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Category Archives: Oils + Butters

Recipe: Hot Mama’s Homemade Coconut Oil

Coconut oil isn’t easy to find in Nigeria and when you find it, it’s either expensive or adulterated, partly because a large number of coconuts yields a relatively small amount … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 28 Comments

Recipe: Body Butter

(Update 2: I’ve taken down my hair butter recipe, since I now sell it. Sorry!) (Update 1: I’ve edited the recipes to put all measurements in cups and tablespoons.) Done … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 19 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

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

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

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