Length Retention Plateau: Stuck at the Same Length for Over a Year and a Half

I have to own up to the fact that I have been stuck between BSL and grazing MBL for more than a year. Why? Whenever I retain a few inches, I start slacking in my hair care routine, I obsess … 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

The 5 Hair Archetypes // Book Review + Giveaway (CLOSED)

As I stated in the pre-review, I am not one for reading books related to hair, natural or otherwise, but this one drew my interest for its generally informative content. I was fortunate enough to receive a copy from Sharifa … Continue reading

I’m a Minimalist Kitchenista, What Are You? // The 5 Hair Archetypes Pre-Review

I’ve been seeing some buzz around this book by YouTube guru and blogger Sharifa Barnett, aka MsKibibi. The book is titled The 5 Hair Archetypes and discusses the many myths and misinformation surrounding black hair care and growth, such as … Continue reading

Product Review // L.A. Looks Sport Gel (Xtreme Hold)

I finally purchased more gel, but this time, I wanted to try something new so I bypassed the Eco Styler for a different, significantly cheaper product. It’s a CG friendly gel called L.A. Looks Sport. The questions is: Does it … 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

Product Review // Shea Moisture: Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo + Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque + Organic African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo

OK, this is long overdue, but I wanted to make sure I really gave the products a chance before I did a review. Let’s get started! First off, I want to note that Shea Moisture brand makes a point of … Continue reading

Natural News // curlBox Owner Myleik Teele Bashes Dissatisfied Customers

Myleik Teele ‏@myleik perspective: if every single member of curlBOX canceled at once, based on wait, we could fill membership up four times. Myleik Teele ‏@myleik to give a bit more perspective … curlBOX has less than a 3% cancellation … Continue reading