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Category Archives: Conditioning

Hair Lesson #3: KISS – Keep It Simple Sweetie! My New Regimen

Yes, people. I’ve learned to keep things simple. I started this blog with some somewhat complicated hair regimens, but this is a learning experience for me and it’s taken till … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 10 Comments

Hair Lesson #2: Be careful with bananas!

Ah, my banana story. I’ve been wanting to tell it for so long. It happened in May and actually triggered a crisis. Before I tell it, here’s the moral of … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 6 Comments

Hair Lesson #1: Nature is a screwy-haired girl’s best friend. No joke

 I’m going to do a series of hair lessons. Let’s jump right in. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m one of those girls who’s done almost everything to her hair. I’ve … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

caring for type 4 (response to k is for kinky comment)

A lot of us are still learning how to care for screwy hair. Responded to a comment a week or so ago on K is for Kinky in response to a … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

the new hair regimen, mixes + products i’m sticking with (for now)

I been experimenting a bit and reading a lot of online info over the last couple months and I think I’ve figured out what works for me for now. Because … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

great deep conditioner recipe

I cowashed and deep conditioned my hair yesterday. It had been  2 weeks since my last wash, but I took care of it between washes by moisturizing everyday with water … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

Homemade Coconut Oil

I was reading an old profile of a 19-year-old Nigerian girl in Lagos, Iffy, on Black Girl with Long Hair, who seemed to have been having issues finding oils and … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Big Chop!

I did it! I BC’d my hair on Monday, April 25, 2011, and it still feels great. I didn’t post before now because I’ve been sick over the last few … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

a real first!

My hair absorbed oil. That’s NEVER happened before. I’ve been sick–and still am–so I only got to take out my cornrows tonight after about a month. My hair never itches … Continue reading

April 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

last night’s co-poo wash & honey conditioner

Community is one funny show, people. Because you never know what you’re gonna get at the beauty supply (or other) store over here, I generally just buy what’s available now. … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

desperate desperation

(Sorry in advance for my blurry photos. And the excessive use of caps in this post.) OKAY! LET’S PLAY CATCH-UP! Been inconveniently sick–as opposed to conveniently so–for a few weeks … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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