Let me guess: I'm sure you're immediately thinking that Co-Washing is the combination of a shampoo and another product, right? Nice try! Co-Washing is basically conditioner-only washing. With co-washing, your hair is not 100% clean but close enough AND your hair feels like second-day hair, which I love because I hate first day hair. You … Continue reading Co-Washing: What Is That?!
You've made the decision to go natural and embrace your natural curls but you are feeling conflicted and wonder: "I don't know how to twist my hair to make it look like yours" "I just don't know what to do with my hair now that I've big chopped" "I don't do well with maintaining and … Continue reading BE NATURAL “YOUR WAY”
Listen, your natural hair journey will always be a continued learning experience. Some lessons will come easy and others will come hard. It took a lot for me to write this post but my goal with this blog is to be transparent, 100% open and honest with all of you. Now, I've always talked about … Continue reading I GOT (A LITTLE TOO) “SCISSORS HAPPY” 😔
YAYYYYY! We are at the road with my Protective Styling Series. I am so glad that I was able to share some tips and advice on how to care for your hair while rocking your protective style, keep your strands moisturized and hydrated. I kept my single braids for about 4 weeks. A short amount of … Continue reading PROTECTIVE STYLING: The TAKE DOWN!
I honestly don't even know where to begin. Very few people know about this as I don't even think that I even shared this with my Momma LOL! I know people say "it's just hair, it'll grow back". However, when you take the decision to chop your gorgeous long and healthy hair to embark on … Continue reading MY SETBACK STORY: She CUT My Hair!!! 😵😤🤧
When it comes to protective styling, just as it is important to maintain your hair and protective style, it is also crucial to care for your edges, especially when wearing braids. The perimeter of your hair is pulled so tight when the braids are being installed, which creates tension on your scalp, leading to the … Continue reading PROTECTIVE STYLING: #YourEdgesMatter
We've talked about protective styling, the do's + don'ts and how to prepare your natural hair before installing your protective style. Another topic that I think is important to touch on is how to maintain your protective style. Remember, protective styles vary from braids, to weaves, crochet braids, faux locs, etc...In this post, we will focus … Continue reading PROTECTIVE STYLING: How to maintain your hair & protective style
If you thought for one second that you could just wear protective styles without prepping your hair, HMMMM! I'm just going to leave it at that. I braided my hair about almost 2 weeks ago and I usually keep my protective style in for no more than 4-6 weeks to prevent damage and breakage, especially … Continue reading PROTECTIVE STYLING: How to prepare your hair
Protective Styling, a great alternative to minimize regular hair maintenance and care, especially for those who use a lot of heat on their hair. I personally don't use heat to avoid damage (overtime). There are quite a few protective styles out there that Naturalistas wear in order to protect their mane. They range from braids … Continue reading PROTECTIVE STYLING: DO’s + DON’Ts
I am sure you've heard this expression or have been told before to "STAY in my lane". A little harsh, right? However, when you think of it, it's probably for the better. Throughout your natural hair journey, you'll watch naturalistas on YouTube, achieving certain styles, techniques on their hair. Or even by just following me, … Continue reading STAY in your lane!