Black Hair book in audio! YES! We’ve finally done something we’ve been promising to do for awhile… we’ve made The Science of Black […]

The Seven Deadly Hair Sins

Goodness! It’s been a long time hasn’t it? Trying to do better with the blog posts, lol! We will see how that goes =) In hair care, there seven deadly hair sins that can really make your hair life miserable. We’ll walk you through them and give you quick tips for avoiding them! Are you […]

10 Quick Ways to Avoid Heat Damage from Your Heat Appliances

 Are you a heat abuser–ahem, errah power user? Well, you are not alone! One Cosmopolitan market research poll found that women (18-24 yrs old) are some serious heat abusers! Nearly 88 percent regularly use blow dryers, 71% use flat irons, and 64% use curling irons to style their hair. And even with so many healthy […]

Top 3 Reasons You’re Having Crown Area Hair Breakage

When the rest of your hair is growing on cue, it can be really frustrating to deal with a stagnant crown area.  Although natural hair tends to mask crown area breakage better than relaxed and transitioning hair, crown area breakage can affect anyone.  Crown area breakage is a chronic breakage problem that results in hair […]

Think it’s Dandruff? Think Again!

Everyone has had to deal with dandruff at one point or another.  And let’s face it, those flakes are just never welcome!  For most of us, a quick washing with Head and Shoulders,  Nizoral, Selsun Blue, or some tea-tree inspired something is enough to clear up most flake flare ups— but sometimes dandruff can be, […]

The Case for Transitioning

Ahhh . . . Transitioning  . . . Going from relaxed to natural hair can be an exciting, liberating experience, and there are two basic ways to get there. The fastest, no nonsense way to go natural is by simply cutting off all the relaxed hair in one fell swoop, or big chopping.  But big […]