My name is CJ Lopez and I was born and raised in Southern California. I was in my junior year of high school when I decided to transition from my chemically altered hair to natural hair. I made that decision with the help of my mom because my hair was ruined and I wanted to do something positive about the […]
Usually when we hear the word greenhouse we think of growing plants. Just like plants, our hair requires moisture-water. The idea of doing the greenhouse method can seem out of the box for some if you do not know how it can benefit the hair. To understand how it can work, you must first understand the makeup of the hair. […]
Hi, my name is Lydia Perry and I am from Chattanooga TN. I currently reside in Memphis Tn. I have been natural since 2010. I decided I wanted my hair to be healthier and embrace my natural roots. Growing up in the 80’s we were taught that relaxed hair was more acceptable. I wanted to show women that kinky hair […]
Are you struggling to care for your short natural hair? Check out this video by Discovering Natural.
Along your natural hair journey you may experience highly critical negative people. It can be challenging to do something different from your normal when dealing with these types of personalities. Some people dislike natural hair and will not keep their negative comments to themselves. They feel entitled to their opinions and many expect for you to alter just to make […]
Cutting your hair “big chop style” can be scary to imagine – I get it. I thought I would look horrible going from bone straight shoulder length hair to a short haircut. I often asked myself, what would everyone else think of me? Yea, I was concerned with what others may think but here I am now many years later […]
Hair tends to be dryer in the winter months. The cool wind blows through your kinks and makes it challenging to maintain shiny, soft and moisturized (minus the greasiness/oiliness) hair. There are three easy and simple ways to maintain healthy growing moisturized hair in the winter. 1. Protective Styling Styles that tuck away the hair so that the fragile ends […]
Protective hair styling has become a major part of many natural hair journey’s. These styles are supposed to protect your hair and minimize manipulation that can cause hair breakage. There are many hairstyles that can be considered protective to the hair strands and then there are some that are not as protective as you may think. Many naturals choose to […]