100 Years of Natural Hair Beauty

This series has been making the rounds for sometime on the net. I was so happy and surprised to come across one for black natural hair! 😀 It’s so important to have representation! This is truly inspiring to girls with kinky hair everywhere (at least I think so)!

I can’t wait for my hair to get longer so I can try some of these looks! XD

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Curly Girl Method Mini Haul

In the midst of my latest hair upheaval, I decided to try the Curly Girl Method on my hair. I did hours and hours of research (I even made a Pinterest board for it XD), and it seems simple enough:

  • No shampoo
  • co-washing (conditioner washing)
  • No sulfates or silicones
  • no brushing hair

Sounds good to me… I don’t like the “squeaky clean” feeling after shampooing anyway. As my hair is dehydrated and thirsty, this seemed like just the ticket! Continue reading

Whoop! Hair it is! Or, Why I Cut My Dreads

As a modern woman of African decent, I’ve pretty much done anything that could have been done to my hair:

  • Jherri curls (ugh, don’t ask….)
  • relaxers
  • human hair and synthetic braid extensions
  • weaves
  • cornrows
  • wigs
  • afro puffs
  • bantu knots
  • colored, bleached, textured
  • hot combed, flat ironed

Been there, done that…got a fucking t-shirt and a keychain.

In October of 2012 I decided to do what I considered to be the final frontier of black hair:

Dreadlocks. Continue reading