DIY Recipes for PrePoo

In case you didn’t know ‘prepoo’ (short for pre shampoo), is very beneficial for the hair. It doesn’t matter if your hair is natural (unpermed/unrelaxed), relaxed/chemically processed or colored/bleached. It’ll do your hair a lot of good!! Wondering what exactly this is? It is the process of applying conditioning treatments such as conditioners, humectants and/or oils on hair prior to washing (either shampoo or cowash). It … Continue reading DIY Recipes for PrePoo

What To Know About Co-washing

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If you are natural or are new to the natural hair community, I’m sure by now you must have heard the word “co-wash”… A lot of people are aware of the term while some are still confused or curious as to what it actually means.

What does it mean? Continue reading “What To Know About Co-washing”

Protective Styling:Avoiding Some Horrors

Hey guys…. As much as I love protective styles(because they help you retain length,save your hair from harsh weather,save you the trouble of trying to figure out something with your hair & a host of other advantages..),I’ve been a victim one too many times of a particular protective style gone wrong (weave-ons), and yes I had to learn the hard way. These might apply to … Continue reading Protective Styling:Avoiding Some Horrors

A Transitioners’ Guide To Becoming Natural

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There is absolutely no right or wrong way to go natural, well of course as long as your hair is relaxer free. Some people prefer the Big Chop method(the process where they cut all or most of their hair to start afresh); Others prefer the Transitioning method (process where the stop the use of relaxers and let the new hair grow out alongside the relaxed part, trimming the ends as they grow till all the relaxed part is finally cut off).

In the Transitioning method two different textures are being dealt with and I believe is a little more difficult to maintain at first than the Big Chop method. Here are few things you’ll need to know before choosing the Transitioning method. Continue reading “A Transitioners’ Guide To Becoming Natural”

Read The Label: What & Why It Shouldn’t Be In Your Natural Hair Product (Pt.1)

Hello again! The past week was very long but fruitful and the giveaway also came to an end..Phhhewww!! Thanks to those who participated, there is more to come!

Moving on…. Most people (in the category of permed hair or about to go natural) often wonder why they have to change their hair products once they make the decision to stay off the Lye… I had a friend tell me she doesn’t get why, well for the most part, it’s what in the bottle that’s the difference! Over the years I developed the habit of reading labels each time I picked up a product.(I read a couple of times that the first 5-7 ingredients listed are usually the main contents, I guess that’s true)I found out that some of them contained some ingredients which I react to & I usually encourage people to do so aswell, you just might never know! Continue reading “Read The Label: What & Why It Shouldn’t Be In Your Natural Hair Product (Pt.1)”

10 Essential Tools 4 Natural Hair

Yay!!  the Nigerian Independence day’s near!! whoop whoop!! Remember to check the Post on October 1st for the Giveaway procedure…. Now back to the Post for today….

A brief list of the basic tools you’ll be needing as a natural ‘haired’ human (*chuckles*)…not that this is the whole list, it’s what we call essential ‘must haves’ and the good part is they are cheap and can be found in beauty supply stores near you!!

Buckle up!!..

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Basics For Natural Hair Care

Hey guys!! How’s your week going?….Mine has been splendid!!

Just like the Farmer or anyone venturing into farming has essential tools,basic instrument that are necessary for the minimum successful farming , those with natural hair do also! In this Post we’ll be looking at some of the basics (products)that should be in the stash of those with Natural hair or any others who are new to being natural or want to go natural and we would conclude in the next post(on basic tools)….Hope you’ll find this helpful! Continue reading “Basics For Natural Hair Care”