Browsing Tag : Natural and Curly

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 ...

The Pam Oliver Hair Controversy

The Pam Oliver Hair Controversy

Even if you’re not a football fan, I’m sure you’ve heard about NFL reporter Pam Oliver and her “jacked up weave”, right? Fox reporter Pam Oliver has been viciously berated on social media about her hair. She was a trending topic on Twitter and people compared her hair ...

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 ...

Workout Hair Care Solution: Alex’s Kicking Knots and Kurls

Workout Hair Care Solution: Alex’s Kicking Knots and Kurls

If you are following me on Instagram , you have seen a major change in my hair in the last few months. I have been wearing bantu knots and large curls. Here are a few photos of my various curls…   Most of you didn’t know, I was testing out a new workout hair care solution style ...

Fall/Winter Workout and Hair Care Tips

Fall/Winter Workout and Hair Care Tips

Now that it’s cooling down, it’s time to change your wardrobe along with your workout and hair care routines. Workout tips Instead of sitting under the dryer or a steamer to do a deep conditioning treatment, use the steam room or sauna at your local gym. You can also add a little deep ...

Alex’s 3 Year Natural Anniversary and 3 Tips For Optimum Hair Growth

Alex’s 3 Year Natural Anniversary and 3 Tips For Optimum Hair Growth

    Last week on my instagram, I showed my followers this collage of my hair. I can’t believe it’s been 3 years since the big chop. Here is a look back at my mainly hair styles, growth and my favorite three tips for optimum hair growth Moisturizing Products: I have learned ...

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 ...

Would You Let a Stranger Touch YOUR Hair?

Would You Let a Stranger Touch YOUR Hair?

There has always been controversy surrounding the dreaded “Can I touch you hair?” question often asked of natural black women.   It seems that other cultures are fascinated by black hair. There was an interesting article on the Huffington Post  the other day about it by Antonia ...