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Black Hair Styles

Learn how to create and maintain a variety of natural Black hair styles including Afros, Braids, Comb-Coils, Cornrows, Two-Strand Twists and much, much more...

Afro

The Afro is a classic style that was popularized in the United States during the 1960's and '70's. The Afro is the ultimate expression of the strength and beauty of African or Black hair.

Bantu Knots or Zulu Knots

Bantu knots are a very simple style that be achieve with hair of just about any length. 

Braids

Braids are the cornerstone of natural hair styling.  They can be long, short, real, fake, black, white, thick, small...

Learn how to care for and create braids and braids extensions.

Comb Coils

Comb-Coils are an elegant style for virtually any length.

Cornrows

picture of cornrowsCornrows have existed for a very long time but not until recently have they become more acceptable in mainstream society.

Finger Coils or Finger Twists

Fun, quick and easy style for clients with short to medium length hair.

Flat-Twists

Like cornrows, flat-twists can be done on both natural and relaxed hair and it can be combined with other styles such as Bantu Knots, curls, rod-sets, the Afro or whatever else you can imagine.

Straw Set Curls

dreadlocks straw setStraw set curls is a versatile style that can be achieved on virtually any length of hair no matter what the hair texture or style.  Watch the video!

Sisterlocks and Brotherlocks

Sisterlocks (tm) is a method that has been developed for use on natural or relaxed hair. This is a trademarked method and lawfully, should only be attempted by a trained/certified consultant.

Two-Strand Twists

lauryn hill two-strand twistsTwo-strand twists are a very popular option amongst those with natural African/black hair. Learn how to create two-strand twists and various hair style techniques on how they can be worn.
Double Strand Twists or Three Strand Twists are amongst the most time consuming hair styles known to Black woman kind.  Are they worth the headache?  HELL YEAH!

Criss-Cross Cornrows Tutorial

Learn how to overlap cornrows with this YouTube tutorial.
This method creates a braid or cornrows that seemlessly attaches to the hair.  in other words, there's no bulky knot at the start of the braid or cornrows which indicates that hair extensions have been added.

Natural Black Hair - Kinky Twists

Kinky TwistsOpens in a New Window Kinky Twists are popular and cost-effective hair style.  In short, they're basically two-strands with extension hair woven in that have spirally, curly ends.  Kinky Twists take approximately 6-8 hours to complete and can last up to 3 months with proper maintenance.
braids by kristen tree braidsTree braids or interlock braids is a braided style created with hair extensions that allow for a semi-invisible transition from the braid to the loose hair.  Tree-braids are a full-body style offering versatility and style-ability.

Head Wraps

Head wraps can be achieved in several different ways. You will need approximately 2 yards of cloth; the more fabric you use, the bigger, and more elegant the wrap. 

Hair Colours

Dull Hair Color?

Does weather or the elements impact hair color?

When to Use a Professional Colorist

Deciding when to use a professional.

Shopping for Hair Colour

Choosing the right hair color.

Natural Black Hair Styles

Afro

The Afro is a classic style that was popularized in the United States during the 1960's and '70's. The Afro is the ultimate expression of the strength and beauty of African or Black hair.

Bantu Knots or Zulu Knots

Bantu knots are a very simple style that be achieve with hair of just about any length. 

Braids

Braids are the cornerstone of natural hair styling.  They can be long, short, real, fake, black, white, thick, small...

Learn how to care for and create braids and braids extensions.