Hello Beautiful Lady, Postpartum shedding is no joke. It was like I had a baby, then four months later my hair started shedding. It happened overnight. One day I woke up and all my hair was in my hands. Okay maybe I'm exaggerating but that's what it felt like. I thought if I continued to … Continue reading 5 Tips to Decrease Postpartum Shedding
“Timing is so important! If you are going to be successful in dance, you must be able to respond to rhythm and timing. It’s the same in the Spirit. People who don’t understand God’s timing can become spiritually spastic, trying to make the right things happen at the wrong time. They don’t get His rhythm … Continue reading Loc Journey Week One
I am not my hair After completing the Daniel Fast, I did a lot of thinking about self-love and identity. I am coming to the realization that I am beautiful regardless of what anyone thinks about me. Some may think that I'm beautiful because of my hair, and I'm going to change that. With that … Continue reading I Am Not My Hair: New Journey
I have collected a number of Shea Moisture items lately. Lord knows I live for a bargain, so most of these items were purchased on sale or clearance.
We use coconut oil for EVERYTHING! Coconut oil is like God's gift to humanity. Coconut Oil has natural antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties. It makes your hair, nails, and skin shine like the sun. Skin Shaving cream I haven't purchased shaving cream in years. I feel like I get a closer shave, and no razor … Continue reading Beauty Quicktip: Coconut Oil For Healthier Skin, Nail and Hair
So this topic has been on my mind for a LONG time. I have been thinking about becoming a straight hair natural. I know many people frown upon applying heat to natural hair, but the truth is I don't care what other people think anymore. I have achieved my hair goals and beyond. At this … Continue reading Becoming a Straight Hair Natural or NAH?
Satin Bonnet or Scarf: Satin protects your hair from breakage as you sleep. I even tie my hair up with a silk or satin scarf when I'm hanging out in the house. I find that using satin helps keep my hair's shine and keeps it from being dry. I have a cute scarf that I use when … Continue reading 5 Must Have Hair Goodies
When trying to straighten your natural hair make sure you: Get your hair clean as possible: meaning cleansing your hair with a shampoo, not co-washing. Rinse out the conditioner very well to make sure there isn't any residue left to cause burning during the flat ironing process. Make sure to detangle your hair thoroughly. Detangle … Continue reading How I Straighten My Natural Hair
Hey Peeps, I know a lot of you ladies are newly natural and/or transitioning. I wanted to share some of my protective styles I used when I was newly natural. In the beginning of my natural hair journey, I used protective styles to help my hair grow and to protective the ends of my hair. … Continue reading Protective Styles for New Naturals / Short Natural Hair
Here are the common causes of breakage during the transitioning phase: Lack of moisture Too much manipulation Not properly detangling from tip to root Lack of protein Shampoo- I recommend shampooing bi-weekly preferably with a low sulfate or sulfate free shampoo to keep from drying the hair. The main goal of shampooing is to cleanse the … Continue reading How to transition to natural with minimal breakage