Growing your hair on a budget

May 31, 2017

Welcome back to the blog! I’ve been putting off this post for quite a while but it is here now. We don’t admit it enough but growing natural, texlaxed or relaxed hair and buying hair products could be a little bit pricey. Every time I tell anyone about my hair regimen and products they say stuff like “why would you spend so much money on hair?”, “that’s too expensive”, “I…


Effective Essential Oils: Benefits, Uses and Where to find them (Part 2)

May 19, 2017

And we’re back! The other post was getting too long so I decided to make it into two posts. If you haven’t read the first one, read it here. Here are some other essential oils that I love! CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL It is extracted from the wood of the cedrus atlantica tree through steam distillation. This essential oil can stimulate hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp contributing to…


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…


Natural Hair Events In August

August 8, 2016

The other day, I wrote about the importance of attending hair meetups. Well, they are happening again and this time, it’s open to non-Lagosians. Don’t forget to mark your calendars and plan to attend.   Capital Naturals by Natural Nigerian, Nat Mane, and Bibi Naturals (Abuja) – 6 August The Nigerian Natural Hair and Beauty Expo by Jay Bush Kinky Natural – 13th August Ibadan Natural Hair Meetup By Natural…


Tutorial: Faux Locs

August 15, 2015

Does anyone remember that Zendaya/Guiliana debacle where the latter passed an insensitive comment that she smelt like patchouli oil and weed? Yes? Right. Anyways, while all that was going on, I was busy admiring the hair and thinking, I totally have to do this! I’m sure I wasn’t the only one drooling over her faux locs and then I began the search. As a DIY-savvy self-acclaimed stylist, I needed to find…


5 reasons your natural hair might not be growing

August 13, 2015

Feeling like our hair isn’t growing at all or at the rate at which we want happens to the best of us. There are also times when this supposed ”stunted growth’ is as a result of shrinkage or sheer negligence on our part. More often than not, it’s the latter. So, in case you’re still wondering why your hair isn’t growing, here are five reasons why: 1. You’re not retaining…