Vacation hair: What to bring?

Hi all, Another crazy week, but things are settling down. For that, I’m extremely thankful and grateful to God! My sister and I are heading to Miami on Thursday to celebrate her birthday and I am going with my natural hair. I’ve never traveled anywhere really hot and humid with my hair out. Last year,…

Rate this:

Even hot, dry hair is an ‘afro’disiac

Hi all, I’m still on my blog hiatus! But I had to jump online and let you know about the dangers of a parched ‘fro. My hair adventure started last weekend. I went to Hartford, CT to visit my family and it was hot. I mean real hot, but I didn’t bring any shampoo or…

Rate this:

My regimen: Spring/Summer 2010

Hi all! It’s about that time again — updating my regimen. The biggest thing that you’ll notice is that I’ve cut out a lot of products. Let me break down the regimen for you as it stands right now: Shampoo (weekly) – OK, I’ve realized, begrudgingly, that I need to use shampoo. I wish I…

Rate this:

Wash-n-go 2010: Pictures

Earlier this week, I decided to do a wash-n-go — although my first experience wasn’t a good one. Now, I’ve heard there are easier ways to do a wash-n-go (wash, condition, shake hair and go), I heard about another method where you comb a styling product through your hair and let it dry. A little…

Rate this:

The accidental online henna purchase

I’m sitting here, sick as a dog, with no voice and no one to keep me company. The Hubby is at work and I just signed off from work because my head is hurting from this evil cold that I’m dealing with. Before I go to sleep, I wanted to tell you about my accidental…

Rate this:

Product review: Colora Henna

Last week, I decided that I was going to use henna for the first time — Colora Henna, specifically. I’ve always wanted to try it, but the time commitment was especially painful to me. I don’t have six hours on a Saturday to wait for henna to do its magic. On Friday, I did have…

Rate this:

Henna, henna, henna day!!

Today is henna day, folks and I’m very excited. As I told you a few days ago, I’ve never tried henna because it very time consuming and my weekends are pretty busy. Now that I’m working from home, I can do things like a henna treatment and leave it on for the entire workday. The…

Rate this:

Adventures in hair straightening

I went to the salon this past weekend and I got my hair trimmed and blow dried. It was supposed to be trimmed, blow dried and coloured, but when my stylist told me that in order to colour my lawless grey hairs, I have to use a demi-permanent colour with peroxide, I put the breaks…

Rate this:

Hair purgatory: the dreaded in-between phase

I cut all my relaxed ends off in September 2008 and I’ve been working toward having a head full of thick, glorious healthy kinks and coils. Now, one year and seven months into this natural hair journey and I’ve reached the dreaded in-between phase. My hair is no longer short enough for the cute styles…

Rate this: