Hair updates

Today, I’m giving you a quick update on my hair and scalp in its first protective style of the season. As you know, if you’ve been reading, I twisted my hair on October 31 — about two weeks ago. My goal is to wash every two weeks with my Country Rose Soap Co.’s natural liquid…

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Accidental Natural TV? My braid regimen

On Sunday, I was bored. The Hubby was watching football and basketball and I was idle — so I made a video. I’ve realized that I’m long-winded, but my video is good… at least that’s what I think. If you want, you can watch all nine minutes and 40 seconds of me talking about what…

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Winter protective style #1: Braids

Yesterday, I finally got my hair braided as part of the Healthy Ends Challenge and as a winter protective style. As the weather’s been getting colder waiting until the end of the month to get my hair braided felt like forever and a day. Normally, I would let my braider wash and moisturize my hair,…

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Bye-bye curls, coils and kinks!

Tomorrow, I’m going into braids as my winter protective style. So, my hair and I will be separated for at least a few months. Sniff. I know it’s for the best, but I will miss every kink, coil and nap. I will miss playing with my curls in meetings or when I’m trying to think…

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Moisturize your situation – Part 3

Sorry folks! I was going to update yesterday — but I am starting to come down with something and I really didn’t feel like working. Nevertheless, I have been thinking about what moisturizers I would like to buy and try. I’m finally getting my braids put in this weekend, so these purchases, if they are…

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Moisturize your situation – Part 2

Yesterday, I shared my favourite moisturizers with you. Today, I’m going to highlight some of the products that many online naturalistas have raved about. Now, I don’t use these products and I don’t know how well they work, but if you’re a natural newbie and you’re looking for some help in the moisturizer area, these…

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The accidental protective hair ‘do

I had been looking forward all last week to trying a new style. I was going to use the banding technique to stretch out my kinks before I did a two-strand twist style. I know I can’t explain the technique as well as some other folks online, so I’m just going to leave it to…

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I have scalp issues. Sniff.

I’ve always had scalp problems. When my hair was relaxed, most of my issues were from washing my hair with shampoos with coconut-based ingredients. I no longer use commercial shampoos, so I’ve alleviated that problem. Unfortunately, this week, my scalp is acting like a fool. Granted, I normally wash it twice a week, but as…

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Hairlista’s Healthy Ends Challenge – who’s in?

I’m thinking about joining Hairlista’s Healthy Ends Challenge. The challenge runs from today, October 8 to April 8, 2010. I am focusing on retaining length over this winter and I think that this challenge will help me reach my goal (which is to be fully shoulder length when stretched by Spring 2010). Here are the…

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Winterize your hair – relaxed or natural

Sunshyne of Hairlicious Inc. gives 10 good tips about how to winterizing your hair. Anyone in Toronto knows that winter is here, ’cause it’s only 10 degrees today. What kind of madness is that for the second day of October? SMH. Here’s a taste of the article: For those who live in colder climates (including…

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