Are naturalistas obsessed with length?

Today is my nappyversary. Its 3 years since the big chop and not a single regret. I am excited for my natural hair journey, how far I have come and where I am going. I am sharing a few thoughts based on a conversation that I had with a friend a few weeks back. It went a little like this:natural hair

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I found the best way to keep my hair soft and hydrated and it’s pretty simple

There is: natural, lazy natural and then there’s me. If there is a natural hair short cut, I’ll find it.  On wash days, I am hyped enough to go all out LOC (leave in conditioner, oil and plenty of cream/butter). Thereafter I follow a simple routine  to keep my hair moisturised. It starts with a spritz bottle(any refillable bottle with a spray action). I’ve tried a few recipes, some I found too oily and others left my hair sticky. In the trial and error process, I made a spritz that suits my hair needs. So I am sharing my recipe with you in the hopes that it will treat you as well it treats my 4C hair. Continue reading “I found the best way to keep my hair soft and hydrated and it’s pretty simple”

Do you have an obligation to tell your social media followers that your post is sponsored? 

Before I started my blog site, Of Curls and Colour, I was somewhat unaware of the workings of social media. I would see a person I follow rave about a lipstick or a hair product that she had used and loved and think that the views expressed were always sincere. Little did I know that she might have been sent that product to review or as a gift.  Which brings me to a potential moral dilemma; as a so called influencer, are you obligated to tell your network that the product you raved about was sent to you? That the lippie you love so much is actually an ad? Continue reading “Do you have an obligation to tell your social media followers that your post is sponsored? “

Homecoming

Hello and welcome to the new year.

I’ve been quiet, pondering life and love and everything in between. I have happily made it into 2018 and I am thrilled that you here with me. My first post for the year is a bit of a homage to home.  Home being, the place that birthed me, that birthed my parents, my grandparents and those before them.  Can you tell that I am that person that believes in the power of ancestry and lineage?Boat on lake Malawi

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