HOW TO PALM-ROLL LOCS

How to Palm Roll Palm-rolling: is the traditional technique to maintain locs, where all the stray hairs and parts are sectioned and rolled to tighten locs in a cylindrical motion. Tip: This technique is best performed on freshly shampooed, conditioned, damp hair. Tools/Products: Clips- try using the Metal Double Prong Curl Clips Product- try using Nothing But […]

ARE YOU ON “THE JUICE”? OYIN HANDMADE’S GREG JUICE PRODUCT REVIEW

Preface: Before we get into the actual review, here’s a little background on me and my hair journey. On July, 29, 2012, at approximately 3AM, I decided to big chop after 4 months of transitioning. (I was going through some ‘thangs,’ people.) My hair texture is mainly 4b/4c with some looser 4a curls in the back. […]

Natural Hair 101: The Beginners Guide to Natural Hair Care

In order to have a successful natural hair journey, you must first understand exactly what the term natural hair really means. There are several different definitions of the term, but below I’ve provided the most common definition for natural hair, and the one that we will talk about most often on Curl Centric. “The term […]

HOW TO PICK A STYLIST WHO WON’T DESTROY YOUR NATURAL HAIR

My very first salon experience was when I was 12. I found this black hair salon through the yellow pages. I wanted my hair relaxed by a “professional”, as I told my mom. She acquiesced, booking me the appointment and dropping me off after school. The stylist seemed annoyed at how kinky my hair was. […]

Caring for Your African-American or Biracial Child’s Hair

Caring for your child’s hair can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be. You can master the art of caring for ethnic hair if you’re armed with the proper education, the right technique and — most importantly — the right products, I have been fascinated with hair for as long as I […]

UNPOPULAR OPINION: BLOWDRYING IS THE EASIEST WAY TO MAINTAIN MY WAIST‐LENGTH NATURAL HAIR

Pictures of my waist‐length natural hair blown out semi‐straight always garner a lot of likes on social media. And I get it. Blown out afro‐textured hair is a fun and sexy look that makes for inspiring ‘hair porn’. But I grew out my afro‐textured hair at a time when there was far less information online […]