New Products to Consider: personal recommendations/ Go -to’s

I have been easing my self out of being a product junkie and its only hard because I don’t want to waste what I have already purchased. Ways to get rid of Products before starting on something new Use it all Try using all of the product for something like a deep condition or a…

Best EASY Protective style for short hair ever

         Super easy hair style for short hair- protective styles. supplies:  Rubber bands Braiding hair, Havana, Marley etc. Gel (I just used ECO) time 15 to 20 minutes for 10-15 twists Steps  deep conditioned my hair (Shea Moisture masque) finger de-tangles Parted my hair down the middle for easy reaching. took a section…

Things I have STOPPED doing–During my natural hair Journey.

This I have stopped doing since I have been natural– and why? Length checks. I stopped posting length check doing my journey because I notices that pulling the hair down to check length to me seemed as though I am trying to prove to everyone that my hair grows and how much longer it is…

The Actual Benefit of Dying Your Hair

The actual benefit of dying your hair depends on how often and what color. My experience with dying my hair benefited me for these reasons: Low Porosity hair –dying my hair left the hair shaft open enough to easily moisturize my hair all the time before dying my hair I had to use a lot…

Protective Styles (Bad or Worse)

When your hair is this short, How the heck do you wear a protective style 2015–picture O M Gees Louise, I think having short hair and trying to grow it out is so difficult when you cannot see the back of your head or your hair is not long enough to reach anywhere I have…

When I was a Copper Top

2014: In memory of my freshman year of college    There are so many people who draw attention to you when you are different–like a black ginger. I dyed my hair at the end of 2015 because I was shamed of my hair color. Looking back now I realized that was a mistake. I have…

Hair Growth, Hair Nope!!!

Hair Growth ———————Art inspired by Eartha Kitt——————————– I always see a lot of Afro-naturals looking for and created videos or post about how to grow hair long or about how they reach that certain length of hair. The biggest mistake out of all of them to me is this one, people have this weird idea…

Heat: Flat Irons, Blow dryers, hot water, sunlight

If a person has Low Porosity hair how do these thing affect their hair. Of course too much of a good thing could be bad. I did not know what hair porosity was at this time and that could be the reason heat did not effect my hair as much compared to when I was…

Gel or Jail

When doing a protective style I always wanted if using gel is benefiting or trapping my hair. If I always brush my edges back — when do I stop brushing them back. Is my hair bring dried out because all gels have a solubility to them that make them re-hydrate when water is applied and…

Product Junkie Rehab– how to STOP

How to stop being a product junkie So I have notice that products nowadays are not hard to come by thanks to the internet, but that is the problem. I can swing into Wal-Mart and see at least 3 to 4 of the products that the Afro natural hair community used–V05, Giovanni, Aussie, Tresseme,etc. Now…

Being Natural in 2010 compared to 2016

    Being Natural in 2010 When I began my journey back in 2011 I could only rely on a couple of things The internet My mom (not really though) intuition Brief back ground My mom has been a cosmetologist since the late 80’s — early 90’s. I have had every hair style in the book…

Single Strand Knots (Fairy Knots)

What I learned from single strand knots I am more prone to single stand the more my hair grows, since my hair is a medium/small fro I cannot maintenance the back as well as the front. Detangling incorrectly can result to some of my single strand knots  my hair is not at the length to…