G is for: Garlic, Ginger, Guava, Grapes…
Growth is one important word for the Natural hair journey and life’s journey too. Most times people who don’t see growth believe their hair isn’t healthy, this isn’t always the case. Continue reading “‘G’ Foods for Healthy hair”
Key word: Antioxidants
‘A’ is for Apple, Almonds, Avocado, Arugula, Asparagus and Apricots.
Who loves food? I’m a foodie so I’m excited about this series starting now! Brace yourselves my darlings, each week we’ll learn a thing or two about foods we can add to our diet or look out for healthy hair and growth, from A-Z! Excited?
According to Cambridge dictionary, ‘an antioxidant is a substance that slows down the rate at which something decays because of oxidization’.
The human body naturally produces free radicals that cause damage in our bodies Continue reading “‘A’ Foods for Healthy Hair”
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
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”
I hope you had a good week. Is anyone excited about Easter approaching? Anyhoos, just reminding you the little ways to keep your hair moisturized this period; the LOC method is one of the effective ways to achieve that.
Continue reading “The L.O.C Way to Moisture Retention for Natural Hair”
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
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”