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…


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…


Game of Fros is Doing a Styling Challenge & We’re Loving It

February 23, 2017

Who is the face behind Game of Fros? …show yourself the love you seek…💜 A post shared by 'esther Tom (@game_of_fros) on Feb 19, 2017 at 1:45am PST Esther Etomi aka Game of Fros is the CEO/Lead Stylist of her eponymous natural hair hub. This month she launched a styling series dubbed ‘February’s #28day updo series’. It’s a trove for styling inspiration! We decided to share some of her gems with…


[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…


Is Your Hair Breaking? Find Out How To Minimize Breakage!

How Natural Hair Icon Teyonah Parris Learnt To Embrace Her Hair
February 9, 2017

My friends often talk to me about their hair and the first thing they say in the whiniest voice ever is “my hair is breaking and I need it to stop!” Since I hear this a lot, I figured I should write a post about it. The first thing you need to know is that it is impossible to have zero breakage because general hair practices can cause some degree…


My Love-Hate Relationship With Cantu Leave-in Repair Cream

My Love-Hate Relationship With Cantu Leave-in Repair Cream
October 20, 2016

The other time, I wrote a review for Cantu Shea Butter Leave-in Repair cream. Well, I take it all back. After exhausting my first tub, I’m here to correct the misconceptions I had. 1. The fragrance still puts me off. It’s so overwhelming and it lingers for a long time. 2. The size – price ratio is perfect as it lasts me up to six months. You get the value…


Quick tips to revive your braids and scalp

July 24, 2016

With my scalp clean, I always feel like I’m walking on sunshine. I’m fairly active and not always preoccupied with my hair but with help, I went from feeling uncomfortable and scheming to take out my braids to feeling light and airy, loving my braids all over again! What changed? The condition of my scalp! How did I do that? Well you’re about to find out and I’d toss in…


What is the difference between a leave-in conditioner and a moisturizer?

July 20, 2016

No, they are not the same. At the beginning of every healthy hair journey, one of the staple product that is recommended is a leave – in conditioner. A moisturizer is also necessary but not all the time. It is rather dispensable when compared to the leave-in conditioner. But before we talk about the difference(s), it is important to distinguish them so as to use them appropriately. Although, they are…


How To Choose The Best Relaxer For You

April 29, 2016

Contrary to previous belief, the best relaxer for your hair is not the relaxer that stretches it to the point where it loses all traces of its natural bounce, color and strength. Such relaxers tend to strangle your hair’s soul till your hair begins to hang dull and limp. Certainly your mane deserves to be treated better! The ideal relaxer is the one that gently softens your hair whilst retaining…