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

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

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

Now that we’re settled into our new house, I have a little more time for blogging (yay). To catch you up on my hair journey, I was following my routine developed from the information I got from The 5 Hair … 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 Quick Fix Survival Hair Kit // Kinky-Curly Hair Care On-the-Go

The Quick Fix Survival Hair Kit is an emergency pack for when you’re short on time, need a midday refresh, having a bad hair day, woke up late, partied too hard, got attacked by a wild flock of geese, caught … 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

8 Quick Tips For Shaving Time Off Your Wash Day Routine

Adjust the Length of Your Protective Style If you’re like me, you want to stretch your protective style for as long as possible, but your hair often has other plans. I find I can’t keep a protective style (even a … Continue reading

Protective Styling Challenge Update // Twisted Updo

Hey, friends! I feel like I’m pretty overdue for an update on the Protective Style Challenge I’m doing. If I haven’t mentioned it already, I became so frustrated with and determined to eliminate incomplete splits that I extended my challenge … Continue reading

Is Your Regimen Cold Weather Ready? // 10 Quick Tips for Maintaining Moisture

September is almost over (and so is the giveaway; only three days left!) and the evenings have gotten notably chilly. It’s time to switch out your products and amp up your moisturizing routine to avoid dry, brittle hair. I, for … Continue reading