Time and time again, I’ve heard the big chop horror stories. Uneven. Cut off too much (not just relaxed ends). Tears. And more tears. Not to mention the criticism one may receive. There are usually 5 typical responses to your big chop that you can read here. Fortunately, I was not subject to a negative […]
Archives for September 2014
3 Tips for A Successful Big Chop
3 Steps To Laying Your Edges Without Damaging
I admit it. I’m a fan of laid edges. I like my edges to be LAID hunty. Laid. But I’m not a fan of buildup, flakes… and breakage. (If you have experienced breakage or hair loss around your edges, here are some tips for regrowth.) I’ve hated gel since the finger waves of the 90s. […]
3 Natural Hairstyles Perfect for any Work Out
It’s the start of a new year and I know many of you have made the resolution to start working out. The good news is when you go natural you have more style options that give you the flexibility to do so. You’re also going to want to bookmark: 6 Ways to Refresh Your Hair […]
6 Tips for Keeping Your Natural Hair Straight in Humidity
Every woman with natural hair knows that winter is straight hair weather — not summer or early fall due to the humidity. But if you are defiant like me (or live in an area with dry heat), then you probably rock straight hair in the summer and fall too! That’s not the case for me. […]
I’m Having A Baby- Staying home with baby two and loving it!
This month spouse/ baby daddy and I will celebrate 9 yrs of marriage & we are pregnant with our second bambino. We are truly blessed! The first time I was pregnant I was so terrified. Any excitement I felt was ladened by worry, fear, and anxiety. I was scared of so many things. Like most […]
What is the Max Hydration Method?
The max hydration method has been used by all naturals alike, but in particular it claims to give 4c hair wash n go curls with definition and moisture. Depending on where you get your information from (everyone seems to have their own variation) the method is a lengthy process. For the first week the steps […]
5 Tips for Styling Toddler Hair
Toddlers. They are cute and cuddly. So cute that you just can’t help styling them like little dolls. And all of the Instagram and Pinterest photos don’t help either! But if you are like me, your kids look cute, but not perfect. In fact, I’ve lost count of the number of times my girls have […]
7 Reasons Your Natural Hair Is Dry
If you have ever experienced dry and brittle hair, you are not alone. Its a very common hair issue, but with many causes. Here are seven different things that attribute to dry and brittle natural hair with possible solutions.
5 Steps To Maximum Hydration for 4c Natural Hair
I find what is simple works best and while keeping my 4c hair tresses moisturized requires care, it’s definitely doable. 4C hair loves moisture and the more effectively it is moisturized the more manageable this hair type will be. Besides implementing great products there are some preventative steps you should take to reduce dryness and […]