Are You Scissor Happy?

     For the longest time in the beginning of my natural hair journey, I had a vision of what natural beauty looked like. At least what I felt it would look like on me. Long billowy curls that would just … Continue reading

Update on My Length Retention Journey

Last time I posted, I took full responsibility for the length plateau I’m experiencing and committed to following my regimen strictly and consistently as well as tucking my hair away in protective styles for a full year. I have adhered … Continue reading

6 Things You Should Know Before Transitioning

Often, women will transition and run into some problems they didn’t expect and aren’t sure how to handle. As a result, sometimes they decide to relax again. This is just a list of those common and unexpected issues and practices … Continue reading

Answers to the Incomplete/Mid-Shaft Split Problem // Causes & Prevention

Photo from The Natural Haven webpage. It was entirely by chance that I came across the information for which I have been so desperately searching. Wouldn’t you know it, the moment I stop looking, there it is. (The same thing … Continue reading

I Want to Shave My Head!

-Siiiiiiiiigghhhh- My nemesis returns. The incomplete split. Incomplete splits are a PLAGUE on my strands! I’ve searched and searched for the cause, but I can’t find reliable, consistent information. Some sources say it’s from using high heat frequently, but I … Continue reading

Is it Time For a Trim?

OK sooooo… I confess, I haven’t washed my hair (as in a full-on wash day) for perhaps slightly over a month. Partly because I’ve been being lazy about it, partly because… well, no, that’s pretty much it. What finally lit … 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

WHYB (“Where Have You Been” for the late folk)

I’ve been MIA for a few days, I know. But I have a good reason! I have been meticulously editing cracking out over a video I shot and working on some new post ideas. I’m quickly popping in today to … Continue reading