Scalp Massages: How to do a scalp massages and benefits

October 17, 2017

So I promised that I’d leave this post as soon as I could on the blog for those who missed out on our Facebook live. I apologize for the mini hiatus from the blog, I have been trying to live the post-graduate baby girl lifestyle but I’m over it. I’ll be telling you about scalp massages, how to do one and its benefits. Scalp massages are massages for your scalp. A…

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3 Texlaxed Hair Bloggers Who Have Gone Natural!

May 24, 2017

Let’s jump straight into this one! Uzoma of Don’t Touch the Hair I haven’t met Uzoma yet but I think she’s one of the most patient people I know. Why do I say this? I think she successfully transitioned from texlaxed/relaxed hair for over a year! That’s such a feat! Solange’s Don’t Touch My Hair reminds me of her blog name. She also contributes to this blog and I find…

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[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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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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Nigerian Beauty Boxes You Should Know

July 22, 2016

I personally love the idea of beauty boxes! They make the process of choosing beauty staples so much easier and affordable. This is definitely for the ladies who would like to explore more products on a budget. I’m here for it, are you? For a quick intro, beauty boxes are ideally monthly subscriptions – you could choose to pay for a month, three months or six at a time depending…

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Nigerian Trichologists You Should Know

July 13, 2016

Trichology in a nutshell: The science of hair and scalp and other related problems.  Ideally, a trichologist has been trained and certified to help clients with hair and scalp conditions. The journey to healthy hair is one that is full of adventures and misadventures. Shedding, stunted growth, dryness could occur and even as self-medication is often opted for, trichologists are available to prove to us that some hair issues are more serious…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend A Hair Meet up

June 26, 2016

For the past couple of years now, I’ve been attending meet-ups. Although, more than half the time, I’m working – volunteering so I never really get to enjoy the actual benefits of the meet-ups. Notwithstanding, I try to go early enough – just about the time the vendors arrive – so I can get everything I need before the attendees troop in. Natural Nigerian as well as other emerging brands…

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How to differentiate between protein and moisture-intensive products

December 12, 2015

Just like every natural newbie, the issue of protein/moisture balance comes up sooner or later. The secret is to know the difference between the products in order to avoid damage in the long run which can be in form of dry, brittle hair or hydral fatigue. So, how do you tell the difference? How do you identify the kind of products you’re buying? The trick is in the ingredient list. When…

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6 ways to stretch natural hair

August 8, 2015

Everyone loves stretched hair. Not only are you able to see and flaunt your actual length, styling is almost always a breeze. As I’m still kinda wary of heat in any form, I stretch my hair with braids. You could try a few other methods from the infographic above. Image source

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5 Ways To Retain Moisture In Natural Hair

March 25, 2015

There are times when you’re too exhausted to wash your hair to talk more of moisturizing. These are the times you need to incorporate some methods to help retain moisture for a longer period. 1. The LOC/LOCO  (LIQUID-OIL-CREAM or LIQUID-OIL-CREAM-OIL) method. Whichever one you choose, you’re guaranteed to retain moisture for a couple of days. 2. More moisture-intensE deep conditioning. This cannot be overemphasised. It especially helps to retain moisture…

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