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5 Tips for Scalp Care

5 Tips for Scalp Care

As you are on your journey to maintaining healthy hair, you must not forget how important it is to care for your scalp. Your scalp is the foundation of healthy hair growth. A healthy scalp has normal shedding of cells from the surface as new cells form. When this process gets interrupted by the environment […]

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7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

7 Tips for Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural

To transition from relaxed to natural hair means to gradually cut off the straighten chemically processed hair as the new growth develops. If you do not want to do the “big chop” and cut the relaxed ends off all at once, then below are some great tips to help you begin the transitioning journey of […]

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11 Natural Hair Growth Enhancers

11 Natural Hair Growth Enhancers

There are several natural hair growth enhancers to help you with the length of your hair. Health and haircare go hand and hand no matter how you choose to style your thirsty roots so we have listed 11 things your tresses will love. Growing hair is all about great routine maintenance, protection, conditioning, moisture and […]

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Do Vitamins Really Help Hair Growth

Many African American women want to know do vitamins really help hair growth? They answer to that question come with many parts. However, to shorten the writing for quick resolve lets break it down into bullet points. Taking vitamins as a supplement to grow longer hair does work, but not by themselves. You will also […]

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Aloe Vera Gel for Natural Hair

Aloe Vera Gel for Natural Hair

Aloe Vera gel for natural hair is a wonderful alternative for many products that are advertised in a local store for moisturizing your thirsty roots. It’s a GOD given miracle plant that produces juices which have some AMAZING qualities for natural black hair as well as skincare. Aloe Vera Gel Hair Benefits: Detangles Moisturizes Activates […]

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African American Hair Products for Natural Hair

African American Hair Products for Natural Hair

Here are some of the best things to use in African American hair products for natural hair. Of course there are many things to choose from in the market so you need to know what is good for black hair. This information will cause you to have to read ingredients until you find what you […]

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what is co washing natural hair?

what is co washing natural hair?

Below is the answer to the question: what is co washing natural hair? You will find a definition and a YouTube video by DelightfulJOY on the process. Co-washing: A method of washing your hair with conditioner only. This type of washing avoids harsh results from frequent washing with shampoos that contain detergents like sodium lauryl […]

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natural hair stretching

natural hair stretching

Here are some tips on natural hair stretching that you can use if you are wanting to combat hair shrinkage. Wearing your naturally kinky coiled hair can be an issue at times when you are trying to wear certain styles that calls for longer hair. What makes it so crazy is that you probably have […]

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15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

Many questions have been asked about black hair techniques to maintain the thickness and health. I provided the different healthy techniques that has helped me throughout my hair journey and I hope it helps you too. Although I had a few set backs (postpartum shedding, dry colored breaking hair), following these steps helped me get […]

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Relaxer Stretching and Tips

Relaxer Stretching and Tips

I usually relax my new growth (NG) about anywhere between every 12-16 weeks. The longest I have stretched was up to 17 weeks. Now…I am currently at 28 weeks into my stretch. From keeping the hair well moisturized to figuring out how to style it, it has been extremely challenging. I have experienced mostly tangling […]

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InstaFeature: Children’s afro styles @chichiromeoandme

InstaFeature: Children’s afro styles @chichiromeoandme

ThirstyRoots.com InstaFeature @chichiromeoandme dynamic trio are so cute in their afro styles and fashion looks. These three little cuties are models who are siblings and making a name for themselves on the runways as stated on their instagram: Ashley, Grace and Romeo Germany-based trio with Nigerian roots. Living every second like it’s their last infront […]

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Little Girl Natural Hair Journey

Little Girl Natural Hair Journey

Thirsty Roots Contributor Writer, Sdestra, tells us about her little girl’s natural hair journey to inform how she was able to nurture her hair to a head full of healthy long kinky curly strands. Read on and check out their video. Hey All! A lot of you are familiar with my daughter, MadiMel who has […]

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