In continuing with this series on eczema relief, it only makes sense to discuss other forms of moisture through the use of essential hair oils. As mentioned in my last post, a great moisturizer is everything, and for many people who suffer from eczema (and for many curlies with porous hair), coconut oil is a […]
Category Archives: Curly Coils
Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator Cream and Creamy Hair Lotion – Review
I have faced mounting hair care costs – the amount of money spent on maintaining my hair regimen was growing increasingly unaffordable. An 8 ounce bottle of the typical moisturizer in my neighborhood was running about $26 (not including taxes), not to mention the product running out in about 8 weeks (at best), and usually […]
Let’s Bun It!
A month or two ago, daughter and I came across naturalista Breanna aka Mini Marley’s YouTube channel and immediately daughter tripped into the realm of admiration for this young lady’s vibrant personality, creative hairstyles and easy to follow tutorials making achieving the look(s), well …
Twisted: 5-Day Pictorial
There are rare moments when photographs convey the narrative infinitely better than written or spoken word. This is such a moment. Photos were taken at the end of each day. In instances where Nia had practice or a game, she “pineappled” her hair for the event. Her nighttime routine consisted of a loose “pineapple” and tying her […]
A Twist on Twists
Every now and again daughter opts for two-strand twists instead of her trusty go-to box braids. They’re quick, easy and do not require an entire Sunday to complete. Besides these chunky twists are indeed a cute look on her thick hair. Typically, Nia Imani elects to rock this twisted style, strands dangling from under a […]
How Do You Deal With The Dreaded Hair Knot?
In my daughter’s haste to undo a box braid and try out a technique, she knotted her a portion of her hair. We tried finger detangling, detangling with a brush, spritzing the blasted knot with water. Nothing. No budging. Just a knot. Now patience isn’t a virtue I possess in abundance and at this point, […]
Graduation with Short Natural Hair: That Darn Cap!
Graduation of any kind is one of the most gratifying times in a person’s life. Likewise, you have to look your best, but that cap is a pain! It seems that the hair that pairs best with the thing is of medium to long length and is straight or wavy. Basically any kind of […]
Big Chop on Mini-Me
Brace yourself, this is going to be a long one. If you recall my first post regarding my daughter’s hair journey, I confessed that I had a momentary lapse in judgment which resulted in texturizing her hair. Here is how it all went down … My daughter has always had long hair. Well, not from […]