DIY Face Treatments are not for Everyone

The interwebs are full of everything. Every little thing, short of how to perform your own heart transplant surgery.

In comes…”how to get rid of your acne in 5 days” and because you’re loving all things natural, you decide you’ll try a couple of DIY recipes for your skin. You being me that is. Suffice to say, DIY face treatments are not for everyone and they certainly are not for me.

DIY face mask

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Embracing my 4C Natural Hair

Started from the bottom now we’re ‘hair’…started from the bottom now my whole team… 😉. Whew! You’re probably cringing at that (poor Drake),  but I am running low on creative juices. Either way I am doing a lil dance in my head. Let’s get serious.
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Transitioning to Natural Hair 

A big part of being natural is letting go. Transitioning allows you to ease into your natural hair until you’re ready for the plunge. It is after all an important decision which I needed to take slowly. Transitioning starts from the moment that you decide to stop chemically treating your hair. You then allow your natural hair to grow without chemicals and the chemically treated hair is pushed to the ends. I transitioned for about 7 months before my big chop.  It was quite difficult styling my hair during this transition phase but protective styling (my go to box braids) helped. I also tried to style my own hair in between protective styles and ended up using head bands often. Continue reading “Transitioning to Natural Hair “

My Current Hair Routine

Let’s get down to the business of natural hair- taking good care of it. This is in many cases why women are afraid to go natural. I’ve heard it all and I said it all , before I took the plunge:  ‘But it’s so hard’, ‘how do you get a comb through it?’, ‘it’s so sore’, ‘it’s so much work’ and and and… the good news is, it’s not true, none of it. What is true, is that my 4C hair is easily manageable.  At my current length I am using the regimen below for my natural hair care. It was most definitely less effort  when my hair was barely there, but I am loving each phase as I go along. So here goes.  Continue reading “My Current Hair Routine”

The Power Puff

This is it! I swear this updo looks good on everyone. Never mind the shape of your face, the texture of your kinks, it simply works. The afro puff is versatile enough for work and play and the best part is,  you can wear the do for a couple of days 🙂 I usually wear it for 5 days.


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