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
When I started transitioning I always dreaded ‘wash days’… They were always long and boring or maybe I was too impatient buh by the time I got rid of the relaxed ends and knew my hair a little more, I figured ways to cut corners and products that worked perfectly well. I’m an Eden Body Works fan and trust me I’ve tried a lot … Continue reading How I Cut My WashDay Routine In Half;The Night Before Valentines
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
Happy New Year guys! 2016 is a promising year and I hope we accomplish all that we set to do at the end of the year. Any new lessons learnt from 2015? Any new year resolutions? I learnt some healthy practices for my natural hair which I plan to develop as a habit and I thought to share….
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…
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”
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!!