Hello everyone. It has been far too long since I wrote here. I am not impressed with myself. I get reminded to write here every April, the month I started this blog. I hope you are keeping well in spite of the current pandemic.
I want to share a few things I have learnt about my natural hair since I cut it again late last year (2019) that I hope will help you as you care for your natural hair. There are different ways of ‘typing’ hair. The most well known is the Andre Walker system (numbers and letters) that would say I have 4B/C hair, otherwise known as kinky-coily hair. In my opinion hair typing systems are not useful unless they help you to take better care of you hair. So when looking at hair typing, ask yourself how it will improve you hair care regimen. Below I am sharing a hair characteristic that has helped me to take better care of my kinky-coily afro and retain more moisture.Continue reading “Hair Width: What it means for my kinky-coily hair”