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Simple Wash Day Routine for Natural Hair

How often should I wash my hair? How often should I deep condition my natural hair?

These are some of the questions that I asked myself when I started out on the natural hair journey. As with every other subjective thing, people don’t have these answers down to a science. Some people religiously wash their hair every week while others do it every three weeks or so.…

5 Tips to Take Care of Colored Natural Hair

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One of the main reasons why people shy away from coloring their natural hair is because of the aftercare. Unfortunately, after you have colored your natural hair, you cannot afford to neglect it. Well, actually, you can – if you would want to have an unhealthy wiry mess on your head. And we don’t want that, right?

In line with this, I thought I should highlight some of the things that help to keep your hair growing, healthy and thriving.…

Flat Twist and Curl

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It’s been a long minute since I did a flat twist-out on my hair so I decided to try it out this week. As mentioned in this post, I’ve never done a flat twist-out that wasn’t a protective style to begin with. This time I decided to switch it up and not keep my flat twists in for a week before undoing them.…

Washday Product Update

You know how Clark Kent and (that bald guy: what’s his name?) Lex Luthor are rivals? Or how The Punisher and The Arrow cannot see eye-to-eye since Oliver turned over a new leaf and stopped killing people? That is the kind of arch nemesis-ry or frenemy-hood that goes on between my nails and my hair. Three-quarters of the time, my hair decides to slice through the corner of one or two of my nails.…

Product Haul: 5 Natural Hair Cleansers

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I should start by saying that I’m NOT a natural hair guru. In fact, I’m far from it. I started this blog as a way to free mwananchi wa kawaida from my random hair conversations on the streets of Nairobi. Someone would say, “Your hair looks nice” and 5 hours later, they would still be listening to me going on about anything and everything hair-related.…