Browsing Tag : Hair Regimen

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

  Originally, I thought crochet braids were those horrible, shiny fake braids that were semi-popular around my middle school years. Now, thanks to some crafty and stylish beauticians and you-tubers,  this year Crochet Braids with Marley Hair have become the go-to hairstyle for many ...

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

In this segment of #AskSportyAfros, we’re  tackling the ever popular natural hair question – How do I care for my pressed hair?! Check out the video below to learn about my hair care regimen. #AskSportyAfros – How to Care for Pressed Hair       Pressing your hair ...

How to Easily Remove Sand from Natural Hair, Braids and Twists

How to Easily Remove Sand from Natural Hair, Braids and Twists

Did you leave the beach with more than a tan? Sand is tricky to remove from any hair type but it’s especially tough to remove natural hair, braids, twists and locs. Here are tips on how to remove sand from hair.        How to Remove Sand from Natural Hair, Braids and ...

The Perfect Workout Bun and Headband for Natural Hair

The Perfect Workout Bun and Headband for Natural Hair

Do you struggle to look cute while working out? Do you hate having to wear super tight headbands in order to achieve a cute afro puff? Struggling to keep your hair healthy and looking good while working out everyday day? I have the solution for your workout hair care problems! The Perfect Bun for ...

Tips for Working Out and Maintaining Colored Natural Hair

Tips for Working Out and Maintaining Colored Natural Hair

Did you notice I colored my hair a few months ago? I have been wanting to color my natural hair for years but was too scared! Ha! I am so glad I finally took the plunge. I love it. After having the color for a few months now, I thought it would be a great time to chat about how I’m ...

Alex’s 2014 Hair Regimen for Moisturized and Healthy Hair

Alex’s 2014 Hair Regimen for Moisturized and Healthy Hair

While in Miami, I chatted with celebrity hair stylist Pam Hogan and Felicia Leatherwood about a few of my hair issues. My hair was drier than normal, shedding abnormally and had major split ends. After our chat, they were able to find the source, which was: Lack of protein treatments Not ...

Hair Resolutions for the New Year

Hair Resolutions for the New Year

Now that we are a few weeks into the New Year, I figured it was time to make some changes to my hair regimen. Check out these hair resolutions for the New Year, which are great for natural, permed or transitioned hair.   Switch to moisturizing products   Sweat, heat and chemicals can dry ...

Alex’s New Do: The Blow Out – The Process, Hair Care and Styling Tips

Alex’s New Do: The Blow Out –  The Process, Hair Care and Styling Tips

This weekend, I had a discussion with a guy friend about “nappy hair.” While we don’t agree on natural hair styles, he did cause me to reconsider my own hair styles and try a few new ones. So I took a plunge and had my mom (a professional hair stylist) do my first blow out. Here ...