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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[VIDEO] Deola of Omoge Mura shares her simple wash day routine

April 1, 2017

Wash day can be easy or difficult, depending on the person and situation. I’m a sucker for an easy wash routine. The shorter the better. Deola of Omoge Mura recently shared her simple wash day routine on her YouTube channel. I appreciate that she was able to check off the key steps to a great wash day.   PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Beautifully Crafted Hot Oil Treatment UrbanBella Non-Lather Cleanser Cantu Complete…

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[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…

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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…

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

February 23, 2017

Who is the face behind Game of Fros? View this post on Instagram …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…

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Tunrie’s Loc Journey Begins

February 22, 2017

My loc journey started off a bit over a month ago. January the 7th. After a few weeks of looking for the most affordable loctitians, I went with Shaynie (found on Instagram) and went with comb coils as my base because that’s what Ayo of Locitude does. It got installed using the block method which I would explain later on. I loved it, I got my edges laid for the first time and…

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