It takes a courageous woman to go out there without her crown of glory. Khalil Gibran said the following words:
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
How is the wind going to caress my hair if I shave my hair! These are the thoughts of a vain woman coming into light at how beautiful bald women can be.
I am talking about voluntarily getting out there with a shaver in one hand then hitting the streets with a short buzz. Some women are more comfortable with wigs, some weaves and some, straight up natural hair. Continue reading
Living in a cold climate where we have snow 7 months out of the 12 (I know how depressing…) makes moisturizing our hair a very key essential part of preventing breakage as well as achieving and retaining length. This is where glycerin comes in handy. -Vegetable glycerin works very well as a moisturizer for healthy hair. So where am I going with this? Natural curly hair is normally dry so in order to maintain soft, healthy hair, the right amount of moisture is required. Keep reading to find out the ways you can use vegetable glycerin in order to acheive healthier hair.
Why Vegetable Glycerin?
Vegetable glycerin is naturally hygroscopic. In layman terms, this simply means that it absorbs moisture from its surroundings. This is one of the Continue reading
Stretched hair is excellent for having that length that makes it easy to enjoy different natural hair styles. I don’t know about you but my natural hair, once washed, disappears into a turtles cave. So, I have to take a few extra steps to make sure I’m stretching it right after the wash. Here are 7 ways you can stretch your hair to prevent shrinkage.
1. Curl Enhancers or Flexi Rods
You can use these right when your hair is moist (not too wet or dry). Leave them in until your hair is completely dry! Then remove them and divide your hair into sections and braid or twist. You get more length to work with by using this method. Continue reading
When your armpits spend all their life in a dark place with no air and light, the last thing you need are clogged pores in that area! Not many women know this but the stuff you put under your armpits can be quite harmful! Personally, I’m allergic to the antiperspirants and the regular deodorants. I found that they broke the skin around my armpits and made me break out in a rash. The rash is itchy and uncomfortable. I abandoned all those toxins for a natural deodorant. Continue reading
Between your natural hair trims, your vitamin supplements and your hair routine, don’t forget a hot oil treatment. It helps you soften your texture and gives a nice sheen to your mane. I like the glow that I get after I use a few carrier oils like jojoba, olive or coconut. It’s a fun and easy way to do a moisture infusing treatment at home. Continue reading
When the weather outside is frightful your natural hair can get crazy! In addition, different manipulative styles can strip that natural oil from your skin. Here are some things you can do to restore the elasticity and moisture to your natural hair. Continue reading