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Two-Strand Twists

A hairstyle technique whereby sections of hair are divided into two smaller sections and then wound around each other. The last half-inch or so of each twist is left loose and twirled around the index finger into a coil. 2-Strand Twists can be worn as a hairstyle in and of itself or the twists can […]


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Twist n’ Rip Dreadling

The Twist & Rip method of creating dreadlocks allows for much more control over the quantity and size of the dreads-to-be. It involves first sectioning the hair according to the size and quantity of dreadlocks you want. Then each section is twisted (in whatever way the twist-er is comfortable or familiar) and pulled in opposite […]


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Flat twists

A simple, low-maintenance style done by divinding the hair into small sections and then, pulling each section, one by one, from the scalp into the twist as you work your way back.


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Wash-n-Go

A term referring to a relatively quick and easy styling session whereby a defined finished style is achieved without twisting, braiding, knotting, rodding, etc. Hair is first cleansed and conditioned. Finger coils/curls are then defined with gel or styling cream and allowed to air dry or dried using a diffuser attachment on a blow dryer […]


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Protective Styling

A hairstyle that helps protect the ends of hair from dehydration and damage, by eliminating the need for mechanical manipulation, (combing, brushing, picking, etc.) and shielding against environmental exposure, (i.e. sun, heat, cold, wind). Some examples are buns, braids, twists, and ponytails. Pony Puff: A hairstyle whereby the hair is pulled back at the crown, […]


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Locks/Locs

A hairstyle whereby small sections of hair are twisted and over time, the strands become permanently secured. As locks/locs grow, they can become quite long.


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Dreadlocks

A hairstyle in which the hair is washed (but not combed) and twisted whilewet into tight braids or ringlets hanging down on all sides in the form of ropelike strands.


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Braidlocks

A method of locking the hair with small braids and maintained by either latching or palm-rolling (twisting).


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Bantu Knots:

A style created by parting the hair in to small-to-medium sections, and then twisting the sections in one direction until they wrap into neat knots. Fasten with a hair band at the root.


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What Big Hair Changes Should You Make This Summer?

It’s safe to say 2020 hasn’t exactly gone the way most of us planned. Yet sometimes change is a necessary and powerful thing, no matter how uncomfortable it might be at the time. As most of us emerge from quarantine and are finding new ways to embrace the beauty of our melanin we are looking […]


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