Scalp Rescue 101

July 10, 2017

Why is your scalp so important? A good healthy head of hair starts with a healthy scalp. The hair itself is not living, it is the hair roots in the follicles in the scalp that are living. It is the scalp that needs to be healthy in order for the hair follicles to be strong and keep producing new hair. (source) The importance of a healthy scalp cannot be understated….

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Sizzelle Hair Situation – July 2017

July 7, 2017

Hi there! You just stumbled upon the 2nd post of Sizzelle Hair Situation series where each of our contributors share snatches of their journey. Enjoy! Uzoma Hair journey recap My hair journey has gone pretty well for the past few months. I’ve been consistent with my regimen. I’m still struggling with knots but I may have to live and let live. I’ve had two professional trims since the last recap….

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The Multipurpose Life of JBCO!

June 28, 2017

We all know Jamaican Black Castor Oil is a natural treasure in the natural community. JBCO has been touted for its ability to thicken hair, revive edges, get rid of dandruff and even act as a deep conditioner. Here are some other benefits of JBCO and why it’s a must-have in your hair stash! Restore thinning hair Pre-shampoo conditioner. Hot oil treatment. Helps to seal moisture into your hair and…

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[VIDEO] My Big Chop & Products I’m Loving

June 27, 2017

Yewande of SheLovesFinerThings started her natural hair journey a while ago and has now done the big chop! She decided to share her experience and some of her favourite products at the moment. Here’s a short Youtube video of her thoughts on her big chop. You can find some of her favourite products in our on-line store. Here’s the video!

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Back to the shampoo basics

June 26, 2017

I started looking for ways to shorten my washdays as soon as my schedule became too packed for me to cope. It came to a point when I’d choose a good night’s rest over washing my hair. Yes, I have gone weeks without washing my hair and it surely suffered for it. There are several tested and tried ways to go about wash days. We have spoken about the importance of…

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What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to your hair?

June 22, 2017

This lady has over a million views on YouTube for doing a Coca-Cola rinse. Ay! I find it so interesting. I mean I know of rinses with rice water, garlic and onions amongst others but Coca Cola? This has to take the crown! The craziest thing I’ve done to my hair isn’t even remotely close to this! Yes, the most adventurous thing I did to my hair was during the…

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Pre-poo: methods and benefits

June 15, 2017

Hello! Welcome back to the blog! I think pre-poo is a really funny word. It is a short and alternative for “pre-shampoo” where you apply a treatment to dry hair prior to washing it to enable the hair withstand the shampoo’s stripping effects. It is not to be confused with hot oil treatment or oil rinses. I pre-poo every time I wash my hair as it mentally prepares me for the…

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Upcoming Hair and Beauty Events – June 2017

June 1, 2017

June seems to be a busy month in the Nigerian hair and beauty scene. Hopefully, you will have a chance to attend some of these events. 60 Day Natural Hair Boot Camp presented by FroNation – 1 June African Hair Summit 2017 (Abuja) – 2 & 3 June Abia Naturalistas Fro-um presented by Mercy Familusi (@mercyfamilusi) and Nkechi (@kiii_nky) (Umuahia) – 3 June The Lagos Makeup Fair presented by PopsConcepts…

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Growing your hair on a budget

May 31, 2017

Welcome back to the blog! I’ve been putting off this post for quite a while but it is here now. We don’t admit it enough but growing natural, texlaxed or relaxed hair and buying hair products could be a little bit pricey. Every time I tell anyone about my hair regimen and products they say stuff like “why would you spend so much money on hair?”, “that’s too expensive”, “I…

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Say hello to the newest trichologist on the block! Dabs of NHCG!

May 26, 2017

I’m loving how amazing Nigerian women are these days! There’s absolutely no stopping us. I’m surrounded by women who are in a constant process of improving themselves. I think that’s incredible. What a time to be alive! We all know superwoman, business owner, content creating Dabs. She’s now also a trichologist! Since more and more Nigerian women (and men) are becoming more conscious of their lifestyle, I believe trichology is a…

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