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“We will not lose our love, our marriage, OVER HAIR”

Been meaning to re-post this from CurlyNikki via StrawberriCurls. Hmmm…is all I want to say here. But what do you think? via StrawberriCurls via CurlyNikki: Autumn writes: I don’t even know what to … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 14 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

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

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

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

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

renewing my (hair) vows…again

I’ll be good this time, honey! Promise! We’ve had a rocky relationship, haven’t we? You know when you love someone so much, but they drive you absolutely crazy, and you … Continue reading

May 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

screwy hair love

I am addicted to fonts. No, really. Like up-at-3am-looking-at-fonts addicted. I need help. I’m also addicted to my hair. I love my hair. Screwy hair is the most delicate, the … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

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

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