[VIDEO] Stop Policing My Hair Growth by Whitney Madueke 

May 21, 2017

Whitney has been on her natural hair journey for a number of years. Recently, she started receiving some comments about her hair growth. Basically, people were saying that her hair wasn’t growing fast enough. She took to YouTube to share her thoughts on the matter. Overall, I agree with her sentiment. A hair journey is just that, a journey. Each one of us has a different progression. Not everyone grows…

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Effective Essential Oils: Benefits, Uses and Where to find them (Part 2)

May 19, 2017

And we’re back! The other post was getting too long so I decided to make it into two posts. If you haven’t read the first one, read it here. Here are some other essential oils that I love! CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL It is extracted from the wood of the cedrus atlantica tree through steam distillation. This essential oil can stimulate hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp contributing to…

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My favourite ways to stretch my natural hair

May 18, 2017

Even though I’ve been natural for a few months, one of the major techniques I’ve grown to cherish is stretching my hair. It helps prevent knots and tangles, which makes my hair easy to handle. This is my hair immediately after washing it. If I don’t stretch it, I’ll be dealing with tangles for DAYS. There are TONS of ways to stretch your natural hair including twists, threading, and blow…

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Scalp dryness: causes and remedies

April 30, 2017

Hello best friends! I feel like we are at that point in our relationship. So welcome back to the blog! I hope you are good. We’ll be talking about scalp dryness. It is a problem that actually affects a lot of us >_<. In this post, I have tried to cover its causes and some solutions. WHAT CAUSES SCALP DRYNESS AND HOW TO DEAL Dehydration – when you drink a lot of…

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Dandruff: the fight for scalp peace

April 29, 2017

Today we’ll be talking about something that somehow bothers everyone *drumroll*… DANDRUFF!!! For reals, what type of name is dandruff??? D AND RUFF?? DAN DRUFF …I’M JUST JOKING!! So, dandruff is a scalp condition branded by itchy and flaky scalp. The itch is unbearable and annoying and the flakes can be somewhat embarrassing. You know you’re hanging out with friends and this handsome dude you’ve been gawking at looks at your…

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[VIDEO] My Hair Story with Rahma

April 27, 2017

The team at Lumo Naturals is back with another Hair Story. This time we hear from Rahma Yelwa-Adedeji, who is a teacher and young mother, about her life and hair journey. It wouldn’t be so weird that they have natural hair because everyone is embracing it. It’s on the street. I like the fact that it’s growing. … More people are open to it. – Rahma I appreciate that Lumo Naturals is…

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Effective Essential Oils: Benefits, Uses and Where to find them (Part 1)

April 25, 2017

Welcome back to the blog!! It’s been so long. I’m sorry I’ve been caught up with school stuff (finalist) *inserts girl in red dancing emoji*. Let’s talk essential oils! Sometimes might think that it is quite unnecessary to apply oils to our scalps since we have glands which produce sebum however frequent washing strips the hair of its natural coat of oil causing the scalp to become dry, or flaky…

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[VIDEO] The Versatility of Natural Hair | Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan

Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan
April 13, 2017

Lifestyle blogger, saxophonist, and all-around creative, Tuke Morgan recently started a video series about the versatility of natural hair. In the first video, she shares her hair history and her inspiration for the series. She also shows three bridal hairstyles using Her Given Hair extensions. I really like the concept of the video. It reminds me of those 100 years of beauty videos by The Cut. I look forward to what…

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Naturals in the City 18 – Recap

April 5, 2017

Last Saturday, the eighteenth edition of Naturals in the City (NITC) took place at Cafe Neo | Cre8 in Victoria Island, Lagos. The quarterly healthy lifestyle event is organized by Natural Nigerian, The Kink and I, Ms. Isioma, and Carib Health, Ltd. The theme for this edition was ‘Wholesome Living’. There were speakers, vendors, food, and generally a good time. Unfortunately, I missed the start of the talks. The Glam Catalogue…

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[VIDEO] Hair Porosity Series from Green Beauty Channel

April 3, 2017

What is hair porosity? Hair porosity is a very important (and sometimes confusing) aspect of healthy hair care. The folks at Green Beauty Channel just wrapped up a series all about porosity. The videos discuss the two ends of the porosity spectrum, high and low porosity. They also give practical solutions to deal with your porosity. For example, they recommend limiting indirect heat while deep conditioning if you have high porosity hair….

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