Watch April Williams, our #AskApril columnist and owner of A Perfect 10 Natural Hair Salon, talk about her journey as a small business owner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIIDiwZKt4c&t=20s The video is courtesy of Black Owned-Syracuse, another product of Greene Style Media.
This month April asks you a question: Are you really protective styling? Play the video to get this month's tips on how to protect your natural tresses. https://youtu.be/7kDwuR93bn0 Feature Photo: CreateHerStock
Your stylist should confirm that your hair is healthy enough for the desired style prior to the initial service. If you are unsure, schedule a consultation to check on the condition of your hair. Prior to any protective style, you should prepare your hair. First you need to shampoo your hair. Starting with a clean … Continue reading #AskApril: How do I care for my hair while protective styling?
For some women the words “big chop” can bring on a lot of anxiety, while some women have described it as “liberating”. We as women know and understand that a lot of our confidence and/or attitude is wrapped into our hair. I always tell people to embrace every step of their natural hair journey. If … Continue reading #AskApril: How do you gain confidence after a “big chop”?
During the winter months you may notice that it is more difficult to keep your hair moisturized. When the temperature drops, it is important to begin using thicker oils and heavier creams. It is also important that you are protecting your ends in the harsh temperatures. Since your ends are the oldest part of your … Continue reading #AskApril: How do I properly care for my natural hair in this harsh weather?
(Click here to shop April’s natural hair care line.) Transitioning may be the hardest part of your natural hair journey, especially when you have a lot of “new growth” or naturally textured roots. Most of your frustration will come from trying to deal with the 2 different textures. Most people make the mistake of trying … Continue reading #AskApril: What are some tips for transitioning to natural hair?
RSVP and get more information Facebook. It’s only $10 to attend! April Williams is a licensed cosmetologist, natural hair care specialist and owner of the only natural hair care salon “A Perfect 10 Hair,” the same name of her natural hair care line. Send your questions to April via e-mail at APerfect10Hair@yahoo.com or StyleandSnow@gmail.com with … Continue reading #AskApril: Attend My Natural Hair Class
Steaming is adding moisture to your hair in the form of moist heat, or “steam”. Hair steaming is beneficial if you have dry hair that you find difficult to keep moisturized. The moist heat encourages blood flow which aids in promoting hair growth. The steam lifts the hair cuticle allowing for your treatments to penetrate … Continue reading #AskApril: What is Steam Treatment?
The first thing you need to do is Research. Check social media, websites, ask around, talk with people who have previously gotten their hair done by that particular stylist. Make sure all of your questions or concerns are answered. Clients with natural hair have to be cautious when booking with salons. Because natural hair isn’t … Continue reading #AskApril: How do I choose a stylist for my natural hair?