Angela Simmons Shares Long Hair Secrets

Ever since the era of social media, celebrities have shared photos of their hair sans weaves first through Twitter and now via Instagram.  Angela Simmons’ hair share a few years ago quickly circulated the internet with women on blogs and hair boards alike in awe of how long and healthy her hair is.  Although there… [Continue Reading]

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Wash Day | Flexirods on Dry Hair

Arguably my favorite two styles of all times are roller and rod sets.  While relaxing my hair, I had gotten to the point where I was able to set my hair in 45 minutes or less and with my amazing dryer, would also dry in about the same amount of time.  I prefer not using… [Continue Reading]

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All About Crochet Braids!

Crochet braids have had a HUGE resurgence in popularity over the past few months.  You may remember this look from the 90s, but a few updates to technique and hair used has given the style completely new life!  As a refresher from my original post on crochet braids, the style is created by braiding your hair… [Continue Reading]

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7 Scarf Hairstyles for Bad Hair Days

Despite the fact that I’ve been hiding my hair away through protective styles through most of my transition, I still have bad hair days.  Days where my edges and closure isn’t quite blended right, or when I don’t want to use heat to straighten them or when the waves and curls of my virgin hair… [Continue Reading]

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Atlanta Exes Star Torrei Hart Talks Hair, Locs & Family

Vh1′s new reality show, Atlanta Exes, is a spin-off of the Hollywood version and also features a group of women who were once married or engaged to famous entertainers.  Torrei Hart is one of the stars of the show and was once married to comedian superstar, Kevin Hart.  If you are a fan of Kevin’s comedy,… [Continue Reading]


Wash Day | First Roller Set on Natural Hair!

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I had another fantastic wash day this week!  I decided I wanted to see my hair straight.  Originally I planned to do a roller set on my natural hair, followed by flat ironing.  However, I was more than pleasantly surprised that the roller set yielded smooth, fluffy and relatively straight hair!   So I ended up skipping the flat ironing and still ended up with a cute style - without using direct heat! *dances little jig* To begin, as … [Read more...]

Is Natural Hair Harder Than Relaxed Hair?

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​While I relaxed my hair, I remember being offended by statements like “People who wear relaxers are lazy” and “They just don’t want to deal with their REAL hair.” Now that I’m relaxer free and enjoying my natural texture….I’m still just as offended! Sure, straight hair is less time consuming to style. But honestly, detangling my completely natural hair is WAYYYY easier than dealing with the two different textures during my … [Read more...]

Wash Day | Flexi Rod Set On My Natural Hair

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I felt like hitting the dougie, the quan, the whip and the dern nae nae with this week's wash day results!!!  Do ya'll remember the horrific wash day that left me in tears and fighting the temptation to just chop my hair off?  Or the many flexirod fails I had during my transition?  I honestly thought that flexi rod sets (as much as I love them) were a thing of the past once I decided to stop relaxing my hair.  Yes, I know other naturals do … [Read more...]

Wash Day | Faithful Twist Out

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For years, I've always wanted to perfect the twist out. I love all heat-free textured styles but I found that braid outs worked better while my hair was relaxed yet as a newly naturalista, I'm loving the twistout!  I have so many styles I want to experiment with, but honestly my twist out is pretty fail-proof and I'm usually short on time so I just go for what I know, and the twist out....I know! (sorry for the picture quality...all cell phone … [Read more...]

My Newly Natural Hair Regimen | Short & Simple

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Ever since not-so-big-chopping, I've pretty much stuck to my same basic wash day routine, with a couple of product changes here and there.  I know some ladies have drastic changes after transitioning while trying to build their natural hair regimen and become full blown product junkies again. But honestly - I feel most of the same products I raved about while relaxed, still work wonderfully for my natural hair.  Ya'll know I've always preached … [Read more...]

My Not-So-Big Chop! | The End of My Long Term Transition

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Hey ladies!!!  I have so much to share, I don't even know where to start.  Let's see....last I blogged, I was preparing for my trip to Jamaica, right?  Well, it was amazing.  I had so much fun with my guy.  To my Jamaican readers, you have an amazingly beautiful country.  My guy and I plan to visit again and often!  I wore my hair in a curly weave by the Ten Minute Hollywood Sew-In; longtime readers know I'm a big fan of this company. … [Read more...]

Travel Tips | Wearing Weave On Vacation & What to Pack


One of the most common reasons ladies decide to wear weave is for vacations and honeymoons.  Most often, these trips are during the summer, or in tropical locations so lots of sun, sand and water is involved.  So, you want something easy and water-friendly but glamorous that doesn't require much effort while vacationing?  Weaves are definitely the way to go!  Let's jump into my tips for wearing weave on vacation - hair type, installation … [Read more...]

Travel Tips | How to Rush Your Passport

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With Destination Jamaica right around the corner, I thought I'd share some tips I've learned as a first time international traveler.  Although this isn't directly beauty related (that post is coming) I know I would have loved to have this information from a source I trust.  Not that I am yoda, but many of you have been following me for you "know" me and I thought I'd share my experience.  If you just want to skip my story (which … [Read more...]