Hair Braiding Consumer Basics

For decades in the black community you weren’t considered an official braider unless you just arrived from Africa. The laws were non-existent and there was a time that lots of people ran out of edges (hairline damage). Over the years there have been some attempts at regulation, but overall there are still people braiding hairContinue reading “Hair Braiding Consumer Basics”

Marley Twist Version 4 (VLOG)

Instagram- @Marri76 This week I installed a smaller sized Marley Twist. Products Used: Designline Olive Oil Leave-In Conditioner Mizani H20 Rose Hairdress It’s a Ten Leave-In Conditioner This style only took my 3.25hrs starting from sectioning. I finished the ends with hot water and a lighter on the twists that seemed a bit more unruly.Continue reading “Marley Twist Version 4 (VLOG)”

Yarn Twist Attempt #1

So if you follow me on Instagram @Marri76 you know that I do not keep a hairstyle too long. I love to play in my hair and try new things. Well the latest attempt was Yarn Twists. They were very easy to do… HOWEVER You ever walk into a room and feel like the wallpaper?Continue reading “Yarn Twist Attempt #1”

Promoting Unity in the Natural Hair Community (Video)

Naptural85 posted a YouTube video to start out the year that I thought falls completely in line with the mission of this blog. No need in repeating something that’s been stated so eloquently.  Hope this helps you on your journey to falling in love with your natural curls and kinks!

What Just Happened?

  There I was just minding my own business following the instructions on some random video about how to dry my hair using the “banding” method. Fast Forward to me Looking Like Homie the Clown, which I was forced to rectify in a public bathroom like MacGyver. So you Know the first thing I did wasContinue reading “What Just Happened?”

Ooh My Holiday Protective Hairdos

For those of us that are in the baby fro phase it’s hard to find what works. Braids to the scalp with shorter hair tend to grow out less gracefully than longer hair because our lovely ends want air and will stop at nothing to wiggle out. The vets with over 6 inches of hairContinue reading “Ooh My Holiday Protective Hairdos”

Life on the other side of my loc attempt

I have been having the time of my life since I took my locs down. There are days that I miss being able to just wake up and go, but not many. Locs are beautiful, on everybody else but me. 🙂   I’m posting some pictures of the fun I’ve been having since taking myContinue reading “Life on the other side of my loc attempt”

Live Styles… Where to Follow

WE DON’T ALWAYS POST… BUT WHEN WE DO, THIS IS WHERE IT HAPPENS. I’ve attached my Instagram below so you can keep up with each style change. I use the quick vids to gauge what styles need a tutorial. If you like it I’ll make a longer video. There are two styles up as ofContinue reading “Live Styles… Where to Follow”

Silk vs Satin

So I’ve been pushing the use of the Satin bonnet, scarf and pillow case, but I noticed that Momma Kim Kimble has been promoting Silk. I thought I’d take the time to give you a quick overview of why both are good options and let you hash it out in the comments, because overall, I’dContinue reading “Silk vs Satin”

8-year-old bullied because she wore weave to school

This is why it’s crucial for us to first of all teach our children tolerance and non-violence, secondly how to fall in love with whatever we are born with. Nobody had the right to touch this little girl, nobody had the right to bully her either, however someone should have been available to step inContinue reading “8-year-old bullied because she wore weave to school”