Some will say that hair typing isn’t worth it. Often that’s people with looser curl patterns who have seen plenty of representations throughout the natural hair scene of their hair texture or just a person who has longed figured out how to work with their hair and jumped over the hurdles that would leave others […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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.
Twisted: From Braids to Twists
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, […]
Chrisette Michelle Interview @ Dark & Lovely VIP Lounge
This weekend I had the chance to interview Chrisette Michele at the Dark & Lovely VIP Lounge in DC. She talked about her hair care regimen, the reception from her going back to natural and then coloring hair, as well as her recently launched YouTube channel. Oh and we got a dash of tea on […]
Mongolian Curly Extensions (Mercy Extensions)
Mercy Extensions Mongolian Curly hair is a full body curl with texture similar to African-American hair when flat-ironed. It’s a great option for the perfect curly weave, as it offers a great versatility. It’s full and thick, allowing for great versatility in styling, whether you want to wear it curly or straight or even re-curl […]
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 […]
Would You Consider A Change In . . .
It’s so easy to get locked into one way of doing, seeing, thinking, and even being because we believe there exists no viable reason to fix that which is not broken since the current way continues to serve us and has done so for so long for so many. Too often the common responses offered […]