African-American Hair Care

African Hair Care
 

African Hair Q&A
Woman with African hair Answers to your questions about African hair and hairstyles. All questions are answered by a licensed cosmetologist. How do you flat iron African-American hair? How can I get waves in my curly African hair? Would thinning help to make African hair easier to handle? More ...

Better Understanding African-Ethnic Hair
Woman with African-ethnic hair Contrary to what many people believe, there is a wide range of texture and wave pattern to be found among those with African-ethnic hair. African hair tends to have a more compacted cuticle layer which makes the hair more resistant to moisture and allows it to hold moisture better. More ...

Books about Black Hair
Books about black or African hair A selection of books about hair care and hairstyles for the African American woman. "How to Grow Afro-Textured Hair to Maximum Lengths in the Shortest Time", "Natural Hair Care and Braiding", "Hair Care Tips for African-American Hair". More ...

Myths and Facts about African-Ethnic Hair
Woman with black hair Learning to identify the hair found among the various races helps to see how stereotypes are formed, but it is the practice of actually working with hair of various ethnic types that helps you see that the stereotypes are often false. More ...

The Special Needs of African-American Hair
Woman with African-American hair We're all aware of the visible differences between the hair found in African-American and European-American people. There's the difference in the texture and wave pattern znd in color. However, few people who aren't African-American realize that there are less visible differences. More ...