6 Things You Should Know Before Transitioning

Often, women will transition and run into some problems they didn’t expect and aren’t sure how to handle. As a result, sometimes they decide to relax again. This is just a list of those common and unexpected issues and practices … Continue reading

4-Year Natural Anniversary // My Transitioning & Big Chop Experiences

Today is–as the title states–my fourth anniversary of being natural! Four years ago today, I cut the last of my relaxed ends off. This year I wanted to do something a little different; I decided to write a post telling … 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

How to Get Bone Straight Hair Without a Flat Iron

If you’re anything like me, the thought of having to blow dry and then flat iron your hair to rock it straight sounds like an excessive amount if heat even if it is only once in a blue moon. That … Continue reading

Destiny’s Child + Natural Hair Care On a Budget

Getting over my lack of confidence in my flat-twisting abilities, I said screw it and decided to do a few styles that relied heavily on them (you may have seen my revised pin up girl updo in the Jane Carter … Continue reading

Porosity Can Greatly Affect Your Hair Care Routine

What is Porosity? Porosity is the term used to describe how easily water and other matter can diffuse in and out if the cuticle and into or out of the cortex. It is determined by how tightly and thoroughly the … Continue reading

Natural Oils Are the BEST Heat Protectant, Hands Down

“You can’t use oil as a heat protectant, it’ll fry your hair.” I take the time to respond whenever someone says that oil shouldn’t be used as a heat protectant because it will “fry” your hair. I used to believe … Continue reading