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Natural Hair

We're here to help you in your good-hair journey—whatever that means to you. Want tips on how to transition to natural hair? We got you. What about the best curling iron that’s actually worth your money? We asked the pros to share their favorites. Whatever hair concern you have (or even if you’re just looking for some color/cut inspiration), you’ve come to the right place.
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10 Black Women Share Real-Life Stories to Inspire Your Natural Hair Journey

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The Beautiful, Black History of Cornrows

Kiki Layne wearing Bantu knots.
25 Bantu Knot Hairstyles That Are Seriously Inspiring

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These 3 Essential Oils Are the Absolute Best for Curly Hair

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How to Trim Natural Hair at Home Like a Professional Stylist

Mielle Organics Products
Mielle Organics Is a Must-Know Brand for Anyone With Coils

Vernon François
5 Dads Share How Styling Their Children's Hair Has Strengthened Their Bond

Silk pillowcases
Satin vs. Silk Pillowcases for Hair: What's the Difference?

Waeve Wigs
Waeve Is Making Wig Shopping Easier and More Enjoyable for Black Women

Chloe Bailey with her dreadlocks in pigtails
12 Loc'd Hairstyles That Are Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

woman with curly hair
How to Get Your Natural Curl Pattern Back After You've Fried Your Hair

Actress Jodie Turner-Smith wears a textured fade haircut.
14 Stunning Examples of Black Women With Fades

How to Grow Out Natural Hair at Home
What Happened When I Grew My Hair Out Without the Help of a Professional Stylist

Beeswax for Hair
Beeswax Is a Secret Weapon for Kinky-Curly Hair

Natural Hair Mohawk
25 Stunning Examples of Mohawks on Natural Hair

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I Tried a Scalp Steam and My Curls Have Never Looked Better

Danai G. Braids
17 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles for Natural and Relaxed Hair

TWA
Everything You Need to Know About the Tapered TWA

Melanin Haircare
I Tried Melanin Haircare on My Curls and It's a Game-Changer

Natural Hair Influencer
20 Natural Hair Influencers Using Their Platform to Make a Statement

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How Salon Owners Can Create More Natural Hair Salons

Woman with natural locs
Everything You Need to Know About The Crown Act

jheri curl
This Old-School Curly-Hair Styling Method Is Making a Comeback

woman with textured hair
If You're Extremely Active With Textured Hair, These 9 Products Are Absolutely Essential

Melanin Hair Care Elongating Cream
It’s Time to Talk About the Magic of Melanin Hair Care's Twist-Elongating Style Cream

Curly Girl Method
These 13 Products Are Curly Girl Method-Approved

Woman with natural hair
The 9 Best Budget Hair Products for Textured Hair (That Actually Work)

Dreadlock Journey
Looking to DIY Your Locs? Here's Where to Start

Monistat hair loss
People Are Using Monistat (Yes, Monistat) for Hair Loss—Are They Onto Something?

danielle broadway new
I Bleached My Natural Hair to a "Honey Blonde" Shade at Home—Here's How

women hair
Dear Drugstores—Please Stop Segregating Your Haircare Products

woman with afro curls
I Faced Unexpected Pressures Within the Natural Hair Community—Here's What I Learned

curls
This 6-Week Virtual Curl Camp Offers a Personalized, Intimate Hair Education

woman with curly hair
How to Care for Natural Hair Before and After a Coloring Service

lara adekola
6 Black-Owned Wig and Extension Brands You Need to Know

ankh haircare
This $20 Aloe Hair Gel Made My Curls Pop Like None Other

4c hair
Decolonizing Afro-Textured Hair: 5 Affirmations to Boost Your Hair-Esteem

crochet braids
Crochet Braids: Unraveling One of the Most Versatile Protective Styling Methods

tight braids
What Can I Do About Braids That Are Too Tight? Hair Experts Explain

woman with straight hair
Yes, I’m Natural and I Still Straighten My Hair—Here’s How I Protect it From Heat Damage

person with red box braids
16 Dope Red Box Braid Styles to Inspire Your Next Appointment

caramel
This Sticky-Sweet Treatment Softens and Revitalizes Natural Hair

Braided images
On Braids as an Art Form and 3 Styles to Try This Fall

Bantu knots
A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Bantu Knots

woman braiding hair
Hair Salons Are Still One of the Most Segregated Spaces in America

Natural Hair
5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Natural Hair Looking 10/10 This Summer

woman with curly hair
How to Care for Mixed Race Hair—From Someone Who's Been Doing It For 40 Years

knotless braids
The Complete Guide to Knotless Braids

black hair history
The Crown We Never Take Off: A History of Black Hair Through the Ages

yarn braids
This Protective Style Is Trending 145% on Pinterest

Edges
How to Strengthen and Condition Your Edges: A Complete Guide

Bread Beauty
Black-Owned Haircare Brand Bread Wants to Make "Anti-Frizz" a Thing of the Past

sisterlocks
So You're Considering Sisterlocks—Here's What You Should Know

woman with head scarf
My WFH Natural Hair Care Guide in 4 Simple Steps

hair porosity
How to Determine Your Hair Porosity (And Care for It Accordingly)

finger waves
A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Finger Waves

Rachel Hilson
Zoom Date: Rachel Hilson on Curl Care and Her Journey to Acceptance

clip-in curly hair extensions
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Curly Hair Extensions

Mini twists
How to Create Mini Twists and Braids at Home

Lupita Nyong'o
The Fascinating History of Braids You Never Knew About