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

My Experience Returning to Hair Grease, Sulfates, and Africa’s Best Ultimate Herbal Oil

Last week, I purchased some cheap hair care products from the “ethnic” hair care aisle containing petroleum, mineral oil, and sulfates; all of those so-called “bad” ingredients. In my previous post, I debunked a lot of the myths behind mineral … Continue reading

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

True Story: I Used a Bar of Soap to Wash My Hair

Nope, not a shampoo bar, actual soap. Don’t look so horrified. I used a glycerin-based soap bar. What’s the difference? Well, let me tell you… Let me preface this anecdote by stating that I had zero funds to allocate toward … Continue reading

What’s So Great About Argan Oil?

Since purchasing the Eco Styler argan oil formula, I’ve been looking into the numerous benefits of argan oil, dubbed “liquid gold,” for hair and skin. Below, I’ve succinctly summed up all there is to know about Moroccan argan oil. What … Continue reading

Cantu Shea Butter For Natural Hair Conditioning Co-Wash, Creme of Nature With Argan Oil From Morocco Intensive Conditioning Treatment, and Eco Styler Argan Oil Styling Gel Initial Review

As I stated in the post about my length retention journey setback, I purchased a few products that aren’t all completely natural, but contain significant amounts of argan oil, the benefits of which my hair needs at this juncture. I … 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

Shea Butter Deep Treatment + L.A. Looks Gel Mishap

These pictures were taken before I put my hair in a bun. My hair was feeling thirsty two days ago so decided hop in the shower for some heavy duty moisturizing. I wet my hair with hot water and detangled … Continue reading

The Curly Girl Method: The Good, The Bad, The Confusing

I have followed the Curly Girl (CG) Method off and on for about a year and a half and I get questions about it all the time. Here are the pros and cons (based on my experience) and a few … Continue reading