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

4 Changes to My Monthly Regimen

Reading the practical information and insightful anecdotes in The 5 Hair Archetypes prompted me to analyze my regimen for areas that needed improvement. What I found was that I wasn’t washing my hair often enough, my wash day routine was … 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

Kitchen Chemistry // Household Herbs for Lush Kinks & Curls

Photo Credit: The Homemaking Cottage Product after product on the shelves of our local beauty supply stores, natural markets, neighborhood grocers, and convenience stores make promising claims of increasing shine, stimulating growth, increasing manageability, curing scalp ailments, strengthening, and adding … Continue reading

Tea & Herbs // An Organic Shampoo Alternative?

Sadly, I’m almost out of bentonite and rhassoul clay -ultra sad face- after God knows how long (seems like it took forever to get dangerously low) and as much as I love my clay wash and its fabulous results, I … Continue reading

My Daughter’s Hair is Not My Own

“She’s all John. I mean, she looks like you, yeah, but she looks like John,” people would often say after my daughter was born. In my naïve way of thinking, they were simply saying she looks like both of us … Continue reading

Featured Naturals // Rochelle Graham (BlackOnyx77), CEO of Alikay Naturals

From where do you hail and how long have you been natural? Rochelle “BlackOnyx” Graham. I am from Jamaica and currently reside in Fort Myers, FL. I have been natural for 5 years. What prompted your decision to go natural? … 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

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

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