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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Big Chop Primer: Everything You Need to Know Before the Big Day

One of the most daunting elements about choosing to go natural is the decision to big chop.

While it is not a requirement, Kevin Pendleton, our texture stylist, notes that it is the quickest and most effective way to rid yourself of damaged hair and get on the path to healthy, natural hair.

For those thinking about taking the plunge, here are some things to know about the journey and make it a success for you.

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Headwrap Tutorials, Tips and Tricks

Wrap Wednesday is a tradition in the naturalista community.

We love seeing so many women get into the trend and enjoy incorporating traditional African wraps and turbans into their styles, and we are inspired by their ability to create such vibrant looks with them.

We know many of you are eager to learn how to do them as well so we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials, tips, and tricks to help get you wrapping in no time.

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5 Women Share How They Use You Be-Natural

Choosing a product for your natural hair can be a daunting experience.

We get it, you’re protective of your crown and you don’t just want to put any old thing in it.

At You Be-Natural, we pride ourselves on creating nutrient rich, supple, delicious products that will have a positive impact on your hair and style.

We’ve worked closely with our texture stylists and product specialists to create a line of hair care and styling products all naturalistas can enjoy.

But, don’t just take our word for it!

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