“Love is Love”

LOVE IS LOVE By Kimolisa Mings From "She Wanted A Love Poem"   Do you believe The words escaped Her lips in a whisper Almost as though She had exhaled The words like spent air Technically, carbon dioxide My grandmother Was not prone To speaking at length Actually, I knew her Not to talk at all … Continue reading “Love is Love”

The secrets that are not secrets after all

  How to retain moisture and length in natural hair by Saran P King Clean hair and scalp: The first step to retaining moisture and ultimately retaining length, [if that is your goal], is to work with a clean canvas. The scalp and length of the strands must be kept clean in order to give … Continue reading The secrets that are not secrets after all

The BIG hair secrets?

How to retain moisture and retain length with natural hair   Clean hair and scalp: The first step to retaining moisture and ultimately retaining length, [if that is your goal], is to work with a clean canvas. The scalp and length of the strands must be kept clean in order to give it a better chance … Continue reading The BIG hair secrets?

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)

“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”