Scalp Issues + Experimenting With New Products

I am now entering my seventh month of protective styling and I have noticed the length of my braids has increased slightly. As I was setting my hair for the night, I stretched my hair to get a better idea … Continue reading

Top Lip Balms for Wintery-Dry Lips!

The skin on our lips dries out faster than any other part of our bodies and dry winter weather doesn’t do anything to help alleviate that dryness. Christina and I have gotten together to share our favorite lip balms under … Continue reading

Is Your Regimen Cold Weather Ready? // 10 Quick Tips for Maintaining Moisture

September is almost over (and so is the giveaway; only three days left!) and the evenings have gotten notably chilly. It’s time to switch out your products and amp up your moisturizing routine to avoid dry, brittle hair. I, for … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // DIY Whipped Shea Butter Pomade & Everyday Hair Cream

I’m a big fan of Naptural85, Whitney. I’ve been a subscriber of hers since I first went natural four years ago and she is one of my favorite natural hair gurus. She has gorgeous, long, healthy hair that she maintains … 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

Kitchen Chemistry // Honey Hair & Skin Care + Refined Coconut Oil Update

I tried the refined coconut oil on my hair. Instantly in love. Once again, An old product that didn’t quite live up to the expectations in the past is now being sinceriously considered as a staple. I even added some … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // DIY Styling Butter + Experimenting With Product Application

I ended up inadvertently leaving the my box braids in for three weeks and it took another week after that to get them all out. Granted, I did take MANY breaks, but still. I’m glad to be rid of them. … Continue reading

The Cream of Nature Argan Oil Experience

So most of you know that I’m working towards finding my staple that works with my hair. It’s a tedious task. I work outdoors and it becomes a hassle trying to retain moisture without looking like I stepped out of … Continue reading

Day 73 of 90// Christmas!!// Modifying the Curly Girl Method

Christmas is just up the street (hehe) and we are ready for good times, good food, and family. My aunt came in from London today, which is going to make for a hilariously dysfunctional family gathering. It’s going to be … Continue reading

Fried Chicken and Grease

Recently, I heard about a growing trend in the natural hair community: using Crisco vegetable shortening in the hair! I see you’re giving the screen the side-eye. I understand, but I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews. Everyone who has tried … Continue reading