Length Retention Series by Kemi Lewis

February 21, 2017

What is length retention? Length retention is the idea that you can do certain things to care for your hair that will prevent split ends and excessive breakage (source). Introducing Kemi Lewis and the Length Retention Series… Kemi Lewis is an amazing natural hair enthusiast and stylist. She shares insights on natural hair and other issues on her personal Instagram page and the professional one. Some refer to her as the queen of updos….


[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…


Why Protective Styling? Here’s Your Response!

February 8, 2017

Welcome back to the blog! (I should really find a bomb way to say this), Holla Amigo? Don’t worry I’ll find it. So today we’d be talking about a necessity, you know, something every person on any hair journey should be doing … PROTECTIVE STYLING *moonwalks out of the building* just kidding, still here. A protective style can be said to be any hairstyle that protects your hair from an…


Meet Zayne Lane, who loves the versatility of her texlaxed hair

January 29, 2017

Hello all! Today Zaynelane spills the tea on her hair journey. She has been natural, relaxed and is currently texlaxed. She has finally found what works for her and she’s loving it! Without further ado, find out the answer to Question1! 1. Who is Zayne Lane? Zaynelane (real name – Anyalewa but you can call me Lew) is a fun-loving 20-something year old content creator-entrepreneur who loves fashion, music, food, travel and…


[VIDEO] Tips to Minimize Single Strand Knots from Laila of Fusion of Cultures

January 28, 2017

Since I went natural, dealing with single strand knots (SSKs) has been a challenge.  I’m learning how to deal with them each day. For example, I notice if I style my hair in twists there are fewer knots. Over on YouTube, Laila of Fusion of Cultures started her #SayNoToGariEnds movement 🙂 by sharing her tips to minimize SSKs. In the video, she explains what SSKs are, states the reasons why…


5 Platinum Rules for Healthy Hair Care

January 25, 2017

Welcome back to the blog!!! If you have ever seen How I Met Your Mother (season 3 episode 11) , you’d know that there is a rule above the golden rule… yes you heard me, it’s the PLATINUM RULE! I think that all girls wish they had beautiful and healthy hair. Good hair care is essential for healthy and beautiful hair. So I’m about to tell you (whether you want me…


Instagram Gems from the 30-Day Hair Detox

January 21, 2017

Have you ever been discouraged by a complicated hair regimen? It really doesn’t need to be so difficult. The folks who developed the 30-Day Hair Detox want to help you out. Aeleise J. & Aishia S. are the brains behind the challenge and each of them have loads of experience with natural hair.   Aeleise describes herself as a natural hair artist. She is Deva-trained so I’m sure she can…


DIY: How to dye your hair at home

January 20, 2017

Hair colour adds pizzazz your look. For the frugal, dyeing your hair at home is the way to go! To switch things up a bit, I’m going to list 4 reasons why you should be more playful with your hair. Compliments – bucketfuls of nice, endearing compliments More attention to your hair – if you want to trick yourself into caring more for your hair, get it coloured! Colouring alters…


Getting to Know… Jojoba Oil

January 20, 2017

Welcome back to the blog! First things first, how do you pronounce the word “jojoba”? It was quite surprising to realize I didn’t even need the “j” …lol. By the way, it is /hƏ’hoƱbƏ/ – “hoh-hoh-bah” for those of us who paid attention in phonetics or oral English class ever…. lol I did! Okay back to the post!! WHAT IS JOJOBA OIL? Jojoba oil is not actually oil but wax…