10 Differences | Locs vs. Loose Natural Hair

10 Differences | Locs vs. Loose Natural Hair

One of the most common misconceptions about Natural hair is that locs helps your hair grow longer than loose hair. And so many women would quickly run out to go loc their hair so that they can achieve long hair effortlessly and under a minimal time frame. Aside from the ease at which loc hair […]

Protective Styling: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?

Protective Styling: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?

  Day 11 of 31 styles @ 31 places dual challenges What is protective styling? The definition of this term varies from person to person and blogger to blogger. But I define protective styling as any style that protects your hair from physical, chemical and environmental disturbances.   Physical disturbances involves daily styling, combing, and […]

Hits and Misses with Protective Styling

Hits and Misses with Protective Styling

Last protective style in April with Marley hair At the beginning of this year, I had a 6months plan to keep my hair in braided extensions for the first 6months of the year, with an end goal of gaining 3inches by the end of June. To my surprise, I noticed that my hair had grown […]

Why I can’t afford to go to a hair stylist

Why I can’t afford to go to a hair stylist

Β  Β  Ever since I went natural, I have been very careful when it comes to choosing my hair stylist. Even if it means being in charge of the styling, treatments and handling of my tresses. In the last few years that I’ve been natural, I can say that I’ve only been to the stylist […]

How to Shampoo, Condition and Moisturize Braids (Protective Styles)

How to Shampoo, Condition and Moisturize Braids (Protective Styles)

Last week, I blogged the negative side of Protective Styles which most hair gurus and stylists won’t share with you. I shared 10 reasonsΒ why protective styling won’t help with length retention, but can instead result in hair loss and breakage. Since the most common type of protective styling is often done with hair extensions, I […]