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Healthy Hair Benefits of Scalp Massages

Courtney Grayton

Who else LOVES that feeling of getting your hair done at the salon and the scalp massage you get at the shampoo bowl? Oh, you too?? I knew it! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve fallen asleep in the chair while getting my hair washed. It is usually my favorite part of the whole visit. We all know that scalp massages are very relaxing, but did you know that scalp massages are beneficial to your overall health and hair growth? Scalp massages help to relieve stress and increase the levels of serotonin in your body, increasing your overall...


7 Common Haircare Mistakes With Braids

Courtney Grayton

First, YAS BEY, come through! Second (and what you’re actually here for), there is no use in getting a protective style and having your hair in worse shape when you take it out. Here are some common mistakes made when rocking our favorite protective styles: braids. p.s. when I say “braids”, I am referring to and twists, box braids, faux locs, etc. achieved by using synthetic weaving hair. 1 | Simply neglecting them: Many naturals take the term “protective style” very literally when it comes to braids. While braids are definitely a great way to allow the hair to grow with no manipulation,...


Black Hair Care: What Hair Typing Doesn’t Tell You

Courtney Grayton

Black Hair Care: What Hair Typing Doesn’t Tell You

Many people pay attention to the physical appearance of their hair and neglect some of the most important things that give insight on what our hair needs because of its physical makeup. Hair typing (3A-4C) limits us to just numbers and letters. It could be just a label. It is not uncommon for someone to have multiple hair types on their head, even multiple on one strand. Hair typing doesn’t tell you: What products will work How your hair will grow If a style will work on your hair How your hair will change We have to pay more attention to things like...