Recovery Motivation

The wedding is over, it was absolutely gorgeous, and I get my hair back. There’s a phase that we all go through on the wash day after we know we’ve been acting funny towards our hair. I went into instant heat damage detection mode. I watched every single strand that left my hair and freaked myselfContinue reading “Recovery Motivation”

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”

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?”

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”

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”

“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””

Dimension and Shape

The rules of hair don’t change when you’re natural. Flat color, lack of shape, lack of luster are still on the no-go list. In most instances if you’ve gone completely natural, as in no chemical process at all, your natural hair color is not all one thing. Everyone needs to do something with their ends,Continue reading “Dimension and Shape”

Braid it up, Sew it in

We received a great question from one of our readers this week that is natural, but looking to explore the wide world of weave. “when you used to wear sew-in’s how did you take care of your hair? how did you wash it? i am considering trying it for the first time but I’m unsure about it.”Continue reading “Braid it up, Sew it in”

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”