The trend of the top bun is huge for summer and no doubt it’ll be carried on into the fall. I could see it now with a gorgeous plum lip and chunky sweater, fall/winter are my favorite seasons, I am so looking forward to rocking to look. For us type four curly hair girls getting … More How To: Make Your Own Donut Bun
Dry brittle ends is usually a topic saved for the winter months, but for us tighter curled girls it’s something we deal with all year round. And if you have a more kinky hair texture like mine, combating dry strands is an everyday battle. You spend the time to moisturize your hair and even just … More Sealing Your Ends for Smooth Moisturized Hair
*but only because we now say it’s acceptable. I find this article in the recent August issue of Allure magazine extremely ironic because JUST last week I was in the bathroom with a new employee at my job, a young black girl with very short natural hair. She looked at my fro (I just so … More You (Yes, You) Can Have an Afro*
I am so excited to announce I am now an official CurlsUnderstood Ambassador! I’ll be featured on their website sharing my hair tutorials, tips and more. It’s great exposure for GWNC and I’m just exstatic to be apart of a great community of natural Queens. My voice will continue to celebrate black women, our beautiful … More CurlsUnderstood!
If you haven’t yet, please go and watch the Netflix documentary ‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ It shows the creative, inspirational and at times sad and violent life of unfogettable pianist, songwriter, singer and activist, Nina Simone. The documentary, produced by Simone’s daughter Lisa Celeste Stroud also a singer and performer, reveals the legendary activist’s life … More 5 Quotes from ‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ that made me go Yas!
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
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
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
My most defined twist out ever!! Used Eco styler gel and coconut oil.
I stopped relaxing my hair about 2 months ago and was previously in the transitioning phase. During a fit of hair rage, I decided to go through with the deed and become 100% natural. That was only 7 days ago and I’ve already learned so much! Here are the 5 things I’ve learned since becoming … More 5 Things I’ve Learn Since Becoming Natural