[VIDEO] My Hair Story with Yellow Sisi

March 25, 2017

I don’t know about you but I like hearing about different hair journeys. Lumo Naturals started a series on their YouTube channel where various women share details about their natural hair. According to them, My Hair Story focuses on women with natural hair. It seeks to unravel the mystery behind African women and their hair. Each episode will focus on an individual telling the story of her hair. The show is…


Sizzelle Hair Situation – March 2017

March 20, 2017

We’re starting the Sizzelle Hair Situation series this month. Each of our contributors share snatches of their journey. Enjoy! Uzoma Hair journey recap My hair journey started in 2012 after an unfortunate encounter with braids snatched my hairline. I chronicled my journey on my blog which starts from 2013. Jeez, almost 4 years. In 2015, I started transitioning to natural hair. I finally did my big chop last November and now…


[VIDEO] The Science of Black Soap by Green Beauty Channel

March 9, 2017

Are you a fan of black soap? Lord knows, I am. I even did a series of reviews of various Nigerian black soaps. Black soap really helped improve my skin. When I started using it, I was searching for solutions for my acne and oily skin. Before, products generally stopped working after a while so I would need to switch. Black soap and I have been together for close to a…


Upcoming Hair and Beauty Events in March and April

March 1, 2017

There are quite a few events in the next few weeks. We do our best to keep you in the know. Hopefully, you can attend a few of them. Hair We Go: Technology & The Natural Hair Movement presented by Savvy & Chic Hair Beauty Hub and Social Media Week Lagos – 1 March   Amali Cosmetics Nail Pro Masterclass with Anastasia Kulinkina (Lagos) – 2 to 4 March The…


Can Cinnamon improve your skin?

February 28, 2017

A few months ago, I was given a face mask to review. It had several great natural ingredients for skin, like honey and turmeric. One ingredient that caught my eye was cinnamon. I didn’t realize this savoury spice had some great benefits. What is cinnamon? According to our good pal, Wikipedia, cinnamon is… “a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. “ Cinnamon is…


[VIDEO] Three Super Easy Hairstyles from Sheila Ndinda

February 17, 2017

Sheila Ndinda is a hair and beauty blogger/vlogger from Kenya. She has beautiful natural hair and she knows how to style it to accentuate her best features. I really enjoy her Instagram and YouTube channel. I go there for style inspiration since my hair is about the same length as hers. Here are two videos showing some simple hairstyles that we can try.   Planning to try it out? Let…


[VIDEO] Tips to Minimize Single Strand Knots from Laila of Fusion of Cultures

January 28, 2017

Since I went natural, dealing with single strand knots (SSKs) has been a challenge.  I’m learning how to deal with them each day. For example, I notice if I style my hair in twists there are fewer knots. Over on YouTube, Laila of Fusion of Cultures started her #SayNoToGariEnds movement 🙂 by sharing her tips to minimize SSKs. In the video, she explains what SSKs are, states the reasons why…


Instagram Gems from the 30-Day Hair Detox

January 21, 2017

Have you ever been discouraged by a complicated hair regimen? It really doesn’t need to be so difficult. The folks who developed the 30-Day Hair Detox want to help you out. Aeleise J. & Aishia S. are the brains behind the challenge and each of them have loads of experience with natural hair.   Aeleise describes herself as a natural hair artist. She is Deva-trained so I’m sure she can…


5 valuable lessons from my 18-month transition to natural hair

January 17, 2017

In November 2016, I concluded my 18-month transition to natural hair. It wasn’t the easiest process but I’m glad I went through it. You can check out my big chop in the video below. With various journeys, we learn so much along the way. I would like to share some valuable lessons from my transition. (1) Do it at your own pace When I decided to go natural, I knew…