“I need a perm”

I’ve been gone for a while travelling for the summer. I had an opportunity to take in Caribbana in Toronto, Ontario and I’ve gone down south which wasn’t as much for travel, but I got kidnapped for a day by my crew in Atlanta and taken on a whirlwind vacation for a day. In thisContinue reading ““I need a perm””

Front Labels vs Back Labels

This post is for everyone on the natural journey. Those of us living the loc life, the beginners and the vets. We selected our paths and lifestyles in many cases seeking a better way of going about accepting and managing what we were born with. We are a group of people constantly seeking hair truths,Continue reading “Front Labels vs Back Labels”

Protective Styles

In the natural hair community, you hear lots of people throwing around the term “protective style”. This term has been attached to some pretty damaging styles so let’s break down what needs to be taking place to qualify. Condition 1- Moisture is not being rapidly drained from the hair.  Synthetic hair and wood products wickContinue reading “Protective Styles”

The Color Factor

We love LA Hair on We TV and if you’re looking for some great hair tips when you’re not on this site, Ms. Kim Kimble and her crew drop gems throughout the show in between the drama. Check it out! (Didn’t get paid for that plug, just love their work) On last night’s episode Ms. Kimble wasContinue reading “The Color Factor”

Heat and Hair

Got a question from a reader this week that I thought would make for a good post. “…is it ok to put heat in my hair if I’m trying to go natural? My last perm was 6 months ago…” At the six month mark you should have at least six inches of new growth. ThisContinue reading “Heat and Hair”

Spray Bottle Love

Here’s a tip that I remember from my first summer of being natural. Buy a spray bottle that will fit in your purse and each day fill it with your favorite leave-in conditioner and a small amount of water. When you’re wearing a English: A spray bottle.style that tends to dry out through the day,Continue reading “Spray Bottle Love”

Butter Baby!!

Let’s start by saying that it takes quite a bit to get a product review out of any of the team here at OohMyHair.com but this product has proven to be the jam! This has stood up to the texture test and provided moisture across the board in a consistent manner from silky wispy curls,Continue reading “Butter Baby!!”

Perception Deception (don’t believe the hype)

Nobody prepares you for the spectacle you may become the further into the natural journey you travel. I remember my first month natural, people talked about how they were surprised that my hair was essentially a bunch of ringlets, I still can’t imagine exactly what they were expecting. There are some people, even African-Americans that hear the wordContinue reading “Perception Deception (don’t believe the hype)”

Loc Life Thus Far

So I started this blog as a way to give back for the past decade of having natural hair. I’m starting on this journey with locs (sometimes referred to as dreadlocks). I usually am able to manipulate my curl pattern to submit to my will but this new phase in life is proving the exact opposite. IContinue reading “Loc Life Thus Far”