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Five Good Reasons To Wear Weave & Extensions


Women wear extensions, weaves, clip-ins and wigs for a variety of reasons ranging from protective styling, to bad hair days, ease of care or simply for the fun of it. Extensions come in many forms in order to cater to a diverse market. Weaves, wigs and the like have never been just for Black women. continue reading


Product Review: Shea Radiance Leave-In


I got some new products the other day, and I was actually on my way out the door when I decided to try them. One of these was Shea Radiance Nourishing Hair Repair Cream, which is a really thick leave-in conditioner claiming to be really moisturizing. So, as I mentioned, I was on my way continue reading

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Review: Do or Dye – Jolis Hair Extensions


Hi Ladies!  We’re back with the second part of our Jolis Hair review. I wanted to dye this hair to see how it holds up to processing as this is an important factor in assessing the quality of Virgin hair.  I used 40 Volume Developer and L’Oreal Hi-Color Permanent Hair Color Creme to lift the continue reading

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Lupita Nyong’o Talks Skin w/ Elmo on Sesame Street


Sesame street is taking off on it’s 45th season with a bang! First Janelle Monae sings “The Power of Yet” and now we have a deliciously radiant Lupita Nyong’o talking about the ubiquity and purpose of skin with Elmo. Lupita is visually a delight to see and sonically you just want to hear her keep continue reading

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Janelle Monae #ThePowerOfYet Performance on Sesame Street [Bonus Behind the Scenes]

Sesame Street performances are always a charm to see, so we were super excited to see the Electro Phi Beta lady herself, Janelle Monae, appear on a recent Sesame Street episode performing “The Power of Yet.” It’s a great message about keeping on keeping on until you get it. You might have failed before but continue reading


Quench Your Thirtsy Hair with Just Natural’s Extreme Dry Hair Products

For many of us, extremely dry hair is less of an issue in the summer since there’s more moisture in the air for the hair to absorb. That is, of course, unless you live in a low-humidity, dessert-like climate. Add a little heat damage to that and we’ve got a serious problem. After getting my hair pressed, (with hot continue reading


Everything to Know About Mineral Oil, Vaseline and Hair Care

A while back, mineral oil was criticized as being, among other undesirable things, “bad” for natural black hair.  It purportedly blocked the hair follicles, not only making the scalp dirty but also keeping hair from growing, and was blacklisted among the community.  Back then, if I knew one thing about being natural, it was to continue reading


Review: First Look – Jolis Hair Extensions

I received hair from Jolis Hair for review, so first step is the unboxing and first look! Why the first look? Because when purchasing weave from a new vendor you want to be sure that the hair is bug free (yeah girl), smells good + clean, with prompt shipping. Don’t worry ladies, I will review how continue reading