Styling Escapades for my natural hair!!

March 31, 2014

Mahalo people. Since I got rid of the yarn wraps I had in for about 6 weeks, I decided to play around a bit with my hair. Precisely 2 Sundays. I fell into a bit of a routine, where I had my hair in chunky little braids/knots (moisturized my ends in them) and tied scarves all through the week and as Sunday came, BAM! My first adventure was bantu knots!…

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Being a Natural Has Made Me…

March 30, 2014

Honestly, being a natural has made me more aware, more concerned about my body as a lady. I know many ladies already care about their bodies with their relaxed or texlaxed hair but that became more of a reality to me when I cut my hair and decided to start over. Being a natural has made me bolder. I mean, most of my family literally could not believe my guts…

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My Natural Hair Regimen

March 28, 2014

Ah, the research I had to do to get this post together. Somehow, doing a regimen post was a biggie for me. I don’t know why but I had to ask my awesome ‘coil friend’, Ekene of Thekinkandi.wordpress.com to explain what it should look like considering that I’m still a learner. LOL. Biko, this is not the intro she told me to do o. I just like a little suspense…

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Detangling hair: Wet versus Dry?

March 4, 2014

Woohoo! Nothing particularly exciting but oh well. I finally took down my yarn wraps last week, making it 6 weeks of protective styling. I genuinely wanted to stretch it to 8 weeks but the build-up at my roots and a new style I’ve been eyeing, hastened my fingers to work. And it took me about 1 week of lazying around till I finally unraveled all the wraps on my head….

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My experience with Yarn Wraps as a protective style!!

February 17, 2014

In the bid to break my cycle of kinky twists extensions as my usual go-to style, I decided to do something different: yarn wraps! I did the ‘research’, got pictures online and decided on which stylist could best accomplish the style for me. So I went off to the market, bought the pack of wool, washed and got my hair ready for the styling and then chose a date for my…

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