April 15, 2014

My Hair is Shredding Like Crazy

We have all, at some time or another, encountered a bit of hair shedding trouble. It seems, at least for me, that my natural hair shedding, with all the curls and coils, is much more noticeable. To add to a little more mystery to the mix, at times, it is difficult to differentiate between excess shedding and breakage. Faith, a Me, My Hair the City reader, recently reached out to me via Twitter. Within 160 characters she shared her natural hair shedding woes and asked a few questions. My response: Hi Faith! The first thing I would recommend you do is figure out if […]
February 12, 2012

Tis the Season to Have FLY Natural Hair

With the holidays right around the corner tis the season to be jolly and, of course, have fly natural hair! What better way to flaunt your beautiful mane than with a hot updo. Design Essentials® master stylist Deshonica Kerrie shares some great holiday styling options; the Multi-Roll Updo and the Old New Updo below. Check them out; they just might come in handy for your upcoming Christmas or New Years Eve bash! Step 1: Blowdry hair until its 80% straight. By blow drying the hair first, it is easier to achieve smooth flat twists which helps to anchor the updo […]
January 21, 2011

3 Things You Should Know About Moisturizing Natural Hair

Achieving and maintaining moisture in natural hair can be a very challenging task. But, when you equip yourself with the right tools and knowledge it can become second nature. Robin Groover, owner of Too Groovy Salon, shares great insight on how to keep your hair’s moisture in tip top shape: 1. “Moisture come from within.” Moisture comes from inside the hair shaft. The only way to add moisture to our hair is to use moisturizing and hydrating products that penetrate the hair shaft. How do you know if a shampoo, cream, or conditioner penetrates the hair shaft and is truly […]