Wigging it: Tosin’s Guide to Wig-Wearing

August 21, 2017

Growing up, I used to be so fascinated by my mum’s wigs. Over time, my fascination grew into a weird love-hate relationship with them. I’ve owned a total of 2 whole wigs, one was a gift from a friend and the other I purchased. Now I own a total of zero wigs, I must have gifted both to friends who need them more. Purchasing my first natural hair wig for the…

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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…

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[ VIDEO TUTORIAL] Sleek & Stretched Low Bun On 4C Natural Hair

[TUTORIAL] Sleek & Stretched Low Bun On 4C Natural Hair
December 24, 2016

I’m a fan of the sleek look on other people but I’ve never really gotten around to actually doing it. For some reason, I always think that I will need to use so much gel to achieve that look.  After watching a couple of videos, I concluded that it wasn’t for me. I currently do not have any occasion that requires that kind of style but I’m still open to…

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eBunite’s Sleek Bun with just 2 products!

[PROTECTIVE STYLE] Sleek Bun
December 23, 2016

I attended the 17th edition of Naturals In The City over the weekend. Usually, I come up with a hairstyle way before the event but this time around I was too busy to even remember. I had to spend over an hour in front of the mirror before I could come up with a decent style. I went from one style to the other until I settled on an afro…

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[VIDEO TUTORIAL] Kinky Twists Crotchet Braids On Short Hair

[TUTORIAL] Kinky Twists Crotchet Braids On Short Hair
December 20, 2016

Protective – style wise, it has been an unadventurous year for me. The weather was too hot for any kind of extensions so I stayed completely away and resorted to loose twists for more than half of the year. The holidays are here and some people are already considering their ‘holiday hair’ even in this economy. You’ll be surprised. I’ve been craving Ghana weaving for a while now and I…

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Styling Adventures: The Updo

June 28, 2016

  I just realized that I haven’t talked about this updo which is easily one of my best styles till date. I wore this for Naturals In The City 14 which took place in March and I definitely got compliments. Just recently, someone asked me how I achieved this style and it occurred to me that I never really talked about it so I just gave her a vague reply….

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New ‘hair’ resolutions

January 11, 2016

Hi guys, Congratulations to us! We made it to 2016. This is no mean feat as we are not better than the ones who passed on in the course of 2015. Do you believe in resolutions? If you don’t, I am certain you believe in making plans of some sort. For those who do, while you were making plans for the year, did you include your hair? I usually don’t…

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The bob braids wagon!

December 6, 2015

As I draft this, my amazing friend Edith is putting some finishing touches to my bob braids! Remember eBunite made a post about it – yea, she made me drool and ask ‘but when it would be my turn?!’‘ After assembling the necessary tools needed to make my bob braids happen – sufficient hair extensions, a lazy weekend and the valuable time of my amazing friend Edith, I actually stopped by…

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Styling adventures: flat twists

November 9, 2015

I’ve always thought flat twists was a difficult style. In my head, it was reserved for that trip to the salon. So, when I found myself flat twisting my hair, I was stunned…literally. I knew I had to start practicing asap in order to perfect it. I decided to try it out after my last washday. Can I say that I absolutely loved the results? Yeah, it’s not perfect but…

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How to get rid of the itchiness caused by hair extensions

March 23, 2015

Image source   Ever wondered what causes your hair to itch when it’s in hair extensions? It’s called Alkaline Lye. Most, if not all synthetic extensions have been coated with an Alkaline lye. This is a chemical distributed onto the strands of the extensions by the manufacturer to make it wear/heat-resistant. The whole essence is to create a product with a high thermal resistance ”that would protect you”. The downside…

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