Straight Hair Regimen for Natural Hair

This is not a sponsored post but does contain some affiliate links One thing that I love about natural hair is I have the ability to go from fro to straight natural hair in a matter of hours. I don’t straighten my hair often, but omitting rainy days I keep straight hair for three weeks to a month. The fact that getting my hair done is so expensive, I want...

Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

5 Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

Trimming natural hair is an important step in a healthy hair regimen. After months of trying to do it on my own, I finally visited my stylist for a much-needed trim and blowout. I had a lot of growth, but my ends were so bad I had to cut at least 2-3 inches off. There are several factors in our everyday lives such as manipulation, weather and rubbing across certain material that...

Cut and Color on Natural Hair at Wesley Styles NYC

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Back in April, I decided to get a cut a color for my birthday. Since getting a blowout, I know I needed a trim, so I contacted Tamika of Wesley Styles to do a cut and color. I’ve seen Tamika do hair demos several times at her shop and at hair events, so I already knew she does a great job. Beauty Analysis at Wesley Styles NYC As a new customer at Wesley Styles, I scheduled a beauty analysis...

5 Best Natural Hair Styling Tools for Type 4 Hair

Styling Tools Every Natural Needs

While staple products for a standard hair regimen are great, there are styling tools needed to achieve the perfect hairstyle. If you’re a new or existing natural, below are five of the best natural hair styling tools that every woman with Type 4 Hair needs. Satin Scarf, Bonnet or Pillow Case Before figuring out what products work, you need to keep in protected. Our hair is already prone to dryness and...

Top Posts of 2014

I can’t believe that 2014 is almost over. From migrating my site to a self-hosted WordPress to attending Fun Fearless Life and other fun natural hair events, to what seemed like never-ending summer, I had a great year. The polls are in and below are my top posts of 2014. If you’re a new follower and weren’t able to view some, here’s your chance to read my top posts of...

Wearing Crochet Braids as a Protective Style

Crochet Braids as a protective style

I won a free crochet braid install at the Trials n Tresses End of Summer Bash a few weeks ago. This was my first time winning ANYTHING at a natural hair event and my first time getting crochet braids. Installation The install was done be Erna of crochethairnyc who used the Freetress Brazillian Braid hair. The process took about an hour and a half to two hours because of time....

The Easiest Wash Day Routine for Natural Hair

Current Regimen for My Natural Hair

A lot of naturals complain about wash day, but it doesn’t have to be when using the right method and hair products. My personal wash day routine usually takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete from start to finish. If you’re a new natural or looking for a simple wash day routine for natural hair, here is a quick an easy 3-step method you can follow. Pre-poo The first...