Year-Long Protective Styling Challenge Update // Month 3

I am proud to say I have been going three months strong with my little marley hair protective styling “challenge.” I’ve gotten into a rut with styles, admittedly, but it doesn’t bother me; I’m far too focused on the overall … Continue reading

Tea & Herbs // An Organic Shampoo Alternative?

Sadly, I’m almost out of bentonite and rhassoul clay -ultra sad face- after God knows how long (seems like it took forever to get dangerously low) and as much as I love my clay wash and its fabulous results, I … Continue reading

Greek Yogurt & Honey Protein Treatment

2nd day hair; a little frizzy, but still on point to say I didn’t use gel. I had a great experience with a greek yogurt deep treatment I want to share. My hair felt like it needed some TLC so … 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

Featured Naturals // Rochelle Graham (BlackOnyx77), CEO of Alikay Naturals

From where do you hail and how long have you been natural? Rochelle “BlackOnyx” Graham. I am from Jamaica and currently reside in Fort Myers, FL. I have been natural for 5 years. What prompted your decision to go natural? … Continue reading

Kitchen Chemistry // Tweaking My Clay Hair Wash Recipe + Revisiting the Caribbean

I’ve been using clay to wash my hair for nearly three years and I love it. I went from purchasing Terressentials online to using similar ingredients to make my own and the recipes have changed many times. The mixture 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

Day 57 of 90 | Wash Day// 90 Days of Updos, Day 54 [VIDEO]

Okay so I uploaded this on YT several days ago, but I still thought I’d share it here too. It was Day 52 of my 90 Days of Updos Challenge I assigned myself. I’m now entering the home stretch (12/30/2012 … Continue reading

I Just Went Natural. Now What?: A Friendly Guide to Regimen Building for the Newly Natural

Share this with your friends who entertaining the thought of going natural as well as those who have recently big chopped or are transitioning