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Natural Hair Meet-Up in Lagos – Update

Been trying to do this for a few days now–thanks, WordPress–then got swept up with work. source A quick update on the meet-up via Natural Nigerian’s blog: All the pieces are coming … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · 5 Comments

Natural Hair Meet-Up in Lagos

I hope you’ll be there! From my girl Natural Nigerian‘s blog. This is in the works for December late November –  A Meet up in Lagos where we can: Come together to support each … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

New Scotch Tape Manicure & Tips

Again, my newest fav thing is a Scotch Tape manicure. My kid thinks I’ve gone all girly on him, haha! I don’t know how long I’ll be in love with … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Softly, Softly (to Retain Length)

Here’s a novel idea: Be gentle with your hair! Our culture does not emphasize gentleness and Lagos does not reward patience. If, however, you don’t make these 2 qualities the … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 4 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

Decisions, decisions…Part II

I decided to leave my hair alone. No, it’s not an earth-shattering, world-changing decision, but it felt like it :-) I want the convenience of cornrows and I want to … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

Decisions, decisions…

I don’t want to get cornrows: I’m scared of losing my fragile edges again–my edges are the most delicate you’ll ever see–and I want my hair out for my girl’s … Continue reading

September 30, 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

sickle cell disease

Every blog has this post: the “I’ve been gone for a minute” post and I’m so sorry I have to write one. You see, I’ve been ill again. I’ve therefore … Continue reading

June 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

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