Ooh My Trip, Travel Log & Update (VIDEO)

We here at OohMyHair.com had one helluva (I love that version of the sentiment) anniversary celebration and thought that you should share in the joy that you’ve helped create. This is a new phase of the blog,  the intent is to bring you much more content via videos and some interactive posts. Nothing can fullyContinue reading “Ooh My Trip, Travel Log & Update (VIDEO)”

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”

It’s Our Special Day *sing that*

*Do you know what today is? It’s our Anniversary!* My deepest appreciation and gratitude for the support/ encouragement/questions/ feedback for the past 365 days. We’re babies in the natural hair blog community but you have shown SO MUCH LOVE!  Thank You for trusting me enough  to ask questions. Thank you to my unofficial team thatContinue reading “It’s Our Special Day *sing that*”

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”

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”

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””

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”

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”