When people come to me and ask "isn't it hard to comb your hair?" or "I'd love to have your hair but I'm afraid of the comb" are probably the most common sayings I hear from people. And to answer that question, it really isn't that much of a deal to comb my hair, in … Continue reading To comb or not to comb?!?
Having just been away now for some time, I took the time to really understand what it really means to have come this far in my hair journey. I have to admit, there had been some days where I had just been frustrated because of the back and forth of figuring out which products … Continue reading Lessons of the Natural Hair Journey
There’s a hairstyle I tried a couple of days ago, (I call it the Dreadlocks effect because people presume I’m on dreadlocks!) of curly twists about a week ago, quick and easy to do. Less manipulation on your hair and it lasted me up to a week. Steps: You just simply twist your hair in … Continue reading Quick Fun Hairstyle
The preference between air drying and blow drying hair after a hair wash is one that goes a long way and still even today, depending on the type of hair you have. For relaxed hair, it has been practiced for years and is a usual thing that after a hair wash, the hair is exposed … Continue reading Air Drying 4c Natural Hair
African Braiding Hair is an ancient tribe which was founded in a couple of countries in the likes of Asia, Europe, Africa, Egypt and many more! Hair braiding is predicted to have started back in the 3500 B.C but it cannot be traced to the exact time period located. In fact it might have started … Continue reading Quick Fun Facts: Did you know?
It’s 2017 and I hope all is well with you. Let’s toast to a good year ahead! These are probably the “not so good” products I have tried in the past year and I thought I should share the downs and probably the ups about the products I am about to mention. It’s been a … Continue reading Product Review: Aunt Jackie’s and African Pride
As we all know as naturals, it takes a process to find what suitable products suit your hair. Through thousands of hair care products to choose from, it’s kind of impossible to try each and every one of them and the only thing we can do is to go with our instincts or to research … Continue reading Lessons and wisdom of 2016
So I’ve realised how doing this method by spritzing water on my hair while having braids could dry and damage my hair at the same time. I only started trying this method on the braids I installed twice before and I didn’t think much of it until I noticed pretty much dryness on my hair. … Continue reading Why I stopped spritzing water on my hair during braids
5 Natural hair myths that make you want to give up natural hair when you don’t see RESULTS! Grow your hair 5 inches in a month with ‘whatsoever’method: Yes natural hair grows, but each and everyone’s hair grows at a different pace. Others will be faster or slower than the other. Don’t expect to grow … Continue reading 5 Common Natural Hair Myths
Earlier this week my heart broke to the racism against black African hair. We are finally seeing ourselves for the true Africans that we are and finally able to express ourselves through our hair and traditions. One of the bravest kids in Pretoria High School stood up for their natural hair, of whom Zulaikha … Continue reading Our hair is our Crown