Healthy Hair + Skin and the Green Smoothie [Recipe]

The green smoothie and I have become close over the past two year and half years. I have seen the benefits in my skin, hair and overall health. My Skin  When I am a wee-bit stressed I gravitate to refined sugars and processed foods – like most people – because they are quick, easy and […]

Twist Out Tutorial for Heat Damaged/Transitioning Naturals

Straggly straight ends ruining your styles? Twist/braid-outs are a simple go to style for most naturals but this style can be very hard to achieve for us naturals experiencing heat damage or for some of us who are transitioning. There is always a risk that the style won’t hold and you’ll end up with a puffy-straight hot mess […]

A Hair Story: My Protective Styling Challenge

I can’t believe I actually got a weave! Ok, let’s backtrack a bit. My friends and I are dancing for an event and I was super excited because it would be my first time on stage with my luscious kinky curly hair. I went home and realized that I had to trim my hair. Like […]

What If Your Significant Other Hated Your Natural Hair?

When I decided to big chop, I only thought about whether or not it would work for me. I didn’t consider anyone else’s feelings, because truth be told it’s my head and I decide what to do with it. However when I saw myself in the mirror, I immediately thought my husband was going to hate it. […]

My HoneyChild Honey Love Loc

Hair Type: Natural Hair & Locs My HoneyChild Honey Love Loc is a honey based butter for loc and twist styles. It’s all natural ingredients and great smell (hot brownies!) were a win for me. I used it to style havana twists, seal in the moisture and set my hair. It did all that and […]

Natural Hair and Fitness

Being fit and staying active is key in order to lead a healthier lifestyle.  However women in the Black community have had a challenging time with staying active because of their hair and the way it may be styled. I can remember back when I was relaxed – there days and even a few weeks […]

To Be or Not To Be?! How I Decided to Go Natural

To be or not to be natural??? That IS the question! Any relaxed beauties out there contemplating on going BACK natural? (As I like to say). What about those courageous new transitioning chicks? Whichever department you may fall under, for the most part we all can agree that, the big decision to switch gears can […]

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 […]

Product Review: Tangle Teezer Original Professional Detangling Hairbrush

 When I decided to go natural it was obvious that the hair-care tools I used previously wold have to be upgraded. My relaxed hair was very long but quite thin, so I had no real heavy duty combs or brushes. I did what every transitioner does – I rushed to YouTube for details on what […]

Dark and Lovely® Au Naturale Hydrating Soak Shampoo

Hair Type: Natural Hair; Wigs; Weaves Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Hydrating Soak Shampoo is part of their new natural hair care line, that features a suite of mango scented products. The shampoo does contain Sodium Laureth Sulfate, which is needed to remove most silicones, which is all of the D&L Au Naturale line, so […]