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 Kinky-Curly Rebellion

My hair seems to reject twists and braids after a few months. The twists-outs/braid-outs will be gorgeous for a while, but then one day I unravel them and my hair straight up stages a rebellion. Frizz runs rampant and, in … 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

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

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

Natural News// Tennessee Lawmaker Advocates Establishment of Natural Hair Care Schools in TN

A lawmaker in Tennessee, State Rep. Antonio Parkinson, is assisting Tennessee stylists in creating cosmetology schools centered solely around natural hair care. Brinetta Carlton, a stylist who owns her own natural hair salon, cites her experience during her days as … Continue reading