To Co-Wash or Not To Co-Wash?

I hear that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Here’s to hoping that you missed me last week…. So, the week before last (I have always wanted to say that), I said that my opinion about co-washing was a story for another day. Guess what? Today is that day and we shall jump right in. [...]

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Feed-in Conrows

Haya, this week we are trying to learn a few things. Today the lesson can be basic, intermediate or complex depending on where you lie on the spectrum. Wherever you are, tafadhali usife moyo. All things are possible. Also, fair warning: my camera is FAAAAARRRR from nice. The photos (even after convincing a professional photographer [...]

What Does That Mean?

You know how it feels like you stepped into a Biology or Chemistry class when you start this natural hair journey (if you had chem) or start doing things other than braiding and blowdrying (if you have been natural all along)? There are all these names you can’t understand: sijui pre-poo, deep conditioning, MHM (Maximum [...]

Let Your Hair Down

If you are like me, you have probably heard this a couple of times: “Let your hair down.” “Mbona huwachiliangi nywele yako kama so-and-so?” “Si ublowdry nywele then uwachilie? It must be so long.” Okay. So, first things first, my hair is not that long. Don’t be reading this imagining some Maria-de-los-Angeles-Mexican-Philippines soap opera here. [...]