Year-Long Protective Styling Challenge Update // Month 3

I am proud to say I have been going three months strong with my little marley hair protective styling “challenge.” I’ve gotten into a rut with styles, admittedly, but it doesn’t bother me; I’m far too focused on the overall … 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

4-Year Natural Anniversary // My Transitioning & Big Chop Experiences

Today is–as the title states–my fourth anniversary of being natural! Four years ago today, I cut the last of my relaxed ends off. This year I wanted to do something a little different; I decided to write a post telling … Continue reading

More Headwrap Styles in My Repertoire + Prenatal Vitamins?

Headwrap style #6 French Roll <;p align="center"Headwrap style #5 Side Twist Halo (with rolled, pinned, and tucked twists) This one can also be done as a turban. Headwrap style #4 Classic Turban Along with sharing the headwraps I’ve been doing … Continue reading

Taking it Back to Headwraps: Call it Lazy Protective Styling

I hit a block in my protective styling ideas so I thought wrapping my hair again would be an awesome way to protect my hair and still style without having to manipulate it. I hopped on YouTube to search for … 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

Featured Natural // Kelisha

What is your name, where are you from, and what is the natural hair scene there like? My name is Kelisha D. Brooks. I was born and currently reside in Plainfield, NJ. Natural hair is so common here in NJ. … 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