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

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

Natural Box Braids

Don’t mind my busted earbuds. My retro headphones keep shorting out or breaking. I’ve done twists with my own hair a million times and I love them and get complimented on them frequently (people always think they’re locs when the … Continue reading

Damp Kiddie Perms

Hello, all! I got tired of the cornrows pretty quick so I kinda let them get frizzy by not wrapping my hair at night and just plopping down on my satin pillow, which isn’t the best way to preserve flat-twists. … Continue reading

Destiny’s Child + Natural Hair Care On a Budget

Getting over my lack of confidence in my flat-twisting abilities, I said screw it and decided to do a few styles that relied heavily on them (you may have seen my revised pin up girl updo in the Jane Carter … 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

Product Showdown // Flaxseed Gel vs. Eco Styler

I do believe this is the first time I’ve done any type of product review on 2KL, but let’s get down to business! Contender #1: Flaxseed Gel Flaxseed is derived from the flax plant, and is believed to provide numerous … Continue reading