• Exploring the incredible benefits of scalp massages
  • Product Review: Crème of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Perfect Edges
  • Product Review: Cantu Argan Oil Leave-in Conditioning Repair Cream
  • Why Your Hair Scissors Play a Key Role in Your Hair Journey
  • Wigging it: Tosin’s Guide to Wig-Wearing
Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan

[VIDEO] The Versatility of Natural Hair | Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan

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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Product Review: Jamaican Mango & Lime Lock Gro

I was gifted this product by a well-meaning friend who had the best interests of my baby locs at heart. I have always wanted to try out Jamaican Mango & Lime products. This is the first I have ever used and it is called the Lock Gro. It claims to: – Stimulate Root Growth – Prevent Itchy & Dry Scalp – Strengthens Locks – Prevents Breakage The directions say to apply…

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Naturals in the City 18 – Recap

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

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

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

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

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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Can Cinnamon improve your skin?

A few months ago, I was given a face mask to review. It had several great natural ingredients for skin, like honey and turmeric. One ingredient that caught my eye was cinnamon. I didn’t realize this savoury spice had some great benefits. What is cinnamon? According to our good pal, Wikipedia, cinnamon is… “a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. “ Cinnamon is…

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