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 […]

Want healthy long hair? Say No to these 10 bad habits!

Want healthy long hair? Say No to these 10 bad habits!

Black hair, (relaxed or afro-textured) requires A LOT of care in order for it to be healthy and grow long like Indian and Brazilian people’s hair. Healthy hair care requires us to start doing certain things we’re not used to doing to our hair while also reducing or eliminating bad habits which are damaging to […]

4 Natural Remedies To Ease Itchy Scalp

4 Natural Remedies To Ease Itchy Scalp

Itchy scalp can be annoying and embarrassing. There are many reasons why our scalp gets irritated and so there are many ways that we can ease this discomfort. In a previous post, I discussed 6 different reasons why our scalp gets itchy, including different methods we can use to prevent this from happening. In this […]

Ten Ways to Wash Your Natural Hair Without Shampoo

Ten Ways to Wash Your Natural Hair Without Shampoo

Looking for an alternative way to cleanse your natural hair without shampoo? Look no further!  Below, I have listed 10 different products that can be used to wash your natural hair in case you’re thinking of replacing your shampoo. 1. Sulphate Based Shampoo This is the most widely available and cheapest type of hair cleansers […]

Moroccan Rhassoul Clay is HAIRmazing!

Moroccan Rhassoul Clay is HAIRmazing!

Although I’ve been meaning to try the top two (bentonite & rhassoul) hair clays which have been recommended by many Naturalistas in the past few years, the difficulty in accessing these clays, as well as many other great products have kept me from trying them.   What is Rhassoul Clay? Rhassoul or ghassoul is a natural mineral clay […]

How to prepare for Back to School as a (Newly) Naturalista

I know many of you probably aren’t thinking about your hair when writing your back to school shopping list, which is understandable. Between the laptops, stationery, clothing, bedding, dorm room items; as well as other last minute preparations needed before starting a new grade, school or even college or university, the last thing on your […]

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

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

    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 […]