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How to moisturize your natural hair and keep it moisturized!

This your guide on how to keep your hair moisturized. By now most naturals have heard of the LOC, LCO, LOCS, or another variant of the suggested way to moisturize natural hair. But just as a refresher, the LOC method is a moisturizing method that suggests the order in which products should be layered to maximize moisture retention. LOC is an acronym that stands for Leave-in conditioner, Oil, and Cream. When the S is added to the equation it stands for Sealant. The method is super easy to incorporate into your natural hair routine because all you do is use products you already own and simply adjust the order in which you apply them to your hair. You can check this blog...

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Is your hair thick or dense? | How to tell

Hair density and thickness are often used interchangeably to describe someone's hair, but they aren't the same. They both work together to make up your hair's identity but both say different things. Learn how to differentiate between the two to truly understand your hair's identity.     Hair thickness vs density The thickness of your hair is the width of a single strand of hair while your hair's density is the amount of hair strands in an area. This means that someone can have both thick hair strands and very dense hair. Alternatively, a person can also have thick hair that is not dense or that is very thin (showing scalp). Hair thickness and density combinations are [somewhat] limitless.  ...

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My top 3 natural hair mistakes

Over the past 5 years, I have learned A LOT about natural hair care. Not only from dealing with my hair but I also learned a lot from caring for other people's hair. I went from frying my ends to being against extreme heat usage (aka no flat ironing) and I wanted to share what I think my top 3 natural hair mistakes were in my journey.   Cutting my hair Let me explain, I am a fan of protective styles not only because I would consider myself a lazy natural and I have very dense hair but also because they are versatile. My personal favorites are box braids and marley twists. So back in the day when I first...

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The L.C.O Method

By now most naturals have heard of the LOC, LCO, LOCS, or another variant of the suggested way to moisturize natural hair. But just as a refresher, the LOC method is a moisturizing method that suggests the order in which products should be layered to maximize moisture retention. LOC is an acronym that stands for Leave-in conditioner, Oil, and Cream. When the S is added to the equation it stands for Sealant. This famous moisturizing method was coined by Alikay Naturals Founder and CEO Rochelle Graham and it has been very popular in the natural hair community.  The method is super easy to incorporate into your natural hair routine because all you do is use products you already own and simply...

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