Hair Won’t Kill My Vibe…

As the Summer season approaches there are some things to remember that will let you make it all the way to Fall without dry-outs or breakage. We’ll keep it short and sweet (We’re vacationing as well). 1. Water- Of course you need to drink it and often, but tis the season for getting in pools.Continue reading “Hair Won’t Kill My Vibe…”

They’re all going to laugh at you…

This post is for the sister sitting at home contemplating making the change. She’s sitting in front of her computer looking for videos, blog posts and comments for encouragement to do something she’s been wanting to do for quite some time. “Why doesn’t she just start the process and see how she likes it?” saysContinue reading “They’re all going to laugh at you…”

With Imagination and a Hair Bag….

Everyone at OohMyHair.com decided to bring you a “Must Have” list of products and tools to be sure that you’re ready for the journey. Our vets (natural for over 2 yrs) can benefit from this list as well.1. All Satin Everything- Wherever you put your head, do your best to have either a scarf, pillowContinue reading “With Imagination and a Hair Bag….”

That Kind of Hair Day

Nobody is exempt from a not so easy to deal with hair day (we’re trying to avoid “bad hair”). No matter your texture, curl pattern, color or length, sometimes our hair just refuses to comply. Here’s a few go to looks, sure to counter cantankerous tresses.When in doubt, wild it out. Lucky for all of us the BohemianContinue reading “That Kind of Hair Day”

To Grow, or Scalp to Show? That was the question…

Not a full year of growth. After 2nd big-chop A great question came in from a reader in the Ohio area. “What made you decide to go natural?” I realized I never shared the story. Also, there will be more than one author on this blog so there should be a few answers to thisContinue reading “To Grow, or Scalp to Show? That was the question…”

Poo Foolery

In the first few months of my journey prior the decision to go for the big chop I was hit with tons of BAD information. Most of it revolved around Shampoo. We helped steer you clear of lots of that info by presenting “Cleansing 101: Poo Basics”, but everybody thought it would be fun toContinue reading “Poo Foolery”

Beware the Kitchmatologist!

What’s a Kitchmatologist? There are many people all over the country that practice hair (like how I dressed that up?) out of their kitchen as nothing more than a way to make money. Let’s start off by saying that at its core there is nothing wrong with letting an experienced friend style your hair. ThereContinue reading “Beware the Kitchmatologist!”

Clean Curls 101- Poo Basics

What does it matter? First, the purpose of cleansing is to remove build-up and allow the hair to breathe and absorb nutrients essential for healthy growth. Cleansing also allows the hair to return to a stable pH balance and in doing so reduce opportunities for breakage. The frequency of cleansing should coincide with the amountContinue reading “Clean Curls 101- Poo Basics”

What’s The Deal with Shea Butter?

Everyone tells you to use Shea Butter… Why? Vitamins A, E and F are present in shea butter. A and E help nourish the scalp, while the fatty acids found in F both protect and revitalize the hair. This product protects against split ends, weather damage and keeps the hair shiny and smooth. Raw Shea is best for yourContinue reading “What’s The Deal with Shea Butter?”

Still holding on to the length…

So you’re not quite ready to take the plunge and get rid of your relaxed hair. Here are somme facts about your hair to keep in mind. Curly or Straight: You can’t have it both ways, your hair is it’s strongest when there’s not abrupt change in texture down the shaft. This is a greatContinue reading “Still holding on to the length…”