Month: August 2017

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 to try and make them useable) are lacking in more ways than one.…

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 Hydration Method), protein treatment, moisturizing treatment, co-washing, etc etc?…

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. Wishful thinking is nice lakini my tresses will get growth-anxiety if I place such expectations on them.…

Shall we Begin?

Hello earthlings and welcome to the blog!

In the spirit of not wasting any time, shall we jump into it?

My name is *it does not matter* and I am not a hardworking natural hair person. I am definitely not a guru or an inspiring dedicated girl on a journey to waist-length hair and a mane like Simba’s. Before you brush me off, pun intended, please hair* me out.…