It might seem like another simple thing that the #naturalhair community has found some acronyms for to make it appear bigger than it actually is but … Continue reading Hand In Hair Syndrome
As every woman does, I love to switch up my look now and again. Why not right? I love curls, waves, long, short, kinky and straight … Continue reading Never Get Heat Damage
I’m 29 years old now. I will be 30 next year. I am getting a hair cut on my 30th birthday so I am choosing now to do every crazy drastic thing to my hair. I want no regrets when … Continue reading I Colored my Hair….WTF
Here’s a rundown on this past week’s shenanigans. As tedious as it sounded, I had to do it. I challenged myself to style my hair in … Continue reading Best Gels for Natural Hair
Many naturals can attest to the fact that they have slept through the night with deep conditioner in their hair. This notion that the longer it … Continue reading Do 3 Minute Deep Conditioners Work?
For years I’ve been accustomed to using yarn to thread my hair. I have heard of people using weaving thread but the one thread that intrigued … Continue reading African Threading I Tried Rubber Thread
As a student athlete, I remember my go-to style was the ponytail or bun. Well, in my case it was a struggle ponytail. I kept my … Continue reading Natural Hair: Big Chop or Transition?
How To style your hair for less than $10. #naturalhair #protectivestyling #protectivestyle #ponytail Continue reading The Easiest Hairstyle Ever
How to do feed in braids using the crotchet method. #naturalhair #protectivestyle #braiding Continue reading Braiding: Fake It Till You Make It!
I’ve always taken for granted the fact that I’ve never experienced an allergic reaction. I hear the horror stories of children being rushed to the E.R. for ingesting some type of nut or fruit and at times bee-stings are the culprit. Never in my adult life did I think that something as lifeless as synthetic hair, could and would cause an inconceivable pain I couldn’t bare.
After watching many tutorials on how to crotchet my hair I decided to try it out. I stepped into my local beauty supply store and purchased the prettiest curly hair i could find at a reasonable price. I came home, did my best at cornrowing my hair and installed my crotchet style. It felt like an eternity, the installation i mean. In total I spent about 5.5 hours on my hair but due to the fact that I’m a human with kids to tend to, I had many breaks and completed the following day.
We all love products that do more than one thing right. Coconut oil for example, is moisturizing, healing, edible, we love oils because they are anti-inflammatory and have antioxidants while at the same time, moisturizing and stimulate blood flow. We love products that offer multiple purposes at once because this reduces the amount of time and money we spend on beauty.
Don’t compromise your edges for beauty. Hairstyles don’t have to be too tight in order to be neat. Release the tension whenever it hurts, stings, makes tears run down your cheeks, gives you a migraine, folds the skin of your scalp and creates puss filled bumps. Continue reading Protect Your Edges