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12 Natural Hair Hacks for Textures 4a-c

12 Natural Hair Hacks for Textures 4a-c

    Some days, my hair is completely compliant, gorgeous, and controlled.   Most days, it ain’t.   Thankfully, over the years I’ve cultivated a few hacks that I find not only to be effective, but inexpensive and quick. And since I’m all about the sharing, I’ve systematically listed my tips and tricks for your […]

5 Things You Should Be Doing With Your Summer Hair

5 Things You Should Be Doing With Your Summer Hair

  It’s summer!!..ish! If your hair didn’t leap off of your head and give up this terrible past winter it definitely deserves some love. Ease up on the protective styles and embrace it this summer! You know you missed it.   Here are couple things I recommend in order to fully celebrate the upcoming beachfront […]

Hahaha look it's memes!

Hahaha look it’s memes!

When I’m bored and left to my own devices, apparently I meme. Check out the results of my slow day. 😀                                

Conditioner Stretch Fail!

Six days is all you get. That’s it. That’s IT. O_O
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To the little kink-haired girl.

To the little kink-haired girl.

Little kink haired girl, you inspire me.   Sitting with your texturally diverse friends while wearing your puffs and braids with casual confidence makes me feel so proud. I know that you just think that your barrettes are pretty and that you hate sitting still while Mommy does your hair, but to me, your indifference […]

Guest Post: 5 Must-Try Homemade Recipes for Natural Hair

Guest Post: 5 Must-Try Homemade Recipes for Natural Hair

Abby from My Hair Care writes: If you have natural hair, it is completely normal if not preferable to treat it using natural methods. Preparing your own homemade recipes can indeed combat the most common hair woes using natural means rather than exposing your hair to more damage. Here are DIY homemade recipes that you […]

From the archives: What is Manageability?

From the archives: What is Manageability?

November 15, 2011 I remember the first time I dealt with straight hair.   I was a freshman in high school in Milwaukee, WI. My blue-eyed, blonde-haired, straight-stranded friend Becky (yes that was her real name) wanted me to curl her hair for a special occasion that was coming up. I said sure! I was […]

“New boo, Meet My Hair”

  Is it possible to have an existential crisis connected to hair?   After last night, I’m gonna have to go with the affirmative.  Ugh.   Let me explain.   Ya’ll know how much I love my hair. I LOVE my kinks. I love that it’s growing and that it’s big and different. There is […]

“I liked the braids better.”

Like many hair-savvy naturalistas, my hair changes with the season. Or the month, depending on how I’m feeling. I’ll be rocking an updo today; waist long braids next week, and a full blow out a month later. In terms of how much time I spend in each style, one couldn’t really tell whether I have […]

4 Ways Your Kinks Will Help You Survive This Summer!

4 Ways Your Kinks Will Help You Survive This Summer!

Kinks and curls are gorgeous, but did you know that they were also useful in hot weather?? (Say what??) Yup! As if you didn’t love your natural hair enough here’s four more reasons why your hair is awesome in the summertime.           Kinky/curly hair protects the wearer from UV rays.  Straight […]