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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 · 30 Comments

Make It Cute

Here’s a tutorial by of my favorite natural YouTubers, ahsiek1118. She shows how to make those “overnight drying” twists cute for work or fun. Enjoy!

October 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

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 #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

I’m Back Like the ’80s + 1st Water Marble Mani!

It’s been a while y’all. (And to emphasize this, Aaliyah just came on on my stereo.) Do I go into all that’s happened since my last post? Nah, let’s just … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

renewing hair vows: other ladies are doing it too!

So I decided to google “renew hair vows” to see if there are any other natural lovelies out there thinking the same thing and, what do you know, there’s a … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Type 4 Stereotyping: The LOIS System (Part III)

Comparing the Walker and LOIS systems, to me, is like comparing a world atlas to a street map guide when you’re trying to go from your house to a new … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 7 Comments

Type 4 Stereotyping: The FIA System (Part II)

I found a description of the FIA system on It’s based on 3 classifiers: Your curliness What (most of) your individual strands look like Your overall volume of hair … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Type 4 Stereotyping: The Andre Walker System (Part I)

I mentioned the K is for Kinky commenter who showed her frustration at not finding a lot of people online with her type of hair–my type of hair. I was … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Ten Natural Hair Commandments

I stumbled across “The Ten Natural Hair Commandments” by Laquita Thomas-Banks on Clutch Magazine online and I think it’s lovely. It begins: For those of us who have made, are … Continue reading

March 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

black girls got long hair!

Damn the sandflies that bit me in the yard this afternoon. Damn them to hell. I just caught myself telling the person in the TV box that he’s an idiot. … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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