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Short Relaxed Red Mohawk

Short Relaxed Red Mohawk

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

African American short relaxed red mohawk hairstyle with two shades of coloring.

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15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

15 Healthy Black Hair Techniques

| October 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

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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Reunited And It Feels So Good!

Reunited And It Feels So Good!

| September 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

Using an old hair product again… I reunited with one of my favorite hair products, …Elasta QP’s Mango Butter… According to the official Elasta QP website, the Mango Butter is a moisturizer that: Penetrates, protects and re-moisturizes, leaving hair strong and healthy Olive and coconut oils target dry ends and help prevent damage Shine-enhancing, non-greasy […]

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Relaxer Stretching and Tips

Relaxer Stretching and Tips

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

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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Short Black Woman Hairstyle

Short Black Woman Hairstyle

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

A short black woman hairstyle with auburn highlights and side shaved with 3 parts. 3 Angle view to see front, back and side of the hair style.

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Healthy Hair Journey on a Mental Note

Healthy Hair Journey on a Mental Note

| May 29, 2012 | 4 Comments

We sometimes fail to realize that a lot of the women and men who have been and are on a healthy hair journey had put in time and work to make it a successful one.  Many did their research, saw what worked for them, experimented, had patience and set realistic goals.  Also, there are many […]

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Best Relaxer for African American Hair

Best Relaxer for African American Hair

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

So what is the best relaxer for African American hair and why? Well this answer is extremely complicated ladies. There is not a runaway WINNER in brands that relax hair follicles of black women. If you are choosing to permanently straighten your hair it’s imperative that you educate yourself on everything about the chemicals to […]

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Featured Member: Sdestra’s Hair Journey

Featured Member: Sdestra’s Hair Journey

| May 1, 2012 | 3 Comments

Check out Thirsty Roots Member Sdestra’s relaxed hair journey and interview. Sdestra shows how with proper care, relaxed hair can be healthy, long, and beautiful. We asked her about relaxed hair care, styling, and must have products based on her personal experience and regimen. Sdestra is loving her thirsty roots by caring for them and […]

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relaxed hair blogs

relaxed hair blogs

| April 6, 2012 | 8 Comments

We would like to give a few relaxed hair blogs some shine for all of you who are chemically straighten and would like extra hair care and styling tips. Online there are many natural hair bloggers and YouTube vloggers, but relaxed hair sources are not as abundant. ThirstyRoots.com is about all types of black hair […]

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Hairstyles For Short Relaxed Hair

Hairstyles For Short Relaxed Hair

| April 2, 2012 | 3 Comments

Hairstyles for short relaxed hair are hard to find unless of course you land on Thirsty Roots. Here are four hot styles that are edgy and definitely not something every woman in your city will have. Be bold and try experimenting with color too if you have decided to go this route. Make sure you […]

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