Month: April 2019

What Do You Think?

Happy Easter weekend!

Today I want to do things a bit different. Bear with me.

Do you ever read through articles, posts and blogs and have ideas on how they could be better? Are there things you sometimes notice like obvious spelling mistakes or pixelated (sp) pictures?…

12-Week Edges Challenge Update

Do you have full or thinning edges?

Naturally, my edges have never been full and thick. That said, I’ve always had noticeable edges and a defined hairline. In the course of time, I noticed that my edges had started thinning due to certain hair practices. I started #healthyedgeschallenge here on the blog in the hope that I would see significant growth/ improvement.…

Two Major Things That Have Upgraded My Curly Hair Moisture Game

Why is my hair so dry and brittle?

That is one of the most common questions on the internet when dealing with natural hair. Sometimes you do your best to follow advice on LOC (liquid-oil-cream) or LCO (liquid-cream-oil) to seal in moisture but still end up with dry hair. I have struggled with this for a while. I looked for how to keep natural hair moisturized all day and all week to no avail.…

Going Natural for Beginners: 3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Natural

Have you already joined the natural hair movement?

I definitely have! It’s no longer just a fad or something fashionable to do; it’s a way of life. Think about it – people are shifting to organic, avoiding harsh chemicals and preservatives in food, beauty and hair products.

While the natural hair community will welcome you with open arms, we haven’t been too quick to thoroughly equip you before crossing over.…

Masks and Rinses Part 6: Bentonite Clay Mask

Have you ever tried the bentonite clay mask?

I stumbled across this clay mask in 2015 and my life has never been the same again. Like most new naturals, I read about something that worked for someone and hopped onto the train without a care in the world. I didn’t find out how or why the mask worked; I only knew that it was good for my hair.…

Stop Overdoing the Rice Water Rinse!!

Have you been using the rice water rinse?

I ‘discovered’ the rice water rinse in 2016 when it hadn’t yet become a popular trend. I have used the rinse sparingly over time. Of late, every natural hair group I turn to has ten or more individuals advising someone about using this rinse daily or weekly. Now, as one who has enjoyed the benefits of this DIY hair treatment, it might come as a shock to hear me say, “PLEASE STOP OVERDOING THE RICE WATER RINSE ALREADY?!!”…