L.O.C In That Moisture

In my most recent post, I shared one of my favorite methods for retaining moisture that will last for days. Well, the L.O.C method goes hand in hand with pre-pooing. I’ve been pre-pooing for four months and using the L.O.C method for two. In those two months, my 4c hair has reached maximum moisture without…

Pre-Pooing Saved My Hair

I have 4c type hair. You know (or maybe you don’t), the drier, kinkier and by far the most underrepresented hair type. Although, the latter is a topic for another time. Don’t take these descriptions as my assessment of the maximum potential of 4c hair. Far from it. Our hair  may take a little more…

Confessions of a Product Junkie

Former product junkie. Honestly, I don’t think I was all that bad compared to what I’ve seen. At the same time, it was getting pretty bad. I was becoming a product junkie. Going natural is fun and exciting. There are literally thousands of naturals online telling you about a hundred different products to try a piece….

Shea Moisture: Welcome to the Beauty Aisle

“There is a section called ethnic and there is an aisle called beauty…is ethnic not beautiful?” asks one woman in Shea Moisture’s first TV commercial which debuted during the 10th anniversary special of Black Girls Rock!. For years, I found everything I thought I needed for my hair in the beauty aisle. In the large section,…

Natural Hair Care Basics

All naturals are different. No matter how identical we swear our hair is to out favorite blogger or YouTuber, we find out how wrong we may be after following a “simple” tutorial that goes horribly wrong. So what do I advise? Get to know your hair! Keep these in mind: WHAT is my hair type?  Hair…

Rethinking Natural Hair

Early this year, Stacy Dash topped social media trending topics following her statements criticizing the exclusive nature of Black History Month and the Black entertainment based network, BET. “There shouldn’t be a Black History Month,” Dash said. “We’re all Americans. Period.” Contrary to the actress’ beliefs, no “period” should exist after the phrase. The true…