Are You Scissor Happy?

     For the longest time in the beginning of my natural hair journey, I had a vision of what natural beauty looked like. At least what I felt it would look like on me. Long billowy curls that would just … Continue reading

The Quick Fix Survival Hair Kit // Kinky-Curly Hair Care On-the-Go

The Quick Fix Survival Hair Kit is an emergency pack for when you’re short on time, need a midday refresh, having a bad hair day, woke up late, partied too hard, got attacked by a wild flock of geese, caught … Continue reading

Answers to the Incomplete/Mid-Shaft Split Problem // Causes & Prevention

Photo from The Natural Haven webpage. It was entirely by chance that I came across the information for which I have been so desperately searching. Wouldn’t you know it, the moment I stop looking, there it is. (The same thing … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // My First Hot Oil Treatment

In my previous post, I wrote that I would like to try a hot oil treatment after removing my yarn twists. Well two days ago, I was able to do so. For my treatment, I mixed soybean oil, unrefined coconut … Continue reading

10 Things You Thought Would Happen When You Went Natural That Didn’t

This is an amusing, but true list of things I thought would happen when I went natural. I’m sure many of you can relate. 10.) You were going to magically swell with confidence and have this spectacular increased sense of … Continue reading

5 Tips for Getting the Product Junkie Monkey Off Your Back

I used to be a big product junkie (as much as one could be on a student budget), but back then I justified it by saying I was looking for staples, even though I had no veritable idea what I … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // Using Beer for Strengthening and Heat Damage

Now, I’ve heard of this before and I do believe I may have tried it before wayyy back when I first went natural, but I don’t remember the results. I figured it wouldn’t hurt to try it again. The beer … Continue reading

Is it Time For a Trim?

OK sooooo… I confess, I haven’t washed my hair (as in a full-on wash day) for perhaps slightly over a month. Partly because I’ve been being lazy about it, partly because… well, no, that’s pretty much it. What finally lit … Continue reading

Damp Kiddie Perms

Hello, all! I got tired of the cornrows pretty quick so I kinda let them get frizzy by not wrapping my hair at night and just plopping down on my satin pillow, which isn’t the best way to preserve flat-twists. … Continue reading

Product Showdown // Flaxseed Gel vs. Eco Styler

I do believe this is the first time I’ve done any type of product review on 2KL, but let’s get down to business! Contender #1: Flaxseed Gel Flaxseed is derived from the flax plant, and is believed to provide numerous … Continue reading