How To Maintain Straight Natural Hair

This is not a sponsored post but does contain some affiliate links 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 to get my money’s worth.  Even though I don’t fully follow my regular regimen, having straight hair doesn’t mean I neglect taking care of it. Here’s...

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 As a new customer, I scheduled a beauty analysis to talk about color options, perform...

Styling Tools Every Natural Needs

As a new natural, you may get caught up in finding products that work for your hair and often become a product junkie as a result. While staple products for a standard hair regimen are great, there are styling tools you need in order to have that “on fleek” style. If you’re a new or existing natural, below are five styling tools that every natural needs. Satin Scarf, Bonnet or Pillow Case Before figuring...

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...

Current Regimen for my Natural Hair

Current Regimen for My Natural Hair

I don’t go crazy over hair typing, but I’ve been considered to be a 3c/4a when it comes to the typing system. Below are the steps I take to wash my hair. It usually takes me about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete from start to finish. Pre-poo As stated in my Top 5 Staple Products post, I pre-poo my hair with coconut oil. I buy Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil...