Every Table…

My Granny had a saying: “Every table’s got to stand on its own legs.” I’ve found many places to apply that saying in my life since she passed and today I’m going to apply it to hair. Not just Natural Hair. :::crowd gasps in unison::: There’s a misconception that there’s a no maintenance way ofContinue reading “Every Table…”

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Good Groceries

  There you sit on wash day and your bathroom sink looks more like the church kitchen during a Repast. All the Olive Oil, all the eggs… You can freestyle if you’d like  especially if you enjoy experimenting,but here are some links to some great recipes.  Leave-in /Refresh  Cleanser Deep Conditioner If you find yourselfContinue reading “Good Groceries”

Fall Natural Hair Trends 2014

Often when it’s time to style, especially in the early stages it’s not easy to come up with what’s next. For many loose hair naturals (not in locs) the fall presents some interesting styling options that keep our hair safe, stylish and function. The temperatures rival the perfect Fro weather that the Spring brings, butContinue reading “Fall Natural Hair Trends 2014”

Fun with Fake Fake Hair…

Who said that weave had to be an instrument of self hate and a perpetuation of European standards of beauty? ( A bunch of the old head naturals….. you know you can name at least 3) Well I’ve always been fortunate to find textured extensions and there are some people who believed that some ofContinue reading “Fun with Fake Fake Hair…”

The Decision

I listen to The Breakfast Club every morning on iHeart Radio, and since it’s Monday, I thought it would be appropriate to title this post after the famous segment that sometimes feels real, but there’s no way that it is because the stuff is just so extreme, “The Decision”. I chose this name because allContinue reading “The Decision”

The Natural vs Nurture

Remember that post a while back about how we still need to do something to our hair and that being natural is not an excuse to just not do anything at all? I’d like to modify my comments. While I strongly believe that one should refrain from being out in the world appearing that they haveContinue reading “The Natural vs Nurture”

Stress= Hot Mess

This past weekend I had the pleasure of speaking with the ladies that attended Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Pi Sigma Zeta Chapter’s  Girlz to Women Retreat. My presentation was on pampering your hair. I gave the ladies the three pillars of my hair philosophy; Hydration, Sleep Care and Consumer Awareness. A great time was hadContinue reading “Stress= Hot Mess”

Why wait for a new post?

Now you can find out what you want when you want. How so? I’m proud to announce that Ooh My Hair is one of TWO Google Helpers available for live video assistance on helpouts.google.com Helpouts are the latest addition to the Google family of helping you find the information you seek. This does not meanContinue reading “Why wait for a new post?”

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”

Concentration on Hydration

It’s getting cold and I’m starting to get inquiries about products that help keep moisture in harsh cold conditions. IT’S NOT WHAT YOU PUT ON, IT’S WHAT YOU DIDN’T PUT IN! We all forget to drink enough water when it’s cold outside. Dehydration trends among people of all ages are at their highest in the holiday season. WeContinue reading “Concentration on Hydration”