[VIDEO] The Versatility of Natural Hair | Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan

Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan
April 13, 2017

Lifestyle blogger, saxophonist, and all-around creative, Tuke Morgan recently started a video series about the versatility of natural hair. In the first video, she shares her hair history and her inspiration for the series. She also shows three bridal hairstyles using Her Given Hair extensions. I really like the concept of the video. It reminds me of those 100 years of beauty videos by The Cut. I look forward to what…


Naturals in the City 18 – Recap

April 5, 2017

Last Saturday, the eighteenth edition of Naturals in the City (NITC) took place at Cafe Neo | Cre8 in Victoria Island, Lagos. The quarterly healthy lifestyle event is organized by Natural Nigerian, The Kink and I, Ms. Isioma, and Carib Health, Ltd. The theme for this edition was ‘Wholesome Living’. There were speakers, vendors, food, and generally a good time. Unfortunately, I missed the start of the talks. The Glam Catalogue…


[VIDEO] Hair Porosity Series from Green Beauty Channel

April 3, 2017

What is hair porosity? Hair porosity is a very important (and sometimes confusing) aspect of healthy hair care. The folks at Green Beauty Channel just wrapped up a series all about porosity. The videos discuss the two ends of the porosity spectrum, high and low porosity. They also give practical solutions to deal with your porosity. For example, they recommend limiting indirect heat while deep conditioning if you have high porosity hair….


[VIDEO] Deola of Omoge Mura shares her simple wash day routine

April 1, 2017

Wash day can be easy or difficult, depending on the person and situation. I’m a sucker for an easy wash routine. The shorter the better. Deola of Omoge Mura recently shared her simple wash day routine on her YouTube channel. I appreciate that she was able to check off the key steps to a great wash day.   PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Beautifully Crafted Hot Oil Treatment UrbanBella Non-Lather Cleanser Cantu Complete…


[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…


Sizzelle Hair Situation – March 2017

March 20, 2017

We’re starting the Sizzelle Hair Situation series this month. Each of our contributors share snatches of their journey. Enjoy! Uzoma Hair journey recap My hair journey started in 2012 after an unfortunate encounter with braids snatched my hairline. I chronicled my journey on my blog which starts from 2013. Jeez, almost 4 years. In 2015, I started transitioning to natural hair. I finally did my big chop last November and now…


[VIDEO] The Science of Black Soap by Green Beauty Channel

March 9, 2017

Are you a fan of black soap? Lord knows, I am. I even did a series of reviews of various Nigerian black soaps. Black soap really helped improve my skin. When I started using it, I was searching for solutions for my acne and oily skin. Before, products generally stopped working after a while so I would need to switch. Black soap and I have been together for close to a…


Upcoming Hair and Beauty Events in March and April

March 1, 2017

There are quite a few events in the next few weeks. We do our best to keep you in the know. Hopefully, you can attend a few of them. Hair We Go: Technology & The Natural Hair Movement presented by Savvy & Chic Hair Beauty Hub and Social Media Week Lagos – 1 March   Amali Cosmetics Nail Pro Masterclass with Anastasia Kulinkina (Lagos) – 2 to 4 March The…


Can Cinnamon improve your skin?

February 28, 2017

A few months ago, I was given a face mask to review. It had several great natural ingredients for skin, like honey and turmeric. One ingredient that caught my eye was cinnamon. I didn’t realize this savoury spice had some great benefits. What is cinnamon? According to our good pal, Wikipedia, cinnamon is… “a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. “ Cinnamon is…


[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…