I’m a big fan of O-Wigs, as they have full lace/lace front wigs that are very thick and full, allowing them to last a long time. I usually order big curly wigs, but I’ve been on a bob kick as of late and opted for a straight wig so I could cut it into a […]
Category Archives: How To Tutorial
Straight Tapered Cut on 4C Natural Hair
I did the unthinkable. I, Jouelzy, a person who has built a decent following based on my hair tutorials and redefining the idea that natural hair is simply curly, chopped off the bulk of my nappy, dry, unmanageable and all the other false constructs people use to define my hair. It’s often perceived that because […]
Our Sons: Little, Big, Young or Grown … He’s All About His Hair, Too!
Admittedly, as women, we’re so keenly focused on our hair journey we neglect to recognize the journey isn’t exclusively our own. Natural hair care isn’t gender specific. It’s a concern for men as well.
Best Ever Roller Set on 4C Natural Hair
A lot of us have preconceived notions about what our hair can and can not do. With my 4C natural hair, I had given up all hope on ever getting my hair to have a silky appearance without the use of chemicals or extreme heat. But Jamia of Natural Oasis, slayed all my nightmares and […]
Let’s Get This Straight, Please
A few weeks ago daughter turned the big 1-3. Husband and I braced ourselves, awaiting her detailed list of presents certain it would rival the never-ending scroll that gradually unravels, rolling out our front door, continuing down the driveway, into the street and over into the golf course. What we actually received wasn’t that bad, […]
Evolution of Wash Day & A Giveaway
I love change … evolution, the growth or development from what was once considered the norm. It is truly a freeing and also gratifying experience, especially when it happens under your nose with little-in-stature-individuals entrusted to your care for a time, e.g. walking unassisted, feeding themselves, tying their own shoes, dressing themselves, reading and writing, formulating […]
How to Crochet Braid w/ A Bobby Pin
Yes! You read the title right. Here’s a simple and easy tutorial on how to crochet braid with a BOBBY PIN! It’s super duper simple and you can use any type of hair, as long as your able to loop it and tie it into a knot without any problems. So basically, any type of […]
Caruso Steam Rollers Product Review
Reviewed on natural hair, great for all hair styles: straight to kinky. Caruso Steam Rollers have been around for a while. Your momma probably used them and maybe your grandma too. Or maybe you remember getting jive with them as a teenager ‘back in the day’. Caruso’s are nothing new but they are something great. These […]
Can You Flat Iron 4C Natural Hair?
Haven’t you heard? Word on the curb is that ladies with the extra kink cannot get any amount of heat to tame their hair into straight tresses for a temporary switch up. Girl, that’s lies, tales and fallacies. With some patience, the right product and a good flat iron it most definitely can be done. […]
Cute Controlled Curls.: Curlformers Vs. Flexirods
Summer Summer Summer time! Along with cook outs, pool parties and ice cream, for a lot of us natural girls this weather brings about humidity, frizz and puffiness. So how can you achieve beautiful soft bouncy curls without using heat? Two styling tools that i frequently use are Curlformers and Flexirods. Using these tools give […]