How to Stretch Natural Hair Using Bantu Knots


As the mother of a teenage daughter I am constantly on the look out for ways to style her hair naturally without using heat or chemicals.  She has a head full of thick gorgeous hair and up until now she has been satisfied to wear her hair in twists, braids and/or plaits. She is older now and will be entering high school soon so we have been experimenting with loose styles and trying out appropriate styles for teens with natural hair.  I have taken great care of my daughter’s hair throughout the years and it hangs below her waist when it’s wet.  Shrinkage quickly camouflages the fact that she has any length at all with her hair shrinking up to her shoulders when it goes from wet to dry.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

Amandla Stenberg: Don’t Cash Crop My Cornrows


You may remember Amandla Stenberg from her role as “Rue” in The Hunger Games.  This beautiful Black actress is more than just a pretty face.  She is 16 now and she has stuff to say.  When it comes to breaking down her thoughts on how she perceives race, culture & society there is really no … Read more

3 Reasons Why The Cornrow Bee Hive is the Perfect #NaturalHair Style for Kids


The Beehive has been the foundation pattern for the Sew-N-Weave and Crotchet Braids for many years. This pattern continues to reign supreme above all other cornrow patterns because of it’s easy installation. Certainly I am not encouraging anyone to install a Sew-N-Weave or Crotchet Braids in their child’s hair. Heaven forbid! I am simply sharing … Read more