Hair Knowledge, Hair Stories, Natural hair

Allure’s “Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up About the Looks She and Her Hairstylist Created for Allure’s March Issue” by Michelle Lee

  I came across this great Luptia Nyong'o Allure Article by Michelle Lee where Lupita talks about her hair, like real talk about her beautiful black kinky coils and it was everything. This is the first celebrity hair article I have read in a while that truly discusses real black hair issues, care and maintenance.… Continue reading Allure’s “Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up About the Looks She and Her Hairstylist Created for Allure’s March Issue” by Michelle Lee

Hair Stories, Natural hair, tutorial

Natural Hair Struggles…from a 5 year Old LOL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A_-xlUiGWQ Video: Youtube Omgg I love the video above. The natural hair struggles...lol. Can I just say this chiquita is 5 years old and her hair knowledge is on point, water bottle, brush, hair clips, edge control and a comb. I was impressed, you gotta start them young. Am not gonna lie, there are times… Continue reading Natural Hair Struggles…from a 5 year Old LOL

Hair Stories, kanishaparks, Natural hair, Opinions, Relaxed Hair

My Thoughts On the Natural vs. Relaxed Hair Debate – Response to Kanisha Parks’ “Is The Natural Vs. Relaxed Hair Debate Perpetuating Intraracial Discrimination?”

I came across an article on one of my favorites hair blogs, Curly Nikki, titled "Is 'From Natural To Relaxed' A Growing Trend? " by Kanisha Parks and my first impression honestly was hmm I think the hair looked healthier when it was natural (Ms. Parks posted some pics of different women and their experience… Continue reading My Thoughts On the Natural vs. Relaxed Hair Debate – Response to Kanisha Parks’ “Is The Natural Vs. Relaxed Hair Debate Perpetuating Intraracial Discrimination?”

Cautionary Tales, Hair Stories

Cautionary tale…When Protective Styles go Wrong, A Message from a Guest Blogger…

So...I'm sitting here a week into doing my "protective style" (crochet braids of all things!) and the edges of my entire scalp are littered with bumps, with me pulling at the hair around the edges to ease the pain and loosening/removing extensions...also around the edges. See the theme? This is further compounded by the aching… Continue reading Cautionary tale…When Protective Styles go Wrong, A Message from a Guest Blogger…