Things No One Will Tell You About Being Natural

THE TASK: No one ever really tells you what to be prepared for when you take that daring leap to transform your previously chemically induced mane into one with a more natural existence. Whether you’re in it to get healthier hair or you’re a trendy diva following the natural hair wave, the results are the same. 
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I Chopped Off All Of My Hair…No Lye!

Let’s start at the beginning. In April,  I decided it was way too hot to apply more heat to my tresses. Standing in my bathroom under my vanity light sweating like a pig in a sauna. It was just unproductive. I would have to wait at least 30 minutes to cool down before I could apply my face. To top that off once I went outside…
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My Grey Hair: Curly vs Straight

Back in April 2011 I shared that I was considering going back to my natural hair with plans to eventually do the CHOP! I even gave tips for folks struggling with the transition. Looks like I need to take my own advice now because I feel the struggle!
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How I care for my grey hair

This week for our Friend Friday post we’re discussing our hair. And how we care for it. Ahh, my grey tresses! Oh how I love thee but you are not loving me back right now. Although I get many compliments on the color and style on most days I am not quite as happy with my hair as I feel…
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5 Ways To Transition To Natural Hair

I’ve been thinking about transitioning my hair to its natural curly waves for a while. Each September, after the summer heat finally disappears and my roots calm down, I reminisce about my childhood wavy locs. I’ve always classified myself as semi-natural. Meaning, since I can remember I’ve only had a relaxer treatment 2 maybe 3 times a year. Just to tame…
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5 Reasons to Say NO to Lace Front Wigs!

 “THE Worst Invention to the average woman.” OK, so let me not assume everyone knows what a lace front wig is. Simply put – it’s a wig that is made to appear as if it’s your hair growing naturally out of your scalp BUT it’s really a wig. I say work with what God originally gave you and keep it…
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