Why your natural hair stays dry & dull. How to moisturise effectively- AQ Online

Why your natural hair stays dry & dull. How to moisturise effectively.

Hair Care
Sick of doing the LCO or LCO Method and still having dull, dry and brittle natural hair? We may have the answer for you. Switch over to botanical ingredients or film-forming humectants to keep your kinky hair, coily or curly moisturised for longer. Save time and prevent product build-up.
Kinky Tresses Best Products For Type 4 Hair- AQ Online

Kinky Tresses Review-Best Type 4 Natural Hair Products?

Hair Care

After hearing nothing but great reviews about Kinky Tresses being an excellent choice for tighter and dryer hair textures. I just had to try it for myself. I was not disappointed.

The products provided me with great and long lasting moisture. Perfect if you have dull and dry natural hair. Read more now.

The Best Shampoo's for Kinky, Thick & Dry Natural Hair- AQ Online

The Best Shampoo's for Kinky, Thick & Dry Natural Hair

Hair Care

Here are the best shampoos for thick and dry type 4 hair. They have been tried and truly tested. Most of these shampoos contain no silicones and/or harsh surfactants that remove the hair's natural oils.These shampoos will cleanse and remove build-up.  

Top 5 Protein & Moisture Balancing Deep Conditioners With Slip For Curly Coily Hair

Top 5 Protein & Moisture Balancing Deep Conditioners With Slip For Curly Coily Hair

Hair Care
This list includes deep conditioners that have both moisture and protein. Meaning that they can repair damaged hair strands but also provide you with the moisture that you need for maintaining healthy hair. Read more now.
Surprising Ways to Prevent Knots and Tangles on Curly and Coily Hair

Surprising Ways to Prevent Knots and Tangles

Hair Care

Knots and tangles are the true enemies of length retention. They cause breakage, frustration and increase wash day 10 fold.

As our hair is naturally curly and coily it is more susceptible to single strand knots. That is why we’ve outlined some tips to help prevent the tangles and knots before they even appear.

3 Cheap & Effective Sunscreens for Dark Skin- No White Cast Here

3 Cheap & Effective Sunscreens for Dark Skin- No White Cast Here

Skin Care

It’s nearly summertime! Even though it’s so hard to tell with all the non-stop rain and bizarre weather this spring.

But we won’t let that distract us from the fact that it is nearly summertime and we need to protect our skin. As such, we have been testing some sunscreens and here are the ones that made the cut.

Incredibly Affordable Haircare That Really Works On Natural Hair

Incredibly Affordable Haircare That Really Works On Natural Hair

Hair Care

Your natural hair journey doesn't have to be expensive. You can find very affordable products that work on your budget.

We have compiled a list of 9 products that work very well on natural and textured hair. Many have amazing ingredients and outstanding slip for detangling. Our list includes shampoos, leave-in and gel more.

The Bigger The Hair The Harder They Stare- How To Stretch Your Wash and Go

The Bigger The Hair The Harder They Stare- How To Stretch Your Wash and Go

Hair Care
Stretching your hair is a must for your wash and go and it has some real benefits. Aside from creating that perfect shape and getting some of that length, it can also prevent single strand knots and tangles that occur from having your hair defined and in a shrunken state.
What is The 30-Day Natural Hair Detox & Is It Necessary- AQ Online

What is The 30-Day Natural Hair Detox & Is It Necessary?

Hair Care
IN THIS ARTICLE  What is the 30 hair day detox? What is the point of the 30 day hair detox? Do you need to do the 30 day hair detox? How to do ...
You Can Grow Long & Healthy Natural Hair With Wash and Go's- Here's How

You Can Grow Long & Healthy Natural Hair With Wash and Go's- Here's How

Hair Care
For some naturals, it is considered controversial that you can grow long and healthy hair wearing wash and gos. We are here to show you that it is possible and can be done. Find out how you can retain length doing wash and go's and keep breakage to a minimum.
Hooded Dryer Vs Steamer - Which One Do You Really Need

Hooded Dryer Vs Hair Steamer - Which One Do You Really Need

Beauty
You may have just started your natural hair care journey and are wondering what to get? You probably would like to set up your deep conditioning game. But picking between a hooded hair dryer and a hair steamer can be a difficult decision. Find out what's best for you and your natural hair.
Level Up Your Wash and Go's - Define & Smooth Your Hair Textures

Level Up Your Wash and Go's - Define & Smooth Multiple Natural Hair Textures

Hair Care
Are you struggling with multiple natural hair textures? You could have a mix of type 4 and type 3 hair that is prone to frizz or matting. This can be challenging for styling and getting the most defined wash and go or twist out. Get great tips to style your natural hair textures for your most defined wash and go yet.
5 Little-Known Things You Shouldn't Do To Your 4C Natural Hair

5 Little-Known Things You Shouldn't Do To Your 4C Natural Hair

Hair Care
4C hair is a very unique hair texture. It doesn't follow the natural hair rules and it plays by its own. These are 5 little know things that you shouldn't be doing to your 4c hair that could be causing breakage, dryness and failed hairstyles.
Twist Out Battle- Eden Bodyworks VS The Mane Choice 24K Twisting Gel- AQ Online

Twist Out Battle- Eden Bodyworks Defining Cream VS Mane Choice 24k Twisting Gel

Hair Care
We love trying different natural hair products to get the most defined, bouncy and shiny twist out. That is why we compared the Eden Body Works Defining Cream to The Mane Choice 24K Twisting Gel.
Review of All The Eden BodyWorks Deep Conditioners What Did We Find - AQ Online

Review of All The Eden BodyWorks Deep Conditioners -What Did We Find?

