Daughter’s been rocking box braids for much of this winter and although her hair benefitted from the protective style Nia, understandably, has grown a tad bored with the look. This past weekend she requested a change. So after taking out her braids (a Friday evening and all-day Saturday affair), we brewed some tea (sounds ominous, […]
Category Archives: Type 4 Hair
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
SheaMoisture Styled by Diane C Bailey – Black Hair Kitchen Expo 2013!
My Review: I had the pleasure of being a model for SheaMoisture and getting styled by Diane C Bailey a phenomenal and award winning Natural Hair Care expert at the Black Hair Kitchen Expo 2013! She styled my hair on stage to demonstrate how you can style and use SheaMoisture products. I have never had my hair smell […]
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 […]
The First Day of School: Which Hairstyle Will She Choose?
My daughter is a planner. She plans everything. So it was no surprise when from among new purchases she picked out her outfit for the first day of school, ironed them and hung them up for the following morning. The surprise came when I asked what she wanted done with her hair. I anticipated her […]
Mini Twists on Mini-Me: Oh, No She Didn’t!
The day my daughter came to me and asked me to put mini twists in her hair for our 2012 family vacay two things happened: I cursed Whitney (Naptural85) under my breath and then I passed out. Well, not in the literal sense. What I did do was crawl under my covers, pull them over […]
How To: Detangle & Condition Transitioning Hair
Properly conditioning and detangling transitioning hair is the main factor in maintaining the relaxed ends without breakage. It is important to deep condition your transitioning hair to soften the two textures for ease in styling and to prevent breakage. It is equally important to be very gentle; the demarcation point where your natural texture meets […]