Category Ghanain hair

Shrinkage: A curse or a blessing

If you are natural and have type 4 hair, then you might have and you do experience Shrinkage 99% of the time. Your hair just refuses to show its real length especially when washed. Whiles this may be off-putting because you want your real length to show, it is actually a good thing. Shrinkage is […]

Benefits of Onions for Hair and Scalp

Studies have shown that Onions are not only good for cooking but very good for hair as well. Some years ago I was searching the internet for natural remedies for dandruff and hair loss and that was where i came across onions as one of the top ingredients that help to cure dandruff.  I could […]

Why are my edges thinning?

Ever wondered why your hairline and edges keeps receeding and thinning? Well i have. Growing up i never paid attention to my edges. I never really had a reason to. My edges were just about normal. It had just the right amount of hair it needed. It was only recently i started noticing my edges […]

Hair Porosity

After knowing which hair type one belongs to the next most important thing if not the most important thing is to identify one’s Hair Porosity. Hair porosity refers to the ability for water to easily penetrate the hair shaft and how well the hair can retain the moisture it has absorbed. There are three types […]

Ayilo/Shile aka Bentonite Clay for Hair

Ayilo or Shile is not a new product in Ghana and in most parts of Africa. In fact, clay eating in Ghana and Africa has always been very popular but what most of we Ghanaians and Africans don’t know about this clay is its detoxifying and cleansing power. Rich in minerals, Ayilo absorbs impurities and […]

Why is Stretching Important?

Are you amazed at how some people are able to gain so much length in their natural hair journey and you seem to be struggling with your length? The answer is simple. You are probably wearing your hair the wrong way coupled with other factors. statistics have shown that 7 out of 10 women who […]

4 easy ways of restyling those twist outs

Being natural is beautiful. More beautiful is the ease of tranistioning from one look to the other thanks to bobby pins and elastic bands. Being natural requires patience and dedication. It may be time consuming but its worth every minute. For most naturals, twist outs are always a winner and go-to hairstyle. They may  not […]