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The Short Hair Blog

Is Short Hair Right For Your Lifestyle | December 28, 2016

Is short hair right for your lifestyle? Short hair is like all else in the world we live in. There are pros and cons. Ups and downs. It comes with a lot of positives. I talk about them in nearly every blog post. But, short hair also has some down sides. Whether those positives outweigh the negatives, is something you have to work through for yourself. Things that are specific to you and your situation [...]

How Soon Is Too Soon To Touch Up Your relaxer? | December 27, 2016

How soon is too soon to touch up your relaxer? Well...I am a complete DIY’er. When it comes to my short hair, I do everything at home. From coloring to cutting, I do it all. But I also understand that everything ain’t for everybody, but if you too want to take the reins and learn to do all there is to this short hair game at the house, then you will have to conquer the [...]

3 Easy New Year’s Eve Short Hairstyles | December 27, 2016

Ready for an easy New Year's Eve short hairstyle anyone can pull off?  Ok y’all! We’ve made it through Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now it’s time to get ready for the final holiday celebration of the season. New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve is the most glamorous of all the holidays. So, get ready to represent out here in these short hair streets with these 3 easy short hairstyles. Thanksgiving and Christmas are laid back holidays. [...]

How To Color Relaxed Hair | December 20, 2016

There are things embedded in our minds when it comes to hair. Most of the time, we don’t even know where they originated. All we know is - that’s just what it is. Now, sometimes those things are true and accurate. Other times, they’re kind of like urban legends. Nobody really knows if there’s any truth to the stories, but everyone’s afraid to test it and see. Coloring relaxed hair is one of those things. [...]

Trimming Short Hair At Home | December 12, 2016

Keeping short hair shaped and in line is an ongoing thing. It’s like vacuuming, dusting and making your bed. No matter what, it never freaking ends. It always and will always, have to be done. Just get used to it. Accept it and understand that you will get used to doing it. If you want to represent out here in these short hair streets, there are just some things that you will have to do. [...]

Hair Masks For Short Relaxed Hair | December 8, 2016

Many things on the hair market are gimmicks. Not all things, not even most things, but there are some. When deciding what to buy, you may have asked yourself whether the product you were considering was a necessity or not. There isn’t a definitive answer to this. Everyone’s hair is different and some things that may be essential to one head of hair, are not needed at all on another. Things like leave-in conditioners, protein [...]

The Guide To Holiday Shopping For Short Hair | November 30, 2016

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and whatever else you want to call it, it basically breaks down to SHOPPING! Woo hoo! Who doesn’t love to shop? And even better, who doesn’t love a justifiable reason to spend money? Let's talk about holiday shopping for short hair. Out here in these DIY short hair streets, we like to save money when possible. Shopping during the holidays is the best time to take advantage of the opportunity to [...]

How To Dry Mold Short Hair | November 25, 2016

I hope everyone reading this had a Happy Thanksgiving! I also hope your short hair was laid and that you represented us well out in these here short hair streets. Now, back to business. Just in time to gear up for Christmas, I have a handy styling technique to share with y’all today. The dry mold. The dry mold is my answer to those ladies who have completely run out of time. You know, the [...]

How to Wrap & Style Short Hair After a Fresh Relaxer | November 21, 2016

The standard ‘safe zone’ for applying a fresh relaxer is between 4 and 8 weeks after the previous relaxer was applied. Cool. No problem. But, the problem is, sometimes I want or need to relax my hair sooner than 8 weeks. My hair is very strong and I have low porosity hair. For me, that means that I can relax my hair closer to the 4 week mark. You know how you get that call [...]

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