Ingredients in Natural Hair Products

No sulfates.

Paraben free.

Fragrance free.

Everyone who purchases natural hair products is accustomed to seeing these words splayed across the bottles of their favorite products, but what does it all mean?

Why are sulfates bad? What are parabens anyway? And what’s wrong with fragrance? We love to smell good!

We are breaking down the ingredients used in hair products and giving you a peek behind the curtain to help you understand how and why we create You Be-Natural to be safe for you and your natural hair.

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10 Natural Hair Kids We Adore

There are so many challenges for children today when it comes to body confidence and embracing who they are. It’s hard for young people to know just what to love about themselves when they don’t always see themselves portrayed positively in the media.

But sometimes kids get it!

Sometimes they are the ones leading the charge and showing even us grown ups what it means to be brave, be beautiful, and love you for you!

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Grow Your Hair Naturally

One of the most frequent questions we get from naturalistas involves growth.

So many new naturals, and those who are struggling with the process, want to know what they can do to increase their length.

While we firmly believe that helping naturalistas achieve hair health is, hands down, our primary goal as a company, we also know that there are things you can do to encourage growth.

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5 Things to Know About Locking Your Hair

This history of locs is long and deep.

Found among countless cultures throughout history, dreadlocks tend to be more than a basic style choice. For many who choose to lock their hair, the choice is rooted in both cultural and historical significance.

However, some do simply like the style and ease it provides you when it comes to wearing your hair natural.

Before you endeavor to lock your hair, here are a few important things to consider.

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How to Detangle Your Natural Hair

Tangled hair is the bane of the natural haired woman’s existence.

It is to be avoided at all costs and natural hair brands invest tons of product development time and effort into creating the best products to help you detangle easily.

We would know!

We have a detangling products in our You Be-Natural line that we’re pretty proud of. The Tangle Knock Out (TKO)/Leave-In Detangler helps soften hair, smooth the cuticle and remove knots and tangles with ease.

While having a great product is paramount to your success when it comes to untangling the tangles, it is not the only thing you need to understand to smooth out those locks efficiently.

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Your Natural Hair at Night: Easy Ways to Ensure Great Morning Hair

We’ve all known this person or been this person who doesn’t want to go to bed the night after getting our hair laid, and who vows to sleep in the chair in the corner to prevent ruining its doneness!

We get it!

You want to keep those locks looking fresh and the idea of messing them up at bedtime is almost too much to bear.

But torturing yourself by sitting upright in an uncomfortable chair at night is not your only option. Nor is waking up at the crack of dawn to redo your style.

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Hair Loss in Black Women and How to Manage It

Losing your hair is a frightening and frustrating experience.

As difficult as it is to deal with, it is not an uncommon situation for women, particularly African American women, to find themselves in. More than 40% of women will experience thinning hair in their lifetime and, while the degree to which this loss impacts one’s lifestyle varies, the fact is you’re not alone and this problem is not insurmountable.

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