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”

99 Problems And A Kink Ain’t 1

  So I have to say this. I know I’ll probably get a few wild email responses but I’m prepared to defend my opinion. There are many things within the community of those of us that have curly and kinky hair to be upset about. Crime, Wealth disparities, Police Brutality, Educational gaps, the Prison IndustrialContinue reading “99 Problems And A Kink Ain’t 1”

Nappy Out Loud 0.1

So I hope you all rock with me on this. This is the first post of many where I plan to explore the life of being natural in a world that hasn’t quite figured out what that means. These posts are strictly for entertainment/encouragement. I still want it to be easy for you to findContinue reading “Nappy Out Loud 0.1”

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”

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?”

Protect, Protect, Rest, Repeat

Growth has been the hot topic as we transition from Winter and work our way ever so slowly into the Spring. We all have visions of ourselves gracing the beaches flaunting either our giant Afros or our outstanding two strand twists that do not contain a single strand of Marley hair. So what’s the regimen?Continue reading “Protect, Protect, Rest, Repeat”

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”

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”