Karen’s Body Beautiful Product Review

Karen’s Body Beautiful is a natural, black owned hair/skin care brand that creates products for natural hair and skin. The entire brand boasts to consist products that were carefully designed to add, maintain and restore moisture to dry natural hair. Like most natural hair brands, there are no silicones, parabens, mineral oils, phthalates or sulfates…

Living my truth… No more Lye!

After being relaxed from the age of four, I had become very curious to know what my natural hair texture looked and felt like. This thought has crossed my mind several times in between relaxers, before I actually made the decision to stop relaxing. Even though I was curious, I was much more fearful and…

Ugh… It Doesn’t Grow! – The Real Truth about Hair Growth

You need to stop! Stop saying that your hair isn’t growing or has stopped growing; you just might not be retaining any length. Length retention is often mistaken for hair growth and as a result, the lack of length retention is usually interpreted as lack of growth. The truth is, hair growth and length retention…

6 Month Protective Style Challenge

For six months, style your hair ONLY using protective styles. You can plan ahead by organizing the styles you plan to do and the duration for which you plan on wearing it.

Styling Part 3

Styling is the last of my stick to the basic series and is usually the last step in any hair care routine.Although last, it is certainly not least, because even though styling might not seem to be a direct contributor to healthy hair; I can assure you, that its impact may even be greater than…

Stick to the Basics – Cleansing (Part 2)

Why not just stick to the basics? I know that there are tons of products that are now being produced for Afro textured hair, and it seems like there is a new one being added every day! This excitement can make you eager to just try them all! Some of you might have even gone…

Stick to the Basics – Moisturizing (Part I)

With an increasing amount of products on the market for natural hair, it can be very overwhelming for you to decide what product or product line to purchase. I know it can be a great task and half, especially if you are a newly natural or if you have not yet settled on a regimen….

Death to “Good Hair” Phenomena

So many of you have heard it, thought of it and might have even said it.   Truth be told I  am sick and tired of it!  The, “you don’t have good hair ” comments have really made their way  to the top of my nerves. But wait, before I even get into it any further, let me…