Argan Oil seems to be in everything these days, but it’s actually been around for thousands of years and used by the Berber people of Morocco (thus the name Moroccan Oil). Since the late 1990’s it has taken the beauty biz by storm being included in everything from hair and skin treatments to candles and cooking oil. But not all argan oil is the same. Continue reading
Natural hair can be difficult to detangle if you don’t do it properly. Which is why I made the decision to no longer comb my coily natural hair. It’s been months actually. Why? Well, it kind of happened by accident, but the result is less breakage, and less shedding of my curly 4ABCDE hair. Continue reading
A BIG thank you to Scarlett Rocourt of Wonder Curl for featuring me in the August issue of “Health, Hair and Happiness”, her online mag through Issu. Every month Scarlett provides insight and valuable advice on everything from beauty and health to money management. This month I go more into detail about my struggle with stroke and how to prevent them. Check it out below! Continue reading
This is going to sound like blasphemy to many in the natural hair community, but I really don’t care how long my hair is. Seriously. I’ve been natural since before the web was invented and I can honestly tell you, I really don’t care. Continue reading
I was shocked the other day when I realized that I’ve never done a review of Curls Créme Brule. It’s one of the few natural hair products that has decent ingredients, that my hair likes and you can find everywhere.
Here are few tips for you new naturals, those of you who are transitioning, or those of you who have gone natural and are rethinking our decision. Continue reading
I was in Whole Foods recently with a friend who was praising the Alaffia line of products. She had said that not only were the products quality, they were also sustainable and were serious about giving back to the communities that the ingredients are harvested from. I was sold. I decided to try the liquid black soap in Tangerine citrus. Continue reading
I’ve mentioned before how much I really like tea hair rinses, and how great they make my scalp feel. I’ve also used an apple cider vinegar hair rinse to close up the hair cuticle, and help prevent split ends. So recently, I had the brilliant idea to combine both into one healthy hair rinse!
I have a confession to make. Between work, family, the house and the holidays, things have been kind of stressful lately and I haven’t been taking very good care of my hair. I hadn’t deep conditioned in ages, it was brittle, dry, generally unhappy and so I knew it was time for a protein treatment. I was at my mom’s this past weekend and I decided to do my Hair Guacamole treatment. One problem.
No avocados. Continue reading