Back and Up!

I took a break from posting, while I contemplated renaming and rebranding my site. After some thought, I’m keeping the name ‘GirlWithNoCable’ and it’s message. Thank you to each and every Queen who has visited my site, read a post, liked or commented. I took for granted the space I made here. I won’t ever … More Back and Up!

Updated Wash Routine

I’ve had the same wash routine since becoming natural a little over two years ago. Recently though I’ve been trying to listen to my hair and give it more of what it needs. I’ve always been consistent with my moisturizing regimen, but I’ve never really focused on the cleansing of my hair. After discovering cowashing … More Updated Wash Routine

Moisturizing Your Hair While in Box Braids

I love protective styling because you’re giving yourself and your hair a break from the daily stress of manipulating, twisting and those sometime dreaded night time routines. Box braids and twists are common protective styles and are great options because they’re versatile. It’s easy though to forget about your natural hair while it’s braided, pinned … More Moisturizing Your Hair While in Box Braids

The Naked Fro

Very often, intentionally or not, natural hair blogs can feed into the hype of hair typing. The blogger raves about whichever newest and latest products claim to ‘define your curls’, ‘eliminate shrinkage’ or ‘loosen your kinks’. And if you’re a new natural (or even just a compulsive buyer) you run right out and pick up … More The Naked Fro

Edge Control

My trouble area has always been my edges. They have notoriously been thin, spars and at one point very bald. Blame it on the years of micro braids, glued weave (ahhh!) and just blatant neglect. Once I decided to go natural, the state of my edges became more and more of an issue. I could … More Edge Control

Oh Oh Oil

I’ve been wanting to try oil rinsing for some time now, but just haven’t had to the time to add it to my wash routine. I finally did last week and now I don’t know why it took me so long! If your wash routine is anything like mine you cleanse, condition, rinse, perhaps then … More Oh Oh Oil