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”
You’ve decided to transition, congratulations 🎊. Now you’re wondering what next? How do I handle different textures on my head and when do I decide to chop?
Here are a few tips based on my journey: Continue reading “Tips on Transitioning to Natural Hair “
You’ve big chopped and are now faced with a styling natural hair dilemma. You’re in luck because its all smooth sailing from here. The best part about my TWA was…wash and go. My wash day routine was simple. I could wash, moisturize, rub my flat palm gently on my hair and I was ready to head out (not forgetting a popping lip colour). Continue reading “Rocking your Teeny Weeny Afro “
This is the most emotional part, the part where you’re more likely to cry, tears of joy and sadness all at once, because it’s the point of no return *insert horror music*.
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 “