Rocking Short Natural Hair with Thin Edges? Try This Instant Fix!

by Emilia Obiekea of

Rocking short hair with thinning or balding edges has been a hindrance for many ladies, especially when going natural. It is always easier to hide them with longer hair styles. This can be caused by tension, health issues or hereditary. Below, I'm sharing tips on stimulating growth in those problem areas and how to camouflage bald spots flawlessly. Be ready to rock your hair as short as you like with confidence!


The Sponge Method for Curl Definition- #BoutThatTWALife

The sponge method is the perfect refresher method that literally takes 5 minutes to do. It's used for short hair and TWA's, but can probably be used for any sized afro if you're looking for some definition. It helps get rid of frizz and gives your TWA some defined coils. You can get these sponges at any auto store, Walmart, and even some beauty supply stores are now carrying them. 

Watch as Shekia Renea removes frizz from her TWA using the sponge method for curl definition! 

How To Protect Your TWA for Short Natural Hair Greatness


by Sabrina Perkins of

The TWA or Teeny Weenie Afro is more than just the beginning of one’s natural hair journey. It is a style all on its own. It can be dressed up or down-- fro'ed out, sponge curled, finger coiled, twisted or you can just rock your natural curls!  The style choices for TWAs are only limited by your own preferences but what should not be a preference is caring for and protecting your short hair. Make no mistake…short hair needs TLC too! While buns, updos, and braids are traditional ways to protect your ends, with a TWA you do not have that luxury so here are some easy yet effective tips on protecting your TWA or short hair.


3 Things I’m Doing for My Short Natural Hair's “Awkward Stage”

by Jascmeen Bush of

Every stage of the natural hair journey has its challenges. When I was transitioning I was bound to braids and buns. When I had my TWA I thought I had to wear huge earrings every day to keep from looking boyish. Now I’m firmly planted in the awkward stage and I’ve got a whole new set of issues, (the greatest being that on some days my head just ends up looking like a broccoli floret, lol!)


How to Maintain Healthy Short Hair

Miss Alexandria Nicole

by Emilia Obiekea of

There are many different starts to the natural hair journey. Some slowly transition from relaxed, heat or color damaged hair. While others reach for the scissors and go for the big chop (BC). Rocking a new short style can be daunting and liberating for new naturals. Here are some tips to help get you over the hump. Check them out so you can enjoy your hair in all of its awesomeness!


Natural Hair Styles- The High Bun Hack for Short Hair

by Jasmeen of

There's nothing like working with awkward length natural hair! 

One of the few things I miss about my longer hair is my updo’s. Up until now my hair was just too short to make a bun, hell— it can barely make a ponytail that I can attach a fake bun to!

I was scrolling through Instagram and saw a woman doing her daughter’s hair and saw a trick she had for making her daughter’s short hair into a full poof. I used this technique to create my own teeny-weeny ponytail and then popped a faux bun on top. Here’s the scoop:


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