You know how you see a new natural hair product being advertised on Instagram or Facebook with a lot of people commenting on how great it worked for their hair and then you start getting this funny feeling and urge for you to get it, most times you hear yourself say “I’m gonna try this”when clearly you have 5or more products with the same ingredients … Continue reading Overcoming ‘Product Junkie-ism’
Hey guys…. As much as I love protective styles(because they help you retain length,save your hair from harsh weather,save you the trouble of trying to figure out something with your hair & a host of other advantages..),I’ve been a victim one too many times of a particular protective style gone wrong (weave-ons), and yes I had to learn the hard way. These might apply to … Continue reading Protective Styling:Avoiding Some Horrors
Happy New Year guys! 2016 is a promising year and I hope we accomplish all that we set to do at the end of the year. Any new lessons learnt from 2015? Any new year resolutions? I learnt some healthy practices for my natural hair which I plan to develop as a habit and I thought to share….
If you live in this part of the world (West Africa, particularly Nigeria) you should be feeling the dryness and harshness of the sun, especially if you’re in Abuja… Harmattan season is here for real. Do you feel your hair dry, frizzy yet?Clear indication that your hair would be needing more care than you normally show it.
Here’s a little note for you on caring for your mane this season.. Continue reading “Natural Hair Care In Harmattan”
There is absolutely no right or wrong way to go natural, well of course as long as your hair is relaxer free. Some people prefer the Big Chop method(the process where they cut all or most of their hair to start afresh); Others prefer the Transitioning method (process where the stop the use of relaxers and let the new hair grow out alongside the relaxed part, trimming the ends as they grow till all the relaxed part is finally cut off).
In the Transitioning method two different textures are being dealt with and I believe is a little more difficult to maintain at first than the Big Chop method. Here are few things you’ll need to know before choosing the Transitioning method. Continue reading “A Transitioners’ Guide To Becoming Natural”