Hair Care
Being natural for 7 years, I have developed a hobby of testing and finding new deep conditioners- call me a product junky! So of course, I am really excited for this new deep conditioner series that we are starting at AQ. In this blog we will be reviewing all of the Eden Bodyworks deep conditioners!
AQ'S Best Monthly Natural Hair Care Favourites that you have to try!

AQ'S Best Monthly Natural Hair Care Favourites that you have to try!

Hair Care
We love trying new natural hair products for our type hair to review and recommend. Our goal this year is to retention moisture and length and the best way to do that is to try out some of the best natural hair products and break them down every month for our fellow curly girls.
Why Your Natural Hair May Be Breaking Off- Have You Tried This?- AQ Online

Why Your Natural Hair May Be Breaking Off- Have You Tried This?

Hair Care

Breakage in natural hair is one of the most painful things! I

It's that horrible feeling you brush or manipulate your hair and you see those little pieces of broken hair everywhere.

It can be the single cause of a hair plateau and contributor to why we can't retain length. Read more now at AQ Online.

Achieve a Fabulous Twist Out Every Time, No Failed Twists Here- AQ Online

Achieve a Fabulous Twist Out Every Time, No Failed Twists Here

Hair Care
There is an art to twisting natural hair and when it's down right our hair can look moisturised, smooth, silky and juicy. Apart from when this doesn't happen, the results of a failed twist can affect our twist outs and twist inspired protective styles, we don't need that.
Edge Booster Gel Vs Aunt Jackie's  Ice Curls Glossy Curling Jelly

Wash & Go Review- Edge Booster Gel vs Aunt Jackie's Jelly

Hair Care
It has been almost 2 years since a did a wash and go! So it's safe to say that I was very nervous. Usually my wash and go's end up in a white flaky mess. But these gels really surprised me with their results. Read more here.
Alone But Not Lonely- 10 Loveable Things Singles Can Do This Valentine's Day

Alone But Not Lonely- 10 Loveable Things Singles Can Do This Valentine's Day

Life & Relationships
In an Era of everything social media. We are constantly being bombarded with memes and threads about how we should be treated on Valentines…It can sometimes seem like it is less about showing affection and more about stunting for the gram. This blog shows 10 amazing things you can be on Valentines Day!
 Astonishing Edge Controls For Type 4 Natural Hair- AQ Online

Astonishing Edge Controls For Type 4 Natural Hair

Hair Care
Nothing beats the feeling of having your edges laid, it compliments any style and just pulls the whole look together. However, if you have stubborn 4c hair like me then you know the struggle of finding a good edge control that actually does the job. Read more now to find out my favourite edge control gels.
5 Incredibly Moisturising Hair Refresher Sprays That You Need Try

5 Incredibly Moisturising Hair Refresher Sprays That You Need Try

Hair Care
Refresher sprays have become my favourite natural hair products for when my hair gets REALLY dry mid-week. I suffer from extremely dry natural hair and refresher spray's have become a major game-changer for me. I have outlined my top 5 favourite refresher sprays for naturally curly hair. Read more now.
Top 5 Helpful and Practical Tips For Maintaining Healthy Kinky Curly Hair

Top 5 Helpful and Practical Tips For Maintaining Healthy Kinky Curly Hair

Hair Care

Trying to find actionable tips that help you maintain your curly natural hair can be difficult. I am sharing all of my best 5 tips that have helped maintain my koils, keep my hair from breaking and losing length. Read more now.

AQ's Monthly Hair Care Favourites For Dry Type 4 Hair- AQ Online

AQ's Monthly Hair Care Favourites For Dry Type 4 Hair

Hair Care
Winter can be really rough and tough on our naturally curly hair and finding the right products that moisturise and aid in our hair's health can be tricky. That is why AQ has devoted to try new products every month to report the best ones.
3 Unbelievable Ingredients That Helped Cure My Acne- AQ Online

3 Unbelievable Ingredients That Helped Cure My Acne

Skin Care
I have been suffering from acne for the last 10 years and boy, have I tried a ton of products that completely dried out my skin and made my acne angry. I have now found 3 amazing active ingredients that really make an incredible difference on my skin. Read more to find out.
Effortless post-workout products to refresh and neutralise sweaty odour- AQ Online

Effortless Post-Workout Products To Refresh and Neutralise Sweaty Odour

Hair Care
When it comes to post workouts for us coily and relaxed girls. There isn’t much differentiation, we just want to work out and prevent the sweat fro...
Brilliant ways to save money as a student- AQ Online

Brilliant Ways to Save Money as a Student

Student Life
Being a student is an amazing time of your life. As much as I used to roll my eyes when people told me that only a year ago, I must agree. As I can see why coming out at the other end. The best thing about student life for me was the opportunity to save money. 
Extraordinary Straight Hair Natural Tips for Health & Length Retention

Extraordinary Straight Hair Natural Tips for Health & Length Retention

Hair Care
Silk pressing natural hair and or heat training natural hair is becoming increasingly popular for many women with kinky course hair. It is an excellent alternative to relaxing your hair and achieving fuller healthier locks. We will share some amazing tips for caring and maintaining your straight natural hair.
AQ's Monthly Favourites For Curly & Kinky Hair Care- AQ Online

AQ's Monthly Favourites For Curly & Kinky Hair Care

Hair Care

The month of November is over and I have picked my monthly favourites. They're so many products available out there that it can be rather overwhelming. That is why we are going to start experimenting with different products and creating monthly favourite blogs. 

The purpose of this blog is to help people looking for great quality products to add to their routines.