3 Texlaxed Hair Bloggers Who Have Gone Natural!

May 24, 2017

Let’s jump straight into this one! Uzoma of Don’t Touch the Hair I haven’t met Uzoma yet but I think she’s one of the most patient people I know. Why do I say this? I think she successfully transitioned from texlaxed/relaxed hair for over a year! That’s such a feat! Solange’s Don’t Touch My Hair reminds me of her blog name. She also contributes to this blog and I find…

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[VIDEO] Big Chop with Dabs of Naija Hair Can Grow

May 23, 2017

One of the hallmarks of a natural hair journey is a ‘big chop’. Whether you cut off your relaxed ends immediately or after a transition, it is an important milestone. Dabs of Naija Hair Can Grow and Savvy and Chic salon recently did her big chop and shared it on her YouTube channel. She seems genuinely excited to embark on this journey and encourage people that our hair can grow.

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[VIDEO] Stop Policing My Hair Growth by Whitney Madueke 

May 21, 2017

Whitney has been on her natural hair journey for a number of years. Recently, she started receiving some comments about her hair growth. Basically, people were saying that her hair wasn’t growing fast enough. She took to YouTube to share her thoughts on the matter. Overall, I agree with her sentiment. A hair journey is just that, a journey. Each one of us has a different progression. Not everyone grows…

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My favourite ways to stretch my natural hair

May 18, 2017

Even though I’ve been natural for a few months, one of the major techniques I’ve grown to cherish is stretching my hair. It helps prevent knots and tangles, which makes my hair easy to handle. This is my hair immediately after washing it. If I don’t stretch it, I’ll be dealing with tangles for DAYS. There are TONS of ways to stretch your natural hair including twists, threading, and blow…

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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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[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…

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5 valuable lessons from my 18-month transition to natural hair

January 17, 2017

In November 2016, I concluded my 18-month transition to natural hair. It wasn’t the easiest process but I’m glad I went through it. You can check out my big chop in the video below. With various journeys, we learn so much along the way. I would like to share some valuable lessons from my transition. (1) Do it at your own pace When I decided to go natural, I knew…

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(eBunite) My Natural Hair is THREE!

January 11, 2017

YASS! You heard right!     It’s been an eventful year hair wise and I can’t wait to share it with you but first see my first and second-year nappiversary and also my natural hair journey in pictures.     I finally opened an Instagram account for my hair. I took a clue from one of my blogger friends to explore all of my interests so this was me exploring natural hair…

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[RECAP] KLS Intensive Natural Hair Training

December 13, 2016

Last week, Kemi Lewis of KLS Naturals held her intensive natural hair training. The idea was to train upcoming natural hair stylists and salon owners who want to increase their skill set. For three days, she took them through red carpet updos, amino acid treatment and transitioning to natural hair. Of course, again I got to be the model for the demos. The second model didn’t show up so I…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend A Hair Meet up

June 26, 2016

For the past couple of years now, I’ve been attending meet-ups. Although, more than half the time, I’m working – volunteering so I never really get to enjoy the actual benefits of the meet-ups. Notwithstanding, I try to go early enough – just about the time the vendors arrive – so I can get everything I need before the attendees troop in. Natural Nigerian as well as other emerging brands…

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