Crochet Braids | Best Tutorials on the Net!

Best Crochet Braid Styles - Longing 4 Length

I'm continuing my series on crochet braids by sharing my favorite styling tutorials.  There are tons of different looks you can create with this style, and of course it's NOT just for naturalistas!  Crochet braids are a great protective style for any hair type and texture.  In fact, its a great way for relaxed ladies to temporarily have the "natural look" while still having straight hair.  It also is a great style to help you transition to … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Detangling Natural Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more tips on detangling, check out these posts: 3 Comb Smooth & Hercules Combs Quickly Detangle Natural Hair How to Detangle Your Weave Treating Tangles … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: 3 Comb Detangling

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more tips on detangling, check out these posts: 3 Comb Smooth & Hercules Combs Quickly Detangle Natural Hair How to Detangle Your Weave Treating Tangles       … [Read more...]

Relaxer Stretching Tips | Divachyk of Relaxed Thairapy

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Most healthy hair journeyers have heard, read or been told stretching is a must to have healthy relaxed hair. For those unfamiliar, relaxer stretching refers to the practice of extending the amount of time between your retouches; Therefore instead of relaxing your new growth at the customary 6-8 week intervals you continue to "stretch" until 10+ weeks.   The purpose to relaxer stretching is to avoid overlapping previously relaxed hair and … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: How To Silk Wrap Your Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For a video tutorial, check out How to Rollerwrap Your Hair. … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: CPR for Damaged Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Clays for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more information check out the full post: Benefits of Clay for Hair. … [Read more...]

Crochet Braids: A Great Protective Style

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When we speak of long term protective styles, the first options that come to mind are usually sew-in weaves, wigs, braids and/or twist hairstyles.  Crochet braids are a lesser known, but equally great protective style that works wonderfully for natural, relaxed and transitioning  hair. Crochet braids are a styling technique that involves braiding your hair into a cornrow base.  Just like with a sew-in, various braiding patterns are used … [Read more...]