After removing your crochet braids, surely you want to retain all of the beautiful hair that you have grown over the month so you want to make sure that is done the right way. But before we talk about the removal process, let’s me share some tips on properly installing crochet braids without damage. You […]
Archives for February 2015
How to Remove Crochet Braids Safely
4 Natural Haircuts That Add Versatility
For so long, there’s been an emphasis on length. But I’ve found lots of great haircuts that give natural hair edge and visual interest. Here are my faves.
6 Steps For Repairing Breakage and Dry Winter Hair
The harsh winter environment robs you of moisture and can wreak havoc on your hair strands. When you touch your hair it’s dry as a desert and you see broken off hairs falling left and right. You moisturize and you moisturize, but nothing seems to work. You try protective styling, that doesn’t help the situation either. […]
13 Reasons I’m Choosing a Home Birth
In Why I’m Choosing a Home Birth, I mentioned that I made a list of why. That list was originally only supposed to have 3 reasons, maybe 5 at the most. But as I started to list each reason, the list grew. Here are the 13 Reasons I’m Choosing a Home birth
Why You Should Soak Kanekalon Hair in Apple Cider Vinegar
Many people are allergic to the alkaline coating on Kanekalon Hair soaking it in Apple Cider Vinegar before installing can prevent itching, rash, and other discomfort.
5 Protective Styles We’re Eyeing this Winter
Protective styling (more about different protective styles) is a great way to retain length and is something you can do any time of the year.
3 Simple DIY Options for Clarifying Natural Hair
We talk a lot about using heavier emollients and sealants during the winter to help our hair retain and maintain moisture. After a while, though, if we tend to pile ‘em on, we may begin to experience some buildup. Yuck! Give your hair its life back with these three clarifying options! SEE ALSO: 5 Other […]
How Wash and Go’s Can Damage Your Hair
Did you know Wash and Go’s can be just as if not more damaging that heat damage???
When we talk about bad hair habits, the discussion is often focused on heat damage. Excessive heat can break down protein bonds, damage the outer cuticle layer, and ultimately cause breakage. BUT so can wash and go’s!
Why I’m Trusting My Gut and Pursuing a Homebirth
When I found out I was pregnant with my second baby, I scrambled to find a new OB/GYN in Las Vegas. If I were still in Houston, I would have had no problem with selecting the doctor that delivered my 3 year old son. She was more than my doctor. She was someone I considered […]
8 “Hair Products” You May Already Own In Your Kitchen
If we’re not careful, we can end up emptying our wallets on hair products alone! But whether you’re on a budget or just wanna try your hand at some DIY hair care, these 8 “products” in your very own kitchen can help you maintain healthy hair without breaking the bank!