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…


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…


[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…


Satin Bonnets: Stay On vs Drawstring?

November 27, 2016

One of the fundamental rules of hair care is sleeping with a satin bonnet. Whatever you do, make sure you sleep with a satin bonnet. Ideally, your hair must be moisturized daily, mostly at night. But practically, that really never happens except if you think it’s really dry. Bonnets particularly prevent your hair from drying out at night.     Personally, I’ve been using satin bonnets since the beginning of my…


5 Henna Tips for a Newbie 

November 20, 2016

Quick morning poll: How often do you use henna? Please RT — Sizzelle (@Sizzellestore) October 21, 2016 This poll conducted by the @sizzellestore revealed that 100% of those who followed our page had never tried henna! Even as the sample size is quite tiny but I’m sure someone would find this post useful. I tried henna for the first time last week. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity since someone else…


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…


Edge Protection 101 – how to protect your edges

April 28, 2016

How important are your hair edges? Well I’d say if you don’t want to be forced to adopt the Japanese Samurai chonmage hairstyle with no trace of hair up to the center of your head and a permanently bound up in a top knot for the rest of your hair, then your edges are pretty important. In case you’re still kinda lost, your hair edges are the fine hair along your…


Great pantry items for your hair!

April 7, 2016

If you are like me, you work smart hard for your money and you feel entitled to spent every dime of it. However, you wish to and you believe that the least you can do is spend this money of yours on quality products for your hair. What if I told you that you could get the same if not more out of your bucks if you looked through your…


Am I the wicked servant? On healthy hair practices

March 20, 2016

When I get introspective, I tend to be quite critical of myself. This time I was meditating on the parable of the three servants (Matt 25:14-30), we’ve all probably read or heard sermons about this part of the Scripture a 101 times. I somehow took a thinking detour and applied this parable to my hair. I have been natural now for about 3 years abi is it 2? And it…