Roni

About Roni

Also known as Chic Roni, is a wife, mom, self-proclaimed fashionista and blogger. Obsessed with (in no particular order) natural hair, makeup, shopping, social media and coupons. You will probably find me & my curls in the cosmetics aisle coupons in one hand, cell in the other looking for the perfect lip gloss. Find out more about Roni and her hair at her personal blog, www.thesavvyhousewife.com.

DIY Recipes for Natural Hair

DIY Recipes for Natural Hair - Longing4Length.com

There are so many different DIY recipes out there for natural hair! Many recipes are simple and require fairly inexpensive ingredients; making DIY recipes for natural hair fun and affordable! The key (however) to a successful DIY recipe for natural hair is researching the ingredients and the effects they may have on your natural hair. Below are few DIY recipes for natural hair that I’ve tried… Whipped Coconut Shea Butter Mix 2-3 … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Your Natural Hair

Spring Cleaning 2

Spring is finally here! And despite Mother Nature’s unwillingness to let go of the cold, I’m excited and ready for the warmer months ahead…but I’m not so sure I can say the same for my natural hair. The winter weather (and all that comes with it) can sometimes wreak havoc on your tresses. And with the warmer temps literally right around the corner, it’s time to get those curls poppin’ and ready! I've created a "Spring Cleaning Your … [Read more...]

Natural Hair Products I’ve Watched Come & Go

Natural Hair Product Fads - Longing 4 Length

The beginning of my natural hair journey was a bit overwhelming, as it is for most naturalistas. We are all on the hunt for the perfect products, miracle-working hair tools and the simplest most effective techniques to help manage our natural hair. And early on I was willing to try them all if necessary. But I’m so glad that I didn’t! Over the past 5 years or so, there have been so many natural hair products I’ve watched come and … [Read more...]

A Love Hate Relationship With My Natural Hair

Love Hate Relationship With My Natural Hair - Longing 4 Length

I’ve been natural about 5 years now (including my transition) and I must say that I have had my share of highs and lows with my tresses. See I kinda have a love hate relationship with my natural hair. You may be wondering if that’s even possible but trust me it is.  My hair, just like with anything else in life when its good it’s good but when its bad oh man…it’s bad. And we all know how a bad hair day can affect everything else. … [Read more...]

Holiday Hairstyles for Natural Hair

Holiday Hairstyles

We are well into the holiday season and you know what that means, right? Holiday parties, family gatherings and traveling! Time to get all “gussied up,” enjoy some good company, eat tons yummy food and have a great time. But before any of that can happen deciding on a holiday hairstyle for your natural hair can bring about a few challenges. It’s the holiday season; you want to relax and have fun, not worry about your hair. My motto is to … [Read more...]

Techniques for Washing Natural Hair

Woman Showering Outdoors

Washing natural hair can be an overwhelming process to say the least. Personally, the thought alone makes me cringe sometimes and I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that. But over the years I’ve discovered a few techniques for washing natural hair that help the process go more smoothly. Time and location As with anything time and location are important; and washing natural hair is no different. For me, the washing process takes about … [Read more...]

Natural Hair Products I Cannot Live Without

Must Have Natural Hair Products

Like most naturals, in the beginning of my natural hair journey I was a huge, I mean like ridiculously huge, product junkie. I tried everything from the high end products to the good ole ones found right in my kitchen. Finally, after a lot of trial and error, I discovered what worked best for my natural hair. Now don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy trying out new products and I even love revisiting products that just did not do it for me the … [Read more...]

Surviving Summer with Natural Hair

Twist N Bun

Summer, just like winter, can wreak havoc on your natural tresses, so it’s important that you take extra care of your hair during these sweltering months. And although we haven’t quite made it to “summer” yet the temps here in the South are up there and I’ve already been taking the extra steps when it comes to my hair. Surviving summer with natural hair can be easy and stress free if you just keep these few easy tips in … [Read more...]