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Del Sandeen

Updated Articles and Resources

By Del Sandeen

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Black Hair and Swimming: A Guide to Healthy Locks Created: Friday, July 27, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      You don't have to avoid the water during the heat of summer because of your hair! This guide to black hair and swimming will keep your tresses healthy all season long.
    • 8 No-no's for Relaxing Black Hair Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Want to avoid overprocessed and unhealthy relaxed hair? Then avoid these no-no's before applying any chemicals.
    • 6 Co-Wash Mistakes to Avoid Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Co-washing may be all the rage, but you're getting mixed results. Avoid these pitfalls when cleansing black hair solely with conditioner.
    • Clarifying Shampoo Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      What does it mean for a shampoo to clarify the hair?
    • Shrinkage Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      What is shrinkage as it pertains to black hair?
    • My Locs Are Falling Out Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Are you losing locs, and you don't know why? Find out common reasons for loc falling and what you can do about it.
    • Biotin for Hair Growth: The Pros & the Cons Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Is taking biotin in an effort to get super long hair a good idea? Read up on the pros and cons.
    • Black Hairstyles at the 2014 BET Awards Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Color, color and more color! That's the prevailing theme of the variety of black hairstyles that graced the 2014 BET Awards.
    • Black Hairstyles at the 2014 Academy Awards Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      See hot black hairstyles at the 2014 Oscars, featuring natural and straightened looks.
    • Black Hair at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards Created: Monday, January 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Black hairstyles at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards feature everyone from Meagan Good to Danai Gurira.
    • Black Hair at the 2014 Grammy Awards Created: Monday, January 27, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Black hairstyles at the 2014 Grammys includes Tamar Braxton, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Fantasia and many more.
    • The Denman Brush: Why I Went Back Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How my Denman brush use changed, and how beneficial I find it today.
    • How to Braid Cornrows Created: Saturday, June 13, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Cornrows are an easy, low-maintenance style for all ages. Follow this step-by-step pictorial on braiding cornrows and learn how to fashion them.
    • Interview with Annette Jones of California Lace Wigs & Weaves Created: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Interview with Annette Jones of California Lace Wigs and Weaves
    • 6 Steps to Fix Dry Hair Created: Monday, June 01, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Dry hair can lead to brittleness and breakage. Put moisture back into your hair to help it flourish and grow as healthy as possible.
    • Review of Mane 'n Tail Herbal Gro System Created: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Mane 'n Tail has a new line of Herbal Gro products that promise to be gentle on black hair, while encouraging better health and growth.
    • What are Some Protective Styles for Short Hair? Created: Monday, January 07, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      There are ways to keep your ends up and out of the way, even if your mane is only a few inches long.
    • 3 Signs You Need a Hair Trim Created: Friday, February 26, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      These three signs are an indication that it may be time to reach for those shears. And remember: regular trims now prevent a major cut later.
    • Do I Need to Oil My Scalp? Created: Friday, August 28, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Should you or shouldn't you oil your scalp every day? Is this an outdated practice from times past?
    • Interview with Amoy Pitters Created: Thursday, February 03, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Who better to ask about hair extensions than a true expert? This exclusive with Amoy Pitters will answer many of your most pressing questions about adding enhancements to your style.
    • Milk Protein & Olive Oil Really Deep Conditioning Treatment Review Created: Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Milk Protein and Olive Oil Really Deep Conditioning Treatment is a deep conditioner that will leave a tingle on your scalp while moisturizing your tresses.
    • The Inversion Method for Hair Growth Created: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Find out what the inversion method for hair growth involves and if you can really expect an inch of growth in only one week.
    • Should I Press My Hair During a Natural Transition? Created: Monday, July 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      If your ultimate goal is 100% natural hair, then pressing it during a transition may not be the best decision. See what you can expect if you try to make different textures match with heat styling.
    • 5 Steps to Grow Back a Thin Hairline Created: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      It doesn't matter how full and bouncy the rest of your hair is if your edges are busted. How can you restore a thin hairline? Find out how right here.
    • 10 Girls Hairstyles Parents Will Love Created: Monday, July 09, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Pictures of girls' natural and straightened hairstyles provide plenty of ideas for parents looking for gentle ways to style a little girl's hair.
    • Step by Step Flat Twist Tutorial Created: Friday, December 11, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Learn how to flat twist hair in this step-by-step tutorial with photos.
    • Review of Kinky-Curly Hair Products Created: Thursday, April 22, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Review of Kinky Curly Hair Products for curly hair
    • Relaxer Created: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      What is a relaxer and what does it do?
    • 6 Black Hair Trends to Try Now Created: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Jada Pinkett Smith Bangs Hairstyle
    • Weave Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Glossary definition of weave as applied to hair.
    • How to Twist Black Hair Created: Monday, August 17, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      This step-by-step tutorial, with photos, shows you how to twist black hair into a two strand twist hairstyle.
    • What Can I Do When My Hair Takes Forever to Dry? Created: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Does your hair take too long to dry? Find out how to gently but effectively dry your hair instead of waiting hours.

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