The Relaxed Chick: Corkscrew curls, please

Hi all! My relaxed sistren, The Relaxed Chick, is sharing her experiences going organic and trying the ever-popular Carol’s Daughter products. Read her review and thoughts! If you have any suggestions for her, leave a comment. After reading through The Accidental Natural’s blog and enjoying her adventures in hair (and it looks even better in person,…

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Good hair? Chris Rock on Oprah

I just finished watching Chris Rock talk hair with Oprah and I’m certainly more impressed than I was with Tyra’s hair show. I was trying to listen intently to the show between my sister calling to comment and the Hubby cackling and hollering about Chris’ comments, I managed to jot down some thoughts. Let’s talk….

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You can get with this or you can get with that: the choice is yours

Since going natural, I’ve had many conversations about natural hair and it boggles my mind the number of women who vehemently say: “I could NEVER go natural!” Ummm…. why not? The answers normally are one of these: My hair is too hard/unmanageable/thick/dry/kinky It takes too much time My hair doesn’t look like yours/INSERT ACTRESS or…

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Hair Politics: Hair at work

This weekend, I heard some women who I volunteer with talk about their hair experiences at work and I was fascinated. One of them is a transitioning sister who wears her hair is a gorgeous fluffy ‘fro, another is wearing kinky twists, two more are relaxed and there’s me. The woman with the fluffy ‘fro…

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Natural vs. permed – a war of wills

OK, it’s not that serious. Well, it’s not that serious for me. When I started researching natural hair and what I could do with what was on my hair (I was lost and confused), I came across some very strong opinions about being natural vs. being permed. When I say strong opinions, I mean women…

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