Author Archives: Chisom Onuoha

How Long it Really Takes to Install Micro Braids?

Micro braids

Micro braids have been a favored protective hairstyle for many years and have become iconic looks for celebrities such as Brandy Norwood. As the name suggests, micro braids are small and tiny in size. Micro Braids are a great option for anyone who wants to protect their natural hair from damage and breakage while also […]

How to Do Your Jumbo Box Braids at Home – 5 Steps

jumbo Box Braids

Box braids are a popular protective hairstyle that has been around for ages. They are known for their versatility and low maintenance, and they can be styled in a variety of ways. Jumbo box braids, in particular, have become increasingly popular over the years due to their statement-making size and bold look. In this article, […]

Stitch Braids: How to Make Them Last Longer and Look Better

Stitch Braids

Stitch braids have become increasingly popular as a protective hairstyle due to their low maintenance and ability to promote hair growth. However, one of the most common questions people ask when considering stitch braids is, “How long do they last?” Determining the duration of this style is not a simple answer.  The durability of stitch […]

15 Creative Ways to Rock Your Faux Locs

Faux Locs Style

Faux locs are a type of protective hairstyle that imitates the look of traditional locs but are achieved without the commitment of growing out your hair into actual locs. Faux locs are created by wrapping synthetic or human hair around a braid or twist, giving the appearance of real locs. This allows you to experiment […]

The Ideal Hair Length for Different Braid Styles

Hair length for braids

Braids are versatile hairstyles that can be worn in many different ways, from classic cornrows to trendy box braids. One of the key factors that determine the type of braid you can get is the length of your hair. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how long your hair needs to be […]

Braiding Hair Length Chart and Guide

Various braid length

Did you know that braids have been around for thousands of years and have been used for a variety of purposes, from religious ceremonies to simply looking fabulous? Braids come in all sorts of lengths, from short and sassy to extra-long and flowing. But with so many options, it can be tough to figure out […]

Post-Braids Care: How to Treat Your Hair After Taking Braids Out

Detangling hair

Taking braids out can be an exciting and liberating moment. After having your hair styled in braids for weeks or even months, it can be a relief to finally take them out and give your hair some breathing space.  However, figuring out what to do with your hair after taking braids out can be a […]

How to Make Your Crochet Braids Last Longer

Crochet braids time span

With the growing trend in African American hairstyles, there are more and more options for doing your hair. One of the most popular is installing crochet braids. But how long do they last? This is a frequent question that arises from newbie crochet braiders’. Crochet braids are one of the most popular hairstyles for women. […]

Bohemian Box Braids: Choosing the Right Hair for a Flawless Look

Bohemian Box Braids

Bohemian box braids are a popular hairstyle and the first question that typically comes to mind after seeing boho box braids is what kind of hair is used to install this beautiful hairstyle. If you are pondering the same thing, read on to find out. Bohemian box braids are characterized by their beautiful and eccentric […]

How to Retwist Your Locs at Home

Retwist Locs

Locs, also known as dreadlocks, is a popular hairstyle for people of all ages and backgrounds. They are formed by allowing the hair to mat and tangle together over time, creating a unique and often striking look. However, maintaining locs can be a challenge, and one of the most important tasks involved is retwisting. In […]