Entries by Jennifer Trebilcock

70 Made-For-My-Curliness Hair Memes

I love that we can find the humor in our hair struggles. I mean, all we ever really want is a little control over the outcome…is that too much to ask?? From battling the innate tendencies of our hair to the unpredictable, sometimes sudden, changes in our environment, black hair continues to exert its independence […]

Protective Styling: Taking A Break from Breakage

It seems that human beings, universally, are in a battle for control. Whether it’s control of your time, control of your beliefs, control of your wallet, or just control of the remote, we want it! The best thing you can ever do for someone who is exhibiting signs of submission to the status quo is […]

What is Wash Day

Wash day today for attention-getting hair tomorrow Ahhhhhh wash day. The day we black women set aside to treat, clean and groom our locks. For some, the wash day ritual is a trip to the salon, where you gather with friends, discuss life’s challenges, and wait for your turn in the chair. For others, wash […]

FIA Hair Typing For Identifying Your Tresses

Of all the hair typing systems in use today, there’s one thing they all have in common. Four broad categories of curl pattern: straight wavy curly, and very curly or coily, also called kinky. There are three mainstream classification systems: the Andre Walker hair typing system the LOIS hair typing system, and the FIA hair […]