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Tapered Cut Tips & Answers To Most Common Questions Asked

In the natural hair community, going short garners a lot of support as we cut off the damage and rid ourselves of the attachment. I think it is amazing to see such support and I am especially proud to be one of those women offering inspiration and lending some insight from personal experience. You've asked and as promised, I'm answering. Below you will find tips and answers to the most common questions asked about my tapered cut. Dive in curlfriends! 

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Here's How to Achieve the PERFECT "Wash and Go" for Type 4 Curls

The wash and go is possible, even as a 4b/c natural. You just have to know what works for your curl pattern. And it’s definitely not JUST a wash and go for us! It’s a wash, and work, and wait, and WERK! Here are the steps I took to achieve a PERFECT wash and go for type 4 curls. 

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How To Start Your Own Curly Hair Regimen

By: Karisma Shafe Going natural can be very overwhelming at first. There are so many products and remedies to choose from. This post is for those new to the natural community and those who just haven’t got the hang of it yet. The objective of this informative post is to provide you with a regimen that will ensure you have healthy curls and maintain a balance of protein and moisture in your hair. It is very important to customize your regimen to your hair type. So where do you start? Look no further, I have put together a list of basic types of products you'll need to get you started. Shampoo  Having a great shampoo is a necessity for your natural...

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Here Is Why I Created and Proudly Wear the "Not Nappy" Tee

I always heard the word nappy growing up. It was used to describe my hair when it looked a mess or when my brother hadn’t brushed his. I came to understand that when I had slept on my hairstyle for two nights and it was tangled and dry, that it was nappy. I always thought it was a real word and felt like it meant “bad” looking hair. However, it wasn’t until I got older that I learned it was used differently in some instances. When the natural hair movement started picking up, I remember hearing people refer to hair in it’s natural state as nappy. That is when I began to question it’s true definition. What does nappy actually mean? ...

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Three Ways to Take Care of Your Tapered Cut Curls Overnight

Okay so we’ve gotten our tapered cut and of course we loved it at first sight! Our stylist put amazing products in our hair, shaped, and styled it perfectly. We spend the day glowing! The day comes to an end and there we stand looking in the mirror in our pajamas. Here is where is gets tricky - how exactly are you supposed to keep up your style? Based on my experience, there are three ways to take care of your tapered cut curls overnight. Since I want all my Curl Gangs’ curls to be poppin, here are my go-to methods….. Pin & Tie Down This method works best for super fresh curls. Using your left hand, gently smash down...

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