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)”

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Weavie Wonder

Time after time, the Nat-life Gurus go on a witch hunt in search of the next thing to shame people about. (You know it’s true, last year it was hair color). So now the proverbial “Big Bad Wolf” is Weave! Are there valid concerns as to the overall health of wearing a weave? Absolutely. AsContinue reading “Weavie Wonder”

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 Fine Print

The devil is in the details.  So I thought I’d share a hair journey moment brought to you by moving too fast and not reading enough. So I’ve been rocking the crochet braids this week and getting lots of compliments. One of my coworkers decided that she wanted to try the technique to add aContinue reading “The Fine Print”

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”

Nights like this I wish, I’d just cut it Off.

Picture it Cincinnati 2014. I have my cousin’s wedding coming up and I’m extremely excited. It’s been a few days since the Bachelorette Party in Atlanta. The wedding is a week away and  I’m Maid of Honor, which means that I’ll show up in quite a few photos. The bride has requested that we allContinue reading “Nights like this I wish, I’d just cut it Off.”

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”

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”

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”