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

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

Guest Post: Hair & Fashion Fusion Feat. The Madere Sisters

Hey guys…

We thought to give you a treat…a few tips & inspiration to making your natural hair fun, fabulous and fashionable from our Guests on the blog, two fun loving, fashionable, beautiful sisters (who b.t.w would make you wish you had a sister, if you don’t #noJokes) whose personal styles you’ll love! *Drum rolls please*- Thaina & Patrice Madere of thoseSDSgirls.com who reside in Southern California!! (similar weather to places like Nigeria, just incase you’re wondering) You should seriously check them out! You can follow them on Instagram too: @thainamadere @patrice.madere… 

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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”

Me, My Girlfriend & Her Hair (Prologue)

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Orim: The subject of “natural-haired-black” women (henceforth referred to as NHB women) is one filled with opinions. A Facebook page, a reddit page, an “Ask Men” magazine entry and several blogs have offered this subject to the public to contend and wrestle with. As a black man, I’m sure I’m not the only member of my sex and race who has considered this issue. Continue reading “Me, My Girlfriend & Her Hair (Prologue)”