Hair loss in women is not as rare as you think it is.

Hair loss, medically referred to as Alopecia, is something that can be experienced by any one. It is however more common in older women due to the reduced production of estrogen and progesterone, women who have had chemotherapy and women who have hairstyles that pull their hair or use harsh chemicals in their hair. There…

My Go-To Natural Hair Products

Finally revealing what products I use to ensure healthy hair growth the Naturallynappy way… In 2017, during the month of November, I made the impulsive decision to do the ‘big chop’. At the time I didn’t know what products to use on my hair or how to take care of it in a manner that…

Beginners Guide to Deep Conditioning:

What is deep conditioning and why is it necessary, you ask? Well deep conditioning is the process of applying deep treatment to your hair in order to restore it. Deep conditioning not only has the power to restore but it also adds moisture to our hair in order to promote healthy hair growth. According to Howtomakeyourhairgrowfastertips.com…

Curly and Misunderstood

The biggest taboo in Western schools: the natural state of a black student’s hair… The experience of the black students attending Pretoria Girls High school is one that I know all too well as a student who also attended white model-c schools where subtle indirect racism was considered to be okay. During my schooling years…

Are protective hairstyles really protective?

Many people with natural hair swear by protective styles, not just because they believe that they protect the hair but also because they believe the styles promote healthy hair growth. But are protective styles really protective? Or do they actually do more harm than good? In order to answer these questions, we need to truly…

I Dare You To Embrace Your Natural Hair…

My natural hair journey has not been an easy one. When I first cut my hair, as much as it was liberating, it also came with a lot of challenges that I didn’t anticipate. Days after cutting my hair I felt like I looked like a boy and had the very same urge to relax…