My favourite 2016 products

My favourite products for 2016 It has been three years since I’ve done a favourite products post. Although a lot of time has passed and I have tried a few products (not many) here and there, I still go back to my faithful few. As my hair grows, I have less and less time and  … Continue reading My favourite 2016 products

Tips for transitioners (part 2)

Tip # 6 Protective styling Protective styles are my favourite styles to wear and are the best way to wear your hair in order to deal with the two textures of hair. These styles vary from buns, updos, 2 & 3 strand twists, cornrows (rope), braids, weaves, wigs, flat twists etc. It is important to … Continue reading Tips for transitioners (part 2)

Tips for transitioners (part 1)

You don’t have to cut your hair to become natural. It is possible to go completely natural without cutting all of your relaxed or texturized hair. You don’t have to do the big chop (bc) as others have done. Many persons transition for various reasons, for instance, they are not ready to part with their … Continue reading Tips for transitioners (part 1)

Styles for short hair

These are some of the styles I wore when my hair was shorter. Create the illusion of a puff even if your hair is too short to go into a ponytail. Using a long headband, pull hair together to achieve your puff. You can also use hair pins or a knee high stockings to replace … Continue reading Styles for short hair

10 ways to create a Bun

  Buns are great and can either be dressed up or down, with or without accessories depending on the occasion. They are styles that anyone can wear whether natural, transitioning or other. They are personally one of my favourite styles to wear and you do not need to use many tools or a lot of … Continue reading 10 ways to create a Bun

“Don’t wash your hair too often because it won’t grow”

Another very common phrase that I still to hear to this day. Hair must be kept clean in order to retain moisture. When your hair is dirty, there are different factors that take place. Firstly, dirt and hair products will build up on both the scalp and hair. When the scalp is dirty, just as … Continue reading “Don’t wash your hair too often because it won’t grow”

“Brushing your hair will make it grow”

The media has a very strong influence on a lot of the things that we do and believe. Who hasn’t seen a movie scene in which a lady is sitting in front of the mirror, counting stroke after stroke as she brushes her hair, seeing it supposedly grow as a result. I must admit that … Continue reading “Brushing your hair will make it grow”

“Water is bad for your hair”

This is actually one of the biggest misconceptions about natural hair. Like many others, I also believed this until about a year ago. Water your hair so that it may grow!! Although my hair was softer and easier to manage when it got wet, I never understood why and never knew the principle behind it. … Continue reading “Water is bad for your hair”

Hair Myths

Let us take a look at a few hair myths, some of which we may have heard at some point while growing up or may still hear today. If we do not know the truth then we will be unable to make the correct decisions. Like many others, I too believed a lot of these … Continue reading Hair Myths

Taking the tangles out of Natural Hair

Detangling Natural hair   The Importance of detangling Many may think, (as I once did), that it is not important to detangle your hair. There are different ways to detangle your hair, including using your fingers, a comb or a brush. The more research I did, the better I was able to understand the importance … Continue reading Taking the tangles out of Natural Hair